OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 Has Been Released With Facebook Integration, Battery Life Fixes & More

OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 Has Been Released With Facebook Integration, Battery Life Fixes & More

Along with iOS 6’s release, Apple has just pushed out OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2, adding Facebook integration to Mountain Lion as well as reportedly finally solving the battery issues people have been experiencing since OS X 10.8.0.

You can download it now through Software Update; the change list should be found here in good time, though the link is not functioning as of writing.

Main changes look to include:

• Facebook integration with Contacts, Photos, Sharing and Notification Center
• Power Nap support for late 2010 MacBook Air
• iMessages sent to your phone number now appear in Messages on your Mac
• Passbook support for Safari and Mail
• Shared Reminders lists
• FaceTime now receives calls sent to your phone number.
• Dictation now supports new languages.

Here’s the complete change list:

OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 Has Been Released With Facebook Integration, Battery Life Fixes & More

  • diamondaine

    My MacBook Pro Retina also gets an EFI-Update 1.0.

  • smallarmsdealer

    Does anyone know how to disable Facebook friends’ birthdays being added to Calendar? DO NOT WANT.

  • OMFGitsJUSTIN

    “iMessages sent to your phone number now appear in Messages on your Mac” I don’t want every conversation I am texting to be sounding off on my mac. How do I avoid this! I don’t want it to be like Facetime where every call rings every devices on my desk at once.

  • Tallest_Skil

    Does anyone know how to disable Facebook friends’ birthdays being added to Calendar? DO NOT WANT.

    By not using Facebook.

  • Hayden Fong

    “iMessages sent to your phone number now appear in Messages on your Mac” I don’t want every conversation I am texting to be sounding off on my mac. How do I avoid this! I don’t want it to be like Facetime where every call rings every devices on my desk at once.

    In the calanders app, click calanders on the top right. Then uncheck Birthdays

  • SamNasri2

    as Rebecca said I am startled that a stay at home mom able to earn $6269 in one month on the internet. did you look at this webpage (Click on menu Home more information) http://goo.gl/vAqC9

  • agner9

    The update is not displaying in the updates tab, but the new iPhoto that requires it is. Anyone else having the same issue?

  • Chris Klein

    iCloud SMTP dead after the 10.8.2 update, can’t send emails from Mail, won’t connect to the server.

  • yankeesusa

    So does this mean i can finally upgrade to lion and still get great battery life? My wife is getting tired of not having access to photo stream on computer since apple requires newer os.

  • WaynerOscar

    what Phillip answered I’m blown away that any body able to get paid $6039 in 1 month on the internet. did you see this web page (Click on menu Home more information) http://goo.gl/dJu9W

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