AMITIAE - Thursday 10 May 2012
Update to OS X 10.7.4: Includes Safari (5.1.7) and Additional RAW Camera Support (Updated)
By Graham K. Rogers
The download file is reported as 369.5MB and it will require a restart. I am holding off for the moment, not because I have any fears about the update, but I am on vacation and the disk I use for Time Machine backups is in my office. I always make sure the Mac is backed up before I attempt any update.
. . . [it] includes general operating system fixes that improve the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac including fixes that:
Note: Other sources are reporting that the update to Safari is 5.1.7 while the information above (copied from Apple), tells me it is 5.1.6 and the current version on my Mac is 5.1.5. However, I also found a link to an Apple Knowledge Base article -- About the security content of Safari 5.1.7 -- which seems to confirm that this and not 5.1.6 is the newest version. Confused?
For detailed information on this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5167.
Additional RAW SupportA few more cameras now have RAW support. Apple lists those that have been included with the 10.7.4 update as:
Graham K. Rogers teaches at the Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University in Thailand. He wrote in the Bangkok Post, Database supplement on IT subjects. For the last seven years of Database he wrote a column on Apple and Macs.
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