Last night Apple has pushed a number of firmware updates to its Mac product line, including MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and iMac. Apple released EFI firmware update to all the users running the latest version of Mac OS X Lion on their machines. The new EFI firmware is aims to bring the compatibility of Mac OS X Lion Internet Recovery to those old gen machines that was skipped at the Mac OS X Lion. Apple pushed EFI firmware update for those users who are running the 2010 old models of the MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and iMacs.


The latest EFI firmware version is available to download for free through the Mac OS X Software Update program; you can simply launch the program to download the latest firmware update on your machine. However, we have also collected the direct links with Apple defined descriptions for the updates.

MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.3(2.98 MB):

This update enables Lion Recovery from an Internet connection on MacBook Air (Late 2010) models and addresses an issue where the system could restart if the power button is pressed immediately after waking from deep sleep.

iMac EFI Update 1.8(3.02 MB):

This update enables Lion Recovery from an Internet connection on iMac (Mid 2010) models.

MacBook Pro EFI Firmware Update 2.6(3.18 MB):

This update enables Lion Recovery from an Internet connection on MacBook Pro (Early 2010) models.

Mac OS X Lion Internet Recovery was the new feature of OS X Lion introduced by Apple on the launch of the OS X Lion which allows you to simply re-download the whole OS directly from Apple’s Server over an internet connection.