Mac OS 9 Annoucement

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Date: Monday, February 1st, 1999, 00:00
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Steve Jobs yesterday announced that hundreds of thousands of copies of Mac OS 9 will be shipping on October 23. He outlined nine major features: Sherlock II, multiple user preferences, voiceprint password, password keychain, auto-update, built-in encryption, Internet file sharing, AppleScript over TCP/IP, and documentation.

He also mentioned three new games coming to the Mac: Quake 3 Arena, Tomb Raider III, Star Wars Episdoe One: Pod Racer.

Mac OS 9 will retail for $99 and be available on October 23, 1999.

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