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Airport Utility 6.3, AirPort Base/Time Capsule Firmware Update 7.7.1:
(download page linked.)

"About AirPort Base Station and Time Capsule Firmware Update 7.7.1
This update is for AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11ac. It resolves a rare issue that may cause the hard drive in AirPort Time Capsule or a hard drive connected via USB to become unresponsive.

For detailed information on AirPort base station and Time Capsule firmware updates, including instructions how to install the update, please visit: About AirPort base station firmware updates."

There's also an AirPort Utility 6.3 for Mac with support for the new 802.11ac Airport base/Time Capsule. (Download page lists OS X 10.7.5 or later, OS X 10.8.3 or later.)

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Previous Day's News Summary:
    Friday, June 7th, 2013 News Archive
  • Chameleon SSD Optimizer/OS X Trim Enabler reports page updated
  • Android-powered GamePop TV console to run iOS games
  • Handicapping the potential WWDC announcements
  • Apple Said to Sign Sony Music, Clearing Way for iRadio
  • iMac fans running at full speed after 10.8.4 update (fixed by resetting SMC)
  • Tip to stop MS Office apps excessive console messages (delete apps debug plist)
  • What's the deal with Mac prices on Home Shopping Networks? (sponsor blog)
  • OS X 10.8.4 incessant coreaudio console messages (my guess: debug left enabled)
  • (Limited Time) 50% off Sid Meier's Pirates! and Sid Meier's Railroads! (feral interactive)
  • Apple Said to Start iPhone Trade-In Program in Stores
  • (Short) Review of FirmTek miniSwap U3
  • How to correct colors in Final Cut Pro X
  • New/Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Docs:
    - About Wireless Diagnostics (OS X 10.8.4 and later)
    - Apple computers: Troubleshooting issues with video on internal/external displays
    - iCloud: Archiving or making copies of your iCloud data
    - Archived-AAC and MP3 Codecs (music file formats) compared
    - Archived-Configuring your MIDI controller for best results with MainStage
    - Archived-QuickTime Streaming Server: Error Codes
    - Archived-Custom installs in Mac OS X 10.4
    - Archived-How to uninstall QuickTime on a PC
    - Archived-QuickTime: How to re-download the MPEG-2 Playback Component
  • Other News/Reviews/Op-Ed/Tech/OT:
    - Review: Seagate Central NAS
    - Logitech Acquires TT Design Labs iPhone Accessory Startup
    - WiFi Basics: 10 ways to Improve Your Wireless Network Security
    - Kickstarter Tech Project of the Week: Buccaneer 3D Printer
    - Internet giants deny granting government 'direct access' to servers
    - Reports on surveillance of Americans fuel debate over privacy, security
    - Review: RockSteady XS ($100) Built-like-a-tank Bluetooth speaker
    - Review of Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season (Blu-ray)
    - Review: Oz the Great and Powerful (3D Blu-ray)
    - Review: Netgear VueZone Camera System
    - Tested: Jamo S 35 HCS speaker system
    - Review: SVS SB13-Ultra Subwoofer
    - Review: Mad Max Trilogy (Blu-ray)

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