Apple's new OS – is Vista

While the clock's still ticking on the new Mac OS X 10.5, codenamed Leopard, news reaches us that Boot Camp's had an update to allow Macs to use Vista

While the clock's still ticking on the new Mac OS X 10.5, codenamed Leopard, news reaches us that Boot Camp's had an update to allow Macs to use Vista.The software, which is in beta at the moment, is to be part of the Leopard line up when it launches, but current Tiger users wanting a taster can download it now for free. Previous versions have already shown off what Intel-based Macs can do with XP, now we'll get to see them strut their stuff with Microsoft's latest baby.As a bonus, the new incarnation also has a few other tweaks to make the Apple Remote compatible with Windows and to update the odd troublesome driver.The release pours cold water on those rumours that OS X 10.5 was facing delays. Most people thought Apple was holding it back to allow programmers time to make Vista and Boot Camp get along. Now that hole's been filled in it looks like we're back on for a Leopard appearance by June.

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