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Mac OS X 10.6.2 Update

Apple has released the second major update for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. The 10.6.2 update fixes a guest account bug that deletes guest user directories. The update includes the following: General operating system fixes provided for: # an issue that caused data to be deleted when using a guest account # an issue that might cause your system ...

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Performance Update for some Macs

Apple has released Performance Update 1.0 which “addresses intermittent hard drive related pauses reported by a small number of customers.” The update is for the following Macs: MacBook Air (Mid 2009), MacBook Pro (17-inch, Mid 2009), MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2009), MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2009), MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2.53GHz, Mid 2009), iMac (20-inch, Mid 2009), MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early ...

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Security Update 2009-005 for Tiger & Leopard

Apple has released Security Update 2009-005 for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and 10.5 Leopard. The Security Update 2009-005 addresses security issues with: Alias Manager, CarbonCore, ClamAV, ColorSync, CoreGraphics, CoreGraphics, CUPS, Flash Player plug-in, ImageIO, Launch Services, MySQL, PHP, SMB and Wiki Server. Security Update 2009-005 is available from the Apple Software Update utility or you can download them from ...

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Mac OS X 10.6.1 Update

Apple has released the first update for Snow Leopard after less than 2 weeks. The update includes the following: * Improves compatibility with some Sierra Wireless 3G modems * Addresses an issue in which some printer compatibility drivers might not appear properly in the Add Printer browser * Addresses an issue that might cause DVD playback to stop unexpectedly * ...

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Snow Leopard on August 28th, 49SR in Riyadh

Apple has moved the release date of their next Mac OS X, Snow Leopard, to August 28th 2009 instead of September. Snow Leopard will be available for $29 for intel Mac machines running Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. Remember if you bought a Mac after June 8th 2009 then you can buy Snow Leopard for only $10 or you can ...

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iPhoto 8.1 update

Apple has updated iPhoto to version 8.1. This update adds some print options for your photos, a service not available in Saudi Arabia. But if you really do want to do these prints then you can ship them back to Saudi Arabia from the US using mail forwarding services. The update is available from the Apple Software Update utility or ...

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Security Update 2009-004 fixes DNS vulnerability

This week has been busy with Apple software updates (Mac OS X 10.5.8, Safari 4.0.3 and AirPort fix). Now Apple has just released Security Update 2009-004. The update includes a fix for a DNS vulnerability. You can read more about it here. It is available for both Mac OS X Leopard and Tiger operating systems and available from Apple software ...

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Mac OS X 10.5.8 & Security Update 2009-003 for Tiger

Apple has updated Mac OS X to version 10.5.8. The update addresses AirPort connectivity, monitor resolutions and Bluetooth reliability. The update also includes some security updates. Apple also released Security Update 2009-003 for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger. Read more about the update on Apple’s site and the security update here. Download links Mac OS X 10.5.8 Update Mac OS ...

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Snow Leopard Amazon pre-orders doing well

Amazon has started taking pre-orders on the upcoming Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard operating system. Snow Leopard should be available this September and if you bought a Mac after June 8th 2009 you can buy Snow Leopard for only $10. In only 4 days after Amazon started taking pre-orders, Snow Leopard is now the bestselling item in Amazon’s software ...

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MS Office 2008 for Mac SP2, still no Arabic

Microsoft has released service pack 2 for it’s Mac Office suite unfortunately Arabic support is no where to be found. The update includes many fixes and you should run the Microsoft Office update to install it. Read more about the update here. Despite Microsoft’s “advancements” in supporting Arabic on Windows/Office for Windows as they claim on their site. Office 2008 ...

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