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12 April 2013 2,741 views No Comment

Security patches, bug fixes, feature tweaks, a deal and SimCity news, too, is what you will find in the Friday, April 12 edition of Mac Updates

Another day in paradise on the shores of Lake Erie, where the coffee is strong, aromatic and the grass is now a very emerald green. Security patches, bug fixes, feature tweaks, deals and SimCity news, too, is what you will find in the Friday, April 12 edition of Mac Updates.

Tick-tock. Firefox 20 shipped on April 2 and today we get Firefox 20.0.1 (download), which is about security patches and bug fixes. Unexciting, true, but necessary stuff for a our Windows friends — no Mac update available.

As regular Fairer Platform readers know, we are big fans of Boom: The Mac Volume Booster (hands on) and you can get it now through April 19 for just $4, regularly seven bucks. You will need a Mac running OS X 10.6.6 or later and can run it on two Macs.

You can buy Boom on the Mac App Store ($6.99) and use it on up to five Macs — choice is good, saving is good! So, choose…

Mac Updates: Friday not the 13th

Ian Page has released Mactracker 7.1.2 (MAS, release notes) and Mactracker for iOS 2.4.2 (App Store), which offer tweaks, bug fixes and add the new Education iMac.

• Picasa (download)
— Fixed broken auto-complete for search and tagging
— Fixed bug where filter thumbnails would become corrupted
— Fixed bug where saving an image could cause inadvertent cropping to a 1×1 rectangle
— Fixed bug where reverting an image was not properly refreshing the edit view

Lastly, Electronic Arts has announced that SimCity for Mac will ship on Tuesday, June 11. Buyers will get both the Mac and PC versions. Interestingly, existing PC buyers can download the Mac version.

And, do you believe it? Walmart is still selling the 16GB iPad mini for $299

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