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Mac OS X 10.4.4 brings new Widgets, more

updated 06:00 pm EST, Tue January 10, 2006

Mac OS X 10.4.4 posted

As anticipated in ) are available.


  • SMB/CIFS and NFS network file services
  • Bluetooth wireless access
  • Core Graphics, Core Audio, Core Image, RAW camera support, including updated ATI and NVIDIA graphics drivers
  • Spotlight indexing and searching
  • AppleScript, iChat, DVD Player, and Safari applications
  • Dashboard widgets: Calendar and Stocks
  • Software Update and Sync Services
  • compatibility with USB and FireWire devices and third party applications
  • previous standalone security updates

The full list of fixes is available on the Web.




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  1. automorrow

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    Which one?

    Which one do you download .. and why?

  1. theKiwi

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    Re: which one?

    I usually install the combo update on my G4, since the accumulated wisdom of various Macintosh web sites indicates that using the combo updater generally provides a better update than using the incremental updaters. The Combo update for 10.4.4 is "only" 116 MB, downloading as I type this.

    Roger

  1. ATPTourFan

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    combo vs delta

    I've never had any problems with the delta updates... ever.

  1. benfeea1

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    re: Combo vs delta

    ost people don't have trouble with the delta, but using the combo installer is still the safer way to go.

  1. Davedot

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    re: Which one?

    > Which one do you download .. and why?

    The regular Update has everything that is new since 10.4.3 and the Combo has everything new since 10.4.0.

    So use the regular update if you have 10.4.3 and the Combo if you have 10.4.0 to 10.4.2. If you don't know what you've got, choose "About this Mac" under the Apple menu -- or use the Combo if that's too much trouble ;)

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