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Topic: Snow Leopard

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 releases Mac OS X 10.6.3 with QuickTime X, OpenGL improvements

03/29/2010, 12:03 pm

Apple on Monday released Mac OS X 10.6.3, the latest software update to its Snow Leopard operating system, bringing improvements in the reliability and compatibility of QuickTime X and addressing compatibility issues with OpenGL-based applications.

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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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Hack re-enables Atom processor compatibility for Mac OS X 10.6.2

11/20/2009, 07:11 am

Hackers have circumvented the changes in Mac OS X 10.6.2 to allow the latest upgrade to Apple's Snow Leopard to run on netbooks with Intel Atom processors.

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Microsoft denies Apple had influence on Windows 7 design

11/12/2009, 07:11 am

After a Microsoft official was quoted as saying that the "look and feel" of Windows 7 was inspired by Mac OS X, Apple's rival to the north has officially retracted the statement.

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Apple releases Safari 4.0.4 with security flaw patch

11/11/2009, 04:11 pm

Apple Wednesday afternoon released an update to its Safari Web browser, addressing a vulnerability that could allow an image file to exploit Macs with older software.

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Microsoft official admits Windows 7 design inspired by Mac OS X

11/11/2009, 02:11 pm

When it looked to redesign its dominant operating system after the struggles of Windows Vista, Microsoft reportedly turned to Apple's Mac OS X for the "look and feel" of Windows 7.

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Intel Atom support officially missing from Mac OS X 10.6.2

11/09/2009, 08:11 pm

Intel Atom support is confirmed to be missing in the final release of 10.6.2, citing multiple prominent Hackintosh sources.

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Apple releases Mac OS X 10.6.2 with guest account bug fix

11/09/2009, 04:11 pm

Apple's second update for Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6.2, was officially released Monday afternoon, fixing a number of issues including a guest account bug that could potentially delete a user's account data.

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Windows 7 tops Vista software sales, lags behind in hardware

11/06/2009, 08:11 am

Microsoft's heavily hyped Windows 7 debut was a success for the Redmond, Wash., company in terms of boxed software, which saw a 234 percent increase over Vista, though PC hardware sales slowed.

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Latest Snow Leopard build resurrects Atom compatibility

11/04/2009, 06:11 pm

Development build 10C535 of Snow Leopard update 10.6.2 retains Intel Atom support after the previous build had killed compatibility with the processor.

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Apple rumored to disable Atom support with Mac OS X 10.6.2

11/02/2009, 07:11 am

Mac OS X 10.6.2, the forthcoming update for Apple's Snow Leopard operating system, is reported to disable support for the Intel Atom processor, preventing unauthorized PC netbooks from running the operating system.

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Psystar sells $50 software hack to run Snow Leopard on PCs

10/22/2009, 04:10 pm

Mac cloner and enduring litigant Psystar has rolled out a new $50 application that will allow certain Intel-powered PCs to run Mac OS X.

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Apple seeds new Mac OS X 10.6.2 beta with guest account glitch fix

10/16/2009, 02:10 pm

Apple Friday sent its third beta release of the forthcoming Mac OS X 10.6.2 update with fixes for QuickTime, iChat, and a widely reported guest account glitch that could delete user data..

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Apple's Snow Leopard bests Windows 7 in speed tests

10/16/2009, 08:10 am

When both Mac OS X 10.6 and Windows 7 were tested on a MacBook Pro, Apple's new operating system clearly beat Microsoft in terms of speed, a new test has shown.

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Apple plans Mac marketing blitz around Windows 7 launch

10/15/2009, 10:10 am

Apple plans to counter the upcoming release of Windows 7 with advertisements that will lambaste the upgrade process from Windows XP, and portray Macs as more secure.

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Snow Leopard guest account bug deletes user data [u]

10/12/2009, 01:10 pm

Reports of a potentially critical Snow Leopard bug that can erase a user's account data have continued to surface since the operating system's debut [Updated with Apple official comment].

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Apple seeds second beta of Mac OS X 10.6.2 to developers

10/09/2009, 05:10 pm

Apple has seeded its developers with a second beta release of its Mac OS X 10.6.2 update, which incorporates numerous fixes for a wide variety of issues.

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Mossberg: Windows 7 narrows the gap with Apple's Mac OS X

10/08/2009, 11:10 am

Walt Mossberg of The Wall Street Journal has given Microsoft's Windows 7 a glowing review, noting that Microsoft's latest operating system is still behind Apple's Mac OS X, but not by much.

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