The latest update for OS X, 10.4.3, arrived on the scene today. It’s a 97MB download. That’s 5x more data than the entire hard disk on the first computer I owned that had a hard disk, and would take up approximately 70 floppy disks if it was distributed old school. Amazing.
Here’s a complete rundown on the changes included in the update.
Mine was 56.8 MB which is just shy of the total hard drive space of my first mac. A mac that is still being used for email to this day.
I wonder why here is such a wide discrepancy between updater file sizes?
But how many cassette tapes would it take up? Oh the memories of typing LOAD as I also pressed PLAY on the tape recorder attached to the Apple ][+