News Archive for Monday April 18, 2011:
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See the previous 3 days' news summary or the Archives.
= Recent Articles and Reviews =
(Out getting some work done so updates are light today)
|iTunes 10.2.2 released:|
(As usual download button goes to www.apple.com/itunes/download/)
"About iTunes 10.2.2
iTunes 10.2.2 provides a number of important bug fixes, including:
- Addresses an issue where iTunes may become unresponsive when syncing an iPad.
- Resolves an issue which may cause syncing photos with iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to take longer than necessary.
- Fixes a problem where video previews on the iTunes Store may skip while playing.
- Addresses other issues that improve stability and performance.
For information on the security content of this update, please visit:support.apple.com/kb/HT1222"
Here's the direct link to the doc About the security content of iTunes 10.2.2.
|Feedback on D-Link DWA-160 802.11N Dual-Band USB Adapter:|
Updated the original page on 802.11N Upgrades for Macs with a reader's feedback on using a D-Link DWA-160 (Dual-band) USB adapter with some older macs (Core Duo Mini and PowerBook G4). Also includes his experience with some other 802.11N adapters.
|Scanner Tips for OS X Leopard/SL Updated|
Added an OS X 10.6.7/Canon CanoScan 9950F user's notes/tips to the original page on Scanners with OS X Leopard - Feedback, Tips/Tricks and Alternative Drivers.
|Apple/Products related News/Articles/Rumors (later added first)
|Software Related Articles, Updates (see above for itunes update)
|Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Doc Updates (later added first)
|Recent Articles and Reviews - Listing/links to articles and reviews you may have missed.|
|Previous 3 Days News Summaries:
Thursday April 14, 2011
- Security Update 2011-002 for Leopard/Snow Leopard
- Safari 5.0.5 (w/security fixes)
- iOS 4.3.2 and 4.2.7 Updates
- Mac NAS user Reports page updated (Synology DS-410j and QNAP TS-419P+ reports)
- A Trove of Apple Promo Videos from the '80s and '90s
- Thunderbolt storage surprises at NAB '11
- Speed tests: iPad 2 vs. PlayBook vs. Xoom
- What To Make Of The Wisdom Of Crowds: Motorola Tops Brand Survey, Apple 5th
- Demand for Personal Computers Falters
- Apple's White iPhone 4 Is Said to Be Coming After 10-Month Wait
- Apple suppliers begin making white iPhones - sources
- Team Fortress 2, Counter-Strike: Source, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch Updates Released
- Steam Weekend Deal (60% off) - Splinter Cell Collector Pack
- Steam Civilization V sale (40% off)
- Pre-Purchase Now: The Next Big Thing (Steam)
- Apple Adds Do-Not-Track Tool to New Browser (in Lion)
- Canon Printer Drivers v2.5 for Mac OS X v10.6
- Plex 0.9.2.7 - Tweaks and fixes
- OpenOffice.org 3.4 Beta 1
- SMARTReporter 2.6.0
- Office 2011 SP1 affects some AppleScripts
- Mozilla download page has (pre-release) Aurora (FF 5.0 _Alpha_)
- Shadowgrounds Series Now Available on Mac (steam)
- About Security Update 2011-002 (Apple)
- About the security content of Safari 5.0.5 (Apple)
- About the security content of iOS 4.2.7 Software Update for iPhone (Apple)
- About the security content of iOS 4.3.2 Software Update (Apple)
- MacBook Pro (15-in, Early 2011, Mid 2010): Left and right speaker balance (Apple)
- Mac OS X v10.6: Printer and scanner software (Apple)
- OS X v10.6.7: Kerberized SMB printing may not work after updating to Mac OS X v10.6.7 (Apple)
- OS X v10.5.7, 10.5.8, 10.6.x: Prompted for lpadmin group user name and password when adjusting printer settings (Apple)
- MacBook Air (Mid 2009, Late 2008, or Original): Reinstalling applications, resetting the password, and using Disk Utility using the MacBook Air SuperDrive (Apple)
- Managed Client: How to flush cached settings (Apple)
- Managed Client: Mobile accounts are not removed after the account expiration time is reached (Apple)
- OS X Server v10.6: Certain messages in Software Update synchronization log can be safely ignored (Apple)
- Intel-based Apple Portables: Caps Lock modified to reduce accidental activation (Apple)
- iPhone: How to reset or change voicemail password (Apple)
- iPhone: About SMS and MMS messaging (Apple)
- iPhone and iPod touch: Unable to download podcasts (Apple)
- About Apple Magic Trackpad and 27-inch LED Cinema Display Update for Windows (Apple)
- iTunes: About the "A secure network connection could not be established" alert (Apple)
- iTunes for Windows: Gathering and using iTunes Diagnostics (Apple)
- iTunes for Windows: Device Sync Tests (Apple)
- iTunes for Windows: Network Connectivity Tests (Apple)
- iTunes for Windows: iTunes Diagnostics, CD/DVD Drive Tests (Apple)
- Removing and reinstalling iTunes, QuickTime, and other software components for Windows Vista or Windows 7 (Apple)
- Hackers Gain Root Access to Wordpress Servers
- Wordpress Blog (4/13/2011): Security Incident
- Reviews Of The BlackBerry PlayBook Are Unbelievably Bad
- World PC shipments fall below forecasts - Whole PC industry faces innovator's dilemma
- Defense Grid Update Released (steam)
- T-Mobile's 'new' unlimited plan, now with more throttling
- Interview w/id Software's John Carmack about Rage
- Portal 2 and Steam on PlayStation 3 (steam support)
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