Apple Completely Screwed Up With OS 10.7, Went Casual

#1 Posted by KaosAngel (13765 posts) -

I don't like OS 10.7, it's not the OS for me.  I've seen it, I've read up on it...and I'm tired of Apple putting the iOS onto OSX. 
 
It's not why I got OSX. 
 
I was hoping 10.7 would be 64bit only, improved OpenCL, more flexibility with the unix commands and some other minor stuff. 
 
What did we get?  We got iOS into OSX...the very opposite of what the hardcore OSX users want.   
 
I think I might just switch over to Windows 7 and get the M11x as my next laptop. 

#2 Posted by andymc1989 (95 posts) -

It was kind of inevitable this was going to happen. I was quite worried too, but to me it seems they've done alright. 
 
Mac App store - So long as you can still get apps by other means then I see no wrong
Launchpad seems mostly useless, but you can just ignore it and continue as you were. 
Full screen apps -  Also optional and can be handy sometimes so why not. 
Mission Control - Looks awesome 
 
They did say this was only a taster and it's very possible all the things you mentioned will be in there. 
 
http://www.apple.com/macosx/lion/    

#3 Posted by cocabis (104 posts) -

hei apple! you know...i like you sometimes but for 999.99
 
http://www.logicbuy.com/deals/hp-pavilion-elite-core-i7-desktop-pc-coupon/22517.aspx  
 
or you know, you cand buy a macboock air...you know, its thin and stuff  
 
thats what i dont get about apple...ok, i have an ipod touch, and its awesome since i dont want a phone, just a music/internet/mini games machine, and i dont see anything better than it (zune?  haha) but a freakin 11 inch laptop with 64 gigs...64 gigs????????? my pentium 4 from 2001 had 80 fuckin gigs, and no, i dont give a shit its flash bla bla, its still just 64 gigs for a laptop??? Even tough i dont own a mac, i always liked them but...you can buy 2 full sized laptops for the price theire askin for a 13 inch laptop

#4 Posted by KaosAngel (13765 posts) -

...what I don't get is why they called it Lion, when it's only 10.7, you figure they'd use "Lion" for 10.9. 
 
What big cat can beat a frickin' Lion?

#5 Posted by Fallen189 (4931 posts) -

#6 Posted by sarahsdad (1075 posts) -
@KaosAngel: If the quicklook of Super Scribblenauts is any indication, I think the answer is Angry Lion.
#7 Posted by Malakhii (1443 posts) -
@KaosAngel said:
"What big cat can beat a frickin' Lion? "
Battle Cat
#8 Posted by sarahsdad (1075 posts) -
@andymc1989 said:
Mac App store - So long as you can still get apps by other means then I see no wrong  
If they didn't already have Steam for Mac, I'd think this was them taking a big step in that direction.
#9 Posted by Three0neFive (2285 posts) -

>mac user
>complaining about casuals
 
loooooooooooooooooooool

#10 Posted by Brontes_Muse (187 posts) -
@Three0neFive said:
" >mac user >complaining about casuals  loooooooooooooooooooool "
Agreed.   
 
-I think it's all good movements in the right direction.  
-I think launchpad seems pretty sweet.    
  -Imagine just open apps in the dock, and a swipe of the track pad and a window of aps open.  Click your ap it opens and is in the dock.  I Have a ton of aps in my dock.  (Adobe Suite, Office, iwork aps, ilife aps, and Final Cut Studio in addition to mail, safari, quicktime...)  But when I'm working on a film maybe I just need itunes, final cut, After Effects and Photoshop open. 
-Ap store looks cool, I hope they open it up to plug ins.  
#11 Edited by mordukai (7129 posts) -
@KaosAngel said:

" I don't like OS 10.7, it's not the OS for me.  I've seen it, I've read up on it...and I'm tired of Apple putting the iOS onto OSX.  It's not why I got OSX.  I was hoping 10.7 would be 64bit only, improved OpenCL, more flexibility with the unix commands and some other minor stuff.  What did we get?  We got iOS into OSX...the very opposite of what the hardcore OSX users want.    I think I might just switch over to Windows 7 and get the M11x as my next laptop.  "

Then switch and end your hissy fit or you can just wait patiently and see what 10.7 has to offer when it comes out and if you still don't like then sell your current macbook and get a windows 7 pc. You know Kaos I have known you for quite some time now and I got much respect for you and your opinions but sometimes you are prone to have those child-like hiss fit that seem out of character for you.  
 
PS - have you cleaned up that apartment of yours?! ;)
#12 Posted by Sanity_Crash (41 posts) -

Huh.. so i guess Apple drones can get upset with Apple from time to time. 
Learn something new everyday.
#13 Posted by keyhunter (3207 posts) -

"Hardcore OSX user"
 
Hahahahahaha

#14 Posted by Baillie (4025 posts) -

The App store sounds awesome for getting programs. I can only see people getting angry if they pirate stuff, but I can't see how that would be a problem anyway. I will hopefully get my hands on 10.7 soon. Can't wait.

#15 Posted by mordukai (7129 posts) -
@Sanity_Crash said:
" Huh.. so i guess Apple drones can get upset with Apple from time to time. Learn something new everyday. "
Actually, and I know you are going to find it hard to believe, Apple "drones" are the biggest and most critical of that company then the most hardcore MS fanboy you'll meet.  
#16 Posted by Rolyatkcinmai (2682 posts) -

Wait a second.. So Apple went... Casual? You mean, like the iPhone/Pad? 
 
Apple's been super-casual for a long time.

#17 Posted by Sanity_Crash (41 posts) -
@Mordukai said:
" @Sanity_Crash said:
" Huh.. so i guess Apple drones can get upset with Apple from time to time. Learn something new everyday. "
Actually, and I know you are going to find it hard to believe, Apple "drones" are the biggest and most critical of that company then the most hardcore MS fanboy you'll meet.   "

Ok sure, but i still look at Apple fans the same way i look at people who wear Ed Hardy, paying 3 times as much for not even half of what you'd get from a PC of equal price.
#18 Posted by LiquidPrince (15836 posts) -

Why don't you wait until it comes out next summer, before reviewing it...

#19 Posted by MikkaQ (10264 posts) -

Seems fine to me. As long as I can get apps elsewhere, which would have to be possible, I'm cool with the changes. They know their market.

#20 Posted by mordukai (7129 posts) -
@LiquidPrince said:
" Why don't you wait until it comes out next summer, before reviewing it... "
How long have you been a member?! You should know better by now then to ask logical questions here. TIME OUT 5 MINUTES 
#21 Posted by ptys (1868 posts) -

Yeah he got it wrong. It is only an application which allows you to use it like iOS, the main interface is the same.

#22 Posted by captain_clayman (3318 posts) -
@KaosAngel said:
" ...what I don't get is why they called it Lion, when it's only 10.7, you figure they'd use "Lion" for 10.9.  What big cat can beat a frickin' Lion? "
-liger 
-thunder cat 
-cheetah. wait wasnt that 10.1?
#23 Posted by LiquidPrince (15836 posts) -
@Mordukai said:
" @LiquidPrince said:
" Why don't you wait until it comes out next summer, before reviewing it... "
How long have you been a member?! You should know better by now then to ask logical questions here. TIME OUT 5 MINUTES  "
Blergh.
#24 Posted by Lukeweizer (2588 posts) -
@KaosAngel said:
" ...what I don't get is why they called it Lion, when it's only 10.7, you figure they'd use "Lion" for 10.9.  What big cat can beat a frickin' Lion? "
A Dragon. A Tyrannosaurus Rex. Bruce Lee.
#25 Posted by KaosAngel (13765 posts) -
@captain_clayman said:
" @KaosAngel said:
" ...what I don't get is why they called it Lion, when it's only 10.7, you figure they'd use "Lion" for 10.9.  What big cat can beat a frickin' Lion? "
-liger -thunder cat -cheetah. wait wasnt that 10.1? "
Liger I can see, there is no way they will call it thunder cat, and cheetah was the older one.  :\
#26 Posted by Zidd (1836 posts) -

I am going to wait and see what Apple has in store for Lion. The app store sounds like a great way to help small Mac developers get their stuff out there. Mission control looks like a worthwhile feature since I use spaces and expose frequently. The iOS style multitasking I am waiting to see how it turns out from a performance perspective. Apple is going to tell us more about it eventually.

#27 Posted by MetalMoog (907 posts) -
@Sanity_Crash: 
 
I wholeheartedly disagree with that statement. My Macbook Pro is the only computer in my office running two Operating Systems, I do Windows shit, I do OSX shit. 
 
The way I see it the Windows based PC's in the office are doing half of what my Macbook Pro is capable of.
 
 i still look at Windows fans the same way i look at people who wear Jonathan G, paying a fraction of the price, for a machine that does a fraction of the tasks.

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