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new nomad app for mac v1.3.080 requires OSX v10.7

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Connected Home' started by volkl, May 7, 2013.

  1. volkl

    volkl Legend

    Jun 17, 2007
    This sucks for those who don't want to "upgrade" to 10.7 from 10.6.8.

    Now I cannot use my macbook pro with the Nomad.

  2. shedberg

    shedberg Icon

    Jan 20, 2007
    I am on 10.8.3. Why are you staying on the older version?
  3. volkl

    volkl Legend

    Jun 17, 2007
    Going to 10.7 gives up rosetta, and I still have mac office that needs rosetta. Lion also begins the iosification of osx ---- flatter style and less color.

    I also don't like the autosave feature of Lion.
  4. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

    Dec 2, 2010
    Did you actually install and find it was a no go?
    Could be worth a shot.
  5. billcoff

    billcoff Mentor

    Jul 26, 2007
    If you aren't having a problem with Nomad on your Mac, chances are you don't need the Nomad update.

    Nomad update V 1.3.080 corrected a long standing issue on my Mac Mini. I would get sound, but no video. I had numerous contacts with DirecTV customer support since August, 2012. Finally, in January I told customer service they could stop working on the issue as I solved it by buying a Vulkano. In consideration of the inconvenience DirecTV gave me a full refund for the Nomad. After the update, Nomad works fine, though i still get a cleaner video with the Vulkano.
  6. volkl

    volkl Legend

    Jun 17, 2007
    No I have not. Good idea. Will give it a whirl when I return home. I am not really hurt that much because I don't ever want to travel with my 17" MacBook Pro again. But it would be nice to use it as a portable tv while at home.

    Whenever I run the old nomad software on the laptop it alerts me that new software exists and goes to D* website, so no I have not found a way to continue to use the old software.
  7. peds48

    peds48 Genius.

    Jan 10, 2008
    Right, I don't think there is a way.

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