There is a problem some people are noticing with how their Snow Leopard installations handle some JPEG images. When these images are viewed using built-in image rendering technologies, the application presenting them will crash. This includes the Finder, which will quit and relaunch when a folder containing the files is opened and previews are rendered.… Read more
If you don't get the wizard, go to Mail, choose preferences, accounts, then press the plus symbol under the accounts pane.
Put in your name, e-mail address, and e-mail account password.
Then press continue.
Under account type, choose Exchange 2007. Your company must be running this version of Exchange. Not all companies do, so check … Read more
A few people on the Apple discussion boards have found a problem with Snow Leopard, where the system has deleted their home directories after logging in to the guest account.… Read more
Apple Support Discussions user "irfanhab" reports:"I use a DVI to S-Video adaptor (bought from Apple Store) to connect my macbook pro (Feb 2008 model) to a Digital TV. Every time I connected it used to work fine and I could instantly play movies. However in Snow leopard, every time I connect the TV display is Black and White, and I have to restart my … Read more
For those who run the ClamXav antivirus software for OS X, the latest public beta version (2.0.1) will launch in OS X Snow Leopard, but there are some problems that prevent it from fully functioning. These include the inability to run custom analysis of folders, and the program becoming unresponsive during usage. The developer "Mark Allan" recently responded to a forum posting, mentioning that he will soon be releasing the 2.0.2 update to the program, which should address these issues and get ClamXav running more smoothly on Snow Leopard.
Stay tuned, and hopefully ClamXav … Read more
Imagine consumers en masse dumping their old PC clunkers for a svelte MacBook Air running the sleek, new Snow Leopard operating system. An implausible Orwellian vision but probably not that far removed from Apple's marketing aspirations.
In short, walk into any Apple Store in any tony neighborhood and the message is: relieve yourself of those old bulky PCs and flip phones and we'll give you smaller, more stylish computing with the Apple cachet.
The analogy may be a bit strained, but imagine trading in a 14 mpg Hummer H2 for a 45 mpg hybrid Ford Fusion. The point: … Read more
Mac OS X Snow Leopard has been available for one week, and for the most part, users are reporting very few problems upgrading.
While not everyone is thrilled with the way Apple handled the release, it turns out that Snow Leopard is Apple's most compatible operating system release ever. According to sources familiar with Snow Leopard's internal testing process, Apple kept an enormous amount of statistics on third-party application compatibility.
They said that Apple not only tracked many of the most widely-used apps, they tracked many of the shareware apps, as well. If an application exhibited problems, the … Read more
I have always been intrigued by tools that have provided similar functions as the Dock to other operating systems: in the classic Mac OS, there was the control strip, and I even appreciated the "quick launch" feature in Windows XP. I have enjoyed seeing new features and refinements added to the OS X Dock over the years; and in Snow Leopard, Apple has added a few new features that may be useful to some people, but which can easily be overlooked if you use the Dock in the same way as you did with Leopard.… Read more