Apple Releases "iPod Updater 2004-08-06" [UPDATED]

Apple has released an update for the iPod called iPod Updater 2004-08-06. The updateis description says that it includes iPod Software 3.0.1 (for Click Wheel iPods), but that this update is for all other iPods.

[Editoris Note: Earlier we erroneously reported the name of the update as version 3.0.2, and the article has been corrected accordingly]. From Apple:

Read Before You Install iPod Updater

iPod Updater 2004-08-06 includes iPod software 3.0.1 for iPods with a Click Wheel. iPod Updater 2004-08-06 contains the same software versions as iPod Updater 2004-07-15 for all other iPod models.

iPod Software 3.0.1 provides:

  • Improved connectivity with some FireWire cards using the VIA chipset
  • Improved connectivity with FireWire hubs, and with 4-pin FireWire ports
  • Improved power management
  • Improved performance with the optional external battery pack
  • Removing headphones while the hold switch is on no longer wakes iPod

For more information about iPod, go to http://www.apple.com/support/ipod.

The 10.6MB Updater is available through Software Update. As of this writing, it is not yet available from Appleis Downloads page.

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