Apple has released a couple of security updates, for both Snow Leopard and Leopard systems. In addition, there are a couple of firmware updates available for the 27-inch iMac, which will update the system management controller and EFI firmware. These updates should be available through Software Update for applicable systems.… Read more
A company called EFi-X USA (no, that's not a throwaway droid from Empire Strikes Back) apparently plans to take on Mac clone maker Psystar by bypassing the consumer market and jumping straight to the power user demographic.
The machines it's prepping sound pretty nice, with a 3.8GHz Intel Core 2 Quad processor, 1TB storage on 7200 rpm drives, a 150GB 10k rpm system drive, 4GB of included RAM, and a GeForce 8800 GTS GPU.
What's more, according to AppleInsider, the company is planning to let consumers customize their machines, meaning that if the current crop of … Read more
Apple has released several new firmware updates aimed at solving problems with its latest batch of notebooks.
Updates are available for all three Mac notebooks released in October: the new MacBook Pro, MacBook, and MacBook Air. In usual fashion, Apple didn't provide a whole lot of detail about the issues that are corrected by the EFI firmware updates, other than to note that they "improve the stability" of those new systems.