“A couple of things happened last month that got me thinking about Apple and Sun and their failed merger attempt years ago… One very interesting product [is Sun’s] ‘Project Looking Glass,’ an operating system whose user interface looks like the version of the Mac OS that will come after Tiger. The new Sun operating system has a Mac-like task bar that has been pumped up with more realistic icons than Apple currently offers. It also makes better use of limited desktop real estate,” Rob Enderle writes for TechNewsWorld.
MacDailyNews Take: Rob just loves the Apple/Sun merger idea. “‘Project Looking Glass’ has more realistic icons than Apple currently offers?” Yeah, right. Has Rob ever seen a Mac OS X desktop? We have seen both. Compare for yourself: Sun’s “Mac-like task bar with more realistic icons than Apple currently offers” vs. Apple’s Mac OS X Dock with photo-realistic icons.” Considering that Apple’s Dock can be set to be hidden when not in use, open windows can be minimized to the Dock, and Apple’s Mac OS X features Expos