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Apple seeds second beta of Mac OS X 10.6.5

  Apple on Thursday seeded the latest beta of Mac OS X 10.6.5, its forthcoming security and maintenance update for the Snow Leopard operating system, with no known issues. A report by iphoneincanada.ca said, just six days after Apple seeded the first build of Mac OS X 10.6.5 to developers, it has
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Atom can rock on with Mac OSX 10.6.2 kernel mod

With the latest Mac OSX update for Snow Leopard, v10.6.2, Intel Atom processors were no longer supported. This has consequences for a lot of Hackintoshers who installed Mac OSX on their netbooks using the hackintosh kernel-mod. But it took no longer than 2 weeks before the restrictive work of Apple was undone by a new hack of Mac OSX’s Darwin kernel.

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Mac OSX 10.7, “Lion”?

According to many sources, Apple is busy building the next major version of Mac OSX, namely mac OSX 10.7. Or according to a bug report analyzed by MacRumors, Mac OSX “11A47”. Here are a few rumors and suspicions…

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How to Take a Screenshot in Snow Leopard

If you previously have used Windows, you might have noticed that there are no “Print Screen” button on your MacBook or MacBook Pro, and then wondering how to take a screenshot. Here is an easy-to-follow guide that can help you. There are different methods to take a screenshot in Mac OS
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Snow Leopard 10.6.2 released – Improved security

Yesterday, Apple released Mac OS X 10.6.2 software update, which is the second software update for Snow Leopard. Most significant is the fix to the guest account bug that caused loss of data on some user’s primary account. It is recommended to update as soon as possible, and besides the guest
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Trash Freezing Incidents in Snow Leopard

Numerous Mac users who have upgraded to the latest Mac OS X release, 10.6 Snow Leopard, have informed us of a problem which causes the trash to freeze upon emptying it, when it is set to be emptied securely. At first, we believed it to be isolated incidents, but reports
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Apple knows about the data loss issue

Yesterday, we warned about a major bug in Snow Leopard that deletes all user data if you log in to your guest account. The bug was first mentioned in Apple’s discussion forum and was actually mentioned several times before Neowin brought the history and it became known to all news
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Another 10.6.2 build – Fixes several major issues

Today, the Apple developer community received another Mac OS 10.6.2 build (10C519f), which addresses major issues such as Core Data, video corruption and a problem which caused System Preferences to freeze. The optical drive issue noted in the first Mac OS X Snow Leopard build (10C514f) however, does not yet seem
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