updated 04:20 pm EDT, Mon April 3, 2006
Mac OS X 10.4.6 released
Apple has released Mac OS X 10.4.6, a software update recommended for all users that includes general operating system fixes, as well as specific fixes for (1) login and authentication in a variety of network environments; (2) file access and byte range locking with AFP file sharing; (3) network access when using proxy server automatic configuration files; (4) connecting to Cisco VPN servers using IP/Sec; (5) using Bluetooth wireless devices; (6) searching iWork '06 and Microsoft Office documents with Spotlight; (7) saving Word documents automatically when using a network home directory; (8) creating Automator workflows for iPhoto 6; (9) synchronizing contacts and calendars to .Mac and mobile phones; (10) mounting and unmounting iDisk volumes; (11) compatibility with third party applications and devices; and (12) previous standalone security updates. More detail is available on the Web from Apple's documentation. Mac OS X 10.4.6 update for Client versions are available both for Intel- (163MB) and PPC- (65MB)based Macs as well as as well as Mac OS X 10.4.6 Server (PPC-only, 92MB) and a combo update updates (Intel--191MB; PPC--140MB; Server--182MB).