Apple Updates OSX and Safari

OS X 10.8.3Apple today rolled out OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3 which includes features and fixes that improve the stability, compatibility, and security of Macintosh computers, including:

  • Mac App Store: Adds ability to redeem iTunes gift cards in the Mac’s built-in camera
  • Mail: Reliability improvements when using a Microsoft Exchange
  • Contacts: Corrected issue where addresses to printed in the wrong location
  • Contacts: Corrected issue that caused cards to print out of order
  • Messages: Corrected issue that caused messages to appear out of order after waking from sleep
  • Boot Camp: Support for installing Windows 8
  • Boot Camp: Support for Macs with a 3 TB hard drive
  • Notes: Improves compatibility with IMAP servers
  • Active Directory: Several reliability improvements
  • Other performance and reliability improvements

Updated Safari too

Safari 6.0.3Safari 6.0.3 is included in the OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.3 Update and contains fixes that improve performance, stability, and security, including:

  • Improved scrolling on facebook.com
  • Improved scrolling while zoomed in on a webpage
  • Improved performance on webpages with plug-in content
  • Corrected issue that could cause the inaccurate appearance of an alert that bookmarks can’t be changed
  • Corrected issue that could cause duplicate bookmarks to appear on an iOS device after editing bookmarks with Safari in OS X
  • Corrected issue that permitted users to access unfiltered search results when searching from google.com when Parental Controls are enabled
  • Corrected issue that could prevent Safari from restoring the last position on a webpage a user navigated back to

The update is available via Software Update. However, for large OS update such as this, I recommend downloading and directly installing the the complete Mountain Lion 10.8.3 Combo Updater from the Apple Support Downloads page.