Close Call: Apple's OS X Almost Looked Exactly Like OS 8 (From the Book Inside Steve's Brain)

There's a gem of a story—one of many—in Leander Kahney's new book, Inside Steve's Brain, about the biggest OS X mistake Apple never made: The original plan UI was to take the old crusty crap interface from Mac OS Classic and drop it on top of the core. Thankfully Steve Jobs called the entire UI team a "bunch of… »4/21/08 8:02pm4/21/08 8:02pm