We’ve received word from multiple AppleCare employees that the upcoming OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 release has been seeded internally. This typically means that AppleCare is preparing for the software’s release. With iOS 8 launching tomorrow, it’s likely that 10.9.5 will launch in the coming days or weeks.

Here are the release notes via multiple AppleCare employees:

– The OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 update is recommended for all Mavericks users. It improves the Stability, compatibility and security of your Mac.

– Improves the reliability of VPN connections that use USB smart cards for authentications

– Improves the reliability of accessing files located on an SMB server

– Includes Safari 7.0.6

For detailed information about this update, please visit: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6400

For detailed information about the security content of this update, please visit: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

Don’t get too hooked on 10.9.5 however, because the redesigned OS X Yosemite with a bunch of new features is just around the corner. Sources indicated in July that the release is scheduled for toward the end of October. Apple most recently seeded a new Yosemite beta yesterday with minor enhancements.

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