If you’ve had trouble connecting to some Wi-Fi networks or noticed that conversations in your Messages app were often out of order, you’re not alone. And Apple says it’s now squashed those and nearly a dozen other bugs in the software with an update to OS X Mountain Lion, released Tuesday afternoon.
OS X 10.8.4 is now out and promises to: improve compatibility for connecting to some enterprise Wi-Fi networks and for Microsoft Exchange working with Calendar, resolve an issue where conversation threads in Messages appear non-chronologically, and lets FaceTime calls properly connect to users outside the U.S.
Here’s the full list of what this update addresses:
- 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
Apple has said it will unveil the next version of OS X (10.9) next week at WWDC.