MacBook SMC Firmware Update 1.4f10 Released

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Date: Friday, August 18th, 2006, 10:36
Category: MacBook

Apple has released another SMC firmware update, this time it appears to be just for the MacBook and not the MacBook Pro.

The SMC Firmware Update adjusts fan behavior in the MacBook. After this update has completed successfully, your SMC Version will be: 1.4f10.The updater application will be installed in the /Applications/Utilities folder.

Apple – Support – Downloads – MacBook SMC Firmware Update


Bloggers In Blind Rage Over Digg Article

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Date: Friday, August 18th, 2006, 09:00
Category: Opinion

Uncharacteristically, the attack wasn’t just one sided; extremist advocates from both Windows and Mac camps venomously attacked the report as “lies,” “underhanded,” and “zealotry.” What was the racy subject that offended so many so quickly?
Yesterday’s Windows 5x More Expensive than Mac OS X, had rather innocuously recounted the development of Mac OS X, with comparisons between the products delivered by Apple and Microsoft since 2000. It concluded with an accounting of how much users of each platform would have to pay to stay current over the last seven years.
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Contributed by: Daniel Eran, RoughlyDrafted Magazine


The Apple Core: Why I don’t want a wireless iPod

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Date: Friday, August 18th, 2006, 08:39
Category: iPod

DigiTimes on Wednesday reported that a new iPod “may have wireless capabilities.” But then at the end of the same article they contradict themselves by noting that Apple Taiwan has denied it. While Wi-Fi might be cool, I sure don’t want Bluetooth wireless headphones…
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.