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Topic: Mac OS X 10.6

Apple's OS X passes Windows Vista in worldwide usage

09/03/2012, 08:09 am

Total Web usage of Apple's OS X operating system has exceeded Microsoft's Windows Vista, while for the first time, Windows 7 has topped Windows XP to become the world's largest operating system.

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Apple encouraging iCloud upgrades with free Snow Leopard for MobileMe users

04/19/2012, 01:04 am

In an effort to push customers toward iCloud ahead of shuttering its MobileMe service, Apple has reportedly begun offering free copies of OS X Snow Leopard to MobileMe users still on the older Leopard version.

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Apple's iOS finishes 2011 with 52% share of mobile Web browsing

01/02/2012, 09:01 am

Apple closed out 2011 with a commanding 52.1 percent share of mobile devices tracked browsing the Web, while Google's Android had just 16.2 percent.

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Apple updates Keynote, Windows iCloud Control Panel

12/01/2011, 08:12 pm

Following a Safari browser fix on Tuesday, Apple has issued updates to its Keynote presentation software and the iCloud Control Panel for iOS device owners using Windows PCs.

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MAC Defender variant quickly thwarts Apple's Mac OS X security update [u]

06/01/2011, 03:06 pm

A day after Apple released a security update for Mac OS X to address the "MAC Defender" malware, a new variant of the bogus antivirus software has been spotted in the wild [update: Apple has quickly responded, too].

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Apple issues third build of Mac OS X 10.6.8 to developers

05/27/2011, 09:05 pm

Apple on Friday seeded the third build of Mac OS X 10.6.8 to developers, with no known issues.

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Apple's MacBook Pros ship with active SSD TRIM support in Snow Leopard

03/04/2011, 04:03 pm

New MacBook Pro models are shipping with Mac OS X 10.6.6 (build 10J3210), which supplies TRIM support for bundled Apple Solid State Drives, enabling extended performance of the fast new devices via background maintenance.

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Apple reseeds Xcode 4 golden master, removes Mac OS X 10.7 Lion reference

02/04/2011, 10:02 am

Apple this week seeded a golden master of Xcode 4 to developers with documentation that mistakenly referenced Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, only to pull the software and re-seed it without any mention of the forthcoming Mac operating system update.

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Reports of Mac App Store piracy emerge on launch day

01/06/2011, 10:01 pm

Within hours of Apple opening the Mac App Store, reports surfaced of software 'pirates' having figured out how to install and run unauthorized paid apps by copying the receipt files from a free app.

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Apple to take down apps from Mac OS X Downloads page

12/20/2010, 09:12 pm

Apple has revealed to developers that it will be shutting down its Downloads page for Mac OS X on Jan. 6, the day of the Mac App Store launch, as it focuses on the Mac App Store as "the best destination" for Mac OS X apps.

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Inside AirPrint: How to add iOS printer sharing back to Mac OS X

11/11/2010, 02:11 pm

Experimenters have discovered the configuration files Apple removed from the public release of Mac OS X 10.6.5; adding them back restores the ability to print from iOS devices to shared printers on the Mac.

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Apple seeds first Mac OS X 10.6.6 beta in advance of 10.6.5 release

11/04/2010, 11:11 pm

Apple has issued the first build of Mac OS X 10.6.6 to developers ahead of the public release of Mac OS X 10.6.5.

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Briefly: New Mac OS X 10.6.5 beta, iPod levies in EU, News Corp shelving digital newsstand project

10/22/2010, 12:10 am

Apple has released a new beta for its forthcoming Mac OS X 10.6.5 update, while an EU court ruling may block 'copying levies' placed on iPods and iPhones. Also, News Corp. is putting its plans for an iPad-specific digital newsstand on hold, a new report claims.

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Apple's new Mac App Store coming to Snow Leopard within 90 days

10/20/2010, 02:10 pm

Apple won't wait for Lion to bring the Mac App Store to the masses, as the software download destination is set to arrive on the current version of Mac OS X, Snow Leopard, in the next three months.

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Apple releases Mac OS X security update to patch PDF exploit

08/24/2010, 07:08 pm

Apple released a Mac OS X security update Tuesday that fixes a critical PDF vulnerability.

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Hardware acceleration added to Flash Player 10.1 for Mac

08/11/2010, 05:08 am

Adobe has released a new version of its Flash Player for Mac that officially supports hardware acceleration for H.264 video content.

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Inside Apple's iOS 4: new feature parity with Snow Leopard

06/18/2010, 12:06 am

Apple's iOS 4 features the biggest foundational leap for developers since the company first opened up iPhone OS 2.0 to development, now catching up to the core features of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.

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Apple fixes 27-inch iMac glitches, issues Mac OS X security updates

04/14/2010, 07:04 pm

Apple on Wednesday afternoon issued a number of updates, addressing high processor usage and other glitches in its 27-inch iMac, as well as various security updates for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.

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Support for OpenGL 3.0 added in beta build of Mac OS X 10.6.3

01/12/2010, 09:01 am

An early beta of the latest maintenance and security update to Apple's Snow Leopard operating system has added significant support for the OpenGL 3.0 graphical application programming interface.

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Apple preparing first betas of Mac OS X 10.6.3

12/08/2009, 08:12 pm

The first external builds of Mac OS X 10.6.3, the next incremental update to Apple's Snow Leopard operating system, should arrive this week, AppleInsider has been told.

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