1. Help
    March 6th, 2014 by Chris Barylick
    Advice from an Apple Tech: how to get old Mac OS X install discs

    If you troubleshoot Macs on a regular basis, sooner or later, you’re going to need an old Mac OS X install CD or DVD. Only the truly organised will...

  2. Help
    October 24th, 2013 by Dan Frakes
    How to install Mavericks over Leopard

    As I explained in my guide to installing Mavericks, one of the requirements for installing OS X 10.9 is that you already have at least Snow Leopard...

  3. Help
    October 23rd, 2013 by Dan Frakes
    How to make a bootable Mavericks install drive

    Like Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8) and Lion (OS X 10.7), Mavericks (OS X 10.9) doesn’t ship on a disc – it’s available only as an installer app...

  4. Help
    October 23rd, 2013 by Dan Frakes
    Should you do a ‘clean install’ of Mavericks?

    It used to be that when upgrading to a major new version of OS X, installing over an existing OS X installation for example, installing 10.3 over...

  5. Help
    October 23rd, 2013 by Dan Frakes
    Installing Mavericks: what you need to know

    Before Lion (OS X 10.7) debuted in 2011, installing the latest major version of Mac OS X meant buying a disc and slipping it into your Mac’s optical...

  6. News
    June 6th, 2013 by Jackie Dove, Macworld
    QuarkXPress 10 is around the corner

    Quark is getting ready to launch version 10 of its landmark desktop publishing software package, QuarkXPress. And while the company remains mum on...

  7. News
    August 27th, 2012 by Gregg Keizer
    Mozilla sets end of Firefox for OS X Leopard

    Mozilla will drop support for Apple’s OS X 10.5, or Leopard, after it ships Firefox 16 in October, according to company developers. “We are not...

  8. Help
    July 26th, 2012 by Dan Frakes
    How to install Mountain Lion over Leopard (OS X 10.5)

    As we explained in our guide to installing Mountain Lion, one of the requirements for installing OS X 10.8 is that you already have at least Snow...

  9. News
    July 13th, 2012 by Gregg Keizer
    Google to pull Chrome plug on OS X Leopard

    Google will pull the plug for Chrome running on OS X 10.5, aka Leopard, after it releases version 21, which is currently in beta and will reach the...

  10. News
    May 15th, 2012 by Lex Friedman
    Apple releases security update, Flashback removal tool for Leopard

    If you still cling to Leopard like I cling to 80s music, good news: Just as I haven’t forgotten Right Said Fred, Apple hasn’t forgotten you. The...

  11. News
    September 4th, 2011 by Gregg Keizer
    One in six Macs run Lion

    One in six Macs now runs Apple’s latest operating system, a Web metrics company said this week. According to California-based Net Applications,...

  12. News
    August 7th, 2011 by Philip Michaels
    QuickTime security update for Leopard, Windows

    With much of the focus on Mac OS X Lion these days, it’s easy to forget that some Mac users still run older versions of the Mac operating system–older...

  13. Help
    July 21st, 2011 by Dan Frakes
    Installing Lion: What you need to know

    For over a decade, installing the latest major version of Mac OS X meant buying a disc and slipping it into your Mac’s optical drive. No longer....

  14. News
    November 12th, 2010 by Dan Moren
    Security Update patches Mac OS X 10.5

    Apple has released Security Update 2010-007, bringing the same security patches included in the recent Mac OS X 10.6.5 release to Macs running 10.5...

  15. News
    August 25th, 2010 by David Chartier
    Apple releases Security Update 2010-005

    It’s time for users of Mac OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard to get their Software Update engines ready. Apple has just released Security Update 2010-005,...

  16. News
    June 16th, 2010 by Dan Moren
    Apple releases Mac OS X 10.6.4

    As if a new Mac mini and iPhone pre-orders (in some countries) weren’t enough, Apple has also announced the release of Mac OS X 10.6.4, the latest...

  17. Reviews
    News: Quicksilver lives again on Snow Leopard

    Upgrading to Snow Leopard was a step forward for making Macs leaner, meaner, and snow-ier. But for many users who rely on productivity Swiss Army...

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