SCOOP: OS X beta's grab bag of apps

Summary:Besides the complement of core OS tools reportedly on tap for the public beta of Mac OS X, the new software will reportedly arrive at this week's Apple Expo in Paris bearing a number of utilities, applications and extras. Sources said some of the applications are new versions of software already available in Mac OS 9, some are ports of NeXTstep utilities, and some are entirely new concoctions created to spice up the first end-user release of Apple Computer Inc.

Besides the complement of core OS tools reportedly on tap for the public beta of Mac OS X, the new software will reportedly arrive at this week's Apple Expo in Paris bearing a number of utilities, applications and extras.

Sources said some of the applications are new versions of software already available in Mac OS 9, some are ports of NeXTstep utilities, and some are entirely new concoctions created to spice up the first end-user release of Apple Computer Inc.'s next-generation OS. Full story to follow. -- Adam Gillitt, ZDNet News

Topics: Operating Systems, Apple, Apps, Hardware, Software

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