Google Chrome updated to 27.0.1453.110

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Date: Wednesday, June 5th, 2013, 06:42
Category: News, Software

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It was updated again.

And that’s not a bad thing.

On Wednesday, Google released version 27.0.1453.110 of its Chrome web browser. The update, a 50.4 megabyte download, adds the following fixes and changes:
– Medium CVE-2013-2855: Memory corruption in dev tools API.

– High CVE-2013-2856: Use-after-free in input handling.

– High CVE-2013-2857: Use-after-free in image handling.

– High CVE-2013-2858: Use-after-free in HTML5 Audio.

– High CVE-2013-2859: Cross-origin namespace pollution.

– High CVE-2013-2860: Use-after-free with workers accessing database APIs.

– High CVE-2013-2861: Use-after-free with SVG.

– High CVE-2013-2862: Memory corruption in Skia GPU handling.

– Critical CVE-2013-2863: Memory corruption in SSL socket handling.

– High CVE-2013-2864: Bad free in PDF viewer.

– High CVE-2013-2865: Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives.

Google Chrome 27.0.1453.110 requires an Intel-based Mac with Mac OS X 10.6 or later to install and run. If you’ve tried the new version and have any feedback to offer, please let us know in the comments.

Apple releases Safari 6.0.5 update

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Date: Wednesday, June 5th, 2013, 06:26
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Late Tuesday, Apple released Safari 6.0.5, an update to its web browser. The new version, a 342.33 megabyte download (via MacUpdate), includes the following fixes and new features:

– Improves stability for some websites with chat features and games.

Safari 6.0.5 requires an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.8.3 or later to install and run and can also be located and downloaded via Mac OS X’s Software Update feature. If you’ve tried the new version and have any feedback to offer, please let us know.

Apple releases OS X 10.8.4 update

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Date: Tuesday, June 4th, 2013, 14:40
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You’ve been waiting for it and it’s here.

On Wednesday, Apple released version 10.8.4 of its OS X Mountain Lion operating system. The new version, a 342 megabyte download, offers the following fixes and changes:
– Compatibility improvements when connecting to certain enterprise Wi-Fi networks.

– Microsoft Exchange compatibility improvements in Calendar.

– A fix for an issue that prevented FaceTime calls to non-U.S. phone numbers.

– A fix for an issue that may prevent scheduled sleep after using Boot Camp.

– Improved VoiceOver compatibility with text in PDF documents.

– Includes Safari 6.0.5.

OS X 10.8.4 requires an Intel-based Mac running OS X 10.8 to install and run, the update itself being attainable by using OS X’s Software Update feature.

If you’ve tried the new operating system and have any feedback whatsoever, please let us know in the comments.

Adobe releases Photoshop CS 6 13.0.5 update

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Date: Tuesday, June 4th, 2013, 06:32
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A decent update goes a long way.

On Wednesday, Adobe released version 13.0.5 of its Photoshop CS6 image editing program. The new version, a 135.5 megabyte download (via MacUpdate), offers the following fixes and changes:
– When a transformed type layer’s point size is changed, the end result should be as if there was no transform (like CS5).

– When moving a type layer with a free transform active, the size of the font changes to non-integer values.

– Clicking a Pop-up window in a Flash extension panel does not work and/or cause Photoshop to crash.

– Info panel displays incorrect value for adjustment layers inside groups.

– Restore View>Print Size menu command and Zoom tool right-click context menu.

– Legacy actions fail due to layer merge naming change.

– Black-and-White adjustment layer scrubby slider does not work if in a layer group.

– Arrow keys stop working during text edit using the Type tool.

– Custom icons for Flash extension panels are not displayed after changing the Interface color theme.

Photoshop CS6 13.0.5 requires an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later to install and run.

If you’ve tried the new version and have any feedback to offer, please let us know in the comments.

Apple releases Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 4.06

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Date: Friday, May 31st, 2013, 06:03
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Late Thursday, Apple posted its Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 4.06, an update designed to extend RAW image compatibility for the Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’11 applications.

The update, a 6.1 megabyte download, adds support for the following cameras:
– Canon EOS-1D C

– Canon EOS Rebel SL1 / 100D / Kiss X7

– Canon EOS Rebel T5i / 700D / Kiss X7i

– Hasselblad Lunar

– Nikon COOLPIX A

– Nikon D7100

– Nikon 1 J3

– Nikon 1 S1

– Sony Alpha NEX-3N

The update requires an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.7.5 or later to install and run and is also available via Mac OS X’s built-in Software Update feature.

If you’ve tried the new Digital Camera RAW update and noticed any changes, please let us know how it went.

Dropbox updated to 2.0.22

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Date: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013, 06:05
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A bug fix ne’er goes unappreciated.

On Friday, Dropbox released version 2.0.22 of its cloud-based storage client for Mac OS X. The new version, a 29.3 megabyte download (via MacUpdate), which adds the following fixes and changes:

– Fixed a bug that might prevent Dropbox from auto-updating.

Dropbox 2.0.22 requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later to install and run.

If you’ve tried the new beta and have any feedback to offer, please let us know in the comments.

Apple releases updated FujiXerox printer drivers for Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 operating systems

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Date: Tuesday, May 28th, 2013, 08:35
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Never doubt an updated printer driver.

On Tuesday, Apple released its FujiXerox Printers Drivers 2.4 package. The update, a 42.4 megabyte download, adds updated drivers for assorted FujiXerox printers, scanners and multifunction devices.

The update requires an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.6 or later and can also be located, snagged and installed via Mac OS X’s Software Update feature.

If you’ve tried the new drivers and have any feedback to offer, please let us know in the comments.

Dropbox updated to 2.0.21

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Date: Friday, May 24th, 2013, 06:54
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Never doubt a steadily-updated program.

On Friday, Dropbox released version 2.0.21 of its cloud-based storage client for Mac OS X. The new version, a 29.3 megabyte download (via MacUpdate), which adds the following fixes and changes:

Fixed:
– Fix Windows installer sometimes failing to install properly.

New:
– A new tray popup that combines the old tray menu features with a timeline of the most important sharing events in your Dropbox.

– Notifications menu is only enabled on OSX 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) and above, and on Windows XP and above.

Dropbox 2.0.21 requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later to install and run.

If you’ve tried the new beta and have any feedback to offer, please let us know in the comments.

Google Chrome updated to 27.0.1453.93

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Date: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013, 06:21
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You can’t knock an application that’s updated this frequently.

On Wednesday, Google released version 27.0.1453.93 of its Chrome web browser. The update, a 49.8 megabyte download, adds the following fixes and changes:
– Web pages load 5% faster on average

– Chrome.syncFileSystem API

– Improved ranking of predictions, improved spell correction, and numerous fundamental improvements for Omnibox predictions. Please see the Help Center for more information on our updated policies.

Security fixes:
– [235638] High CVE-2013-2837: Use-after-free in SVG.

– [235311] Medium CVE-2013-2838: Out-of-bounds read in v8.

– [230176] High CVE-2013-2839: Bad cast in clipboard handling.

– [230117] High CVE-2013-2840: Use-after-free in media loader.

– [227350] High CVE-2013-2841: Use-after-free in Pepper resource handling.

– [226696] High CVE-2013-2842: Use-after-free in widget handling.

– [222000] High CVE-2013-2843: Use-after-free in speech handling.

– [196393] High CVE-2013-2844: Use-after-free in style resolution.

– [188092] [179522] [222136] [188092] High CVE-2013-2845: Memory safety issues in Web Audio.

– [177620] High CVE-2013-2846: Use-after-free in media loader.

– [176692] High CVE-2013-2847: Use-after-free race condition with workers.

– [176137] Medium CVE-2013-2848: Possible data extraction with XSS Auditor.

– [171392] Low CVE-2013-2849: Possible XSS with drag+drop or copy+paste.

Google Chrome 27.0.1453.93 requires an Intel-based Mac with Mac OS X 10.6 or later to install and run. If you’ve tried the new version and have any feedback to offer, please let us know in the comments.

Delicious Library updated to 3.0.2

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Date: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013, 12:07
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On Tuesday, software company Delicious Monster released version 3.0.2 of the shareware favorite, Delicious Library. Delicious Monster allows Macs with webcams to scan the bar codes of any book, movie, music CD or video game, then creates an archive based on background information from the Internet. Additional features help keep the library organized and reseller’s tools allow for items to be quickly posted for sale online.

The new version, an 80.3 megabyte download, adds the following fixes and changes:
– Items without a cover show title and creator on shelf.

– Synopses can be added and edited. Custom synopses imported from Delicious Library 2 now display.

– Many changes to make details more sensible. You can now open the details window and keep it on the right, for behavior like Delicious Library 2.

– “Paste” changes the cover of the selected item.

– Added help manual (also on our website).

– Add “Export To: Delicious Library 3”, to back-up and merge libraries.

– Add two-word cloud charts.

– Bug fixes and other improvements.

Delicious Library 3.0.2 retails for US$40 and requires OS X 10.8 or later to install and run.

If you’ve tried the new version and have any feedback to offer, please let us know in the comments.