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Will iTunes Radio work with Snow Leopard?

3707 Views 30 Replies Latest reply: Sep 21, 2013 2:37 PM by MlchaelLAX RSS
  • MlchaelLAX Level 4 Level 4 (1,530 points)
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    Sep 20, 2013 7:26 AM (in response to Alfredo Jahn)

    Alfredo Jahn wrote:

     

    MlchaelLAX wrote:

     

    It always amazes me that people expect their old Macs running old versions of Mac OS X to run each and every new fangled thing that is released today and thereafter!

     

    maupini gave you one workaround, but you are still not satisfied.

     

    Wow, don't take this so personal...

     

    Wow, don't take this so personal! 

     

    In case you did not notice, I was repeating YOUR vernacular both times.  So maybe YOU should not take this so personal!

     

    I could expand upon dwb's precise description in response to your continued dilemna about Windows (go get a Windoze computer for Cheese sake!), but given your own response to your OP:

     

     

    Alfredo Jahn wrote:

     

     

    I really could care less about iTunes Radio.I use Spotify at home anyway...

     

    ...why bother?!?

  • IndyBoiler Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 20, 2013 7:29 AM (in response to Alfredo Jahn)

    Apple are you listening?  Add this feature for 10.6.8!  This is not acceptable to add a feature to XP but not 10.6  10.6 is much newer than XP! 

     

    Making poor decisions like this going to drive your mac users to buy pc laptops.

  • MlchaelLAX Level 4 Level 4 (1,530 points)
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    Sep 20, 2013 7:35 AM (in response to IndyBoiler)

    If Apple never released 10.6.9 to incorporate iCloud, the lack of iTunes v11.1 support in Snow Leopard is not going to cause any lost sleep over there either!

     

    If you really wanted to gripe about something missing from Snow Leopard, how about the Internet security features incorporated into v6 of Safari???

     

    Besides, you can always go over to Alfredo's and listen to Spotify...

     

    PS:  http://www.zdnet.com/please-let-windows-xp-die-with-dignity-7000020923/?s_cid=e5 39&ttag=e539

  • Bobsax Level 1 Level 1 (55 points)
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    Sep 20, 2013 11:16 AM (in response to dwb)

    dwb wrote:

     

    I can understand not upgrading to Lion, like Leopard it was a change with lots of rough edges. Mt Lion smoothed out lots of the rough spots.

    Wow.. I find this very interesting. I remember the complaints about Leopard and how SnowLeopard fixed all the problems with leopard and took up much less space.

       This makes me feel a little better about MtLion.

     

    Anybody know if older apps like Logic Pro 8 will work with ML?

  • MlchaelLAX Level 4 Level 4 (1,530 points)
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    Sep 20, 2013 3:03 PM (in response to Bobsax)

    Although I have no personal experience with LP8, I have reviewed a considerable number of posts on this subject. A summary of those posts are:

     

    Logic Pro 8 does function in Mountain Lion but it needs to be completely installed BEFORE the upgrade to Mountain Lion.

    Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.5), 2011 - 10.6.8 running in Parallels
  • Gary Evans Calculating status...
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    Sep 20, 2013 5:25 PM (in response to IndyBoiler)

    It has nothing to do the age of the OS. It is becuse even after 12 years and three upgrades by microsoft, Windows XP is still more popular then every verion of Mac OS COMBINED. Despite a protracted effort by Microsoft to get people to upgrade, about 37% of the computers on the internet still use XP!

     

    Compare that to a <2% market share for Snow Leopard. It should be no surprise that Apple choses to support XP. They would be crazy not to.

     

    And if Apple's OS upgrades were so expensive, confusing and horrible that half of their users were still on an 12-year old version of OS X, you can bet apple would probably support it. Thankfully Apple's OS upgrades are cheap and quite painless, so most of the installed base has long ago moved on to newer things.

     

    Quite sad for those of us still left behind, but the logic behind it is reasonable.

     

    Now if only 10.8+ would support rosetta so I could move forward....

  • MlchaelLAX Level 4 Level 4 (1,530 points)
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    Sep 20, 2013 9:37 PM (in response to Gary Evans)

    Gary Evans wrote:

     

    Now if only 10.8+ would support rosetta so I could move forward....

    Snow Leopard Server installed into Parallels for access to Rosetta in Lion and Mt. Lion:

     

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    More information here:

     

    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1365439

  • MlchaelLAX Level 4 Level 4 (1,530 points)
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    Sep 21, 2013 5:48 AM (in response to Alfredo Jahn)

    Alfredo Jahn wrote:

     

    Logic Pro 8 does function in Mountain Lion but it needs to be completely installed BEFORE the upgrade to Mountain Lion.

    Did you mean to say "completely UN-installed"?

    No: if there are any optional components to install, NOW is the time to completely install them!

  • MlchaelLAX Level 4 Level 4 (1,530 points)
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    Sep 21, 2013 11:58 AM (in response to Alfredo Jahn)

    The installer for Logic Pro 8 seems to suffer from the same "bug" that affects the installers for Final Cut Pro 6, Final Cut Express 3.5 and Final Cut Studio 2 in Lion and Mt. Lion.

     

    "Bug" is a polite way of describing the problem...

  • Bobsax Level 1 Level 1 (55 points)
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    Sep 21, 2013 2:24 PM (in response to MlchaelLAX)

    Thanks Michael

    It turns out my MacBook is to old for ML...any idea if migration to a newer laptop will wrk?

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