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Apple Releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 Update

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 25, 2014 2:46 pm    Post subject: Apple Releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 Update Reply with quote

Apple Releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 Update
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
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Apple today released the OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 Update via their Mac App Store and website for direct download. According to the company, this update fixes a major SSL security flaw. It also includes the following improvements:

- Adds the ability to make and receive FaceTime audio calls.
- Adds call waiting support for FaceTime audio and video calls.
- Adds the ability to block incoming iMessages from individual senders.
- Includes general improvements to the stability and compatibility of Mail.
- Improves the accuracy of unread counts in Mail.
- Resolves an issue that prevented Mail from receiving new messages from certain providers.
- Improves AutoFill compatibility in Safari.
- Fixes an issue that may cause audio distortion on certain Macs.
- Improves reliability when connecting to a file server using SMB2.
- Fixes an issue that may cause VPN connections to disconnect.
- Improves VoiceOver navigation in Mail and Finder.
- Improves VoiceOver reliability when navigating websites.
- Improves compatibility with Gmail Archive mailboxes.
- Includes improvements to Gmail labels.
- Improves Safari browsing and Software Update installation when using an authenticated web proxy.
- Fixes an issue that could cause the Mac App Store to offer updates for apps that are already up to date.
- Improves the reliability of diskless NetBoot service in OS X Server.
- Fixes braille driver support for specific HandyTech displays.
- Resolves an issue when using Safe Boot with some systems.
- Improves ExpressCard compatibility for some MacBook Pro 2010 models.
- Resolves an issue which prevented printing to printers shared by Windows XP.
- Resolves an issue with Keychain that could cause repeated prompts to unlock the Local Items keychain.
- Fixes an issue that could prevent certain preference panes from opening in System Preferences.
- Fixes an issue that may prevent migration from completing while in Setup Assistant.

The OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 Update weighs in at 859.70 MB and requires OS X Mavericks 10.9.1. Apple also released a Combo update for users looking to update from OS X Mavericks 10.9.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 25, 2014 6:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Glad they fixed the SSL issue relatively fast and added the new FaceTime features.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I guess it's safe to upgrade from Mountain Lion now. Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'll take all the Mail fixes they have. Mail in Mavericks and Mountain Lion has been awful for me.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 5:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like when they add new features and not just fixes. It sort of reminds me of the old days.
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