Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Release On August 28

Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 August 28

Apple has announced that Mac OS X 10.6 will go on sale this Friday August 28 and [Apple online store is now accepting pre-orders](http://store.apple.com/us/product/MAC_OS_X_SNGL).

If you have an Intel Mac, Snow Leopard is a no-brainer upgrade with loads of refinements to 10.5 Leopard and its $29 low upgrade price. Among them are: core support for 64-bit processor, system applications such as Finder, Mail, iCal, iChat, Safari etc are now 64-bit; more responsive Finder; Mail loads messages up to twice as fast; Time Machine backups 80 percent faster for initial backup; build-in Microsoft Exchange Server support; new QuickTime X; 64-bit of Safari that is up to 50 percent faster.