Thursday, June 28, 2012

Slideshow of June 28, 2012 NCC-Mac Meeting

Here is the link to the slideshow of the June meeting. At the end are brief specs for the new line of MacBooks.

Outline of June 28, 2012 NCC-Mac Meeting


Announcements
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Some of Apple's software updated since our last meeting
Run Software Update or visit Apple - Support - Downloads
iPhoto 9.3
This update is recommended for all users of iPhoto '11.
Jun 11, 2012 - 599.65 MB
What's New in Version 9.3
iPhoto can now open libraries from Aperture 3.3 or later
 AVCHD video is now supported
The Description field now automatically expands as needed when entering text
You can now flag a photo in Magnify (1-up) view by clicking a Flag icon displayed in the upper left corner of the photo
Keywords and titles are now preserved when exporting files with embedded GPS location data
 A new Export option allows you to automatically organize exported photos into subfolders by event 
OS X Lion 10.7.4 or later
iTunes 10.6.3 provides a number of improvements.
Jun 11, 2012 - 170.27 MB (OS X) 73.67 MB (Win 32) 75.56 MB (Win 64)
iTunes 10.6.3 includes support for OS X Mountain Lion and addresses a number of important issues:
Addresses a problem where iTunes may become unresponsive when syncing an iPad (1st generation) that contains an iBooks textbook
Fixes a problem where photos synced to a device may appear in an unexpected order
Resolves an issue where iTunes may unexpectedly delete playlists created on a device
Fixes issues where iTunes may unexpectedly delete apps on a device
Mac OS X version 10.5.8 or later
AirPort Utility 5.6.1 allows you to configure and manage the new AirPort Express with 
simultaneous dual band 802.11n.
Jun 11, 2012 - 10.15 MB
Mac OS X 10.5.7 to 10.6.8
AirPort Utility 6.1 allows you to configure and manage the new AirPort Express with simultaneous 
dual band 802.11n.
Jun 11, 2012 - 21.59 MB
Mac OS Lion 10.7.3 or later
This tool prepares libraries from iPhoto 5 or earlier so they can be upgraded with the current 
version of iPhoto.
Jun 11, 2012 - 11.09 MB
OS X Lion 10.7.4 or later
iMovie 9.0.6
This update provides general stability and compatibility improvements.
Jun 12, 2012 - 1.01 GB
Enhancements for the MacBook Pro with Retina display
Language support for Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Greek, Hungarian, Romanian, Slovak, Thai, Turkish and Ukrainian
OS X 10.7.4 or later
Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 9 delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by 
updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_33.
Jun 12, 2012 - 76.34 MB
This update configures web browsers to not automatically run Java applets. Java applets may be re-enabled by clicking the region labeled "Inactive plug-in" on a web page. If no applets have been run for an extended period of time, the Java web plug-in will deactivate.
Mac OS X 10.6.8
Java for OS X 2012-004 delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java 
SE 6 to 1.6.0_33.
Jun 12, 2012 - 64.07 MB
This update configures the Java plug-in to deactivate when no applets are run for an extended period of time. If the prior update named "Java for OS X 2012-003" was not installed, this update will disable the Java web plug-in immediately. Java applets may be re-enabled by clicking the region labeled "Inactive plug-in" on a web page.
OS X Lion 10.7 and later
Adds support for the Apple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter.
Jun 18, 2012 - 520 KB
OS X Lion 10.7.4 or later
This update adds RAW image compatibility to Aperture 3 and iPhoto '11.
Jun 26, 2012 - 7.9 MB
This update adds RAW image compatibility for the following cameras to Aperture 3 and iPhoto '11:
Canon EOS Rebel T4i / 650D / Kiss X6i
Sony Alpha SLT-A37
Mac OS X 10.6.8
OS X Lion 10.7 or later
Fixes an issue that in rare cases could cause Aperture to hang or quit unexpectedly when 
upgrading libraries.
Jun 28, 2012 - 528.37 MB
OS X Lion 10.7.4 or later
This download includes the latest printing and scanning software for OS X Lion and Mac OS X 
v10.6.
Jun 28, 2012 - 10.84 MB
This download includes the latest printing and scanning software for OS X Lion and Mac OS X 
v10.6.
Jun 28, 2012 - 798 KB
This download includes the latest printing and scanning software for OS X Lion and Mac OS X 
v10.6.
Jun 28, 2012 - 11.59 MB
This download includes the latest printing and scanning software for OS X Lion and Mac OS X 
v10.6.
Jun 28, 2012 - 10.80 MB
This download includes the latest printing and scanning software for OS X Lion and Mac OS X 
v10.6.
Jun 28, 2012 - 20.26 MB
This download includes the latest printing and scanning software for OS X Lion and Mac OS X 
v10.6.
Jun 28, 2012 - 10.14 MB
This download includes the latest printing and scanning software for OS X Lion and Mac OS X 
v10.6.
Jun 28, 2012 - 8.77 MB
This download includes the latest Lexmark printing and scanning software for OS X Lion and Mac 
OS X v10.6.
Jun 28, 2012 - 169.14 MB
This download includes the latest Epson printing and scanning software for OS X Lion and Mac OS 
X v10.6
Jun 28, 2012 - 991.83 MB
This download includes the latest printing and scanning software for OS X Lion and Mac OS X 
v10.6.
Jun 28, 2012 - 317.12 MB
The next meeting will be held Thursday, July 26, 2012, 4:30 PM at the Langlois Library.
(subject to confirmation)
WWDC 2012 Keynote Address
New MacBook Airs & New MacBook Pros
OS X Mountain Lion
One rumor site says the release date will be Thursday, July 19. NOPE!
Another more credible rumor has it sometime the following week.
iOS 6
Q&A, General Discussion

Sunday, June 24, 2012

NCC-Mac June 2012 Meeting Reminder


The next meeting of the North Curry County Macintosh users is Thursday, June 28, 4:30 PM at the Langlois Library.

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference was held earlier this month. I have condensed their close-to-two-hour keynote presentation down to a few highlights of new things and new things to come.