The most popular operating system (OS), especially when it comes to businesses, is without a doubt Windows. Apple's OS - OS X - has been increasing in popularity and businesses are starting to adopt this system. If you have the latest version of OS X - 10.8 Mountain Lion - an update has been released that you might want to install.
Below is an overview of the recent OS X 10.8 update and how you can install it.
Update features Here are some of the changes with the update:
- Improved Wi-Fi compatibility with some enterprise level wireless networks.
- Microsoft Exchange compatibility with Calendar (iCal) has been improved to make it integration easier.
- An issue that prevented Facetime calls to non-US numbers has been fixed.
- iMessages has been updated to fix an issue where messages showed out of order.
- Safari has been updated to 6.0.5 which has improved overall stability.
- An issue that prevented some documents from being uploaded to an SMB server has been fixed.
How to install the update There are a couple of ways you can get the update:
Through the App Store
- Open the App Store (it's the blue circle icon with the brush, pencil and ruler in your dock).
- Wait for the Store to load and press the Updates icon at the top of the window.
- Look for the update. It should be located in a tab called Software Update. If you press More it should show you information regarding the update. It should be called: OS X Update Combined 10.8.4.
- Click Update and it should be downloaded and applied. You will need to restart your computer.
- Go to Apple's Support site's 10.8.4 update page located here.
- Press Download. When it has finished, the update should be in your Downloads folder.
- Double click on the file and follow the install instructions.
- Restart your computer.