The grace of Leopard's interface enhancements makes productivity more pleasurable with a Mac, as more than 300 functional and fun features top off this update.
Mozilla developers are considering dropping support for OS X 10.5 Leopard with the release of Firefox 13 next year.
Apple has released the newest beta seed of iTunes 10.5 as well as iWork for iOS 3 to developers for testing.
With Apple's latest update, it appears the company has stopped issuing security updates for OS X 10.5, which means that PowerPC-based Macs will be left more vulnerable.
If you have an Intel Mac that is running OS X 10.5 or earlier, you may wonder about upgrading to OS X 10.6 or even 10.7 when it comes out. Here are some things to consider.
Apple has released a security update for OS X 10.6 and OS X 10.5 machines, which addresses a number of security holes for both the client and server versions of these OS X releases. For the client version, the update fixes several problems that could lead to arbitrary code execution.
Along with yesterday's release of OS X 10.6.5, Apple issued a few other updates for OS X 10.5, MainStage, and a digital raw compatibility update.
Check Software Update! Apple has released a couple of Java updates for OS X 10.5 and OS X 10.6. These updates will install Java version 1.6.0_20 on Mac OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard, and will install Java version 1.5.0_24 on OS X 10.5. The updates will also fix a couple of security holes that allow arbitrary code to be executed by Java applets.
When Apple released some of the final updates to OS X 10.5 for PowerPC systems, a number of Harman Kardon iSub owners found their speaker systems no longer worked properly with their computers. The problem appeared to be a driver-related error but neither Harman Kardon nor Apple stepped up to fix the issue and owners had to resort to other speaker systems.
Apple released an update to its raw image compatibility profiles, adding support for the raw format from a number of new camera models. The update lets you manage raw images shot by newer cameras in Aperture 3 and iPhoto '09. The update is available for Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6.