Tag Archives: Snow Leopard

Apple to pull off Snow Leopard-like optimization with iOS 9?

iOSIconXAccording to a report by 9to5 Mac, Apple is focusing on optimizing its iOS software in an effort to clear out bugs, increase efficiency, and generally improve the overall experience of using the software. This will come with the release of iOS 9, and is likely a breath of relief for users who have experienced ongoing issues with their iOS installations. Continue reading

How to manually patch NTP for OS X 10.6 and 10.7

NetworkIconXThe recent NTP (network time protocol) security update from Apple was the first that Apple silently pushed to users, updating their systems without first notifying them of an available update and then requiring users specifically go to the App Store to install it; however, while intended for swiftly updating supported versions of OS X, this does not patch versions of OS X that are no longer supported by Apple. Continue reading

How to create a ‘Shell Shock’ Bash Update installer for OS X 10.6

PackageIconXIn response to the Shell Shock bug found in the Bash command line interpreter included in OS X, Apple issued several updates to tackle the issue. However, these updates are for supported versions of OS X only, meaning those who are using OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard or earlier will not receive an update.

If you are one of these people who is still using Snow Leopard, then there are a couple of approaches you can take Continue reading