Wednesday, November 26, 2014

November 2014 Software Updates

Some of the Apple software updated since our October meeting.
FujiXerox Printer Drivers v3.0 for OS X

This download includes the latest Fuji-Xerox printing and scanning software for OS X Yosemite, OS X Mavericks, OS X Mountain Lion and OS X Lion. 
For more information about printing and scanning software, see http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3669#fuji-xerox.
Post Date: Nov 6, 2014
File Size: 49.1 MB
  • OS X Yosemite
  • OS X Mavericks
  • OS X Mountain Lion
  • OS X Lion
Pages 
       iOS Universal
Nov 06 '14
Version 2.5.1
What's new
This update contains stability improvements and bug fixes.
Numbers
       iOS Universal
Nov 06 '14
Version 2.5.1
What's new
This update contains stability improvements and bug fixes.
Keynote
       iOS Universal
Nov 06 '14
Version 2.5.1
What's new
This update contains stability improvements and bug fixes.
Pages
       Mac OS
Nov 06 '14
Version 5.5.1
What's new
This update contains stability improvements and bug fixes.
iMovie
       iOS Universal
Nov 06 '14
Version 2.1.1
What's new
• Support for iCloud Photo Library beta
• Share videos with iCloud Photo Sharing
• Resolves issues that could occur when rotating a device while in the Video browser
• Performance and stability improvements

Introduced in Version 2.1
• Support for iOS 8 
• Enhance video clips in the Photos app using the iMovie extension
• Choose from 10 Apple-designed filters to stylize a video clip or an entire movie
• Slow down, freeze, or speed up a portion of a clip*
• Save videos and iMovie project files to iCloud Drive
• Send videos to other apps on your iOS device
• Create titles using bi-directional text
• Support for Arabic, Australian English, Hebrew, and Mexican Spanish

2x speed-up is available on iPhone 5s, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, and later devices.
TestFlight
       iOS Universal
Nov 10 '14
Version 1.0.1
What's new
This update includes minor stability and performance improvements.
Digital Camera RAW Compatibility 6.01

This update adds RAW image compatibility for the following cameras to Aperture 3 and iPhoto '11:
       • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
       • Fujifilm X30
       • Nikon D750
       • Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100
For more information on supported RAW formats, see http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6476.
Post Date: Nov 13, 2014
File Size: 7.5 MB
  • OS X 10.10 w/ iPhoto 9.6 or Aperture 3.6
Epson Printer Drivers v2.19 for OS X

This update installs the latest software for your EPSON printer or scanner for OS X Mavericks, OS X Mountain Lion, OS X Lion and Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard. 
For more information about printing and scanning software, see http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3669#epson
Post Date: Nov 13, 2014
File Size: 1.19 GB
  • OS X Mavericks 10.9 and later
  • OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 and later
  • OS X Lion 10.7 and later
  • Mac OS X 10.6
Canon Laser Printer Drivers 3.0 for OS X

This update installs the latest software for your Canon laser printer and scanner for Mac OS X 10.7, Mac OS X 10.8, Mac OS X 10.9, Mac OS X 10.10.
For information about supported printer models, see: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3669#canon-laser
Post Date: Nov 13, 2014
File Size: 57 MB
  • Mac OS X 10.7
  • Mac OS X 10.8
  • Mac OS X 10.9
  • Mac OS X 10.10
Canon Printer Drivers v3.1 for OS X

This update installs the latest software for your Canon inkjet printer and scanner.
For information about supported printer models, see: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3669#canon-inkjet
Post Date: Nov 13, 2014
File Size: 287.6 MB
  • OS X Lion or later
Apple Configurator
       Mac OS
Nov 13 '14
Version 1.7.1
What's new
Apple Configurator 1.7.1 contains improvements and bug fixes including:

• Improvements to iTunes Store authentication, including a fix for failure to authenticate with certain Apple IDs
• Devices are erased before restoring a backup
• Support for new configuration profile payloads and settings introduced in iOS 8
• Content Filter: Plug-in filter type
• Domains
• Email & Exchange: Per-message S/MIME encryption switch
• Restrictions: Allow Handoff, Allow iCloud sync for managed apps, Allow backup of enterprise books, Allow notes and highlights sync for enterprise books
• Restrictions (supervised only): Allow Erase all Contents and Settings, Allow configuring restrictions, Allow Internet results in Spotlight
• VPN: Check Point Mobile VPN and IKEv2 connection types and Always-on VPN
Thunderbolt Display Firmware Update v1.2

This update improves reliability when connecting devices to the Apple Thunderbolt Display, and addresses a rare issue that may cause the display to go black. 
Post Date: Nov 13, 2014
File Size: 1.7 MB
10.9.4 and later.
OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 Update

The OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 update is recommended for all Yosemite users. It improves the stability and compatibility of your Mac.
This update:
- Improves Wi-Fi reliability
- Improves reliability when connecting to a Microsoft Exchange server
- Improves reliability sending Mail messages when using certain email service providers
- Improves reliability when connecting to remote computers using Back to My Mac
For more detailed information about this update, please visit: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6572
Post Date: Nov 17, 2014
File Size: 311.8 MB
OS X Yosemite 10.10
iOS 8.1.1

8.1.1 Release
This release includes bug fixes, increased stability and performance improvements for iPad 2 and iPhone 4s.
For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website:
8.1 Release
This release includes new features, improvements and bug fixes, including:
  • Apple Pay support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus (U.S. only)
  • Photos includes new features, improvements and fixes
    • Adds iCloud Photo Library as a beta service
    • Adds Camera Roll album in Photos app and My Photo Stream album when iCloud Photo Library is not enabled
    • Provides alerts when running low on space before capturing Time Lapse videos
  • Messages includes new features, improvements and fixes
    • Adds the ability for iPhone users to send and receive SMS and MMS text messages from their iPad and Mac
    • Resolves an issue where search would sometimes not display results
    • Fixes a bug that caused read messages to not be marked as read
    • Fixes issues with group messaging
  • Resolves issues with Wi-Fi performance that could occur when connected to some base stations
  • Fixes an issue that could prevent connections to Bluetooth hands-free devices
  • Fixes bugs that could cause screen rotation to stop working
  • Adds an option to select between 2G, 3G or LTE networks for cellular data
  • Fixes an issue in Safari where videos would sometimes not play
  • Adds AirDrop support for Passbook passes
  • Adds an option to enable Dictation in Settings for Keyboards, separate from Siri
  • Enables HealthKit apps to access data in the background
  • Accessibility improvements and fixes
    • Fixes an issue that prevented Guided Access from working properly
    • Fixes a bug where VoiceOver would not work with 3rd party keyboards
    • Improves stability and audio quality when using MFi Hearing Aids with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
    • Fixes an issue with VoiceOver where tone dialing would get stuck on a tone until dialing another number
    • Improves reliability when using handwriting, Bluetooth keyboards and Braille displays with VoiceOver
  • Fixes an issue that was preventing the use of OS X Caching Server for iOS updates
Some features may not be available for all countries or all areas.
For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website:
Post Date: Nov 17, 2014
  • iPhone 4s or later
  • iPad 2 or later
  • iPad mini or later
  • iPod touch (5th gen)
GarageBand
       iOS Universal
Nov 23 '14
Version 2.0.5
What's new
• Adds the option to purchase the (GarageBand)RED Loop Pack, an exclusive collection of 300 guitar, bass, synth and drum loops in a variety of genres**

**Available only until Dec 7, 2014 with an in-app purchase. Purchased loops will be permanently accessible from the GarageBand loop browser. 100% of the proceeds will go to (RED)’s fight against AIDS. All (RED) monies go to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.