Mac OS X Snow Leopard, the sixth major upgrade of Apple’s (AAPL) flagship operating system, is scheduled for release Friday, and the reviews hit the stands — and the blogs — overnight.
How many ways can you say “the important changes are under the hood”?
Walt Mossberg. Wall Street Journal. Apple Changes Leopard’s Spots
David Pogue. New York Times. Apple’s Sleek Upgrade.
Edward C. Baig. USA Today. Many of Snow Leopard’s 100s of refinements are subtle.
Andy Ihnatko. Chicago Sun Times. A speedy no brainer upgrade.
Joshua Topolsky. Engadget. Snow Leopard review.
Brian Lam. Gizmodo. Lightened and Enlightened.
Michael DeAgonia. Computerworld. Snow Leopard opens door to a fab future.
Jason Snell. Macworld. Review: Snow Leopard.
Galen Gruman. InfoWorld. The 7 Best Features in OS X Snow Leopard.
There’s plenty more where that came from. But for a rundown of the Snow Leopard’s refinements, you can’t do much better than Apple’s own lavishly illustrated What’s New pages.