Apple has released an update to the Epson printer drivers for OS X 10.6.1 Snow Leopard. The update is a bundle of all the latest drivers for supported Epson printers, which addresses bugs in previous versions under Snow Leopard and adds support for the latest printing and scanning devices.… Read more
Apple's RAID expansion card for their pro desktop and server systems has a firmware update available, which fixes a number of glitches and performance issues with the cards. The update is recommended for all late 2006 and Early 2008 models of Mac Pros and XServes.… Read more
Since the release of Snow Leopard, many people who use virtualization solutions have been frustrated by the lack of 64-bit support for their virtual machines. The three popular programs Parallels Desktop, VMware Fusion, and Sun VirtualBox have so far been 32-bit only and while Parallels Desktop will run on the 64-bit Snow Leopard kernel and Virtualbox technically should as well, Fusion is still only a 32-bit application. VMware has a press release on their website that announces the release and availability of version 3.0 of Fusion, which brings 64-bit support along with other enhancements to the software.… Read more
For the non-iPhone toting Mac owners that keep their mobile life on their BlackBerrys, the official BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac has just become available for download. The software promises to help you "quickly and effortlessly sync your BlackBerry smartphone with your Mac computer, so you can do more of what you love on your BlackBerry smartphone."… Read more
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Apple has released a few updates to their audio programs, including iTunes, Main Stage, and their Logic Express and Logic Pro suites. These updates are available via Software Update or the links provided here, and address the following bugs and issues with previous versions:… Read more
On September 9th Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced some new iPods and a new version of iTunes. iTunes 9 has some significant new features including the ability to share media files around the home, a new "Genius Mix" and "iTunes LP" which offers liner notes, videos and other extras along with the music.
The day after the announcement, Larry Magid talked with Eddy Cue, Apple's Vice President of Internet services. We also discussed some other issues with iTunes indcluding how to get maximum sound quality from iTunes downloads.
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