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Tag: OS X 10.6

Bizarre glitch killing lighter color tones in Snow Leopard - there's an easy fix

A few months ago, my Mac ran into a spot of trouble and suffered a kernel panic. Yes, Macs crash too, it does happen. After rebooting, I noticed that shades like #fafafa wouldn't display as anything other than flat white once I'd logged into the system. Now, I was lucky in realizing that it was only after login, because I have my login screen's background set to an image that uses lighter shades...

Pro Tools gets Windows 7 and Snow Leopard support

Pro Tools, one of the most popular software packages in the music business, has been updated to work with the latest and greatest Windows and Mac operating systems. Pro Tools 8.0.3 offers official support for Snow Leopard and (reportedly very stable) beta support for WIndows 7. It also includes some bug fixes that make it worth upgrading, even if you're running an older version of Windows or OS...

Are your apps ready for Snow Leopard? SnowChecker can tell you

If you aren't sure whether your favorite Mac apps are compatible with OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, SnowChecker can help. It scans your hard drive for apps, and then checks their compatibility against the info posted at snowleopard.wikidot.com. Not only does SnowChecker show you whether your apps are incompatible, it also gives you details notes about which features are broken. To quickly see which...

Apple cuts off Palm OS syncing in Snow Leopard

Snow Leopard, the next generation of Apple's OS X operating system, is ushering out a lot of old technology. It's the first version of OS X that won't run on a PowerPC processor, and now Apple has announced that it will no longer sync with Palm OS devices. While this might look like a slap in the face to Palm after Apple blocked the Palm Pre from sneakily syncing with iTunes earlier this...

Apple opens preorders for OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

Apple's latest and greatest operating system, OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, was initially not expected to ship until September,. Now we know that it's on its way this Friday, August 28th. Snow Leopard just popped up for pre-ordering on the Apple Store. It's an unprecedented $29 to upgrade from Leopard, because Snow Leopard isn't a flashy update. As we reported previously, most of the improvements are...