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Topic: Mac OS X 10.6

Embedded content gets new look with Apple's QuickTime X

08/03/2009, 03:08 pm

Apple is reportedly exploring a new design interface for Web-embedded content in QuickTime X, eschewing the current gray palette and adopting a sleek, black look for the controls while viewing media.


Amazon offers Apple Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard pre-order

08/03/2009, 10:08 am

Snow Leopard, the latest update to Apple's Mac OS X operating system, is now available for pre-order from Amazon, in anticipation of its upcoming September release.


Apple developers get new iPhone 3.1 and Snow Leopard betas

07/14/2009, 09:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday evening provided iPhone developers with a second beta of iPhone 3.1, the first update to its third-generation mobile operating system, while Mac developers saw a new incremental build of Snow Leopard.


Apple unleashes new Leopard, Snow Leopard betas

07/13/2009, 09:07 am

Apple this weekend followed the release of its latest Snow Leopard beta with new pre-releases of both Mac OS X 10.5.8 Leopard and Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Server.


Apple tweaks Dock menus in new Snow Leopard beta

07/10/2009, 09:07 am

Apple on Thursday evening delivered to developers a new build of its forthcoming Snow Leopard operating system that addresses a number of outstanding bugs but also delivers a couple of interface tweaks.


Video tour of Apple's Mac OS X Snow Leopard surfaces online

06/22/2009, 07:06 pm

Those eager to see Snow Leopard in action can now see it through an unofficial but detailed series of videos detailing the upcoming Mac OS X release.


Apple details Mac OS X Snow Leopard Up-to-Date Program

06/16/2009, 09:06 am

As promised, Apple on Tuesday updated its website with information on how customers purchasing a new Mac or Xserve before the release of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard in September can request a copy of the new operating system for just $10 in shipping and handling.


New screenshot gallery shows more polished Snow Leopard

06/11/2009, 12:06 pm

A new and extensive screenshot gallery taken from the near feature-complete build of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard distributed at this week's Apple developers conference shows off a more polished operating system nearing its final stretch of development.


Snow Leopard gets richer, thinner, cheaper than Windows 7

06/09/2009, 05:06 pm

After trying to beat back the Mac's increasing encroachment into the PC world with ads focused on price, Microsoft's club has been picked up by Apple to give Windows 7 an embarrassing pummeling in terms of price.


Apple backtracks on Safari 4.0 tabs on top, ZFS

06/09/2009, 07:06 am

Amid all of the new features highlighted Monday in Snow Leopard, iPhone 3.0 and Safari 4.0 were a few unpublicized retractions: Safari 4.0 has lost its "tabs on top" and returned to the old conventional tabs of the previous 3.0 version, while all mention of full ZFS support in Snow Leopard Server has been scrubbed.


Apple posts QuickTime video of WWDC 2009 Keynote Address

06/08/2009, 09:06 pm

Apple Monday evening made available through its website a QuickTime video stream of its WWDC 2009 keynote address from earlier in the day that ushered in more affordable Mac notebooks and the iPhone 3G S.


Apple's Snow Leopard Server to offer 64-bit power for $499

06/08/2009, 01:06 pm

Apple on Monday outlined plans for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Server, a full 64-bit UNIX server operating system based on open standards that is up to twice as fast as its predecessor. It will be priced at $499 with unlimited client licensing when it ships in September 2009.


Apple's Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard to retail for $29 in September

06/08/2009, 01:06 pm

Apple on Monday offered attendees at its annual developer conference an overview of its nearly finalized Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard operating system, which the company said will be available in September as a $29 upgrade for users of Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.


First photos from Apple's WWDC site highlight App Store success

06/03/2009, 08:06 am

With roughly five days to go before Apple kicks off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, signage spotted around the Moscone Center can already be seen paying homage to all things App Store.


A glimpse at Snow Leopard's more subtle refinements

05/29/2009, 11:05 am

While many of the changes present in betas of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard have been discussed at length by Apple followers, one tester has taken to the web with observations on some of the more subtle refinements spread through the most recent build of the next-gen operating system.


More of Apple's Snow Leopard caught on camera

05/19/2009, 04:05 pm

With Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard entering the final stretch of development, overzealous Apple advocates are turning to discussion boards and file sharing websites to show off image and video captures taken from the next generation OS, most recently highlighting features such as simplified security preferences, enhanced searching, QuickTime X's screen recording function and a new version of Image Capture.


Series of YouTube videos show off Apple's Snow Leopard

05/18/2009, 02:05 pm

A YouTube user going by the name 'LeopardOctober' has recently posted over a half dozen videos taken from recent pre-release builds of Apple's Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard operating system, showing off everything from QuickLook movie playback to the new QuickTime X interface.


Apple execs to keynote WWDC, issue final Snow Leopard preview

05/13/2009, 08:05 am

Apple said Wednesday that a team of its top executives lead by worldwide marketing chief Phil Schiller will kick off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) next month with a keynote address on Monday, June 8 at 10:00 a.m. that will showcase a final developer preview of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.


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.


TomTom iPhone app; iPhone magnetometer; Boot Camp in 10.6

05/08/2009, 01:05 pm

Turn-by-turn GPS device maker TomTom is reportedly recruiting developers to help churn out an iPhone app. Meanwhile, next-gen iPhone hardware should include a digital compass. And Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard will reportedly allow Windows partitions running under Boot Camp to read Mac partitions.