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News Archive for Wednesday, March 7th, 2012:

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iTunes 10.6 and iOS 5.1 Updates - New Features/1080P support/Security Fixes:
As mentioned earlier, these are available today. Not used them personally but here's related links and docs on changes/security fixes:

iPhoto 9.2.2 and GarageBand 6.0.5 Updates:
See linked download pages for chgs/fixes:

Apple also posted updates to iPhone Configuration Utility (v3.5 for Mac and Windows) and iCloud Control Panel for Windows v1.1.

(2nd Gen) Apple TV 5.0 Update (new features, security fix):
I only own an Orig. AppleTV w/HD Upgrade, but here's info on (2nd gen) AppleTV v5.0:

Feature Summary
New interface Fast, visual access to all content choices
Movie purchases in iCloud Support for buying movies on Apple TV and playing back purchased movies from iCloud
Genius Recommendations Recommendations for content on the iTunes Store based on previous rentals and purchases
Screensaver photos New National Geographic photos built-in for screensaver
On-device sign-up On-device sign up for content partners on Apple TV using your Apple ID

Here's the Apple doc on Security content of Apple TV 5.0 software


New iPad (HD), AppleTV w/1080P, New Apps/Software Updates:

Apple TV remains $99 (US). New iPad available March 16, starting from $499 (US). iPad 2 (16GB) now from $399 (US). Here's a clip about software/iOS updates:

"...iOS 5.1 and iTunes 10.6 are available today as free software updates. iPhoto, iMovie 1.3 and GarageBand 1.2 are available today for $4.99 (US) each from the App Store ( Keynote 1.6, Pages 1.6 and Numbers 1.6 are available today for $9.99 (US) each from the App Store. Updates are available for free to existing customers..."

The Apple store is now updated w/new products.


Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates:

Recent Updates/Articles/Tips/Tweaks/Reviews:
Listing/links to updates, articles, tips, reviews you may have missed.
A few from the last few days:

Previous News Pages:
For links to older news pages, see the Archives. (Saturday pages have previous week's summary/links.)

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