Apple Releases First Mountain Lion Update

Apple Releases First Mountain Lion Update


Has updating your MacBook to Mac OS X Lion completely killed your battery life? Apple has released the first major update (10.8.1), and it’s rumoured to fix that problem for you. Here’s what the update includes.

Resolve an issue that may cause Migration Assistant to unexpectedly quit
Improve compatibility when connecting to a Microsoft Exchange server in Mail
Address an issue playing audio through a Thunderbolt display
Resolve an issue that prevents iMessages from being sent
Resolve an issue when connecting to SMB servers with long names
Address an issue that may cause the system to become unresponsive when using Pinyin input

We’ve noticed that it’s only helped battery life slightly in our developer build of Mountain Lion. Have you tooled around with it? Let us know what you think. [iTunes via MacRumors via The Verge]

Update: Well, that was fast. Apple has already released the second Mountain Lion update (10.8.2) to developers. Apple says this one focuses on Facebook, Messages, Reminders and Game Center. [9to5Mac]