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Question Mac OSX 10.5.7 - good bad or ugly - 05-16-2009, 12:57 AM

According to Apple, this update has numerous fixes and enhancements. What are your experiences with the upgrade? What changed for the good or bad?? WiFi? Bluetooth? Performance? Etc? Please post your results. Thanks!

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Default 05-16-2009, 01:15 AM

I get some battery improvement, and my issue with bluetooth pairing disappeared, but I attribute that more to DellEFI1.2a5 and the bluetooth fix than 10.5.7. It's worth the initial headaches, IMHO.
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Default 05-16-2009, 03:54 AM

I'm not seeing any appreciable difference in any department. It's nice to be current, but I don't see any significant change.

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Default 05-16-2009, 04:31 AM

Not here nor there, but I found it funny that "Energy Saver" preference icon is now a CFL bulb. Otherwise the battery bump seems to be the only thing I have noticed.

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Default 05-16-2009, 04:49 AM

Well, I don't know if it is just me, I feel Hulu runs so much better after I upgrade to 10.5.7. Anyone else feels the same way?
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Default 05-20-2009, 03:38 AM

So far so good.
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Default 05-20-2009, 03:55 AM

It's worked great for most people, including myself. The only people who are complaining right now are those that didn't install it correctly.

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Default 05-20-2009, 09:19 AM

I cannot see any compelling reason to upgrade, so I'm sticking with 10.5.6
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Default 05-20-2009, 11:59 AM

Originally Posted by joyork View Post
I cannot see any compelling reason to upgrade, so I'm sticking with 10.5.6
I tend to try to keep as up to date as possible (after waiting a few days to see what problems have surfaced). The list of issues that Apple gives is the broad, high level view. You can guarantee that there are a load of other minor issues and security fixes in the update too. Also, one update may open up another one (so when you get update to 10.5.7 you can then update Safari afterwards). That's why I tend to apply the updates even if there are no obvious reasons to.

That's from a pure Mac point of view and is why I update my Macs. From a Mini 9 point of view, I figure that it is worth keeping my Mini 9 as close to the DellEFI team's setup as possible. So that I've got the most chance of new stuff working as possible.

Okay, granted that this update wasn't as painless as all the others I've applied, but it wasn't too big a deal and means that I'm ready for the next updates that come out.
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