10.8.4 Stories May 8, 2013

Apple seeds OS X 10.8.4 beta build 12E47 to developers

Just over a week following the previous build, Apple has seeded OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 build 12E47 to registered Mac developers. The update is available via the Mac App Store for developers and should be on the Mac Developer Center shortly. Apple, once again, tells developers to focus on WiFi performance, Safari, and Graphics Drivers…

10.8.4 Stories April 30, 2013

Apple seeds OS X 10.8.4 build 12E40 to developers

A week after seeding build 12E36 to developers on April 23, Apple has just pushed out OS X 10.8.4 beta build 12E40 to developers. Apple is once again asking developers to focus on WiFi performance, Graphics, and Safari. We’ll update this post if developers have anything new to report. Thanks, Anonymous!

10.8.4 Stories April 17, 2013

Apple seeds OS X 10.8.4 build 12E33a to developers

Following the most recent build just over a week ago, Apple has seeded another build of the upcoming OS X 10.8.4 to registered developers.

The new build comes in at build number 12E33a, and Apple asks developers to, again, focus on Safari, WiFi, and Graphics Drivers.

We previously reported that OS X 10.8.4 has hooks to support faster, 802.11ac WiFi connectivity. 

Thanks, D!

10.8.4 Stories April 9, 2013

Apple is preparing to soon release new Mac computers that support super-fast 802.11ac Gigabit wireless, according to code-findings inside of Apple’s latest OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 beta seed to developers. The code was located by a tipster inside of the operating system’s WiFi-frameworks folder. As you can see in the image directly below, the 802.11ac code is not found in OS X 10.8.3, which is the latest public release of Apple’s Mac operating system.

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Previous reports have claimed that Apple is working with wireless chipmaker Broadcom to produce 802.11ac chips for future Macs. Now, it appears, Apple’s software is ready to support the new wireless technology as well. More details below…

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Apple seeds OS X 10.8.4 build 12E30 to developers

Just over a week following the initial developer seed of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4, Apple has released a second build. This new build is numbered 12E30.

This new build contains no known issues, and Apple asks developers to focus on Graphics Drivers, Safari, and WiFi.

Thanks, D!

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