New Apple Software Blog Posts

Jul 10

iPhone and iPod Touch Firmware 2.0An early release of the iPhone and iPod Touch 2.0 firmware was a welcome sight this morning to anyone who hooked up their iPhone to iTunes.  Not only was the MobileMe software released early from Apple but so was the new firmware.
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Apr 10

Apple Aluminum Keyboard Firmware Update 1.0

Apple’s Aluminum keyboard has received a firmware update and is now at version 1.0.  Both the wired and wireless versions of the keyboard have been updated.  These keyboards ship either by themselves or with new Mac systems.  Apple’s explanation of what this firmware update is after the break.

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Apr 09

Mac Pro and Core 2 Duo Macs EFI Firmware UpdatedApple has released a Firmware Restoration CD and this version is 1.6.  This Firmware Restoration CD includes a number of updates for several Mac’s.

Continue reading Firmware Restoration CD Version 1.6 Released For Several Mac Models

Apr 08

iMac Apple Computer EFI Firmware Update 1.3The aluminum  iMac has also received  the EFI  firmware update treatment as the MacBook, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air did earlier today.  The update version for the firmware on the iMac has also reached 1.3.

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Apr 08

MacBook MacBook Pro MacBook Air EFI Firmware UpdateTuesday’s are known in the computer industry as the update day.  Well, today is no exception.  Apple has released several firmware updates for the consumer MacBook, MacBook Pro and the newer, light and thin MacBook Air.  As usual, Apple says little to nothing about what changes there are in the updates.

Continue reading MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and MacBook Receives EFI Firmware Updates

Mar 15

iPod 5 Generation Gets An Update To 1.3

As you can see above, a new iPod software update has been released for the 5th Generation iPod, before the classic debuted. Continue reading Apple iPod 5G And 5.5G Gets A Software Update To Version 1.3

Jan 01

iTunes Music Store TutorialsiPod, iPhone, Apple TV and iTunes Music Store users who want to learn a little more about how to use the software are in luck.  Apple has decided to post video tutorials for anyone to view.

This is perfect timing as quite a few people are getting exposed to the iTunes store for the first time.  The iTunes Store launches automatically when users plug in their devices.

Continue reading Apple Posts Video Tutorials For iPod, iPhone, iTunes Store Users

Dec 22

Winclone Backup Boot Camp PatitionMac switchers this past year have had many options to running Windows based software on their Intel based Mac’s.  Boot Camp from Apple is the defacto Windows based software boot tool.  Since Boot Camp was introduced users have been trying to find out a way to save their Windows partition so they can reload it when something goes wrong.  More often than not, a virus or spyware will clog up the Windows side and have to be reloaded.   Wouldn’t it be nice to use a free piece of software to do this?

Continue reading Winclone Easy Software Method To Backup Windows Boot Camp Partition

Nov 30

Xserve Lights Out Management 1.1 Firmware UpdateXserve’s now have a new software firmware version 1.1 for Lights-Out Management.   The software update is only available for Intel-based Xserves.  It will update the firmware to software version 1.2.8.  There are a few points for readers wondering what the update is about.

Continue reading Xserve 1.1 Firmware Software Update Ready For Lights-Out Management

Nov 16

Apple’s Final Cut Express 4Apple’s Final Cut Pro 4 has now been released.  It is a paid software upgrade for the consumer level video editing suite.  It was one of two software suites from Apple that was yet to be a paid for upgrade in recent days.  Aperture was updated for Leopard at version 1.5.6, but a larger pay upgrade has not been released.

Continue reading Final Cut Express 4 Is Released By Apple, Consumer Video Software