January 26th, 2007 by Keith

Apple Released MacBook 802.11n Update Patch

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Apple 802.11n Extreme Wireless Router

Users of Core 2 Duo MacBook and MacBook Pros no longer need to pay to get an update patch for 802.11n. According to an article released by notebookreview.com, Apple will be releasing the patch for free.

Available in the form of firmware update 2007-001, the patch is recommended for all Intel Macintosh computers.

To benefit from the firmware, the 802.11n Apple Extreme router can be purchased at a cost of $179.99. Nonetheless, the firmware is also usable on any other routers that support 802.11n protocol.

System Requirements

  • * Mac OS X 10.4.8
  • * Intel-based Macintosh

Thus, if you are using Core 2 Duo MacBook and MacBook Pros, remember to get this patch today.

Download Link
Apple MacBook / MacBook Pro 802.11n firmware update

EDIT (Updates): The initial article posted by notebookreview.com was inaccurate. The latest news is

If you have a Mac with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor (except the 17-inch, 1.83GHz iMac) or a Mac Pro with AirPort Extreme, you can enable it to access an 802.11n wireless network using the AirPort Extreme 802.11n Enabler software, which can be purchased at a price of $1.99.

Sincere Apologies.

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