Stacks: Entirely useless There, I said it. It has been far and away my biggest disappointment with Leopard. Stacks was one feature I was really excited about, but after 10 seconds of using it, I knew Stacks had to go. Worse than being less than I expected, Stacks actually took away my favorite feature of the dock: the ability to navigate through folder structures.
There’s a world of power lurking inside Apple’s latest big cat. We give you the complete story on exactly where to find it.Installing a new operating system on your Mac is like unwrapping a much-anticipated holiday gift: There are just so many goodies inside waiting to be pored over and played with. We dug deep into Mac OS 10.5 - better known as Leopard - and found powerful tools, entertaining toys, and the occasional rock-hard fruitcake. Our in-depth Leopard primer is at www.maclife.com/article/living_with_leopard, but we’ve found more teeth on this cat. Come along for a tour of the hidden treats that are waiting for you inside Apple’s latest and greatest OS.
If you're like me, you probably have several applications open at once. For example, I often have Excel, TextWrangler, Photoshop CS3, Safari, Firefox, Tiger Woods PGA Tour '08, and iTunes open at the same time - and that's not including Entourage, Adium, Twitterific, and other apps that are open all the time.
JoeSoft's Jax iTunes plug-in caused iTunes to crash when I installed Leopard. JoeSoft's Web site says they "are in the process of updating Jax to be Leopard compatible. This update will be posted shortly after Leopard's release."