Apple Releases First Software Update for Brand New 12-Inch MacBook

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Bluetooth-12-inch-MacBookLess than two hours after announcing the new 12-inch MacBook, which has yet to become available for purchase online, Apple has released the first software update for the notebook.

Apple's website says the Bluetooth update for the 12-inch MacBook (Early 2016) improves compatibility with third-party Bluetooth devices, and is recommended for all users.

The software update is a 157.8MB download and requires OS X El Capitan 10.11.4.

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54 months ago

OMG, Apple. This is hilarious! Apple != Quality Control whatsoever.
Can't even buy it online either getting "The page you’re looking for can’t be found". http://www.apple.com/us/shop/go/macbook/select
Steve Jobs wouldn't have accepted this kind of nonsense.
For a company that charges a premium on its products and
services and promotes a brand image of perfection, this is totally unacceptable.

I feel you're making a bit of a mountain out of a molehill here. It's just a software update for goodness' sake.
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54 months ago

OMG, Apple. This is hilarious! Apple != Quality Control whatsoever.
Can't even buy it online either getting "The page you’re looking for can’t be found". http://www.apple.com/us/shop/go/macbook/select
Steve Jobs wouldn't have accepted this kind of nonsense.
For a company that charges a premium on its products and
services and promotes a brand image of perfection, this is totally unacceptable.

What?
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54 months ago


When launching a website, check your websites before making them live. It's web design 101. Why can't Apple get the simple things right anymore?

If the height of your incredulity is set off by a dead website link that will be shortly fixed, you need to get your priorities right.

That's the last I'm saying on this matter. Simmer down and grow up.
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54 months ago

Mobile Me was ground breaking, a completely new venture.

MobileMe wasn't completely new as it was an updated service built on the foundations of iTools and .Mac.
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54 months ago

Steve Jobs wouldn't have accepted this kind of nonsense.

For a company that charges a premium on its products and services and promotes a brand image of perfection, this is totally unacceptable.

Are you serious with this. It is a Bluetooth update. Stop trolling every thread with this crap.
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54 months ago

You can buy it on the Apple Store app on your iPhone. Delivers by April 29 with free delivery, or by April 27 if you want to pay extra.

I wouldn't bother, doelcm; they're looking to moan about problems, not get solutions or workarounds.
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