After Apple's release of 10.6.2 yesterday, I installed it and as with many people I had no trouble with the update. The updater downloaded and installed without a hitch, and 10.6.2 feels for me very much like previous versions of Snow Leopard. Despite this and other success stories, a number of early adopters have discussed a few minor problems that have cropped up, which include no sound after updating, and issues with the updating process.… Read more
Apple has released the 10.6.2 update to OS X, which addresses a number of issues in Snow Leopard pertaining to graphics, systems unexpectedly logging out, the guest account bug, incorrect icons being used for contacts, and application support for Apple's application suites and built-in programs like Safari.… Read more
"The system was unable to unlock your keychain" may be an error message users could encounter when starting their Mac from the Mac OS X 10.6 Install disk after changing their keychain or user password. Options to proceed are to "Continue log in", "Create New Keychain", or to "Update Keychain Password". We take a closer look at these options so you know what to do if you encounter this issue.… Read more
The Mac OS X Address Book usually sorts contacts by first name or last name; however, after updating a system to Snow Leopard or even with an incremental update for Leopard, contacts may appear jumbled and will not sort properly. Usually, some faulty preferences are to blame, but if you do not use Address Book frequently, you may also mistake some interface behavior for faulty sorting.… Read more
With the recent releases of iPhone OS 3.1, Mac OS X 10.6.1 update, and all the new iPod models, one Apple product has flown somewhat under the radar with its new features and enhancements. MobileMe provides a wealth of services for subscribers ranging from Web page publishing to iPhone syncing.… Read more
Some users may experience an issue where, after updating to Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, the SuperDrive update, 2.1, runs and subsequently quits after their Mac restarts. Although the SuperDrive update was previously installed, the package continues to attempt to run. To aleviate this issue, follow these simple steps:… Read more
According to rumors, the release of Mac OS X 10.6, Apple's operating system also known as Snow Leopard, might arrive a bit early. Though Apple announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June that Snow Leopard would hit stores in September, tech blogs became overly excited when it was whispered that it might be ready to debut on or about August 28.
How much does it matter that it could arrive five whole days before September officially begins? It doesn't. Regardless of when the operating system ships, here's what to expect from Snow Leopard, and why … Read more
Though Apple isn't saying whether it's working on a touchscreen tablet, the company may have shown its hand at its Worldwide Developers Conference last week.
Of course, the Apple tablet has become the Apple press corps' version of a Bigfoot hunt. Some believe the evidence is overwhelming. Others are, well, underwhelmed. And Apple doesn't discuss products before it's ready to.
However, based on the features demonstrated at the developer conference last week, the newest version of the Mac operating system, OS X 10.6, dubbed Snow Leopard, could turn out to be the most touchscreen-friendly Mac … Read more
Apple reportedly is gearing up to offer location and multi-touch developer tools in its Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard operating system, according to a report in AppleInsider
The geolocation tools will take a page from the iPhone software development kit (SDK), by way of the CoreLocation framework, according to AppleInsider. The CoreLocation works inconjunction with the Mac's networking hardware, aiming to provide a GPS-like experience.
Apple's next generation OS will also provide developers with programing interfaces that are Cocoa-based, as a means to maximize the use of the multi-touch features within the MacBook and MacBook Pro … Read more