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Apple Releases Firmware Updates For MacBooks, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air

MacBook Pro SMC Firmware Update 1.6

MacBook Pro SMC Firmware Update 1.6 addresses a rare issue on some Apple notebooks where a battery that has accumulated more than 1000 charge cycles may unexpectedly shut down or stop functioning.

System Requirements
• OS X 10.6.8
• OS X 10.7.5
• OS X 10.8.2 or later

For more information, visit:
http://goo.gl/YYvq0

MacBook Air SMC Update v1.8

MacBook Air SMC Update v1.8 addresses a rare issue on some Apple notebooks where a battery that has accumulated more than 1000 charge cycles may unexpectedly shut down or stop functioning.

System Requirements
• OS X 10.6.8
• OS X 10.7.5
• OS X 10.8.2 or later

For more information, visit:
http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1627

MacBook SMC Firmware Update 1.5

MacBook SMC Firmware Update 1.5 addresses a rare issue on some Apple notebooks where a battery that has accumulated more than 1000 charge cycles may unexpectedly shut down or stop functioning.

System Requirements
• OS X 10.6.8
• OS X 10.7.5
• OS X 10.8.2 or later

For more information, visit:
http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1625

MacRumors reports that the following Mac laptop models are affected and need this upgrade:

MacBook
• MacBook7,1 (13-inch, Mid 2010)

MacBook Air
• MacBookAir3,1 (11-inch, Late 2010)
• MacBookAir3,2 (13-inch, Late 2010)
• MacBookAir4,1 (11-inch, Mid 2011)
• MacBookAir4,2 (13-inch, Mid 2011)

MacBook Pro
• MacBookPro7,1 (13-inch, Mid 2010)
• MacBookPro8,1 (13-inch, Early 2011 or Late 2011)

For the full report visit here:
http://goo.gl/cy8BB

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