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Software Watchlist – Mac App Updates

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BusyCal 1.2

Adds a new Calendar Groups feature, includes a new global font size preference, and fixes a number of bugs. ($40, free update, 6.2 MB)

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Aluminum Keyboard Firmware Update 1.1

Improves battery performance and fixes unexpectedly repeating keys. (Free, 1.52 MB)

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PGP Desktop 10

Adds support for Whole Disk Encryption and Boot Camp under Snow Leopard, optimization for solid state drives, improves run time speeds, and enables compatibility across mixed networks of Linux, Apple, and Windows systems. (PGP Desktop Professional [including Whole Disk Encryption], $239; PGP Desktop Email, $164; PGP Desktop Home, $99; PGP Whole Disk Encryption, $149; volume discounts available; free update to all users with subscription licenses or maintenance)

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Phone Amego 1.1.9

Expands support for VoIP Caller ID, improves phone number formatting, and enables users to send SMS messages via the keyboard. ($20, free update, 2 MB)

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Firmware Restoration CD 1.8

Can be used to restore firmware on an early 2009 Mac Pro or Xserve after interrupted or unsuccessful updates. (Free, 22.5 MB)

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Things 1.2.9

Fixes a number of issues including Today list sync conflicts, missing search results, and unresponsive interface behavior. ($49.95, free upgrade, 8.4 MB)

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Windows 7 Upgrade Updates

These updates combined add compatibility for Windows 7, support for the Apple wireless keyboard and mouse, and an error-free upgrade for users moving from Vista to Windows 7.

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Spell Catcher 10.3.3

Provides compatibility with Snow Leopard, support for 64-bit applications, and updated linguistic and language plug-ins. ($39.95 new, free update, 22 MB)

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TextWrangler 3.1

Adds a new Unix command for searching across multiple files, improves file creation within the embedded FTP/SFTP browser, and fixes a long list of minor bugs and issues. (Free, 12.1 MB)

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Mac Pro EFI Firmware Update 1.4

Improves compatibility with certain virtualization products, storage performance for Windows XP Boot Camp users, and reliability during the boot process. (Free, 1.96 MB)

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Xserve EFI Firmware Update 1.2

Improves compatibility with certain virtualization products and enhances reliability during the boot process. (Free, 1.81 MB)

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Security Update 2010-001

Provides an updated Flash Player plug-in, blocks vulnerabilities in CUPS and OpenSSL, prevents attacks via maliciously crafted images and audio files. (Free, various sizes)

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Main Stage 2.1

Improves support for 64-bit mode, enhances backward compatibility, and resolves a long list of minor issues. ($499 new, free update, 210.91 MB)

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Logic Pro 9.1

Improves compatibility and support for 64-bit mode and fixes a long list of minor bugs and issues. ($499 new, free update, 191.14 MB)

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Apple Remote Desktop 3.3.2

Improves reliability in a number of situations, addresses incorrect reporting, and enhances compatibility with third-party software. ($299 new, free update, 4.21 MB client/51.41 MB admin)