Update 7/25/11: Until Apple released the 10.6.8 Supplemental Update we were recommending that our clients NOT install this update. Now that Apple has addressed the Printing and Font issues, we are now endorsing this update. See our new Blog post for details. Here’s some info from around the web about the 10.6.8 problems: 10.6.8 update […]
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Announcements, Apple, Macintosh Consulting, Macintosh Service, Software Updates, Warnings
Snow Leopard OS X 10.6.7 And OpenType PostScript Font Issues
Update 4/26/11: Apple has released the Snow Leopard Font Update patch that will resolve this troubling issue. The Snow Leopard Font Update addresses issues displaying and printing certain OpenType fonts and is recommended for all Mac OS X v10.6.7 users. The update includes fixes that address the following issues: – Address an issue in which […]
Announcements, Apple, Better Mac Computing, Data Recovery, iMacs, iTunes, Mac Pros, MacBook Air, MacBook Pros, MacBooks, Macintosh Consulting, Macintosh Service, MacMedics, Software Updates, Warnings
Apple Releases Snow Leopard 10.6.5 – Back Your Hard Drive Up Before You Install
Apple has released Snow Leopard 10.6.5. This is a MAJOR software update and it should installed ONLY if you have a TESTED and WORKING back up system, and that you’re not in the middle of a production deadline. Our advice for MacMedics clients regarding this update, is NOT to install it right away. We recommend […]
Apple, Better Mac Computing, Macintosh Consulting, Warnings
Apple Releases The Much Anticipated Snow Leopard 10.6.3 Software Update
Apple released the much anticipated 10.6.3 software update today. I have included the info from Apple followed by the MacMedics list of software update precautions. Please don’t install this update until you are 100% sure your back-up is working and tested! Here is the info straight from Software Update: The 10.6.3 Update is recommended for […]
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MacMedics Frequently Asked Macintosh Service Questions: Is The Power Mac G5 Still Suitable For Designers?
The Power Mac G5 is really pretty much over in terms of being powerful enough for someone who is doing professional design work. We have very few clients left still doing professional design work on G5’s. Some of the more recent Power Mac G5’s are “okay” for some use, but at this point, it’s really […]
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MacMedics Frequently Asked Macintosh Service Questions: Snow Leopard Installation
MacMedics Frequently Asked Macintosh Service Questions: Snow Leopard Installation Do I need to to back up before installing Snow Leopard? In a word YES! Whenever you run a minor or major software update, you DO need to have your data backed up (and be sure to have that back up tested as well!). Time and […]
Apple, Better Mac Computing, Software Updates, Warnings
Snow Leopard 10.6.2 is now available via Software Update
Before you install this or any other software update, be sure to read our Software Update/Upgrade Warning Page which can be found here. Here’s the text from the Apple Software Update window: The 10.6.2 Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the […]
Apple, Macintosh Service, Mavericks, Software Updates, Warnings
Before installing Snow Leopard be sure to read our Apple upgrade warning page first.
Update 10/23/13 See our Mac OX X 10.9 (Mavericks) upgrade warnings page here: http://www.macmedics.com/mavericks Update 1/27/10: This topic was mentioned on the Apple forums. See the link here. Apple released Snow Leopard to the public on August 28. This new version of OS X leaves behind support for the Power PC and it will only […]
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Apple's Snow Leopard now in stock at MacMedics!
Both MacMedics Baltimore (Millersville) and MacMedics Washington (Lanham) have ample supplies of Apple’s Snow Leopard (Mac OS 10.6) in stock. Stop by to pick one up. The MacMedics office in Millersville will be open tomorrow, Saturday 8/29 from 10 to 1.