Apple Releases OS X 10.8.2, iOS 6

Apple logoApple launched two big software updates today; one for its desktop/laptop family of products, and one for its mobile devices.

The OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 update adds some new functionality to the operating system like Facebook and Game Center integration, and a host of updates including:

  • 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

OS X 10.8.2 also provides a number of software fixes. You can download OS X 10.8.2 by choosing Software Update from the Apple menu or directly here.

Apple has also officially released iOS 6 for the iPad 2/3, iPhone 3GS/4/4S, and iPod touch. IOS 6 brings Apple's homegrown Maps application, Facebook integration, a vastly improved Siri engine, new Phone app options, and Passbook. You can read more about iOS 6 here.

Apple iOS 6

IOS 6 can be downloaded from within iTunes or upgraded directly from your iOS device by going to Settings --> Software Update.

Source: DailyTech

Tags: Apple, iOS, Mac OS X, OSes

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