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Amazon discounts Leopard OS as upgrade looms

Geek report alert: With Mac OS X 10.5.6 Snow Leopard eclipsing sales of Windows 7 on the Amazon US software charts, now’s looking like a pretty promising time to invest in a spare copy of Mac OS X 10.5.6 ‘Leopard’, just in case you want to keep a pristine copy of that OS for any veteran Macs that may come your way. And you’ll need it if you think you’re ever likely to get hold of a PowerPC-based Mac, as these are not supported by Snow Leopard, which is Intel Mac only.

With Snow Leopard hovering on the horizon and expected to ship next month, we thought it might be worth pointing out that Amazon is offering Leopard at a hefty discount through both its US and UK stores.

In the UK you can pick up a copy of Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.6 for just £68.99 – a 17 per cent discount on the original box price. Continue reading