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Apple Releases Security Update 2014-002 for OS X Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks

April 22, 2014

Apple Mac OS X Security Update 2014-002

Apple Releases Security Update 2014-002.

Security Update 2014-002 is recommended for all users and improves the security of OS X

Security Update 2014-002 also includes Safari 7.0.3.

Security Update 2014-002 Mavericks

Security Update 2014-002 is recommended for all users and improves the security of OS X. This update also includes Safari 7.0.3.

For detailed information about the security content of this update, please visit: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

For information on the content of Safari 7.0.3, please visit this website:http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6195

For some reasons, Apple website is using Lion image for OS X Mavericks Security Update 2014-002. Someone is not paying attention to the detail.

 

iOS 7.1.1

April 22, 2014

iOS 7.1.1 for iPhone 5s

Apple release iOS 7.1.1 build 11D201 on Tuesday April 22, 2014.

iOS 7.1.1

This update contains improvements, bug fixes and security updates, including:

  • Further improvements to Touch ID fingerprint recognition
  • Fixes a bug that could impact keyboard responsiveness
  • Fixes an issue when using Bluetooth keyboards with VoiceOver enabled

For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website:  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

iOS 7.1.1 is available via iTunes or Over The Air (OTA). On your iOS device, go to Settings > General > Software Update.

iOS 7.1.1

iOS 7.1.1 is available for the following iOS devices:

iPad:

  • iPad Air (Model A1474)
  • iPad Air (Model A1475)
  • iPad mini (Model A1489)
  • iPad mini (Model A1490)
  • iPad (4th generation Model A1458)
  • iPad (4th generation Model A1459)
  • iPad (4th generation Model A1460)
  • iPad mini (Model A1432)
  • iPad mini (Model A1454)
  • iPad mini (Model A1455)
  • iPad Wi-Fi 3rd generation
  • iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (model for ATT)
  • iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (model for Verizon)
  • iPad 2 Wi-Fi
  • iPad 2 Wi-Fi (Rev A)
  • iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G (GSM)
  • iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G (CDMA)

iPhone:

  • iPhone 5s (Model A1453, A1533)
  • iPhone 5s (Model A1457, A1518, A1528, A1530)
  • iPhone 5c (Model A1456, A1532)
  • iPhone 5c (Model A1507, A1516, A1526, A1529)
  • iPhone 5 (Model A1428)
  • iPhone 5 (Model A1429)
  • iPhone 4s
  • iPhone 4 (GSM)
  • iPhone 4 (GSM Rev A)
  • iPhone 4 (CDMA)

iPod touch:

  • iPod touch (5th generation)

Apple Seeds OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 build 13D45a

April 21, 2014

Apple seeds OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 build 13D45a to Developers earlier today.

OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 build 13D45a

According to a person who is claiming to be a high ranking Apple employee that is not Phil Schiller, OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 release might be accompanied with some hardware refresh.

Firefox 29.0 Beta 9

April 21, 2014

Firefox 29.0 Beta 9 is now available for download.

Firefox 29.0 Beta 9

Hard-Disk Drive Failure

April 20, 2014

This definitely has “You’re Screwed” written all over it, especially if you’re in the middle of something important.

Hard-Disk Drive Failure

The computer suddenly rebooted and display the message:

“Hard-disk drive failure”

You can only hope the backup system really works.

Random Picks: Acorn 4 – The Image Editor for Humans

April 19, 2014

Acorn 4 – The Image Editor for Humans
Website | Mac App Store

** On Sale for a Limited Time **

Grab Acorn 4 at a super low price, down from $49.99

I bought Acorn 1.x some years ago and used it in conjunction with Pixelmator and Adobe Photoshop.

Acorn is a more than capable image editor, especially for those who would not want to pay a lot of money to Adobe. (Sorry David)

 

Acorn

 

New and Thinner Square Reader

April 18, 2014

I received the new and thinner Square reader for a few weeks already. I finally took it out of the packaging and compare it with the older reader.

The new Square reader is roughly half the thickness of the old one, but has a slightly larger surface area.

The new Square reader is required by June 1, 2014.

New Square Reader 2014 New Square Reader 2014 Thickness Comparisons