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November 29, 2006

Security Update 2006-007 address Installer issues

Apple released a Security Update 2006-007 for client and server versions of Mac OS X 10.3.9 and Mac OS X 10.4.8 today. The "iAdware" proof-of-concept adware issue has been addressed. Apple recommended all users install this security update. Security Update...
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November 25, 2006

one-day sale (Black Friday)

Apple's one-day sale is back! Nicknamed Black Friday (the Friday after Thanksgiving) is here for one day only. Ready. Set. Shop! Today only, you can save big on our best-selling products, including: * iMac - Save US$101.00 on the ultimate...
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November 24, 2006

creating DMG with QuickDMG

Mac OS X users should all be familiar with .dmg, a commonly used disk image format used in Mac OS X. But how do we create it? Apple provided Disk Utilities (in Mac OS X v10.3 or later (and...
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November 18, 2006

Jonathan Ive collects Commander of the British Empire (CBE) title

Apple's Senior Vice President of Industrial Design Jonathan Ive received his CBE (Commander of the British Empire) today from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in London. Jonathan Ive was born in the UK in February 1967, studied design at Newcastle...
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November 17, 2006

Apple Remote Desktop updates to 3.1

Apple has released first update to Apple Remote Desktop 3 released in April this year. The 3.1 update is recommended for all users and addresses numerous issues related to overall reliability, usability and compatibility. It includes specific fixes for: -...
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Adobe Flash Player 9.0.28.0 released

Adobe has updated its Flash Player to version 9.0.28.0 The update includes many fixes and improvements as well as Windows Vista support! For more detail, please see Adobe Flash Player 9 release notes. Adobe Flash Player 9.0.28.0 can be...
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November 15, 2006

iPod integratin on the air

Want to use your iPod during the long boring flight? There's a good news to make your iPod more enjoyable while flying. You can enjoy your own music, TV shows, movies while you are on the plane. Apple today announced...
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November 14, 2006

Digital Camera RAW Support Update 1.0.1

Apple has released an update to digital camera RAW support for applications such as Aperture, iPhoto and Preview. This update improves RAW file format compatibility for the following digital SLR cameras: -Canon Digital Rebel XTi / 400D / Kiss X...
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X11 Update Update 2006 1.1.3

Apple has released version 1.1.3 of X11, the X Window System environment in OS X. This new version addresses the font issue in X11 1.1.2 released early this month. It also improves graphic support with enhanced GLX stereo visuals,...
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new firmware updates for Intel based Mac

Apple has released EFI Firmware updates for Intel-based iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro, Mac mini and Mac Pro (entire current line). The EFI Firmware Update fixes several Boot Camp, start up, and wake-from-sleep issues on those computers. For more information and...
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November 10, 2006

Yojimbo 1.3 released

In February, we mentioned Yojimbo, a great bits and pieces organiser. Today, Bare Bones (famous for BBEdit) released Yojimbo 1.3 with handy new features. New features in Yojimbo 1.3 includes tag support, tag search and tag collections; list and...
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November 9, 2006

MacBook with Intel Core 2 Duo processors

Just like the new MacBook Pro released on 25th October, Apple has upgraded MacBook with Intel Core 2 Duo processors. The new MacBook is 25% faster than previous MacBooks. MacBook features 1.83GHz or 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (667MHz frontside...
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November 7, 2006

Apple extends Power Mac G5 power supply repair programme

Apple has extended the services for Power Supply issues in some Power Mac G5 models. The Power Mac G5 Repair Extension Program for Power Supply Issues applies to Power Mac G5 systems that have power-related issues as a result of...
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November 6, 2006

OmniWeb 5.x Backup QuickPick available

Few days ago we mentioned the new release of OmniWeb 5.5.1 and the November spacial ($ 9.95). Today, we are pleased to announce the free OmniWeb 5 Backup ‘QuickPick’ is now available from MacCentre701. OmniWeb 5 Backup ‘QuickPick’ offers...
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November 4, 2006

OmniWeb 5.5.1 released, November special

Two months ago, we mentioned OmniWeb 5.5, yesterday, The Omni Group released OmniWeb 5.5.1. The Omni Group also has a November special: only US$ 9.95 for OmniWeb 5.5.1. What's new in OmniWeb 5.5.1: Removed the borders on the OmniWeb error...
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November 3, 2006

Aperture 1.5.1 and 30-day trial

Apple today released Aperture 1.5.1, a free update to Aperture 1.5 owners. Aperture 1.5.1 Update is available from Software Update or Apple Support Download Apple also made Aperture 1.5 available for 30-day free trial. If you are a professional photographer...
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Xcode 2.4.1 released

Apple released Xcode 2.4.1, an update to Xcode 2.4. Xcode 2.4.1 is available for download from Apple Developer Connection Web site, and is free. Xcode 2.4.1 requires Mac OS X 10.4.x. Xcode 2.4.1 (DMG) is 923 MB in file size....
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Apple releases X11 Update 2006 improves graphics

Apple has released version 1.1.2 of X11, the X Window System environment in OS X. This new version improves graphic support with enhanced GLX stereo visuals, and improved offscreen rendering for GLX Pbuffers and Pixmaps. X11 for Mac OS...
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Adobe Acrobat 8 released, it's Universal

Adobe Systems released Adobe Acrobat 8 today. This new version of software enables users to create, editing and viewing PDF documents is the third Universal Application from Adobe we've noticed (after Flash Player 9 and Lightroom Beta). Acrobat 8 includes...
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November 1, 2006

iTunes 7.0.2 released adds 2nd-gen iPod shuffle support

Apple released iTunes 7.0.2 today. iTunes 7.0.2 adds support for the second-generation iPod shuffle and addresses a variety of stability and performance issues found in iTunes 7 and 7.0.1. iTunes 7 was released on 13th September 2006. Download iTunes...
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