Apple Releases OS X 10.6.4 Update

Yesterday was a big day for Apple. It announced a new Mac mini complete with an $100 higher price tag which is leaving many bewildered and pre-orders started for the iPhone 4.

However, there was one other bit of news from the Apple camp yesterday that slipped under the radar screen: OS X 10.6.4. The following fixes/updates (among other things) are included with this release:

  • improves compatibility with some Braille displays
  • resolves an issue that causes the keyboard or trackpad to become unresponsive
  • resolves an issue that may prevent some Adobe Creative Suite 3 applications from opening
  • addresses issues copying, renaming, or deleting files on SMB file servers
  • improves reliability of VPN connections
  • resolves a playback issue in DVD Player when using Good Quality deinterlacing
  • resolves an issue editing photos with iPhoto or Aperture in full screen view
  • resolves an issue with Parental Controls Time Limits for Open Directory or Active Directory users
  • resolves a display sleep issue with MacBook Pro (Early 2010) computers
  • resolves an issue with MacBook Pro (Early 2010) computers in which the right speaker may sound louder than the left speaker
  • includes Safari 5.0; for more information about Safari 5.0
  • security improvements 

Apple’s last update for OS X, 10.6.3, was released back in March.

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