Apple Releases iPhone Configuration Utility 2.1 for Mac and Windows and Mobile Me Control Panel for Windows

In addition to today's release of iTunes 9 and QuickTime 7.6.4, Apple also released two other software updates for enterprise iPhone users and MobileMe customers users running Windows.

- iPhone Configuration Utility 2.1 allows system administrators in enterprise settings to perform a variety of tasks related to administering iPhones.

iPhone Configuration Utility lets you easily create, maintain, encrypt, and push configuration profiles, track and install provisioning profiles and authorized applications, and capture device information including console logs.

iPhone Configuration Utility 2.1 is available in Mac OS X (7.17 MB, requires OS X 10.5.8) and Windows (31.11 MB, requires XP SP3 or Vista SP1 and .NET 3.5 SP1) versions, and system administrators are advised to refer to Apple's Enterprise Deployment Guide for more information.

- MobileMe Control Panel for Windows, which carries version number 1.5, brings several changes to the Windows software for setting up and managing MobileMe and iDisk settings.

This update enables you to choose which MobileMe calendar syncs with the default Outlook calendar, provides compatibility with Windows 7, and improves the reliability of bookmark syncing. This update is recommended for all Windows PCs that sync with MobileMe.

The update weighs in at 2.30 MB and is compatible with Windows 7, Vista, and XP.