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Looks really impressive. Mixer of regular OS X and server.:D They keep coming out with new things to do with an OS which is impressive. Sure many things people can do without but for others it's another toy to play with.

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Launchpad gives you instant access to your apps — iPad style. Just click the Launchpad icon in your Dock. Your open windows fade away, replaced by an elegant, full-screen display of all the apps on your Mac. It takes just a swipe to see multiple pages of apps, and you can arrange them any way you like by dragging icons to different locations or by grouping apps in folders. And when you download an app from the Mac App Store, it automatically appears in Launchpad.

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LaunchPad has to be the dumbest "feature" in a long time. Basically, it's just icon-view of the Applications folder. And just about everyone with a Mac has switched the Finder to column view so that you can actually find your files and apps.

The other stuff (especially the thing that sounds like built-in TimeMachine on a file-by-file basis) does sound pretty good, though. I hope it comes out at pricing similar to Snow Leopard.

Do we get pricing announced tomorrow at the iPad event? Or is it all iPad all the time?

Oh, hey! Look everybody - I've got a sneak-peek of Launchpad: :D

 

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Really? OS X server is now being merged into the regular product?

Thats really great news for me as i was about to buy an OS X server box. thanks for the tip!!
 

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The server components will probably be an optional install but yes, they will be included with 10.7 Lion. Mac OS X Server is just a bunch of additional software that rides on top of the desktop OS.

Much, but not all, of what makes Server a server OS is already in the desktop version. It just doesn't have the nice UI tools that are part of Server to access them.
 

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Agreed, but it's a real PITA to have to sudo and CLI to do common tasks.

One of the beautiful things about OS X is that it's a fully ISO-certified UNIX box and has all the industrial strength that servers have. When that is combined with the Apple UI, it's a perfect blend of form, fit and function.
 

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Yah Launch Pad is not a huge of a feature. Reminds me a lot of Launcher from Mac OS 9 days. Never did use it cause I put all my Apps and folders I needed under the Apple Menu in Mac OS 9. I wish they did bring back the old Apple Menu that you could customize.
 

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The formal announcement made today that Apple will introduce Mac OS X Lion, iOS at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on Monday, June 6.
 

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FYI, there is a iOS 5 thread in the Smartphone forum for anyone wanting to discuss that.
 
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