October 1, 2001

First impressions of OS X 10.1

Author: JT Smith

The Register weighs in with its first impressions of Apple's OS X 10.1 update, saying the company's new operating system is "becoming a contender." Users should immediately notice that applications launch much more quickly than before, especially native OS X applications, reported to now "zip along." The speed of file operations have been bumped up a notch, too -- on the lower-end machine used by the reporter, the time needed to display and copy a directory with over 19,000 items was cut almost in half.

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