Tag: software updates

Acorn 4.0 arrives with much faster performance, curves and more

Flying Meat has updated Acorn, its popular image-editing software for Mac, to version 4, bringing a plenitude of new features and performance enhancements. Most notably, Acorn 4 is dramatically faster than previous versions as well as introduces the following new features: curves, non-destructive...

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Run your own Software Update Server with Reposado

Apple systems administrators can now use non-Apple hardware to host an internal Apple Software Update Service, thanks to Reposado, an open-source project developed by IT admins at Walt Disney Animation Studios. Running your own Software Update Server allows you to test updates for hardware and s...

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iOS 4.2 for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch ready for download

As promised by Apple, iOS 4.2 is now available. Head on over to iTunes and download the latest and greatest iOS firmware to date. iOS 4.2 brings a huge number of improvements to the iPhone and iPod family and finally brings the iPad into the 4.x fold. It's a terrific update, and one, we think, th...

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Report: Fix for MacBook Air displays coming

There's good news for owners of the new MacBook Air. Boy Genius Report has reportedly obtained a memo stating that a fix is coming for that machine's display issues. Several users report that colors are fading light to dark repeatedly after the machine wakes from sleep. Apple has not acknowledged...

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RAW compatibility update for iPhoto and Aperture 3

An update was released this week for Aperture 3 and iPhoto, providing really nothing more than RAW compatibility to a bunch of new cameras. For the most part, those concerned with RAW support in software are those who do professional-grade photo editing or are intent on saving uncompressed versio...

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iLife '08 update adds MobileMe support

As Scott already posted, iLife '08 just released a slew of updates. Although Software Update says that over performance and general compatibility issues were addressed in most products, the biggest change is MobileMe support for all iLife '08 applications. iPhoto, iWeb and iMovie are now properly li...

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Updates galore: Security Update 2007-007, Safari 3.03, iPhone 1.01

Today is a busy day in the land of software updates. Apple has released 3 updates today: security update 2007-007, Safari Beta 3.03, and iPhone firmware 1.01. Let's take a look at each in turn. The security update is recommended for all and addresses issues in bzip2, CFNetwork, Core Audio, cscope, g...

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CERT lists vulnerabilities addressed in 10.4.9/SecUpd003

Your tax dollars at work: the crack team at US-CERT (United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team) has posted a tech alert & vulnerability list for Apple's most recent security update and the 10.4.9 release, which both provide patches for a slew of flaws. Interestingly, some of the patches a...

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Software Update: Security, Final Cut, Web Objects, Java and More

Apple just posted a new Security Update (2007-002) at its download site. The update addresses security in CoreServices, iChat and the User Notification Center and is available as a PPC download, a Universal download and a Panther download -- see Mike's post for more detail. Other software updates ...

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MacUpdate Gets a New Look

I've known Joel Mueller of MacUpdate.com for a really long time. My brother and I used to attend the Traverse City, MI-based Macintosh Users Group (CherryMUG) meetings back in the mid-90's, which is where we first met Joel. He's a bright, talented programmer, and just a really nice guy and I knew he...

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