While MobileMe is officially gone, Apple continues to deal with its remnants with the release of iPhoto ’11 9.3.1. The update fixes a problem with MobileMe Gallery album migration that caused photos to be moved from their original events to a new event titled “From MobileMe.” It also fixes a rare bug that caused iPhoto to hang when upgrading libraries. Remember that starting with version 9.3, iPhoto now requires Mac OS X 10.7.4 or later. ($14.99 new from the Mac App Store, free update through Software Update or the Mac App Store, 630.4 MB via Software Update or 599.65 MB via Apple’s support page)
Set Time Zone Automatically in Snow Leopard
Frequent travelers may be interested to know that in Snow Leopard your time zone can now be set automatically by bringing up the Date & Time preference pane, clicking the Time Zone view, and selecting Set Time Zone Automatically. A progress spinner appears while Snow Leopard sends off information about the Wi-Fi signals in your vicinity and receives location data back.
iPhoto ’11 9.3.1
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as "Tx" for "TextExpander". With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
I had a similar problem earlier this year with a Keynote update.
Somehow the "registry" of installed Apple applications is partially corrupted
However, when I double click on the package, I get a message that iPhoto 9.1 or later is required to install this update, and the update quits.
Any idea what I'm doing wrong or, more importantly, what to do differently to get the update installed?