Tiger Ship Day

Barring a successful injunction from Tiger Software — interesting that they waited until Ship Day Eve to sue! – Tiger, Mac OS X version 10.4 goes on sale officially today. The news sites are filled with interesting insights:

Pitting Tiger Server vs. Windows Server. After a week of non-stop Longhorn news, it’s time for Apple Computer to let the big cat out of the bag. The next version of the Mac client and server operating system is set to ship today. [Microsoft Watch from Mary Jo Foley]

Apple sued over ‘Tiger’ name. Apple is being sued by U.S. e-commerce site TigerDirect.com for infringing on its trademark with the launch of the latest version of Mac OS X, code-named “Tiger.” [Computerworld News]

Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger. The time period between the release of Panther and Tiger (Mac OS X 10.3 and 10.4) has been the longest since Mac OS X was first released in 2001. During that 18-month period, Apple has been busy adding new features to the OS. They run the gamut from the readily-apparent (e.g., Spotlight and Dashboard) to under-the-hood tweaks (like improved support for metadata). By news@arstechnica.com (Ars Technica)

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