Ep. 47: Installing Snow Leopard and the fallout from falling PS3 and Xbox 360 prices. Video
Snow Leopard is finally here and we've had a chance to check out all the newest features and improvements to Apple's big cat OS. Check out our First Look video for an overview and find out if it's the right time to take the leap to Snow Leopard.
Apple confirms its music event for iPod updates, Snow Leopard might be more touchable than you think, and Find My iPhone fights crime!
Mac OS X Snow Leopard has an updated Finder. Brian Tong demonstrates the new features and cosmetic differences.
Mac OS X Snow Leopard adds automatic spell check to TextEdit. Here's how to turn it off.
Mountain Tweaks gives easy access to hidden system preferences and tweaks for your OS X install. Most changes are focused around Mountain Lion and Lion, but you can even find some general Snow Leopard ones in there.
Nokia enters the Netbook market with the Booklet 3G, we have a release date for Snow Leopard, and what happened to the Pirate Bay?
After going off on a rant in the preshow, we settle down for a hilarious episode, inspired by the near-extinct Snow Leopard. Jeff opens it up with a complete horror story about his experience trying to buy the new Mac OS upgrade from a local big box retailer. We won't name names, but clearly this company is hiring all kind of unqualified employees, and Jeff's had about enough.
We recap all the announcements from Apple's WWDC keynote, especially ruminating on what the tethering app will cost for AT&T customers. We also rant a bit about the new prices for current iPhone conferences. And don't forget Snow Leopard people. That looks like a good upgrade for a very affordable price.
At Apple's WWDC in San Francisco, the company's VP of Mac OS engineering, Craig Federighi, demos the Snow Leopard version of the operating system. For current Leopard users, the new OS--due in September--will be upgradable for $29.
Video game expert Russ Frushtick drops by The 404 studio to chat about Xbox Live Dashboard updates, the next Xbox console, Grooveshark floating in hot water, and a FaceDrink challenge!