Friday, April 30, 2010

Outline of April 29, 2010 NCC-Mac Meeting

Announcements

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Some Apple software updated since the February meeting

Apple - Support - Downloads

Security Update 2010-002 (Leopard-Client)

Security Update 2010-002 is recommended for all users and improves the security of Mac OS X. Previous security updates have been incorporated into this security update.

March 29, 2010 - 78.39 MB

Mac OS X v10.6.3 Update

The 10.6.3 Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard v10.6.2 and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac.

March 29, 2010 - 719.23 MB

iPhone Configuration Utility 2.2 for Mac OS X

iPhone Configuration Utility lets you easily create, maintain, encrypt, and install configuration profiles, track and install provisioning profiles and authorized applications, and capture device information including console logs.

March 30, 2010 - 6.94 MB

Configuration profiles are XML files that contain device security policies, VPN configuration information, Wi-Fi settings, APN settings, Exchange account settings, mail settings, and certificates that permit iPhone and iPod touch to work with your enterprise systems. For instructions on how to use iPhone Configuration Utility, see the iPhone and iPod touch Enterprise Deployment Guide, available for downloading athttp://www.apple.com/support/iphone/enterprise/

iPhoto 8.1.2

This update addresses minor issues in the area of import and syncing to iPhone, iPod or Apple TV.

March 30, 2010 - 13.30 MB

QuickTime 7.6.6 for Leopard

QuickTime 7.6.6 is recommended for all QuickTime 7 users and includes changes that increase reliability, improve compatibility and address security.

March 30, 2010 - 68.63 MB

AirPort Utility 5.5.1 for Mac

AirPort Utility is a simple to use, setup and management utility for the AirPort Express Base Station, the AirPort Extreme Base Station and Time Capsule.

March 31, 2010 - 10.24 MB

Time Capsule and AirPort Extreme Base Station Firmware Update 7.5.1

The Time Capsule and AirPort Extreme Base Station with 802.11n Firmware 7.5.1 update provides several fixes. This firmware update is for late 2009 AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule only.

March 31, 2010

Mac OS X v10.6.3 v1.1 Update (Combo)

The 10.6.3 v1.1 Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac.

April 12, 2010 - 785.29 MB

MobileMe Backup v3.2

Backup 3.2 is recommended for all users of Backup 3. This update improves the reliability of backup restore and uses space more efficiently on your iDisk or local storage (e.g. external hard drive or DVD).

April 13, 2010 - 6.73 MB

MacBook Pro Software Update 1.3

This update is recommended for all 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro mid 2010 models.

April 13, 2010 - 258.32 MB

Security Update 2010-003 (Leopard-Client)

Security Update 2010-003 is recommended for all users and improves the security of Mac OS X. Previous security updates have been incorporated into this security update.

April 14, 2010 - 218.6 MB

Security Update 2010-003 (Snow Leopard)

Security Update 2010-003 is recommended for all users and improves the security of Mac OS X.

April 14, 2010 - 6.50 MB

27-inch iMac SMC Firmware Update 1.0

This update fixes Target Display Mode compatibility issues on 27-inch iMac computers.

April 14, 2010 - 397 KB

SMC Firmware Updates refer to the System Management Controller (SMC) firmware update for Intel-based computers. The SMC is a micro-controller on the logic board that controls the power functions for your computer. The SMC controls various functions, including:

Power and thermal management, the Sleep LED, and battery.

Controlling the fans, supporting Sudden Motion Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor (ALS), and the power switch.

27-inch iMac EFI FW Update 1.0

The update is recommended for all quad-core Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors 27-inch iMacs.

April 14, 2010 - 2.1 MB

The Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) is a specification that defines a software interface between an operating system and platform firmware. EFI is a much larger, more complex, replacement for the older BIOS firmware interface present in all IBM PC-compatible personal computers. The EFI specification was originally developed by Intel, and is now managed by the Unified EFI Forum.

Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.2

This update extends RAW image compatibility for Aperture 3 and iPhoto 09.

April 22, 2010 - 5.28 MB

iTunes 9.1.1

iTunes 9.1.1 provides a number of important bug fixes

April 27, 2010 - 93 MB

Xcode 3.2.2

Available through Software Update.

The next NCC-Mac meeting will be held 6:00 PM, Thursday, May 27, 2010 at the Langlois Library

Q&A, General Discussion

Learning to play a musical instrument with GarageBand


Sunday, April 25, 2010

NCC-Mac April Meeting Reminder

The Next meeting of the North Curry County Macintosh Users is Thursday, April 29, 6:00 PM at the Langlois Library. (I think) This Month's topic is "Learning to play a musical instrument with GarageBand."