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May 31, 2006

SuperDrive Firmware Update 2.0

Apple has released SuperDrive Firmware Update v2.0 for PowerBook G4, iMac G4 and Mac mini G4. The affected models are: PowerBook G4 (12 -inch 1.5GHz), PowerBook G4 (15-inch 1.33GHz, 1.5GHz, or 1.67GHz), PowerBook G4 (17-inch 1.67GHz), iMac G5 (17-inch 1.6GHz...
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May 29, 2006

iPod Hi-Fi rip-off

Remember iPod shuffle rip-off and iPod mini rip-off? There's a rip-off to Apple's iPod Hi-Fi. The picture of real Apple iPod Hi-Fi vs Apogee's rip-off. Apple released iPod Hi-Fi on 28 Feb 2006 and received TIME Magazine's Gadget of the...
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May 28, 2006

iWeb 1.1.1 update available

Apple released software update for iWeb 1.1.1. Details about this updates: iWeb 1.1.1 refines comment and search support for blogs and podcasts published to .Mac. It also resolves a some issues related to publishing sites to .Mac. iWeb is...
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May 26, 2006

DivX 6.5 for Mac released

DivX, Inc. released DivX 6.5 for Mac, the latest version of the video player that also includes the DivX 6 QuickTime plug-in. This upgrade features full-screen playback of DivX videos, a desktop dimmer, and DivX Player for Mac. If...
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May 25, 2006

CHUD 4.3.3 released

After yesterday's release of Xcode 2.3, Apple today released CHUD 4.3.3, Computer Hardware Understanding Development (CHUD) Tools. The CHUD Tools are applications and tools for measuring and optimizing software performance on Mac OS X as well as for hardware bringup...
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Xcode 2.3 released, new features in ADC Reference Library

Apple released Xcode 2.3, an update to Xcode 2.2.1. Xcode 2.3 provides overall stability and performance enhancements to the Xcode IDE, and fixes a number of bugs. ADC Reference Library also updates with two new resource types. Xcode 2.3 is...
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May 24, 2006

Nike+iPod Sport Kit

Nike+iPod Sport Kit - a wireless system that allows Nike+ footwear to talk with iPod nano. Nike and Apple today announced a partnership bringing the worlds of sports and music together like never before with the launch of innovative Nike+iPod...
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May 20, 2006

Parallels Desktop Release Candidate available

Parallels released Parallels Desktop Release Candidate (version 2.1.1832.0) bringing the beta application closer to an official release. It seems to us Parallels Desktop for Mac is the new name for Parallels Workstation for Mac, the Mac version at least. Earlier...
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May 19, 2006

Final Cut Express HD 3.5 released

Apple released the Final Cut Express HD 3.5 today. Version 3.5 of Final Cut Express HD is a Universal Application. features new full keyframe effects control and new dynamic RT for real-time previews. Final Cut Express HD 3.5 is available...
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Fifth Avenue Glass Cube revealed

Photo from ifo AppleStore The ifo has photos of Cube revealing. According to ifo AppleStore, the new Apple Store at Fifth Avenue (NYC) has revealed its Glass Cube. The store is scheduled to open on 19th May 2006 at 6:00PM....
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May 17, 2006

SMC Firmware Update for certain Intel-based Macs

Apple has released SMC Firmware Update to address boot issues with the iMac (Early 2006), Mac mini (early 2006) and MacBook Pro (15-inch) The SMC Firmware Update 1.0 is a System Management Control (SMC) firmware update for certain Intel-based computers,...
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MacBook Pro increases speed and glossy display available

On the same day as the release of MacBook, Apple also speeds up MacBook Pro offerings. The company increased processor speeds on 15-inch MacBook Pro. The entry level of MacBook Pro (15-inch) is now 2.0 GHz (up from 1.83 GHz)...
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May 16, 2006

MacBook available in black and white

Apple released 13.3-inch MacBook in two colours, the white as in iBook and the new black casing. MacBook features 1.83GHz or 2.0GHz Intel Core Duo (667MHz frontside bus) with 13.3-inch TFT glossy widewsceen, and 512MB of 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM (PC2-5300)...
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May 15, 2006

iLife 06 Update

Apple released software update for iLife 06. This will update iDVD to 6.0.2, iWeb to 1.1, iPhoto to 6.0.3, and iMovie to 6.0.2. The main feature of this iLife Update is iWeb 1.1 which adds two new features for...
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May 12, 2006

Security Update 2006-003

Apple has released Security Updates to Mac OS X 10.4.6 (both PPC and Intel) and Mac OS X 10.3.9 users. Security Update 2006-003 is recommended for all users and improves the reliability and security of the following components: AppKit, Bom,...
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QuickTime 7.1

Apple released QuickTime 7.1. QuickTime 7.1 is an important release that delivers numerous bug fixes, support for iLife ’06, and H.264 performance improvements. This update is highly recommended for all QuickTime 7 users. QuickTime 7.1 is available from www.apple.com/quicktime....
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May 11, 2006

Guest PC 1.9 released

Lismore Software Systems has announced an updated version of Guest PC 1.9 on 11th May. According to Lismore Software Systems: New in Guest PC 1.9? The major aim of the update was to increase compatibility and stability of Guest PC...
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Sony to use AAC format

According to asahi.com, Sony's upcoming music management software - Sonic Stage CP - will be compatible with AAC data compression technology used by Apple as well as Microsoft's WMA. Sonic Stage CP will be available free from 25th May. The...
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New easy iDisk Public folder web address

Apple has announce a new simpler way to access iDisk Public folders with a browser. Simply entering the URL http://idisk.mac.com/membername-Public now produces a page that automatically includes download links for whatever's currently in membername's Public folder. All you need to...
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May 10, 2006

Fox TV shows now available in iTunes

Now available for purchase at the iTunes Music Store, the hit television programming from FOX, FX, SPEED, FUEL TV and 20th Century Fox Television library features 16 series including “24,” “Prison Break,” “The Shield,” and “Black. White.” iTunes now...
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May 2, 2006

iWork '06 update again (Pages 2.0.1v2 and Keynote 3.0.1v2)

Apple has released an update to previous iWork '06 update, released less than a week ago. No additional information on the difference between this update and the previous update is available at time of posting. Pages 2.0.1 addresses issues...
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