“Apple Computer has released an update to the Mac operating system that it hopes will alleviate the video problems that consumers had experienced with the first Intel-based Macs,” Ina Fried reports for CNET News. “On Tuesday, Apple released Mac OS X 10.4.5, an update to Mac OS X Tiger. Although the update offers a number of fixes for both Power PC and Intel-based Macs, the most noteworthy update is a fix Apple says solves a pesky video problem with its Front Row remote-controlled media software. In the release notes for the update, Apple says the update ‘eliminates some potential video redraw issues when using Front Row on Intel-based Macs.'”
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MacDailyNews Take: This is good news for Apple as it confirms that the problem was software issue and not a hardware glitch which could have possibly involved a potentially costly recall.
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