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If you were one of the many users who upgraded to Mac OS X 10.5.6 soon after it came out, then you might have experienced some major problems on your Mac. Fortunately, Apple has admitted there were issues with the update. Now there are more updates to fix the problems. Last night, Apple released a M...

December 23rd 2008 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple support boards are filling up with reports from frustrated Mac OS X 10.5.6 upgraders. The most common complaint seems to be that the update stops in the middle and freezes. Here are some sample comments: I tried to upgrade to 10.5.6 yesterday and I left the computer on to do the upgrade...

December 16th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple's support page and Software Update appear to be a little bit hammered --- you know what that means: A new OS update! Mac OS X 10.5.6 has just been released to Software Update. The ~190 MB update (assuming you are already running the latest version of OS X) offers up the following, according t...

December 15th 2008 at 12:38pm 0 Comments
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Headline pretty much says it all, and it's a big one. Tipping the scales at 377MB (or 190MB for some; see image after the break), the OS X 10.5.6 update is now available via Software Update. We're sucking it down and will report back with any changes. We strongly encourage you to do the same (if yo...

December 15th 2008 at 12:31pm 0 Comments
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Although they speculated that Mac OS X 10.5.6 (not to be confused with 10.6, "Snow Leopard") could arrive by November 21, there is still work to be done on the release, according to Ars Technica's David Chartier. Apple is asking reviewers of this latest build, 9G52, to test MobileMe's automatic sync...

December 9th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Ars Technica's Chris Foresman notes that test builds of Leopard's newest update, version 10.5.6, are arriving more frequently, perhaps signaling that the software is nearly ready for the public. Build 9G38, the latest, notes that there are no known issues with the build, a crucial last step in the d...

November 17th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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This isn't even a question of if -- it's simply when. The inevitable announcement that OS X will openly support Blu-ray is only a matter of months / years / eons away, but the latest whispers are placing BD compatibility in the very next version of OS X. Shortly after 10.5.5 hit the tubes, rumors be...

September 22nd 2008 at 8:09am 0 Comments