Tag: software update

Apple Release 10.6.3 Update

Apple just released the 10.6.3 update for Snow Leopard.  Apple addresses hundreds of issues and bug fixes as well as a security fix.  You can get it now via software update on your Mac. The 10.6.3 Update is recommended for all...

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Software Update: EFI & Airport

  If you have not checked for recent software updates on your Mac you may want to open it up and give it a go.  The 1.4 EFI update addresses noise made by the MacBook optical drive during startup.  The other update is 1.0 for Airport client and addresses the following:

An Inability to turn AirPort on or off in some cases after upgrading from Mac OS X Leopard.

An occasional loss of network connection when using Wake on Demand.

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Software Update: 10.6.1


  Up for immediate download is this newest update to your recently installed Snow Leopard operating system.  Among its new features are:



  • compatibility with some Sierra Wireless 3G modems
  • an issue that might cause DVD playback to stop unexpectedly
  • some printer compatibility drivers not appearing properly in the add printer browser
  • an issue that might make it difficult to remove an item from the Dock
  • instances where automatic account setup in Mail might not work
  • an issue where pressing cmd-opt-t in Mail brings up the special characters menu instead of moving a message
  • Motion 4 becoming unresponsive


You can download it now via software update.



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iTunes 9 Gets Released With Much Needed Improvements


  iTunes 9 is available for download now with a bunch of features that were surprisingly absent for some time. The first feature that has been absent for some time is a home sharing feature.  This allows you to share and transfer files between home Pc’s and Macs.  iTUnes LP gives you a visual experience like that of the old Record Albums (ask your parents).  APple has also redesigned the iTunes Store, and now when you download a movie you get the extras you would with a DVD.  They have also created Genius mixes which searches all of your music and mixes them to match.  There are many other features which are available now for download via software update or apple.


[Download iTunes 9]

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MMS Finally Coming To iPhone September 25th


  The one feature strangely missing from the incredible iPhone is MMS.  Everyone has MMS except iPhone and this has caused some confusion and anger amongst its users.  AT&T has explained all of this in a press release from today.  The network was to blame and they admit this to their credit.  Finally a simple feature gets added this month.  Read the press release after the jump:

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Software Update: Garageband 5.1


  For those of you who use GarageBand or just enjoy playing around with loops, the 5.1 update is now available to all.  The update features some compatibility fixes and some general improvements.  See the update details below and get it now via software update on your Mac.



This update addresses general compatibility issues, improves overall stability, and fixes a number of other minor issues. The issues addressed include:

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Software Update 8.0. For iPhoto Now Available


  If you did not check your software updates within the past 24 hours then you would have missed this update for iPhoto 09.  The update fixes some reliability problems with iPhoto and a couple other small things.  



This update addresses a rarely encountered issue involving photos imported into a previous version that could affect overall stability, and corrects references to a few points of interest and location names that were labelled incorrectly.

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