Monthly Archives: May 2008

Logic Express 8.0.2 update follows Pro version

Despite escaping the notice of many readers who are distracted by show-stopper updates like OS X 10.5.3, Server Admin Tools 10.5.3, Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 2.1, et cetera….Apple has indeed released the 8.0.2 update to Logic Express that Express users have been waiting for since the Pro version was released earlier in the week.

The update weighs in at 73.7MB, and its release notes provide essentially no information on what the changes are — but given the size of the update, they are clearly significant.

When queried about the dearth of details on the two recent Logic updates, reliable sources in Cupertino explained that the changes are almost entirely bug fixes and were not entirely detailed for several reasons.

Chief among these, apparently, is concern among high ranking executives working under the VP of Software that several of the changes would be embarrassing to the company and that at least one might violate an NDA which Apple has signed with a third party. Read more

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Apple releases 10.5.3, Security Updates

Mac OS X 10.5.3, a massive update weighing in at well over 400MB and containing even more changes than 10.5.2 (itself sporting the largest changelist in Apple software update history) has been released along with a separate package for Tiger users containing only the relevant security updates.

Coming almost exactly when predicted by the grapevine, 10.5.3 and these Tiger Security Updates are packed to the gills with fixes and new functionality that many readers have been clamoring for since before Leopard had even shipped….

From the 10.5.3 release notes (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1141):

General

*Fixes a font issue that could result in Helvetica Narrow being used in applications instead of Helvetica.

*Addresses an issue with stuttering video and audio playback in certain USB devices. Read more

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Logic Pro 8.0.2 update posted

This update is recommended for all Logic Pro 8.0 users.

This Logic Pro 8.0.2 update addresses specific customer and compatibility issues of Logic Pro 8.0. It includes Wavebuner 1.5.2 and Impulse Response Utility 1.0.2, which address issues for Waveburner 1.5 and Impulse Response Utility 1.0 respectively.

If you are using Logic Node you will need to update your Logic Node application on connected computers as well.

After running the updater you will find an updated Logic Node installer called Logic Node 8.0.2.dmg in your Utilities folder. Read more

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