Mac OS X turns IX

On its ninth birthday, we thought we'd celebrate the 10th edition of Mac OS (now in its seventh version) by numbers. In Latin. Still with us? Read on.

On its ninth birthday, we thought we'd celebrate the 10th edition of Mac OS (now in its seventh version) by numbers. In Latin. Still with us? Read on...VII - the number of versions of Mac OS to date. They are Cheetah (10.0), Puma (10.1), Jaguar (10.2), Panther (10.3), Tiger (10.4), Leopard (10.5) and Snow Leopard (10.6)VI - the number of months between the release of buggy Cheetah and less buggy Puma. Apple upgraded Cheetah users freeXXIV - the number of months between the release of Leopard and Snow Leopard. Apple sold the updgrade to Leopard users at a discountCCCLVI million - the number of results Google returns for 'mac os x'XCV million - the number of results Bing returns for 'mac os x'LXXV (approx) - percentage of OS X users running Microsoft software on their MacsMMV - the year Steve Jobs announced Apple's switch to Intel chips from PowerPCLXVI - Mac revenue share in the premium (US$1,000+) segment of the market (2008), as a percentageXC - Mac revenue share in the premium (US$1,000+) segment of the market (2009), as a percentageOkay, enough Latin for today. Class dismissed...