Apple computer users who upgrade to the Snow Leopard operating system (OS) can expect to reduce their computer’s electricity use 10% annually. This savings will translate to more than 80,000,000 kWh a year, or nearly $10,000,000 in electricity. (Source: Environmental Leader, September 4, 2009)

Contact: Tom Neumayr, Spokesman, Apple Inc., (408) 974-1972, tneumayr@apple.com, www.apple.com