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Topic: Snow Leopard

First look: Apple's new unibody Mac mini

06/18/2010, 04:06 pm

Apple's new aluminum unibody Mac mini retains its role as the company's low price, compact PC and server while adding HDMI output and support for Secure Digital Extended Capacity flash memory cards with higher speeds and capacities (more than 32GB).


Apple quietly includes malware prevention update in Mac OS X 10.6.4

06/18/2010, 12:06 pm

Apple silently updated its Snow Leopard malware protection in this week's Mac OS X 10.6.4 update, targeting a Trojan that disguises itself as iPhoto.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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..


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.


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.


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].