Posts Tagged ‘Snow Leopard’

Apple Pushing for iCloud Upgrades with Free Copies of Snow Leopar...

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 …

Snow Leopard 10.6.9 Bringing iCloud Support?

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 …

Snow Leopard Bug Causing User Data Loss

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 …

Apple Seeds Another Build Of Mac OS X 10.6.2 to Developers

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 …

Apple Seeds Mac OS X 10.6.2 to Developers

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 …

Snow Leopard Launch Sales Double That of Leopard Launch

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 …

Snow Leopard Ships with Vulnerable Version os Flash

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 …

Snow Leopard Out Now!

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 Incompatible Applications List

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 …

Snow Leopard Contains Antivirus Features?

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, …

Snow Leopard Now Available On the Apple Online Store, Ships Augus...

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 …