1. missruthie's Avatar
    I have one of those old black intel Macs from way back. Since June, it's been playing nice with my new ipad (3rd generation). Unfortunately, earlier this week, I did a wifi update on the iPad. When I got home, I found out that my computer could no longer interact with the ipad because 10.5.8 is too old for the necessary iteration of itunes. What to do? I reset/erased the ipad, but the update stuck (I know now that it would not have worked). I have access to other macs but can't keep mooching off others.

    In sum, what can I do now? While I do have some budget, a new computer would be a very last resort. Is there some work around that would allow me into iPad filesharing on my beloved dinosaur?
    Last edited by missruthie; 11-22-2012 at 06:02 PM. Reason: Typo
    10-28-2012 02:28 PM
  2. iEd's Avatar
    You have a Black MacBook. Get Snow Leopard which is OS 10.6 update it to 10.6.8 then get iTunes 10.7. Assuming you have a 2006 Black Mac Book. 10.6.8 is the Max OS
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    10-28-2012 02:50 PM
  3. missruthie's Avatar
    You have a Black MacBook. Get Snow Leopard which is OS 10.6 update it to 10.6.8 then get iTunes 10.7. Assuming you have a 2006 Black Mac Book. 10.6.8 is the Max OS
    Thanks, iEd. I'm going to try that, then.
    10-28-2012 02:55 PM
  4. vanfit09's Avatar
    where do you fin that upgrade?
    11-22-2012 11:22 AM
  5. missruthie's Avatar
    Hiya. I ordered it through apple. Was like 1 800 apple. Also, if you're not sure whether the upgrade is compatible with your machine, the representative can check using your serial. Shipping took well over a week, though. Oh 20 USD for single user and 30 for family. Shipping included. Good luck
    Last edited by missruthie; 11-22-2012 at 06:04 PM. Reason: Typo
    11-22-2012 06:00 PM
  6. Hoagie5252's Avatar
    It was 20 bucks from apple every time I look to buy snow leopard for my old machine I see something like 100.


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    11-22-2012 07:20 PM

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