Rejoice Katniss/iPad fans, because Suzanne Collins's The Hunger Games trilogy is finally available on iBooks. The books are some of the most popular books of the last five years, and were the biggest holdout for iBooks until a few days ago.
The crew at Pebble released an update for their self named smartwatch on Monday, bringing with it support for iOS 7's Notification Center. Now any alerts that show up in Notification Center will automatically appear on your Pebble, too.
Apple released firmware updates for MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, late 2013) and MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, late 2013) models with NVIDIA graphics to address two different sets of issues. The 13-inch MBP update fixes problems with the trackpad and keyboard, while the 15-inch model update addressed a problem with the discrete graphics processor.
Apple released iBooks Update 1.0.1 for Mavericks on Thursday. The patch notes are sparse and only mention unspecified, "bug fixes and improvements to performance and stability."
Apple released Mail Update for Mavericks 1.0 on Thursday, a much-needed release to fix problems with Gmail accounts. The patch notes mention other unspecified bug fixes, too.
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.
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