Apple's newly minted MacBooks and MacBooks Pros already have a software update waiting for them.

Available and shipping today, in both the UK and the US, Apple has released a 45MB software update 1.2 for the machines already.

Apple states: "This update contains software bug fixes for precision aluminum unibody enclosure MacBook and MacBook Pro notebook computers introduced in October 2008".

"The update improves compatibility with external displays and includes a variety of software fixes. This update is recommended for all users of these systems."