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Apple Previews “Jaguar,” the Next Major Release of Mac OS X

Features Major New Technologies and Applications

WWDC 2002, San Jose, California—May 6, 2002—Apple® today previewed the next major version of Mac® OS X, code-named “Jaguar,” to more than 2,500 Macintosh developers at its Worldwide Developers Conference. “Jaguar” will be available to customers in late summer 2002, and will further establish Mac OS X as the most advanced operating system in the world.

“Jaguar is packed with incredible new features that Mac OS X users are going to love, including our iChat instant messaging software,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “Jaguar takes the world’s highest-volume UNIX-based operating system to the next level, adding amazing new technologies never before seen in any operating system.”

“Jaguar” includes many innovative new features, such as:

 

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