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Apple Releases OS X 10.8.3 With Windows 8 Boot Camp Support and More

Apple release MAC OS X 10.8.3 for Public with Windows 8 Boot Camp Support, Bugs Fixed, and new features added.

Few minutes ago Apple silently released an update of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3 that has been going under testing since months. Last week Apple released the last Beta of OS X 10.8.3 for developers and today Apple released the build for Public. This new build of OS X 10.8.3 brings major enhancements with new features added to it. The new feature that is added to this build of OS X 10.8.3 is of the redemption of iTunes card using built-in camera’s for MAC. Apple introduced this feature of redemption via built-in camera in iTunes 11, but they implemented this feature in OS X 10.8.3 build.

Other than this addition, Apple added the support of Windows 8 in Boot Camp and made Boot Camp support 3TB hard drives.

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This update is recommended for all OS X Mountain Lion users and includes features and fixes that improve the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, including:

  • The ability to redeem iTunes gift cards in the Mac App Store using your Mac’s built-in camera

  • Boot Camp support for installing Windows 8

  • Boot Camp support for Macs with a 3 TB hard drive

  • A fix for an issue that could cause a file URL to quit apps unexpectedly

  • A fix for an issue that may cause Logic Pro to become unresponsive when using certain plug-ins

  • A fix for an issue that may cause audio to stutter on 2011 iMacs

  • A fix for an issue in Contacts that may cause cards to print out of order

  • A fix for an issue that may cause the desktop picture to change after logging out or restarting

  • A fix for an issue in Messages that may cause messages to appear out of order after waking from sleep

  • A fix for an issue that may cause the screen to display incorrectly after waking from sleep

  • Improves compatibility with IMAP servers in the Notes app

  • Allows the Slideshow screen saver to display photos located in a subfolder

  • A fix for an issue in Contacts that may cause addresses to print in the wrong location

  • Reliability improvements when using a Microsoft Exchange account in Mail

  • Xsan reliability improvements

  • A fix for an issue that could cause Active Directory accounts to be locked out after accessing the Security & Privacy pane in System Preferences

  • A fix for an issue that could cause link aggregation to not complete after a restart

  • A fix for an issue that could cause delays when logging into an Active Directory account on high latency networks

 

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