Posted by zduncan | Posted in Computer | Posted on 17-08-2011
Tags: Apple, Apple OS X Lion, Mac, Mac mini, Mac OS X, MacBook Air, OS X Lion 10.7.1
Not long after its release, Apple has already issued the first maintenance update to OS X Lion. The update, known as OS X Lion 10.7.1, is available now via Software Update and Apple’s download pages though you should be prompted by your Apple computer to update the next time you turn it on.
According to Apple, “The 10.7.1 update is recommended for all users running OS X Lion and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability and compatibility of your Mac.” Fixes to OS X Lion found in 10.7.1 include:
- Addresses an issue that may cause the system to become unresponsive when playing a video in Safari.
- Resolves an issue that may cause system audio to stop working when using HDMI or optical audio ouput.
- Improves the reliability of WiFi connections.
- Resolves an issue that prevents transfer of your data, settings and compatible applications to a new Mac running OS X Lion.
All the information on the OS X Lion update 10.7.1 can be found on the website http://support.apple.com/vb/HT4764 so you should head on over there if you have any questions or you want more information about the update itself.
In addition to that, Apple has also released a separate version of 10.7.1 that is specific to the most recent MacBook Air and Mac Mini. This update included the same features as the original 10.7.1 update but also adds specific fixes only designed for these devices. These new fixes include:
- Resolves an issue where MacBook Air may boot up when MagSafe Adapter is attached.
- Resolves an issue causing intermittent display flickering on MacBook Air.
- Resolves an issue that causes the SD card slot in Mac Mini to run at reduced speed with SD and SDHC media.
To top it all off, Apple has also released a separate OS X Lion Update 10.7.1 (Server) update for any system with Lion Server components installed. This fix improves the reliability of the Apple File Service. In addition to that, a unique OS X Lion 10.7.1 Update for Mac Mini 2011 (Server) update, including all of the OS X Lion 10.7.1, Lion Server and specific Mac Mini changes has also been released.
Source: Mac Rumors – Apple Releases OS X 10.7.1 with Fixes for Video in Safari, Audio Out, Wi-Fi and more