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Topic: Mac OS X 10.5.7

Tidbit: Apple naming Leopard point release after ancient gods

06/25/2009, 12:06 pm

It's well known that Apple brands major versions of its Mac OS X operating system with code-names corresponding to big cats, but the company also uses similar naming conventions internally for its maintenance releases, such as those for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard bear the names of ancient gods.

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Apple releases Mac OS X 10.5.7, Safari 3.2.3 & 4.0 beta update

05/12/2009, 04:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday released Mac OS X 10.5.7, a recommended update for all Mac OS X 10.5.x Leopard users that includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility and security of Macs. Separately, the company released Safari 3.2.3, an update to Safari 4.0 beta and security updates for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.

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Apple freezes Snow Leopard APIs as software nears final stretch

05/11/2009, 10:05 am

Apple this past weekend distributed a new beta of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard that altered the programming methods used to optimize code for multi-core Macs, telling developers they were the last programming-oriented changes planned ahead of the software's release.

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Briefly: Hazmat scare at Apple; Mac OS X 10.5.7; iPhone 3.0 beta 5

05/07/2009, 10:05 am

A building on Apple's Cupertino campus was evacuated Wednesday when an envelope containing a suspicious white powder was discovered. Meanwhile, the company has pushed out new betas of Mac OS X 10.5.7, iTunes 8.2, and iPhone Software 3.0.

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Apple lands Xbox boss, Mac OS X 10.5.7, $999 MacBook Air deal

04/30/2009, 04:04 pm

A director of Microsoft's Xbox team is on his way to Apple. Meanwhile, the Mac maker appears to be taking its time to assure that Mac OS X 10.5.7 Update is rock solid before it's released to the public. And one of our sponsors is clearing out early model MacBook Airs for $999 and has dropped word that existing MacBook coupons won't run in May.

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Mac OS X 10.5.7 to improve Bluetooth compatibility, stability

04/22/2009, 06:04 pm

Although it appeared that Apple was close to wrapping up development of Mac OS X 10.5.7 late last week, a new pre-release distribution of the software was dropped on developers Wednesday afternoon with a handful of additional tweaks added to mix.

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Apple near ready with release of Mac OS X 10.5.7 Juno

04/15/2009, 11:04 am

Apple as early as this week could announce the release of Mac OS X 10.5.7, a seventh maintenance and security update to its Leopard operating system scheduled to deliver over a 100 minor tweaks and bug fixes.

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Over 100 fixes in 10.5.7; Security Update 2009-002 in testing

04/07/2009, 12:04 pm

Another week has passed and another beta of Mac OS X 10.5.7 has fallen into the hands of Apple developers. Separately, Apple is also beta testing its second security update of the year for certain Mac OS X distributions.

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Snow Leopard roadmap; Pro app updates in pipeline

03/31/2009, 12:03 pm

Recently, AppleInsider has been provided with a bit more clarity on Apple's pre-release build cycles for Snow Leopard in addition to being tipped off to several Pro application updates currently undergoing beta tests.

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Improved speech dictionary to ship with Mac OS X 10.5.7

03/23/2009, 11:03 am

Among the changes due in the next update to Apple's Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard operating system is an updated speech dictionary, recent beta distributions of the software reveal.

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Over 80 bug fixes due in Mac OS X 10.5.7 "Juno"

03/13/2009, 11:03 am

Apple on Thursday evening made available to its developer community yet another pre-release of Mac OS X 10.5.7, which stands to be the seventh maintenance and security update to the company's Leopard operating system in less than 18 months.

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Apple ready with second beta of Mac OS X "Juno" [updated]

03/06/2009, 06:03 pm

Users still facing software issues while running the most current version of Mac OS X Leopard may take kindly to word that Mac OS X 10.5.7 is moving swiftly through its development cycle.

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Mac OS X 10.5.7 may have Nehalem, Radeon HD 4000 support

02/28/2009, 11:02 am

In addition to expected fixes, Apple's upcoming 10.5.7 update to Mac OS X Leopard is now claimed to recognize Intel's newer Nehalem architecture as well as AMD's ATI Radeon HD 4000 graphics chipsets.

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Apple to further polish Leopard with 10.5.7 update

02/25/2009, 08:02 pm

Apple this week is believed to have tapped its vast developer community to begin testing Mac OS X 10.5.7, a sizable maintenance and security update to the company's Leopard operating system with a particular focus on syncing improvements.

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