Dropbox drops support for older systems

Dropbox drops support for older systems

          On November 3, 2017, the Dropbox desktop application will no longer be available for download or install on devices that run the following operating systems: Mac: OS X 10.6, OS X 10.7, OS X 10.8 On January 16, 2018, Dropbox will completely stop supporting these versions. On this date, you’ll be automatically signed out of the Dropbox desktop application if you use it on a computer that runs one of these operating systems. You will no longer be able to access the Dropbox desktop application on that computer unless you update the operating system to a supported version. Note: You should still be able to access the Dropbox website (dropbox.com) from a computer that runs one of these operating systems. Why is this happening? Apple stopped providing security updates to OS X 10.8 in 2015 and keeps a list of obsolete devices. Thus the following versions of OS X are no longer supported for the Dropbox desktop app: OS X 10.6 OS X 10.7 OS X 10.8 Are my files still safe? Yes. If you’re using the Dropbox desktop app on a computer with one of these operating systems, and you choose not to update it, your files will remain in your Dropbox account. You can access them from another supported device, or on dropbox.com if you’re using a supported browser. What does this mean for me? When an operating system is no longer supported, the Dropbox application will stop syncing any changes. You’ll also be signed out of the Dropbox desktop app on that computer. To continue using the Dropbox desktop app on that computer after...
macOS High Sierra

macOS High Sierra

  Apple have released the latest version of OSX which is compatible with the following Macs:   iMac: late 2009 or newer MacBook/MacBook (Retina): late 2009 or newer MacBook Pro: mid-2010 or newer MacBook Air: late 2010 or newer Mac Mini: mid-2010 or newer Mac Pro: mid-2010 or newer iMac Pro: 2017   New features include • Updated versions of Photos and Safari • High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) –  only available on certain Macs •  Apple File System (AFPS)     To run the system smoothly we suggest a minimum of 8GB RAM.  As with any system update, we recommend waiting until any essential software has been updated and making a full backup before installing.    ...
Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Apple has released OS X 10.11 El Capitan. It is available as a free download from the App Store. Initial reports are that it is quite stable, but if you use any third party applications or hardware, you should not install 10.11 until they have been verified as compatible, or until they have been updated for the new system. It will run on most Macs from 2007 onwards. You will need roughly 8GB of free hard drive space and although Apple list 2GB as the minimum RAM requirement, performance will improve with 8GB or more. Don’t forget to back up your computer before installing a new operating system.   New features include: – Split view applications – ‘Find mode’ for cursor making it easier to see on a large screen – Improved Mail app performance – Maps now shared directions with iPhones – Notes app allows you to create checklists and add attachments – Photos app now supports third-party...
New Mac Mini

New Mac Mini

  –  1.4Gz, 2.6GHz or 2.8Ghz Intel Core i5 Processor – Up to 16GB RAM – 1TB Fusion Drive option