Top 10 features that Apple stole from Windows

In the battle between Mac OS X and Windows, here's a reminder of where Microsoft supplied the innovation first

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5. Screen Sharing: Remote Desktop Connection

In Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Apple added the little known but useful Screen Sharing program (found in /System/Library/CoreServices/), also usable through iChat. Screen sharing lets you view and control another networked Mac running Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger or later. Windows users have had this functionality in Remote Desktop Connection since Windows XP. In fact, Microsoft provided a free Mac version of Remote Desktop Connection before Apple added the functionality to Leopard.

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