News Archive for Wednesday, Sept. 19th, 2012

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(Mid-2012) MacBook Pro EFI Firmware Update 2.9
(download page linked)
"About MacBook Pro EFI Firmware Update 2.9 (4.29 MB)
This update is recommended for MacBook Pro (mid 2012) models. This update resolves an issue which can cause the system to hang during heavy processor loads.

System Requirements:
- OS X 10.7.4 or later
- OS X 10.8.2 and later"

FYI: On Friday OWC reported that this update fixes 6Gb/s Drive Issues in the Optical bay of 13in 2012 MacBook Pros seen previously.
  

MacBook Pro Retina EFI Update v1.0
(download page linked)
"About MacBook Pro Retina EFI Update v1.0 (4.97 MB)
This update is recommended for MacBook Pro with Retina display (mid 2012) models.
This update resolves an issue which can cause the system to hang during heavy processor loads, and resolves an issue where NetBoot does not function properly when using an Ethernet adapter.

System Requirements:
- OS X 10.7.4 or later
- OS X 10.8 or later"


  
(Mid-2012) MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.5
(download page linked)
"About MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.5 (4.76 MB)
This update is recommended for MacBook Air (mid 2012) models. This update fixes an issue where Turbo Boost does not activate when using Boot Camp, and resolves an issue where NetBoot does not function properly when using an Ethernet adapter.

System Requirements:
- OS X 10.7.4 or later
- OS X 10.8 and later"


  
(Late 2010) MacBook Air SMC Update v1.7
(download page linked)
"About MacBook Air SMC Update v1.7 (658 KB)
This update enables Power Nap support on MacBook Air (Late 2010) computers and is recommended for all users running OS X v10.8.2 or later."

  
iPhoto 9.4 Update/Info
(download page linked)
"About iPhoto 9.4 (757.61 MB)
What's New in Version 9.4:

  • Adds support for Shared Photo Streams on OS X Mountain Lion
  • Comments can now be added to photos after publishing them to Facebook
  • New card and calendar themes have been added
  • A new File menu command can be used to open the current photo library in Aperture (if installed)
  • Includes performance and stability improvements

System Requirements:
- OS X Lion 10.7.5
- OS X 10.8.2 or later"


  
Aperture 3.4 Update/Info
(download page linked)
"About Aperture 3.4 (554.48 MB)
What's New in Aperture 3.4
  • Adds support for Shared Photo Streams on OS X Mountain Lion
  • A new File menu command can be used to open the current photo library in iPhoto
  • Includes performance and stability improvements

The update is recommended for all users of Aperture 3.

System Requirements:
- OS X Lion 10.7.5
- OS X 10.8.2 or later"

See Apple docs list below for full release notes and doc about some 3rd-party plug-ins no longer compatible with v3.4.

  

Security Update 2012-004 for OS X 10.6 (Client/Server)
(download pages linked - related docs below)
  
OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2 Update (Delta and Combo):
(download pages linked, related docs below)
  
OS X Lion v10.7.5 Update (Client/Server/Combos):
(download pages linked - see below for related docs)

They were very late posting it, but here's the D/L page for Server Admin Tools 10.7.5

  

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