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Software Update: iPhoto 8.1.1

 On this weeks Software Update we have a fix for iPhoto.  Update 8.1.1 bring about some fixes to facial recognition accuracy as well as some online ordering issues. 

This update addresses issues affecting face recognition performance and accuracy. It also fixes minor issues in the areas of book ordering, and iPod touch support.

The update is recommended for all users of iPhoto ’09.

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Software Update: Safari 4.0.3


  In their ever updating of OSX and its components, Apple has released an update for Safari to fix some bugs and stability issues.  You can download it now via Software Update and see the details below.


This update is recommended for all Safari users and includes improvements to stability, compatibility and security including:



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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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Java Update 4 For OSX 10.5 Version 1.0 Now Available


  Be sure to get this update which fixes some recently talked about vulnerabilities to OSX 10.5.  


Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 4 delivers improved reliability, security, and compatibility for Java SE 6, J2SE 5.0 and J2SE 1.4.2 on Mac OS X 10.5.7 and later. This release updates Java SE 6 to version 1.6.0_13, J2SE 5.0 to version 1.5.0_19, and J2SE 1.4.2 to 1.4.2_21.

Please quit all web browsers before installing this update.

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Software Update: Safari Public Beta


  I wasn’t sure this was actually a new update until I checked both Macs in my home as there was so little information to go off of.  Basically this is a typical security update available for those who installed Safari Beta 4.  Apple says nothing else about the update and it is available via software update.



This update is recommended for all users of the Safari 4 Public Beta and includes the latest security updates.

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iTunes 8.1 is Now Available For Download


  Apple has released an update to iTunes 8 which improves speed, stability and a handful of other things.  See below for full details.  Apple also released an update for Front Row which makes it compatible with iTunes 8.1.


Tunes 8.1 is now faster and more responsive. You will enjoy noticeable improvements when working with large libraries, browsing the iTunes Store, preparing to sync with iPod or iPhone, and optimizing photos for syncing.

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