NEWS FROM THE LAB - Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Apple Updates Posted by Sean @ 16:32 GMT

What's the deal with QuickTime Player 7.1.3 for Windows?

QuickTime 7.1.3

If you select the "Update Existing Software" option from within QuickTime 7.1.3 you'll get the following notification:

Update QuickTime

But that's not exactly correct – version 7.1.5 is now available, and it includes security updates. If you download version 7.1.5 from Apple.com and install it you'll see this option:

Apple Software Update

Apple Software Update can be installed to easily update QuickTime and other Apple software. So does easily update mean that it's now the only way to update without manually checking apple's site? What was wrong with the old method of having the client check for you?