A tank cut in half is a pretty damn cool thing

There's never enough things cut in half. My favorite books when I was a kid were cutaway books. Everything in the world should be cut in half and put on display. Like this Leopard I tank, the democratic heir to the Panzer and Tiger tanks that made the Wehrmacht famous and the first line of defense against the Soviets. » 12/17/14 6:22am 12/17/14 6:22am

Leopard steals a camera because, screw you humans and your cameras

It has to be really annoying to be in your turf and have all these people come like the pest to take photos of you and leave crap around. If I were this leopard I would have stolen the camera, break it, and then poop on it. But I'm glad he didn't so we could see this wonderful animal up close. » 4/23/14 9:11pm 4/23/14 9:11pm

Mad people test a tank's brakes in the most dangerous way possible

Step 1: Line up 23 Dutch lunatics in the middle of a road. Step 2: Get someone to drive a 62.3-ton Leopard tank at full speed on that road only to activate the emergency brakes just a few meters from the 23 lunatics. There's no step 3. Just pray that you don't end up with three thousand pounds of human jam. » 1/27/14 9:02pm 1/27/14 9:02pm

You Might Need a Snow Leopard Disc to Do a Clean Install of Lion

OS X Lion's only available through the Mac App Store. But without a DeeVeeDee, how are obsessive nerds supposed to do a clean install? Reinstall Snow Leopaard [sic], says the latest purported Steve Jobs email. Potentially annoying, if true. [MacRumors] » 6/21/11 2:43pm 6/21/11 2:43pm

Please Don't Stick My Solar-Powered Remote Under the Couch Cushions

My plain, ol' remotes live underneath the cushions of my couch, but unlike those devices—which seem to like dark, cozy environments—the $15 Powerplus Leopard remote is solar-powered and demands to be in light. [BigGreenSmile via Envirogadget via CrunchGear] » 3/31/10 11:00pm 3/31/10 11:00pm

Flash 10.1 Is Good News for Hackintosh Netbooks

High-Def Flash video is a stretch on some hacktintosh netbooks, but Flash 10.1 brings it into the realm of possibility. I just installed it on my MSI Wind running Leopard, and damn: HD YouTube and Vimeo videos were almost watchable. » 11/17/09 12:10pm 11/17/09 12:10pm

Reality Check

Windows 7 rolls past Snow Leopard in just a week, almost everyone still runs XP, and Vista, which didn't even crack 1/3rd of its predecessor's install base, is doomed to be forgotten. This is the world outside Gizmodo, people. [Ars] » 11/06/09 9:51am 11/06/09 9:51am

Licensing Issues at Heart of Apple's Decision to Kill Snow Leopard ZFS…

From the OpenSolaris forums, by way of Daring Fireball's John Gruber comes word this afternoon that Apple's decision to remove ZFS support from Snow Leopard was based on licensing issues. » 10/25/09 2:45pm 10/25/09 2:45pm

Apple's Performance Update 1.0 for Leopard and Snow Leopard: Addresses…

Today Apple released Performance Update 1.0 for Leopard and Snow Leopard, aiming to fix the intermittent hard drive problems reported by some users. We'd love to hear if it actually fixes those issues this time—let us know! [TheLoop] » 10/14/09 7:48pm 10/14/09 7:48pm

The Other Snow Leopard Review You Should Read

Twenty. Three. Pages. Ars' deeply technical review of Snow Leopard ain't for the faint of heart, but if you want to dive deep inside Snow Leopard's guts, after our comparatively breezy take, the entry point is here: [Ars] » 9/01/09 8:41am 9/01/09 8:41am

How's Your Battery Life and Hard Drive Space With Snow Leopard?

You've had the weekend to play with Snow Leopard and have stuff run faster, apps break and all the other glories of a new OS. But how much extra space did you get, and how's your battery life? » 8/31/09 5:00pm 8/31/09 5:00pm

The Real Reason You Got Back So Much Hard Drive Space With Snow Leopard

Sure, Apple carved out a lot extra code, like printer drivers you don't need. But you're also seeing additional space where you didn't used to, because Snow Leopard calculates disk capacity differently than Leopard (or Windows, for that matter). » 8/31/09 2:40pm 8/31/09 2:40pm

Are You Worried About Snow Leopard's Quirks?

It's not a completely new OS in name or aesthetic, but the guts of Snow Leopard are radically different enough you may or may not be worried about upgrading right away. » 8/28/09 6:20pm 8/28/09 6:20pm

Walt Mosspuppet Reviews Snow Leopard: "I Love This Stupid Goddamn…

Walt Mosspuppet's take might just be the only Snow Leopard review you need. He even reveals, exclusively, the next revolutionary version of OS X: Perilous (oops) Hairless Siamese Cat. [YouTube] » 8/28/09 3:20pm 8/28/09 3:20pm

The Mac OS X Snow Leopard Applications Blacklist

Looks like Snow Leopard was indeed blood thirsty. So much that it kills some applications. And not only third-party, like Parallels Desktop or EyeTV, but also Apple's own software, like old versions of Aperture and Keynote. Check the full list: » 8/28/09 10:50am 8/28/09 10:50am

How to Get Snow Leopard for $10—Provided You Bought a Mac Recently

We went over this, but here's the reminder now that the cat is literally out of the bag. If you bought a Mac after June 9, you can get Snow Leopard for $10 by logging in the [Mac OS X Update program page] » 8/24/09 11:28am 8/24/09 11:28am

Purported Mac OS X Snow Leopard Retail Packaging Pics Surface

MacRumors has received what appears to be the final retail packaging for Apple's Mac OS X Snow Leopard. The packaging looks to be the Portuguese version, and if real would imply that the OS has officially entered into mass production. » 8/16/09 10:00am 8/16/09 10:00am

Snow Leopard 10A432 Available, Probably Is Golden Master

The 10A432 build of Snow Leopard is now being seeded, and like we said before, it's probably the final version of Snow Leopard that's going to be shipping. » 8/12/09 9:33pm 8/12/09 9:33pm

Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8 Out Now

Apple's just squeezed out OS X 10.5.8—the last major update to ole' lame duck Leopard before it gets totally replaced—and it's loaded to the brim with bugfixes and minor updates. Check the full changelog below. » 8/05/09 4:35pm 8/05/09 4:35pm