Apple has released updates for all three iWork apps—Pages, Numbers, and Keynote—that begins the process of restoring popular features missing from Mavericks makeover updates released in October. All three updates start with restoring the ability customize your toolbar, and the Keynote update restores some missing transitions and other effects.
Apple released AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule base stations Firmware 7.7.2. The maintenance release addresses a storage issue, a WAN connectivity issue, and another networking issues.
Apple released iMovie 10.0.1 on Wednesday. The update adds support for "some older video cards," and it addresses unspecified problems some users have when working with projects created in earlier iMovie versions.
Apple has signed Yahoo! and PBS up for app spots on the company's Apple TV. The apps join content from Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, Vevo, Sky News, Smithsonian, and other media companies. [Update: Screenshot added.]
Apple released Find My Friends 3.0 on Tuesday, an update that flattens the app in keeping with the design aesthetics of iOS 7. The patch notes don't specify any other changes, saying simply, "Find My Friends has been updated with an all new design for iOS 7."
Apple's iCloud versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote gained some new collaboration features on Thursday. The iCloud versions of the iWork apps run in Web browsers so users can make and edit documents without needing the native Mac, iPhone, or iPad versions of the apps.
Apple released Aperture 3.5.1 on late on Thursday with with a fix for issues related to face detection overlays. Aperture is Apple's pro level photo management and editing application for the Mac.
Apple released iOS 7.0.4 Thursday, an update to address a specific FaceTime Bug. Apple's patch notes also mention unspecified bug fixes and improvements.
Apple has finally updated iBooks for iOS, flattening the app and ripping out almost all of the skeuomorphic design elements. Gone are the wooden shelves and the book pages that look like the pages of a book, but Apple did leave in the main skeuomorphic element I was hoping to keep—page curl animations.
Oh boy, but it's been a good week for iBooks. The Hunger Games finally came to iBooks a few days ago, and now Calvin and Hobbes is available! Apple announced it today on Twitter, including a classic shot of the two friends gallivanting downhill in Calvin's wagon.
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