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"Can't innovate anymore my ass!" -- Phil Schiller

Apple is definitely getting “Back to the Mac” with the announcement that it has achieved million Mountain Lion installs since launch; Tim Cook even bragged that Mountain Lion is approaching 40 percent penetration on Macs while Microsoft is struggling to meet 5 percent penetration with Windows 8.
But Mountain Lion is so last year; Apple is already working on its successor, OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Apple is moving away its "cat themed" names and is instead looking to points of interest in California to carry it through the next decade of desktop/notebook OS development.

Finder Tabs
Mavericks will of course have a ton of new features including Maps, tabbed browsing for Finder, enhanced support for multiple displays, and a big focus on improving battery life for notebooks. And although Safari isn't exactly a "sexy" piece of the OS X equation, Apple has brought a wealth of changes to the browser aimed at improving battery life and improving page rendering performance.

 Battery life enhancements (L), new features in Safari (R)

Apple also announced new MacBook Airs that have "all-day" battery life. The new MacBook Airs are built around Intel's new Haswell CPU architecture, and as a result offer 12 hours of battery (13" model) and 9 hours of battery life (11" model). The notebooks now include 802.11ac support and PCIe-based SSDs. The 11" will start at $999 with 128GB of storage while the 13" model will start at $1099 with 128GB of storage.

The biggest hardware announcement, however, came in the form of the new Mac Pro. This totally redesigned professional workstation totally throws out the rulebook when it comes to desktops with a cylindrical design.
Phil Schiller took this opportunity to exclaim, "Can't innovate anymore my ass!". This is obviously a retort to the score of people that say that Apple has lost its way.

The new Mac Pro will support up to 12-core configs of Intel's next generation Xeon processors.1866MHz DDR3 memory, PCIe flash (1.25GBps reads, 1GBps writes), six Thunderbolt 2 ports, and dual AMD FirePro workstation GPUs.
The new Mac Pro will debut this fall and will be built in the United States.

Source: Apple

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RE: Um
By JasonMick on 6/10/2013 2:50:03 PM , Rating: 3
Forming a PC into a Cylinder is innovative? at least with squares i can stack them.

Oh and don't the Mavericks play in Dallas?
It is if you patent the cylinder shape and then sue everyone else with cylinder shaped products!

"Boy have we patented it." -- late Steve Jobs

RE: Um
By SublimeSimplicity on 6/10/2013 3:04:47 PM , Rating: 4
Oh crap Apple has discovered the existence of the cylinder, which means (in their mind) they have invented the wheel!

Let the lawsuits begin.

RE: Um
By Ammohunt on 6/10/2013 3:36:49 PM , Rating: 5
a cylinder around my desk is call a trashcan..

RE: Um
By amelia321 on 6/10/13, Rating: 0
RE: Um
By Spuke on 6/10/2013 6:44:39 PM , Rating: 4
We would call that whoring where I'm from.

RE: Um
By GulWestfale on 6/10/2013 9:31:33 PM , Rating: 2
how long before apple sues duracell for infringing on their cylinder design patents?

RE: Um
By testerguy on 6/11/2013 5:43:36 AM , Rating: 1
It is if you patent the cylinder shape and then sue everyone else with cylinder shaped products! "Boy have we patented it." -- late Steve Jobs

How do you not bore yourself with this tedious, bitter, uninformed idiocy.

All companies patent their designs, the quote you mentioned was for the iPhone (which was certainly original), not for a shape, and NONE of the patents which Samsung were found to infringe were for the shape of the phone.

RE: Um
By retrospooty on 6/11/2013 10:13:19 AM , Rating: 4
Quick, to the batmobile! Apple needs defending!

"I mean, if you wanna break down someone's door, why don't you start with AT&T, for God sakes? They make your amazing phone unusable as a phone!" -- Jon Stewart on Apple and the iPhone

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