CNET News Daily Podcast: Snow Leopard and Win 7 faceoff

CNET Labs puts the OSes through their paces and we share the results.

CNET Labs has tested and retested both Mac OS X 10.6, known as Snow Leopard, and Microsoft's Windows 7, and they finally have the results for which handles certain tasks better. Listen in for some of the more noteworthy results.

Also on today's podcast: Facebook admits it was too slow to react to a database error that left hundreds of thousands of users without access to their accounts for more than a week, a security expert calls for Internet passports and Internet police, plus a new take on Olympic medals.

Podcast




Today's stories:

Facebook's COO: Response to disabled accounts was 'too slow'

Kaspersky CEO: You need an Internet 'passport'

Apple OKs in-app purchasing for free apps

Windows 7 v. Snow Leopard

2010 Olympic medals to contain used gadgets

Burning Man, the opera

About the author

Erica Ogg is a CNET News reporter who covers Apple, HP, Dell, and other PC makers, as well as the consumer electronics industry. She's also one of the hosts of CNET News' Daily Podcast. In her non-work life, she's a history geek, a loyal Dodgers fan, and a mac-and-cheese connoisseur.

 

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