Thursday, February 28, 2013

Outline of February 2013 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
This update is for all 802.11n AirPort Express, 802.11n AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule models.
Feb 7, 2013
This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including:
The ability to extend the Guest Wi-Fi network on a network that is configured with multiple AirPort Base Stations
The ability to add a WPS-capable Wi-Fi printer 
Improved international support
AirPort Utility 6.2 contains improvements and bug fixes.
Feb 7, 2013 - 20.64 MB
Use AirPort Utility to set up and manage your Wi-Fi network and 802.11n AirPort base stations, including AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and Time Capsule. AirPort Utility 6.2 contains improvements and bug fixes, including:
The ability to extend the Guest Wi-Fi network on a network that is configured with multiple AirPort Base Stations
The ability to add a WPS-capable Wi-Fi printer
Improved international support

System Requirements
OS X 10.7.5 or later 
OS X 10.8.2 
This update adds RAW image compatibility for additional cameras to Aperture 3 and iPhoto '11.
Feb 7, 2013 - 5.13 MB
Leica D-Lux 6
Leica V-Lux 4
Leica X2
Nikon D5200
Pentax K-5 II
Pentax K-5 IIs
Pentax K-30
Pentax Q
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1
System Requirements
OS X 10.8.2 or later
Mac OS X 10.7.5 or later
This update fixes an issue that could impact cellular performance and reliability for iPhone 4S.
Feb 11, 2013
This update addresses a rare issue on some Apple notebooks where a battery that has 
accumulated more than 1000 charge cycles may unexpectedly shut down or stop functioning.
Feb 12, 2013 - 1 MB
System Requirements
OS X 10.6.8
OS X  10.7.5
OS X 10.8.2
MacBook Pro (15 and 17-inch, Early 2011)
MacBook Pro (15 and 17-inch, Mid 2010)
Fixes an Exchange calendar bug that could result in increased network activity and reduced battery 
life.
Feb 19, 2013
System Requirements
iPhone 3GS and later
iPad 2 and later
iPod touch 4th generation and later
iPhone 5
The new iTunes includes a dramatically simplified player, a completely redesigned Store, and 
iCloud features you'll love—this is the best iTunes yet.
Feb 19, 2013 - OS X (188.15 MB ) Windows (84.23 MB) Windows64 (85.95 MB)
Mac OS X version 10.6.8 or later
Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later, 32-bit editions of Windows Vista, or 32-bit editions of Windows 7, and Windows 8
Safari 4.0.3 or later
Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 13 delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by 
updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_41.
Feb 19, 2013 - 69.32 MB
On systems that have not already installed Java for Mac OS X 10.6 update 9 or later, this update will configure 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.

System Requirements
Mac OS X v10.6.8 Snow Leopard
Java for OS X 2013-001 delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java 
SE 6 to 1.6.0_41.
Feb 19, 2013 - 63.84 MB
On systems that have not already installed Java for OS X 2012-006, this update disables the Java SE 6 applet plug-in. To use applets on a web page, click on the region labeled "Missing plug-in" to download the latest version of the Java applet plug-in from Oracle.

System Requirements
OS X Snow Leopard v10.6 or later
OS X Lion v10.7 or later
OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 or later
The next meeting will be held Thursday, March 28, 2013, 4:30 PM at the Langlois Library.
(subject to confirmation)
Just say NO to Java!
Q&A, General Discussion