Snow Leopard

Apple Pushing for iCloud Upgrades with Free Copies of Snow Leopard for MobileMe Users

Apr 19th - Macgasm is reporting that Apple is in the process of notifying some MobileMe users of a new initiative wherein they can receive a free copy of OS X Snow Leopard. This program is aimed at users running older versions of Mac OS X, and will allow them to upgrade to Lion, which fully utilizes iCloud, […]

Snow Leopard 10.6.9 Bringing iCloud Support?

Aug 30th - MacRumors is reporting that it looks like Apple is preparing to ship Mac OS X 10.6.9, an update to Snow Leopard, which will bring iCloud compatibility to Snow Leopard. This discovery came about when a developer running 10.4 Tiger (really?) accessed his .Mac preference pane after upgrading his MobileMe account to iCloud. He received the […]

Snow Leopard Bug Causing User Data Loss

Oct 13th - CNet is reporting that Apple is now aware, and preparing a fix for a bug in Snow Leopard that wipes user data. This bug appears to affect only Guest accounts, in particular when Guest accounts were in enabled under machines running Leopard, but were later upgraded to Snow Leopard. Users would be logged into Guest […]

Apple Seeds Another Build Of Mac OS X 10.6.2 to Developers

Oct 10th - MacRumros is reporting that Apple has seeded another build of Mac OS X 10.6.2 to developers. This build (Build 10C519f), is 456.8MB in size, and reportedly makes 12 new changes, in addition to all of the changes made in the first build on Monday. Apple is also asking developers to focus their testing on nearly […]

Apple Seeds Mac OS X 10.6.2 to Developers

Oct 5th - Apple has seeded developers with a build (10C514f) of Mac OS X 10.6.2. This comes slightly less than a month after the 10.6.1 update was released to the public. According to MacRumors, the build addresses many bugs in the following areas: Address Book, AppleScript, AppleScriptObjC, ATS, ColorSync, Component Manager, Core Animation, Core Audio, Core Chinese […]

Snow Leopard Launch Sales Double That of Leopard Launch

Sep 17th - Market research firm NPD is reporting that Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard sold twice as many copies in its first two weeks of sale, than Leopard did in its first two weeks of sale back in October of 2007. In addition, Snow Leopard sold four times faster than Mac OS X Tiger in 2005. […]

Snow Leopard Ships with Vulnerable Version os Flash

Sep 4th - The antivirus company Sophos is reporting that Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard is shipping with a previous version of Flash. The problem? Flash has been updated since then, patching several security vulnerabilities. The biggest problem is that,¬†an upgrade installation of Snow Leopard on top of Leopard installation containing the most recent Flash Player, downgrades […]

Snow Leopard Out Now!

Aug 28th - Snow Leopard is now available for purchase. You can purchase a single user copy of Snow Leopard for $29, a family pack for $49, and if you bought a Mac after June 8th, 2009 you are eligible to purchase Snow Leopard for $9.95 through Apple’s Up-to-date program. Did you order Snow Leopard? Are you going […]

Snow Leopard Incompatible Applications List

Aug 28th - Apple has released this support document outlining what applications are known to be incompatible with Snow Leopard, and which applications simply won’t launch in Snow Leopard. Software restricted during installation and migration During installation, Snow Leopard moves known-incompatible software to a folder named Incompatible Software at the root level of the hard drive. If you […]

Snow Leopard Contains Antivirus Features?

Aug 25th - The Mac Security Blog is claiming to have received reports of a antivirus or antimalware features built into Snow Leopard. They go onto explain that details are scarce, but the included screenshot shows a Safari user attempting to download a malware file. This of course raises questions of Mac security, and how serious Apple is […]

Snow Leopard Now Available On the Apple Online Store, Ships August 28th

Aug 24th - The Apple online store is now displaying that Snow Leopard will be delivered on August 28th for pre-order customers. This is ahead of the original planned September launch window. If you are a regular reader, you’ve no doubt read the recent rumors regarding Snow Leopard. Almost all reports lead to an August 28th release date. […]