Aside from iOS 6, Apple also unleashed today OS X 10.8.2 for Mac users to enjoy.
Hereâ€™s the changelog for the newest OS X Mountain Lion update as posted over at the Apple:
This update is recommended for all OS X Mountain Lion users, and includes new features and fixes:
Single sign on for Facebook
Adds Facebook as an option when sharing links and photos
See Facebook friends’ contact information and profile pictures in Contacts
Facebook notifications now appear in Notification Center
Share scores to Facebook, Twitter, Mail, or Messages
Facebook friends are included in Game Center friend recommendations
Added Facebook “Like” button for games
Challenge friends to beat your score or achievement
Other new features
Adds Power Nap support for MacBook Air (Late 2010)
iMessages sent to your phone number now appear in Messages on your Mac*
You can now add passes to Passbook (on your iPhone or iPod touch) from Safari and Mail on your Mac*
FaceTime can now receive calls sent to your phone number*
New shared Reminders lists
New sort options allow you to sort notes by title, the date you edited them, and when you created them
Dictation now supports additional languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Korean, Canadian English, Canadian French, and Italian
Dictionary app now includes a French definition dictionary
Sina Weibo profile photos can now be added to Contacts
* Requires iOS 6
The OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2 update also includes general operating system fixes that improve the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac, including the following fixes:
Adds an option to discard the changes in the original document when choosing Save As
Unsent drafts are now opened automatically when launching Mail
Receive Twitter notifications for mentions and replies from anyone
URLs are shortened when sending tweets from Notification Center
Notifications are disabled when AirPlay Mirroring is being used
Adds SSL support for Google searches from the Smart Search Field in Safari
Adds a new preference to have Safari launch with previously open webpages
Resolves an issue that may cause the “Enable Autodiscover” checkbox to always remain checked
Enables access to the Mac App Store when Parental Controls are enabled
Support for @icloud.com email addresses
Resolves a video issue with some VGA projectors when connected to certain Mac notebooks
Addresses an issue that may prevent Active Directory accounts from being locked out
Resolves an issue that may cause the policy banner to re-appear prior to logging in
Improvements to SMB
Addresses an issue with NIS users when auto-login is enabled
Addresses an issue in which the Keychain may not be accessible
Ability to pre-authenticate a FileVault protected system
Addresses an issue that may cause Xsan to not automatically start after migrating from Mac OS X Snow Leopard
Iâ€™ve already updated to OS X 10.8.2 and I love the Facebook integration.
But donâ€™t let my appreciation for this particular new OS X treat fool you, itâ€™s still far from perfect. Unlike on Android, OS X wonâ€™t merge the contact details of the ones you already have in your Contacts app with the ones that have identical names or info on Facebook. It treats it as separate contacts. As such, donâ€™t be surprised to find multiple name entries in Contacts once youâ€™ve integrated Facebook.
Also, Calendar/iCal is reporting the birthdays of some of my Facebook contacts now in Contacts erroneously. Majority of them are a day late, but when I checked their birthdays in the Contacts app, the listed birthday is correct. Itâ€™s a good thing, though, Iâ€™ve already subscribed to Facebook Birthday feeds, â€˜cause if not, Iâ€™d probably be greeting most of them a day late. Anyone else having this problem?
Any other problems/bugs youâ€™ve encountered in OS X 10.8.2? Feel free to share them below, and if youâ€™ve found any fixes to address them.
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