I like what I see.
We're in the middle of re-designing our home office. We've got an old PC running Windows using a crappy monitor. And, being a major supported of Apple products, I currently own a PowerBook G4 15" and an iBook 14". Now, we've thought about upgrading the Windows-based PC to be something more current. I say, why bother? I don't want to buy another license of Windows ever. Better to buy a new Apple Mac Pro beefy desktop, run Parallels or VMware for Mac OS X on it, and do a simple Physical-2-Virtual (P2V) conversion of the Windows system into a virtual machine. Then donate the old Windows PC hardware (after wiping the disk) to charity.
So, that's the plan.
Now, to go buy the just-announced Mac Pro. Oops. The Apple Store (online) says:
Looks like they are rolling out the new goodies as we speak. No worries. Since I have N.A.D.D., I can keep myself busy until such time as I can place the order.
Wait right here...
Since I am a File System geek at heart (I've written whole filesystems from scratch and hold 10 filesystem patents), I love the new addition of the Time Machine support in Leopard. I will certainly come to rely on that feature!
Excellent blog coverage of WWDC at The Daily Mac.
Tags: Apple, WWDC, Leopard, Mac OS X, Mac Pro, Parallels, VMware, P2V, brianberliner