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16784 Views 6 Replies Latest reply: Jan 6, 2011 8:24 AM by William Boyd, Jr.
Currently Being ModeratedOct 21, 2010 9:13 AM (in response to MacConvert54)
Now that Lion will be coming out, do I need to upgrade first to Snow Leopard and then Lion or can I download Lion as an upgrade to Leopard?
Those details haven't been revealed yet. Don't hold your breath for Lion. According to the Apple event yesterday, it won't be available until next summer.MacBook 2.0 GHz, Mac OS X (10.6.4)
Currently Being ModeratedOct 21, 2010 10:29 AM (in response to MacConvert54)And Lion isn't an upgrade to Snow Leopard. It will be a whole new OS version that you will have to purchase once it's released next year.Mac Pro 2.66 Ghz; MBP Unibody; MBP C2D 2.33 Ghz; MBP 2.16 Ghz, Mac OS X (10.6.4), iMac C2D 17"; MB 2.0 Ghz; iPad 32G; 80GB iPod Video; iPod Touch; iPod Nano 2GB
Currently Being ModeratedNov 10, 2010 2:54 PM (in response to Kappy)If Lion is considered to be a different OS and not an upgrade than it would stand to reason you could just skip snow leopard. I would expect that there is no price break for converting to lion from leopard or snow leopard, but is there any benefit to stepping up to Snow Leopard at this late date if you can get by? is the $30 worth it?Imac, Mac OS X (10.5.8), 3.06 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
Currently Being ModeratedNov 30, 2010 6:23 PM (in response to RClayC)The only thing that I think is cool that you can get if you have snow leopard is facetime for mac. Is it worth $30? Not to me.
Currently Being ModeratedJan 5, 2011 9:34 AM (in response to rckenan17)I have one machine on snow leopard, and the other on Leopard (partly because the DVD is broken on it, and I never use the DVD for anything so its not worth fixing it), and the difference is minimal, except for momentum scrolling on the magic mouse, and face-time, you don't need it. I will say it does seem to run a bit smoother, since both machines have the same memory. ( i find the macbook slower then the air, and the Macbook has a faster 2.ghz processor), so wait for Lion.MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.6.5), Multiple Vista PCs, Macbook 2,1, iP4
Currently Being ModeratedJan 6, 2011 8:24 AM (in response to rckenan17)
The only thing that I think is cool that you can get if you have snow leopard is facetime for mac. Is it worth $30? Not to me.
Don't forget the Mac App Store, released today with OS X 10.6.6. Of course, you may have the same impression of that. iLife '11 also requires Snow Leopard.MacBook 5,2 2.0 GHz, 4GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.6.5)