MacMost Now 262: Snow Leopard – What You Need To Know

Snow Leopard will arrive in September. Here's what you need to know about the new Mac OS X.

Comments: 3 Responses to “MacMost Now 262: Snow Leopard – What You Need To Know”

    Kurt Schwind
    10 years ago

    I’m a little concerned about your comment about using time-machine to backup the OS. Are you saying that via time-machine one would be able to ‘undo’ a snow leopard upgrade? Or are you only saying that one should always backup their personal files before doing an upgrade? It sounded like the former but I suspect the latter.

      10 years ago

      Time Machine backs up everything — that’s why you can do a full restore of a hard drive that fails. So your system is in there and everything. Theoretically, you would be able to restore a blank drive to your computer’s state from before your upgrade. I’m not sure if Apple will put something in there to prevent such a drastic restore, I don’t see why they would.
      Why are you concerned? This could be a good thing in an extreme situation. Or just something you never use.

    Ian Mayman
    10 years ago

    The question… yes, Snow Leopard is out next month and the majority of consumers – that is people outside America – still don’t know how much it will cost. I am in the UK so hoping it will be ¬£20 but knowing how we in the UK pay over the top prices, it will likely be ¬£25 ($41) at least.

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