Apple released GarageBand 10.0.1 for the Mac late on Wednesday with fixes for what the company called "a number of minor issues." GarageBand is Apple's audio mixing app for making music and other recordings.
Apple issued a rare mea culpa Wednesday, one in which it acknowledged the mess that is the recent iWork update and promised to fix it. The company said that during the next six months, it will be restoring features removed from Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, as well as compatibility with files created with previous versions.
Apple released an update for its iOS Apple Store app late on Tuesday that added support for purchasing and using gift cards outside of the United States. Along with the U.S., it now supports in-app gift card purchases as Passbook passes in Australia, Canada, Italy, and the United Kingdom.
Apple released iTunes 11.1.3 on Tuesday. The maintenance release fixes a problem with the equalizer and, "improves performance when switching views in large iTunes libraries."
Apple's Airport Utility for iOS has been updated with iOS 7 compatibility, and 64-bit support for the iPhone 5s, iPad Air, and unreleased Retina iPad mini. The app lets users manage their AirPort Extreme Base stations and Time Capsules.
Apple updated Remote to version 4.0 Monday, a release that updates the look and feel of the app to iOS 7. It also supports iTunes 11.1. Remote allows users to remotely control iTunes on a Mac, PC, or Apple TV from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, control playlists, change song order, and more.
Apple issued two updates for late 2013 iMacs on Thursday, iMac SMC Firmware Update 1.1 and iMac 10.8.5 Supplemental Update 1.0. The first addresses an issue with Power Nap, while the second deals an external drive issue and a problem with some USB Bluetooth adapters.
Apple released a software update for the Apple TV on Thursday. Apple TV 6.0.1...well, we don't know what it does yet because Apple hasn't published the patch notes. We do have download links for you if you're the sort who doesn't care what's in the update.
New versions of iLife and iWork were announced at Apple's media event earlier this week, and in typical Apple style, updates to additional apps were quietly pushed as well. Turns out Aperture is showing up as a free upgrade instead of US$79.99 for some Mavericks users, too. Michael Johnston explains. [Update: New reports claim this is a feature, not a bug.]
Apple released iTunes 11.1.2 on Tuesday to address compatibility issues with the just released OS X Mavericks for the Mac. Apple released the new OS as a free upgrade on Tuesday following the introduction of new iPad models and updated MacBook Pros.
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