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  1. #1

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    Apr 21, 2008
    Sussex, England
    iMac 3.06GHz intel core i3, OSX 10.7.5; iBook G3, pre steam! iPad 2; iPhone 5
    iPhone compatibility
    I'm thinking of buying an iPhone but I see that the Mac OS system requirements are for OSX 10.5 or later. I'm currently running 10.4.11. How will this inhibit my use of the iPhone? Do I need to upgrade to 10.5; this will mean a new computer as mine is a pre Intel m/c, ugh!

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    May 19, 2009
    Waiting for a mate . . .
    21" iMac 2.9Ghz 16GB RAM - 10.11.3, iPhone6s & iPad Air 2 - iOS 9.2.1, ATV 4Th Gen tvOS, ATV3
    Yes. iOS 4 will require iTunes 9.2, which requires OS X 10.5.8+. so ATM i think you are out of luck

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    Jan 22, 2010
    Victoria, BC
    Mid-2012 MBP (16GB, 1TB HD), Monoprice 24-inch second monitor, iPhone 5s 32GB, iPad Air 2 64GB
    No, he's not out of luck at all. All he has to do is upgrade to Leopard, which his machine probably supports. LEOPARD (10.5.x) is fine on both PPC and Intel Macs; SNOW Leopard requires Intel only.

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