Apple's revamped productivity and lifestyle software is free, and full of new features. But some users are howling over what's been taken out.
Apple has released the latest update to its iLife '11 suite of applications including Garageband, iPhoto (previously updated), and iMovie, now versions 6.0.1, 9.1.1, and 9.0.1 respectively.
A few people who have purchased retail copies of the latest iLife '11 suite from Apple have complained that the installer may hang halfway through its progress, or stop with an error stating that the manufacturer (Apple) should be contacted.
Read CNET's Apple iLife '11 full review to find out what's new, what's not, and whether the long-awaited upgrade to the software suite is worth your $49.
This week, Apple introduces the new MacBook Air in two sizes (with no Flash installed), Mac OS X 10.7 Lion is announced, a dedicated Mac App Store is revealed, and FaceTime lands on desktop Macs. Also new to the world of Apple, iLife '11 brings updated iPhoto, iMovie, and Garageband versions.
Apple has published the new hardware requirements so people can run the latest software enhancements.
Get a closer look at the latest version of Apple iLife in our gallery of screenshots from iPhoto, iMovie, and GarageBand.
Apple is hosting a special press event Wednesday focused on the Mac, which CNET is covering live. There will also be a preview of the next version of Mac OS X.
Back in January 2009, Apple released iLife '09 and we haven't gotten a full version update since. New rumors peg a November 2010 release for the iLife '11 suite that includes 64-bit support, a brand-new iWeb, iOS compatibility, and the demise of iDVD.
The "new" Chromebook is available in two new colors, and offers optional 3G connectivity. And there's a new Chromebox desktop, too.