Apple releases Mac OS 10.8.4, the last version of Mountain Lion?

Summary:10.8.4 includes Microsoft Exchange and Calendar compatibility improvements and a fix for iMessages displaying out of order. It's probably the last version of Mountain Lion before 10.9 is announced at WWDC next week.

Apple releases Mac OS 10.8.4, the last version of Mountain Lion? - Jason O'Grady

Apple today released the OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.4 Update which is recommended for all OS X Mountain Lion users. The update includes a fix for iMessages displaying out of order and Microsoft Exchange and Calendar compatibility improvements. 

According to the release notes: 

  • Compatibility improvements when connecting to certain enterprise Wi-Fi networks
  • Microsoft Exchange compatibility improvements in Calendar
  • A fix for an issue that prevented FaceTime calls to non-U.S. phone numbers
  • A fix for an issue that may prevent scheduled sleep after using Boot Camp
  • Improves VoiceOver compatibility with text in PDF documents
  • Includes Safari 6.0.5, which improves stability for some websites with chat features and games
  • A fix for an issue that may cause iMessages to display out of order in Messages
  • Resolves an issue in which Calendars Birthdays may appear incorrectly in certain time zones
  • A fix for an issue that may prevent the desktop background picture from being preserved after restart
  • A fix for an issue that may prevent documents from being saved to a server using SMB
  • Addresses an issue that may prevent certain files from opening after copied to a volume named “Home"
  • A fix for an issue that may prevent changes to files made over NFS from displaying
  • Resolves an issue saving files to an Xsan volume from certain applications
  • Improves Active Directory log-in performance, especially for cached accounts or when using a .local domain
  • Improves OpenDirectory data replication
  • Improves 802.1X compatibility with ActiveDirectory networks
  • Improves compatibility when using mobile accounts

The 10.8.4 update is available in the Mac App Store (instructions) and as a direct download (342MB Delta or 810MB Combo).

Topics: Apple, Operating Systems, Software

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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