CNET News Daily Podcast: Is Snow Leopard worth the upgrade fee?

A look at what enhancements to expect in Apple's next-generation operating system, including possible security upgrades.

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard makes its official appearance Friday, and editor Jason Parker joins the podcast to talk about whether it's worth the $29 upgrade fee. Also, CNET News security reporter Elinor Mills examines possible security enhancements that could put the OS on a level playing field with Vista and Windows 7.

That, and other news of the day, on Thursday's CNET News Daily Podcast.


Today's stories:

Home appliances to get Cash for Clunkers-like rebate

Google adds translation to Docs

Italian antitrust group examining Google News

Is Pirate Bay sold? Don't believe it

Full review of Apple Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Snow Leopard could level security playing field

Signs strengthen that iPod is becoming shutterbug

Windows 7 to get New York launch

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