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Topic: Snow Leopard

Briefly: Snow Leopard ship date, iPhone 3GS HD video

08/21/2009, 09:08 am

More evidence of an Aug. 28 ship date for Snow Leopard appeared and disappeared this week; and a App Store application enables buggy high definition playback on the iPhone 3GS.


Apple Snow Leopard purported packaging pictures shown

08/16/2009, 11:08 am

Photos claiming to be shots of the final box art for Apple's upcoming operating system, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, have been posted, suggesting the product could be very close to retail.


Briefly: Apple's Schiller e-mails again, Snow Leopard disc art

08/13/2009, 03:08 pm

For the third time in days, Apple's Phil Schiller has reached out to a developer who has had issues with the iPhone App Store, while the latest build of Snow Leopard could reveal the operating system's disc art.


Apple's Snow Leopard rumored to be Golden Master

08/11/2009, 04:08 pm

The latest build of Snow Leopard, Apple's upcoming operating system, is rumored to be the "Golden Master," or final copy before the product will be released for duplication on optical media.


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.


Augmented reality in iPhone 3.1; new Snow Leopard build

07/24/2009, 11:07 pm

Apple promises that its upcoming iPhone 3.1 release will be the first to officially support augmented reality apps that support the iPhone 3GS' camera. Also, a new seed of Mac OS X Snow Leopard has been handed to developers.


Countering rumor says Apple and NVIDIA "doing just fine"

07/03/2009, 03:07 pm

Just as soon as one rumor has suggested trouble in the relationship between Apple and NVIDIA, a conflicting report now claims that the two are still on good terms.


Apple sees brief iPhone 3GS shortages; NVIDIA intros CS4 plugins

06/29/2009, 06:06 pm

Apple nearly saw a repeat of last year's sellouts on the weekend with widespread, but brief, iPhone 3GS shortages at many of its US retail stores. Also, NVIDIA has launched plugins that let Macs with newer video cards dramatically speed up tasks in Adobe's Creative Suite 4.


Apple posts new Snow Leopard, 10.5.8 seeds

06/26/2009, 10:06 pm

Apple has reportedly issued new seeds of Mac OS X Snow Leopard and of Leopard 10.5.8 to developers that, at least in the former case, add functionality that was previously only shown at WWDC.


Windows 7 priced below Vista, to allow upgrades from XP

06/25/2009, 07:06 pm

Microsoft tried to appease disgruntled customers on Thursday with news lower Windows 7 upgrade prices as well as a concession that lets owners of the now 8-year-old Windows XP move up to the new operating system at a lower price.


Snow Leopard gives heads-up for near-death MacBook batteries

06/16/2009, 07:06 pm

While the immediate charge on a Mac notebook's battery has been available for years, Mac OS X Snow Leopard now tells owners when their batteries are nearing the end of their useful lifespans.


Microsoft issues Windows 7 RC on road to October launch

04/30/2009, 06:04 pm

The last test version of Windows 7 has reached a wide audience and is now believed on track for a late October release, putting Microsoft's last cards on the table as it prepares to square off against Mac OS X Snow Leopard.


NVIDIA prepping GeForce GTX 285 for Mac Pro

04/29/2009, 06:04 pm

Owners of Apple's Mac Pro workstations will have a second, high-end home video card option within weeks, as NVIDIA is planning to release a version of its GeForce GTX 285 chipset specifically for Macs.


Apple's OpenCL standard near complete in just six months

11/19/2008, 06:11 pm

Apple has reportedly set an industry record by moving its OpenCL parallel computing standard from its beginnings to imminent approval in half a year, paving the way for its inclusion in Mac OS X Snow Leopard.


Microsoft's Windows 7 to bring Apple-tinged design changes

10/28/2008, 06:10 pm

At its Professional Developers Conference, Microsoft has shown Windows 7 to the public for the first time and has revealed a user interface with some of the largest changes to the operating system's interface since Windows XP -- if not earlier -- and which bear slight resemblances to Apple software.


Apple to unleash first builds of Snow Leopard since WWDC

09/30/2008, 07:09 pm

Apple is quietly preparing to equip some of its developers with the first pre-release copies of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard since an inaugural build was issued to attendees during its annual developers conference in June, AppleInsider has learned.


Concerns raised about lack of Mac-to-MobileMe push sync

07/13/2008, 04:07 pm

While Apple markets MobileMe primarily as a push service, some are now discovering that updates to the Mac don't translate to immediate updates for the web or for Apple's handhelds, raising questions about whether the new service is as full-featured as promised.


Apple mulls GPGPU and iChat; UK stores without contract iPhone?

06/20/2008, 06:06 pm

Apple has potentially tipped its hand through a job posting and revealed iChat as the first known app to use OpenCL with new video cards. Also, British Apple stores may be forced to sell iPhone 3G as prepay-only due to their current sales methods.


Apple proposes OpenCL as high-speed computing standard

06/17/2008, 07:06 pm

Apple has signed on to an industry-wide alliance that will see many companies, including some of the Mac maker's processor and video card suppliers, work together to develop an open format for accelerating specialized computing.