Do You Use Leopard's Spaces?

Brian and I have been debating the merits of the Leopard feature called Spaces. Using CTRL keys, you can shift up, down, left and right, to different sets of open apps and windows, while the desktop itself remains stationary wherever you go. I have jumped in with glee, but Blam is not as sold: he thinks it does pretty… » 10/31/07 5:55pm 10/31/07 5:55pm

Apple Says Two Million Copies of Leopard Sold in First Weekend

Today Apple reported that starting Friday, October 26 through the weekend, it sold 2 million copies of Leopard, saying it beat Tiger as "the most successful OS release in Apple's history." Sales include software shipping with new Macs as well as boxed copies bought at brick-and-mortar and online. Steve Jobs'… » 10/30/07 8:32am 10/30/07 8:32am

Leopard Disk Utility Format Issue Screws With Time Machine (But There's…

Click to viewThe bad news is, we have discovered a Leopard-related issue that may very well throw a monkey wrench into your Time Machine. Anyone trying to use Time Machine with a previously PC-formatted drive could be at risk. The good news is, there is an easy—albeit none-too-obvious—fix. Here's the dilly-o: » 10/30/07 12:00am 10/30/07 12:00am

Our Leopard Review Matrix

Click to viewDon't have time to read over the full reviews from NYT's David Pogue, USA Today's Ed Baig and WSJ's Walt Mossberg? Read our handy review matrix instead, where we break out everything that wasn't merely feature description in an easy-to-compare chart. You can thank us later! » 10/25/07 9:52am 10/25/07 9:52am

When Will You Pounce on the Leopard?

I'm curious about when everyone is going to upgrade to Mac OS 10.5, better know throughout the galaxy as Leopard. I mean, I'm excited about all the new features but if I screw up my Mac, I'm totally SOL. Do I rush in where angels fear to tread and all that? What are you going to do? (And yeah, it should be obvious… » 10/22/07 2:30pm 10/22/07 2:30pm

Apple Confirms October 26th Leopard Ship Date, Preorders Start Now

Click to viewThe horse has spoken: The eagerly anticipated, occasionally delayed Mac OS 10.5 Leopard is finally shipping. It will be available in 10 days, on Friday, October 26th, at 6pm in Apple Stores and at authorized resellers. Leopard may be the most ambitious MacOS update since the switch to OS X, with new… » 10/16/07 8:30am 10/16/07 8:30am

Leopard Making an Early Debut?

If you've been longing for some Apple news, consider this your dose for the day. The folks at T3 are predicting that Apple will release their new Leopard OS as early as next month (it was initially expected to debut later in the spring). New versions of iLife and iWork will also be announced, though personally I'm… » 2/20/07 9:40am 2/20/07 9:40am