updated 04:20 pm EDT, Wed April 13, 2005
Jobs on Tiger
The release of Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger" is "one of those rare occasions when a ," Apple CEO Steve Jobs said in an interview with BusinessWeek. Jobs says the 200 new features in Tiger make it well worth a $130 retail price. "It has turned out just wonderfully," says Jobs. "It's our biggest leap forward since the original Macintosh in 1984." Writer Peter Burrows says "Certainly, Tiger is proof that Apple isn't ignoring its traditional business. Many of its features are the kinds of behind-the-scenes capabilities that are unlikely to attract much attention but are nonetheless important." In the short term, Tiger may not provide a large boost to Apple, but "Tiger will give customers one more reason to buy a Mac, because it's so far ahead of Windows," Jobs boasts.