Reports: Apple to unveil Snow Leopard at Macworld

Thu, Dec 18, 2008


The Guardian is reporting that Phil Schiller will show off Snow Leopard at Macworld, and that it will ship earlier than expected.

Apple and its partners have been privately dropping hints to developers that its upcoming release of its Mac OS X operating system, dubbed Snow Leopard, will ship earlier than expected – and it will debut two new technologies that promise to speed up software without demanding any changes to the hardware.

The first technology, Grand Central, is designed to make better use of the Intel processors that sit inside the current range of Macs. The other, OpenCL, could have a more dramatic effect on performance for some programs as it will tap into the power of graphics processors (GPUs) that now goes to waste.

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