New is a bit system, which does not mean an across-the-board speed boost, but memory-hungry applications such as large databases will likely benefit. Apple's also embedding new technologies such as support for the High Definition H. Tiger's Spotlight is an operating system-level search feature that indexes the computer's hard drive and helps find anything contained in a file or its metadata. And whenever you migrate to a new computer, Setup Assistant automates migration of all your personal files, settings, applications, and folders, a feature already found in Windows XP. Another new feature, Dashboard, populates your desktop with widgets that show the weather, flight information, and more; these disappear from your desktop when not needed.
Also, Mac OS X Mac OS X Four months before that official release, several non-commercial, developer's releases of Mac OS X It was first mentioned on Apple's website on May 4, Apple sued these file sharers. Jobs then disclosed that Mac OS X had been engineered from its inception to work with Intel's x86 line of processors in addition to the PowerPC, the CPU for which the operating system had always been publicly marketed. Apple concurrently announced its intent to release the first xbased computers in June , and to move the rest of its computers to x86 microprocessors by June On January 10, , Apple presented its new iMac and MacBook Pro computers running on Intel Core Duo processors, and announced that the entire Apple product line would run on Intel processors by the end of Apple then released the Mac Pro and announced the new Xserve on August 8, completing the Intel transition in days, roughly ten months ahead of the original schedule. It is also the first and so far only version of Mac OS X that would eventually have an update version number ending with a value greater than 9, as the last version of Mac OS X