Apple Releases MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Update 2.0

Thursday November 8, 2012 3:11 PM PST by Jordan Golson
NewImageApple has released a 127.07 MB update for all the Mac notebooks introduced in June 2012 -- the new MacBook Air models, as well as the spec-bumped MacBook Pro, and the MacBook Pro 15" with Retina display.

Apple is nonspecific about the exact issues the update fixes, but mentions graphics performance and compatibility with USB devices:
About MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Update 2.0

This update includes graphics performance and reliability enhancements and improves compatibility with some USB devices.

This update is recommended for all Mac notebooks introduced in June 2012.
The update is available via Apple's support website or the Mac App Store.

Installing the update also changes the build number of OS X 10.8.2 from 12C60 to 12C3006.

Related roundup: MacBook Air

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27 months ago
For a few moments I thought this would be an actual hardware upgrade. :p
Rating: 8 Votes
27 months ago

The size of the updates actually matter for the MBA 64GB

if a 133 mb update is a big issue for you then you shouldn't be using an ssd
Rating: 6 Votes
27 months ago

As if a person owning a Macbook Air has a choice?


If you want choice then you shouldn't be owning a Mac anyway.

...ok I kid I kid :D
Rating: 6 Votes
27 months ago

if a 133 mb update is a big issue for you then you shouldn't be using an ssd


As if a person owning a Macbook Air has a choice?
Rating: 6 Votes
27 months ago

The size of the updates actually matter for the MBA 64GB


That's less than 1/4 of 1% of the space on a 64GB MBA, and it replaces files, not just adds to them, so I really wouldn't worry about it.
Rating: 5 Votes
27 months ago

Seriously thinking about one of these. Small yet way more powerful than iPad.


Off-topic a bit, yes, but that's what I did. I dumped my iPad for a MacBook Air, and I haven't even thought about touching the iPad ever since. It's been a few months now. Sure, they're two different device, but for the things that I used my iPad for, the Air handles perfectly, too.
Rating: 4 Votes
27 months ago
Ohh, I wonder if this will fix certain issues like heavy throttling of the rMBP. :)
Rating: 4 Votes
27 months ago
uhhh ok, NICE TEARING:

http://youtu.be/V3ZpEIc0EAw
Rating: 4 Votes
27 months ago
For people concerned with the sleepimage file, it seems to be easily fixable.

MAKE SURE YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT YOU'RE DOING!

OK, basically you need to create a symbolic link to nowhere in the Terminal:

cd /var/vm
sudo rm sleepimage
sudo ln -s /dev/null sleepimage

That's all.
Rating: 3 Votes
27 months ago
Woot!!! Boosted Cinebench11 result by 10-15% :eek:

Not bad!!!

MacBook Air 2012
Rating: 3 Votes

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