Snow Leopard archive

  • Apple updates OS X to 10.6.3
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    Apple updates OS X to 10.6.3

    By 29 March 2010

    Apple has released a new update to its Operating System on Monday evening fixing a number of issues and generally enhancing the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac says Apple. The list of improvements, isn't exactly exciting, however as...

  • VMware Fusion 3 - Mac review
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    VMware Fusion 3 - Mac review

    By 17 December 2009

    So you've got a Mac, but then you realise that you need to do something on a PC, and therein lies the rub. What do you do? For the most part you have two options, one is to ignore your need, or you find a friend. Of course there is a third option and...

  • Vodafone Mobile Broadband dongle gets Snow Leopard support
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    Vodafone Mobile Broadband dongle gets Snow Leopard support

    By 10 December 2009

    Vodafone has launched a software update to its Mobile Connect software for Mac users around the globe, meaning Snow Leopard users can now get online with the 3G Mobile Broadband dongles once again. Although Snow Leopard officially launched in September,...

  • Windows 7 offers "Mac look and feel" says Microsoft exec
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    Windows 7 offers "Mac look and feel" says Microsoft exec

    By 11 November 2009

    Apple fans have a new salvo to fire at their Windows-loving brethren, as a Microsoft exec has revealed that the Windows 7 operating system enjoyed some fruit-flavoured inspiration. Microsoft's partner group manager, Simon Aldous, has told PCR-Online,...

  • Snow Leopard 10.6.2 update out
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    Snow Leopard 10.6.2 update out

    By 9 November 2009

    Apple has moved to fix a number of bugs in its latest operating system, Snow Leopard,with the release of version 10.6.2. The new 499.9MB download is recommended for all users and "includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility,...

  • Snow Leopard update removes Intel Atom support
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    Snow Leopard update removes Intel Atom support

    By 3 November 2009

    Apple appears to be removing support for Intel Atom processors in the forthcoming 10.6.2 patch for Snow Leopard. OS X Daily is reporting that the update kills support for the processor, which is primarily found in netbook and nettop computers. Apple doesn't...

  • Psystar offers $50 solution to run Mac OS X 10.6 on PCs
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    Psystar offers $50 solution to run Mac OS X 10.6 on PCs

    By 23 October 2009

    Having the pants sued off it by Apple has not stopped Psystar rolling out products that challenge the Mac maker's End User License Agreement New to the market is Psystar's Rebel EFI software hack that allows certain Intel-powered PCs to run Snow Leopard,...

  • Apple says Windows 7 support by year end
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    Apple says Windows 7 support by year end

    By 23 October 2009

    Apple has said that it will offer Windows 7 support for users who want to dual install the new Microsoft operating system on a Mac by the end of the year. "Apple will support Microsoft Windows 7 (Home Premium, Professional, and Ultimate) with Boot Camp...

  • Apple's been showing you the finger longer than you think
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    Apple's been showing you the finger longer than you think

    By 20 October 2009

    Apple has placed the final piece of the "touch" puzzle today with the launch of a new mouse, called the Magic mouse, that has no buttons. In a move that to many has gone unnoticed, Apple has over the last 6 years slowly been educating its faithful to...

  • Apple Mac OS x 10.6 sales beat previous OS releases
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    Apple Mac OS x 10.6 sales beat previous OS releases

    By 18 September 2009

    Sales of Apple's latest operating system, "Snow Leopard", or Mac OS X 10.6, have beaten those of the company's last two OS releases in the first 2 weeks on the shelves. The US figures, from the NPD Group from both online and retail shops, although not...

  • Apple Snow Leopard 10.6.1 update issued
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    Apple Snow Leopard 10.6.1 update issued

    By 10 September 2009

    Apple's recently launched Snow Leopard operating system has received its first software update on Thursday as Apple moves to fix a number of bugs experienced by those who opted to update from day one. The new software update, version 10.6.1 weights in...

  • The 10 hidden gems of Snow Leopard
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    The 10 hidden gems of Snow Leopard

    By 1 September 2009

    It's all very well reading the official line on the bumps and buffs of Apple OS X Snow Leopard but the company can't possibly tell us every little detail of what comes in the package. So, after a chance to play with it ourselves over the weekend a glean...

  • Amazon discounts Snow Leopard in UK and US
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    Amazon discounts Snow Leopard in UK and US

    By 31 August 2009

    Amazon is tempting those yet to grab a copy of Apple's new OS, Snow Leopard, with an 8% price reduction in the UK and 14% price reduction in the US. In the UK, Amazon.co.uk is currently selling the new operating system £2 cheaper than Apple's own suggest...

  • Service Battery: Snow Leopard encourages battery replacement
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    Service Battery: Snow Leopard encourages battery replacement

    By 30 August 2009

    MacBook and MacBook Pro users upgrading to Snow Leopard are being encouraged to replace flagging batteries via a new feature in the new OS. "Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard includes an improved Battery menu bar extra for portable Macs. The Battery menu bar...

  • Apple OS X Snow Leopard - Mac review
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    Apple OS X Snow Leopard - Mac review

    By 28 August 2009

    The latest update to Apple's OS X, Snow Leopard, is finally unleashed upon the world. At £25 you might not need to question whether there is any reason to wait before you rush out to buy it. As the name suggests, Snow Leopard builds on a foundation already...

  • Snow Leopard launch sees Apple Store queues
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    Snow Leopard launch sees Apple Store queues

    By 28 August 2009

    With the launch of Apple's latest operating system Snow Leopard, queues were forming in the street before the opening of the Regent Street store in London. You'd hardly think that a £25 upgrade was worthy of the excitement, but with a long weekend to...

  • A quick guide to Apple Snow Leopard Mac OS X 10.6
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    A quick guide to Apple Snow Leopard Mac OS X 10.6

    By 28 August 2009

    Apple's Snow Leopard has been stalking us from the drifts for well over a year now. Little was seen of it while it circled for the first 12 months - picking its path, taking its time - but ever since Phil Schiller proudly showed off his new pet at WWDC,...

  • Will the next Apple OSX be called Bobcat?
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    Will the next Apple OSX be called Bobcat?

    By 27 August 2009

    With the official launch of Apple's latest Operating System on Friday, Apple is no doubt working on the next version of the OS already. Chances are they've probably started fulfilling a roadmap laid out by CEO Steve Jobs to make sure that they are ready...

  • Snow Leopard includes antivirus software?
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    Snow Leopard includes antivirus software?

    By 26 August 2009

    If rumours are true, then the next version of OS X - Snow Leopard - contains baked-in antivirus software. A screenshot has surfaced of a DMG downloaded by Safari being stopped in its tracks by the operating system. The dialog box names the virus as "OSX.RSPlug.A"...

  • Apple confirms Snow Leopard on 28 August
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    Apple confirms Snow Leopard on 28 August

    By 24 August 2009

    After a slip on Apple's UK site that revealed the date early, Apple has now officially confirmed that Mac OS X v10.6, known as Snow Leopard will go on sale Friday 28 August. Apple's online store is now accepting pre-orders for the operating system that...

  • Snow leopard hits 28 August says Apple UK
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    Snow leopard hits 28 August says Apple UK

    By 21 August 2009

    Apple's newest Operating System, Snow Leopard, is to get a 28 August launch date according to Apple UK. The page, found on buried in the Apple UK site shows an end of the month launch for the new OS from the Cupertino based company. In a related but coming...

  • VIDEO: Snow Leopard leaks to the web
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    VIDEO: Snow Leopard leaks to the web

    By 14 August 2009

    It would appear that Apple's forthcoming OS, Snow Leopard, has leaked to the web early. The developer build 10A432, which is rumoured to be the gold master build, is available on a number of Bittorrent sites, with the Pirate Bay reporting over 2,000 downloaders...

  • Snow Leopard arriving earlier than expected?
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    Snow Leopard arriving earlier than expected?

    By 13 August 2009

    There are rumblings that the forthcoming update of OS X, Snow Leopard, will be arriving ahead of schedule - perhaps within the next fortnight. Originally due in September, some analysts predict it could show up on 28 August instead. Apple's secrecy around...

  • Apple Snow Leopard wallpapers outed
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    Apple Snow Leopard wallpapers outed

    By 10 August 2009

    And you thought a new operating system was all about new features. The new desktop wallpapers for Apple's new operating system have been released (all 35 of them) to allow users to start to think what they are going to make their new desktop look like....

  • Snow Leopard launching 8 June?
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    Snow Leopard launching 8 June?

    By 10 March 2009

    Apple's next operating system is now rumoured for launch on 8 June. The date for Snow Leopard's debut has been much talked up, with a first quarter, then 24 March and now an early summer launch mooted. This latest diary date comes from the San Francisco...