Apple OS X Snow Leopard update fixes new MacBook Pro woes

Update stops freezing and flickering issues

Initial reports suggest Apple has fixed all 2011 MacBook Pro niggles.

Apple has just released its latest OS X update, which it says fixes a string of problems which have emerged with the recently released new MacBook Pro range. The machines had been crashing under load, as well as suffering from flickering screens and problems working with iTunes Home Sharing.

The release, OS X 10.6.7, “…includes general operating system fixes for Mac OS X Snow Leopard that enhance the stability, compatibility, performance, and security,” according to Apple’s official statement.

It’s believed the issues were related to the machines’ graphics drivers, as well as early niggles with the new Thunderbolt connection. After a slew of complaints on its official forums, Apple will be hoping this update will kill these problems off stat.

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Via 9to5mac