Thursday, January 28, 2010

Outline of January 28, 2010 NCC-Mac Meeting

Announcements

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Some Apple software updated since the November meeting

Apple - Support - Downloads

iPhoto 8.1.1

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.

November 24, 2009 - 12.31 MB

Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 6

Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 6 delivers improved reliability, security, and compatibility for J2SE 5.0 and Java SE 6.

December 03, 2009 - 122 MB

Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 1

Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 1 delivers improved reliability, security, and compatibility for Java SE 6. Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 1 supersedes the previous Java for Mac OS X 10.6.

December 03, 2009 - 78 MB

MacBook Pro EFI Firmware Update 1.8

This update eliminates the noise made by the optical disk drive during wake from sleep on MacBook Pro computers.

December 08, 2009 - 3.36 MB

MacBook EFI Firmware Update 1.4

This update eliminates the noise made by the optical disk drive during wake from sleep on MacBook computers.

December 08, 2009 - 3.14 MB

SuperDrive Firmware Update 3.0

This update will eliminate the noise made by the optical disk drive during wake from sleep on your Mac.

December 08, 2009 - 18.35 MB

AirPort Client Update 2009-002

This update is recommended for all Macintosh computers running Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.2.

December 08, 2009 - 12.95 MB

Lexmark Printer Drivers v2.2 for Mac OS X v10.6

The Lexmark Printer Driver Update includes the latest drivers for printers you have used on your system.

December 15, 2009 - 121 MB

Epson Printer Drivers v2.2 for Mac OS X v10.6.1

This download includes the latest Epson printing and scanning software for Snow Leopard. Requires Mac OS X v10.6.1 or later.

December 15, 2009 - 546 MB

27-inch iMac Graphics Firmware Update 1.0

Updates the graphics firmware on ATI Radeon HD 4670 and 4850 graphics cards.

December 21, 2009 - 683 KB

Some Apple software updated in January

Apple - Support - Downloads

Apple Remote Desktop 3.3.2 Client

The 3.3.2 update is recommended for all Apple Remote Desktop clients and addresses several issues related to overall reliability.

January 11, 2010 - 4.21MB

Mac Pro EFI Firmware Update 1.4

This update fixes several issues to improve the stability of Mac Pro (Early 2009) computers.

January 18, 2010 - 1.96 MB

Firmware Restoration CD 1.8

The Firmware Restoration CD is used to restore the firmware of an Intel-based Macintosh computer.

January 18, 2010 - 22.5MB

iMac Late 2009 Windows 7 Drivers

This download the contains the necessary drivers to implement Windows 7 on the iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2009) and iMac (27-inch, Late 2009) computers.

January 19, 2010

Graphics Firmware Update 1.0 (iMac and Mac Pro) compatibility with Windows 7

Use Graphics Firmware Update 1.0 if you run Windows 7 using Boot Camp on your iMac (with NVIDIA GeForce 7300 or 7600 GT) or Mac Pro (with NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT or Quadro FX 4500) computer.

January 19, 2010 - 1.20 MB

Boot Camp Utility for Windows 7 Upgrade

Use the Boot Camp Utility for Windows 7 Upgrade Installation Utility before upgrading from Vista to Windows 7. This utility safely unmounts the read-only Macintosh volume on Microsoft Vista.

January 19, 2010

Boot Camp Software Update 3.1 for Windows 32 bit

This update is highly recommended for all Boot Camp 3.0 users.

January 19, 2010 - 380.73 MB

Boot Camp Software Update 3.1 for Windows 64 bit

This update is highly recommended for all Boot Camp 3.0 users.

January 19, 2010 - 274.58 MB

Security Update 2010-001 (Snow Leopard)

Security Update 2010-001 is recommended for all users and improves the security of Mac OS X.

January 19, 2010 - 21.90 MB

Security Update 2010-001 Client (Leopard)

Security Update 2010-001 is recommended for all users and improves the security of Mac OS X.

January 19, 2010 - 159.58 MB

Aluminum Keyboard Firmware Update 1.1

Improves battery performance of the 2007 aluminum Apple Wireless Keyboard when used in combination with other bluetooth devices and addresses an issue with the 2007 aluminum Apple Keyboard and the 2007 aluminum Apple Wireless Keyboard where a key may repeat unexpectedly while typing.

January 25, 2010 - 1.52 MB

The next NCC-Mac meeting will be held 6:00 PM, Thursday, February 25, 2010 at the Langlois Library

Q&A, General Discussion

iPad

Apple - iPad - The best way to experience the web, email, and photos