An application developed by Apple to automatically install the latest version of Apple software on Apple computers.

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Repeatedly asked to install firmware update 1.8

In the last few days I have seen the same update keep appearing in my App Store updates list. The details are: Software Update: MacBook Air SMC Firmware Update 1.8 "This update address a rare issue ...
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What other features and bug fixes made it into the 7.0.4 release of iOS? [closed]

I just downloaded 7.0.4 which specifically notes the fix of a FaceTime bug and more generally notes "bug fixes and other improvements". What noticeable improvements or bug fixes are there in this ...
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xcode-select --install not available on update server

I'm trying to install the new command line tools in OS X 10.9, and I get this weird error from Apple. Can't install the software because it is currently available from the Software Update server. ...
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CLI softwareupdate does not find updates

I can see in the App Store that I have one application (Xcode 5.0.2) that needs to be updated. But if I run the sudo softwareupdate --list in terminal I get the message that there is "No new software ...
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Download app update once, install twice/thrice?

I have a very slow internet connection and would like to be able to download app updates (iTunes, Aperture, iWork etc.) just for one machine and be able to update 3 machines offline on home network. ...
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Cinch doesn't work | How do I enable access to assistive devices in OS X 10.9 Mavericks?

Cinch requires us to "Enable access to assistive devices". However this option is not found on OS X Mavericks > System Preferences. Where can I find it?
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Will updating my software to Mavericks delete all of my files and software?

I'm a new Apple user and have the option to update my software to Maverick. I know that on Windows when you install a new operating system, all of your previous data is wiped out. It's pretty much a ...
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Xcode 5 update, why am I stuck on Xcode 3.2.6?

I'm running Xcode (downloaded from the Mac App Store) on my MacBook Pro running OS X Mavericks. The weird thing is I am running version 3.2.6, yet Xcode claims to be up to date. There are no updates ...
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Upgrading for free Apple trialware from third party distributors?

I upgraded to Maverics, then I read than older trialware of iWork, Aperture and possible FCP and Logic Pro are being upgraded for free to their latest versions by Apple on the App Store desktop ...
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Booting problem after Mavericks installation: BootCache.playlist: 2 No such file or directory

I have updated my MacBook Air 2011 from the App Store to Mavericks but after the installation it doesn't boot up (spinning grey ball). Safemode or a new installation didn't help and verbose mode ends ...
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How to clear up space on 16GB iPad for iOS upgrade?

I have an iPad mini 16GB and like to upgrade to iOS 7.0.3. this upgrade wants 1.2GB of free storage. However I only have 0.5 GB at the moment. The largest amount of data are my photostreams. They ...
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OS X Server (Mavericks) requires wired network connection for Caching?

I recently installed OS X Server on my Mavericks machine, and want to use the server (among other things) to cache software and app updates for other devices on my network. However, when I try to turn ...
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Cannot do updates in OSX app store

I am at a loss. I have upgrade to Mavericks and now when i go to my App store i see there are 6 new updates. When i click on Updates (showing Updates 6) i only get a grey bar and it does not show ...
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iPhone 4S on iOS 5.1 not being offered update by iTunes

iTunes (v11.1.1) is saying my phone's OS is up to date (tried clicking check for updates). Why is that? If I force update with a downloaded .ipsw (using SHIFT-update), do I have to use the latest iOS ...
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Prevent app from App Store update

I have two versions of Xcode, one is the latest Xcode 5 and the old 4.6.3. The second one is just a copy of the first one, just before the App Store update. But after the update, App Store keeps ...
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App Store won't update iTunes; inconsistent with iWork

I have updated my (Late 2009) Mac Mini to Mavericks. "About This Mac" shows "OS X 10.9 (13A603). However, I have not been able to update iTunes to version 11.1.2. The App Store shows that the update ...
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What has been deprecated or removed in OS X 10.9, Mavericks?

For the last couple of releases of OS X, there have been some parts of the OS and the utilities that have been simplified or removed compared to the previous release. Especially as seem from a power ...
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Is the CD version of iWork '09 updatable to the newly released version?

Can I update the apps from iWork '09 installed from the DVD to the new versions in the App Store?
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“Install App” does nothing when trying to install Mavericks

I'm trying to install Mavricks and it's not working. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBExs0UcJ_0&feature=youtu.be I already did a system update. I'm currently on lion. Says it's paused in ...
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How to update some application to latest version with homebrew-cask?

I noticed some packages provided by homebrew-cask uses a url of the latest version and a version number of "latest" such as dropbox and chrome. Thus they will never be upgraded with brew upgrade. Is ...
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Unable to find driver for this platform \“ACPI\” MACOSX version: not yet set

After applying the latest OSX update, I'm unsure which version it was anymore, but I applied it yesterday, on my MacBook Air I get this screen below and am unable to continue in any way. What now?
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How to view Software Update history?

In OS X 10.8, for system updates that were installed without being signed into an Apple ID, how can I view the update history? I looked in Library/Logs for an update log, and also in the Software ...
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How often do Background App Refreshes occur in iOS 7?

In iOS 7, some apps can now update their data even when the app is not open. This feature is called "Background App Refresh". How often does each app update their content using this method? Is it up ...
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Trapped: MacBook always shuts down during EFI SMC Update 1.8. Can't boot. How to remove updater from boot routine?

MacBook Pro i7 Mid-2012 (MacBookPro9,2) running Mac OS X 10.8.5: Downloaded the "offered" EFI SMC Update 1.8 through the AppStore Updates. MacBook restarted, grey progress bar appears w/ spinning ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from Java 5 to Java 7 on OS X 10.5.8 - Leopard?

I'm using OS X 10.5.8 - Leopard. I updated Java via Software Update and the newest Java I could have installed in MacBook was Java 5. This is the screenshot: Can I somehow update Java 5 to Java 7? ...
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How to delete an app stuck in update mode?

Several months ago the Groupon app had an update which I selected, but it never completed the update. It always shows up on the update list and when you tap it, it shows "Updating". The progress bar ...
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iOS7 new/updated apps, NOT showing blue dot. Any one know why?

I have just noticed on my friends device (running iOS7) blue dots next to the app name on the home screen. I have done some research and found that these now replace the "new" banner in iOS6 as well ...
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How to i update an iPhone 4 with iOS 4.3.5 offline

i was able to update my iPhone 4S and iPad via the option on the settings menu however i iPhone 4 which i use as my music player doesn't have that option, my computer with itunes doesn't connect to ...
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Error 3194 (Run diagno - “Secure connection with itunes store failed”)

Actually i have a iPhone4 with iOS 6.1.3 and I want to update it with iOS 7.0 or restore the same iOS (6.1.3). But every time just after the "verify" iTunes throw an Error with error code 3194. And ...
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iTunes storing iOS updates for later

I'm currently downloading the iOS 7 update (7.01), but I'd like to wait a bit before installing it. After it finishes downloading, will it still stay in iTunes until I'm ready to install, or will it ...
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Troubles install Xcode 5 on Mountain Lion

A few days ago I started to download the new Xcode 5, but I canceled this update at nearly 40%. Today I'm tried to download the update but it won't download. When I go to Mac Appstore, Updates it ...
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iOS 6 displaying update badge, no update available

My app store is displaying an update as badge. When I click the App Store, it claims I have all updates. What did Apple do?
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Why do OTA updates require so much space?

Why do OTA updates for iOS always require at least 3GB of free space? It's kind of a pain to have to delete apps and then to have to reinstall them again.
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Updating iphone 4s OS 5.1.1 to ANYTHING more current 6.1.1? 7.0?

I have not updated my iphone 4s since the day I got it. I am still on IOS 5.1.1. I jailbroke the phone when i first got it, but the jailbreak was outdated and stopped working so I deleted it off the ...
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What's the “Combo” OS X Update?

What's the difference between the OS X Mountain Lion Update v10.8.5 and the OS X Mountain Lion Update v10.8.5 (Combo) packages? I'm running OS X 10.8.4
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Can all Mac software update with one click?

Is there a way to update ALL your software at same time with one click? From what I was told you have to update MS Office and other softwares manually and on by one.
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Is it possible to update an iphone 3g ios 4.2.1 to ios 5?

I've tried to go on iTunes (check my updates)- but it says your phone as been updated your current version is 4.2.1 is it possible?
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When will PHP 5.4 appear in default OS X installations?

I am wondering when PHP 5.4 will appear in default OS X installations, or as part of official Software Update. Does anyone have historical information on how late after release of PHP 5.2 that PHP ...
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OS X 10.8.4 not showing updates - how to fix?

OS X 10.8.4 isn't showing any updates via the App Store or the command line softwareupdate tool. How can I make it start showing updates as usual again? Edit: sudo softwareupdate -l outputs "No new ...
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Trouble updating iPhone 3GS

I have a jailbroken iPhone 3gs which runs iOS 4.1 (8B117). Predictably, I can't download most of the apps and so often, I feel like it's not even an smartphone. So I need to update it anyhow. But ...
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Want to Update iMovie, etc. on MacBook Pro

I have updates of iMovie, etc. on my MacBook Pro. But every time I go to update it tells me to sign into one of my email addresses first. I press OK and nothing happens. I sign into the email and ...
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Is it possible to update the itunes without updating Xcode?

I am having updates for both itunes and xcode in the App store. When I click update to itunes, it asks me to close both the itunes and xcode. I don't want to update xcode. Is it possible update ...
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Update of app shown in iPhone but not in iPad?

I have a first version of my app in the App Store. Recently I released the next version with some bug fixes. After Apple approved the updated version, the update showed in the App Store app for my ...
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Updating apps across multiple users

I have a MBP with the latest OSX (Lion). I have three user accounts -- mine (admin), my wife and son (both Standard). I install apps using my Admin account, but sometimes I have it where the Flash ...
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To detect whether my phone is jailbroken or not?

How would I know whether my iPhone is jailbroken? If it is jailbroken, would you recommend that I update to a newer version?
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OSX App Store updates with multiple users

My mac has several users. If I want to "update" an app, it says only the original user can do the update. But I don't have access to his account! How can I either: Update apps from another user ...
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I Have An App That Won't Load/Sync & I Can't Delete It Either

Having trouble with my Instagram app. When it was time for the update, I clicked "update app" of course, & it said the app couldn't be updated. Now I can't access it. Ever since then, it just says ...
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Update process confusion!

I have spent the last few days trying to figure out exatly what the impact is with changing country and card details on my Apple ID to a new location. I changed from Ireland to the UK, and then I ...
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Update Xcode from 4.6.1 to 4.6.3 for Homebrew

I have installed Xode downloading the DMG (not from the Mac App Store). Now each time I run brew doctor it says: Your Xcode (4.6.1) is outdated Please install Xcode 4.6.3. But In App Store > ...
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How to make App Store stop updating already updated apps?

I installed Xcode 4.6.3 on the day it was released. Since then, every day it wants to update it. I have searched with both Spotlight and find to verify that there are no other copies on my drive, ...