A day of updates and new releases from Apple

Apple has been busy today releasing new hardware and software updates, including:

New AirPort 2.0 software and base station

The numerous improvements include a built-in firewall, stronger 128-bit encryption for added security, and the ability for up to 50 computers to share a single base station.

OSX 10.1.1

According to the information provided by Apple, the new update delivers improvements for many USB and FireWire devices, including support for additional digital cameras and overall improvements to CD and DVD burning. Enhancements have been made to AFP, SMB, and WebDAV networking, as well as improved support for printing.

This update also delivers better application compatibility, including updates to the Finder and Mail application, according to Apple. In addition, hardware accelerated video mirroring has been enabled for the new PowerBook G4.

The 10.1.1 update is available through the Software Update application included in Mac OS X 10.1

Download: Airport 2.0 software

News source: ZDNet

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