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Today, Apple has issued a firmware update (via MacRumors) for the latest MacBook Air models. The update focuses on fixes revolving Boot Camp and the installation of Windows:

This update addresses an issue which may cause a black screen to appear when installing Windows 7 or Windows 8 using Boot Camp Assistant if both an external optical drive and USB thumb drive are connected to the system.  This update also ensures that the system will boot by default into OS X after installation of Windows 8.

Earlier this month, Apple issued a pair of updates that focus on fixing battery life bugs on both Airs and Retina MacBook Pros.

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