updated 11:25 pm EDT, Mon August 13, 2007
AirPort BS Software Update
Apple on Monday released updated software for managing its wireless routers. The AirPort Base Station Update 2007-002, it says, includes general fixes, compatibility updates, and security improvements for the AirPort Utility, AirPort Disk Utility, and AirPort Disk Agent applications. Version 5.2.1of the cross-platform software -- which manages both the 802.11n-based AirPort Extreme Base Station and the AirPort Express device -- is available via the Web and the Software Update as a 8.9MB download. An updated version for Windows is also available and includes the same fixes.
Separately, the company on Friday released an update to the software for its keyboards. Apple Keyboard Update 1.1 is designed to enable the use of special functions labeled on Apple's new keyboards (and those that ship with its revamped iMac systems).