Apple has released an update to its Configurator app. The OS X app allows users to configure and deploy iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices in an enterprise environment, such as schools or government institutions. While no major changes were introduced, there are several minor improvements that administrators of institutions will find useful. Here's the news from the release notes:
Apple Configurator 1.3 contains improvements and bug fixes including:
• Significantly improved reliability, scalability and performance
• A new status view that includes time estimates and error information with recovery suggestions
• Ability to cancel scheduled or in-progress operations
• Administrators can install apps on devices configured to not allow users to install apps
Apple Configurator is a free download in the Mac App Store.