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Apple Seeds Build 12D61 of OS X Beta 10.8.3 to Developers

update12d61Apple today seeded build 12D61 of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3 to developers, marking the eighth beta iteration of the newest version of Mountain Lion. 10.8.3 was first seeded to developers back in November.

Build 12D61 has been released less than a week after build 12D58. The new build asks developers and testers to focus on AirPlay, AirPort, Game Center, Graphics Drivers, and Safari.

As with previous builds, Apple mentions that it has significantly improved WiFi performance, as noted by 9to5Mac. Registered developers can download the update on Apple's Developer Page.

This post originally referred to Build 12D61 as the ninth developer seed of OS X 10.8.3 when it was actually the eighth seed.

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16 months ago

Because Mountain Lion is more buggy than Lion at this point in time. Are you actually unaware of that?


It is not. ML runs amazingly well and Lion is the one that sucks. It's your system that you need to work on.
Rating: 16 Positives
16 months ago

Then why on earth are you still on Lion? ML is far more polished, which you've certainly read a couple of thousand times.


I was going to ask the same thing. Who in their right mind would stay on Lion? You either come to ML or go back to SL.
Rating: 15 Positives
16 months ago

Safari already feels snappier.


These comments were funny about 2 years ago...........kind of old and worn out now....:confused:
Rating: 12 Positives
16 months ago

Mountain Lion might run amazing well for you, but for the majority of users, 10.7.5 is more stable and reliable than 10.8.0, 10.8.1, and 10.8.2. Yes, Lion does suck, and Mountain Lion has the potential to be better than Lion, but as of 10.8.2, Mountain Lion still has far more bugs than 10.7.5.

I don't think you actually speak for a majority of users.
Rating: 10 Positives
16 months ago

As much as I want to ditch 10.7.5 Lion, I am hoping that Apple takes their sweet time with the 10.8.3 update. I don't care about new features since lack of bugs is most important thing for me.


Then why on earth are you still on Lion? ML is far more polished, which you've certainly read a couple of thousand times.
Rating: 9 Positives
16 months ago
Safar.... damn beaten :mad:
Rating: 8 Positives
16 months ago

Mountain Lion might run amazing well for you, but for the majority of users, 10.7.5 is more stable and reliable than 10.8.0, 10.8.1, and 10.8.2. Yes, Lion does suck, and Mountain Lion has the potential to be better than Lion, but as of 10.8.2, Mountain Lion still has far more bugs than 10.7.5.



For your information, I own the latest 13" MacBook Pro, and it's maxed out with 16GB of Crucial-brand RAM.


This is just pure false. ML is far more stable, more secure, and faster than Lion by a wide margin. Frankly, I'm pretty shocked to hear anyone suggest otherwise. ML's vast superiority to Lion is pretty well documented fact by the vast majority.
Rating: 7 Positives
16 months ago

Mountain Lion might run amazing well for you, but for the majority of users, 10.7.5 is more stable and reliable than 10.8.0, 10.8.1, and 10.8.2. Yes, Lion does suck, and Mountain Lion has the potential to be better than Lion, but as of 10.8.2, Mountain Lion still has far more bugs than 10.7.5.



For your information, I own the latest 13" MacBook Pro, and it's maxed out with 16GB of Crucial-brand RAM.


Having the latest system doesn't mean anything. I didn't say you had a low powered system, I said you need to work on your system. Probably stuff you have installed doesn't agree with ML.
I have 5 Macs in my house including my family that have Macs with ML. No issues. I'm on this forum quite a bit and I don't see many threads of any major issues with ML, in fact around the web ML has gotten very good reviews. Since you said the "Majority" are having problems with ML, I'm going to Macworld SF tomorrow and Friday. I will ask the major podcasters that are friends of mine and I'll ask the vendors there of their experience with ML.
Rating: 5 Positives
16 months ago

10.8.2 is by far the most unstable version of Mac OS X I have ever used (I started with Tiger back in Winter '07). I am stuck using it on my 2012 Mac Mini, but wish I had stayed with Lion on my mid-2010 MBP.


These types of posts are very difficult to take seriously. Oh, what am I talking about? Oh, this...

"ML is by far the most unstable version of Mac OS X....."

"The Majority is having problems with ML...."

"Lion is better than ML in terms of stability..."

And as usual not one person cares to say what problems they are having. Probably because the problems they have are THEIR problems and not everyone else's. And please don't come back and reply me saying that you posted your issues on another thread along with everybody else's issues. If you're going to continue to make bold statements like ML is the most unstable..dadadada...then you need to continue to post the actual issues, or are people afraid there's an easy solution that might be given by someone on the forum, henceforth reducing their reasons for complaining about ML? ;)
Rating: 4 Positives
16 months ago

I don't care about new features since lack of bugs is most important thing for me.


Really, who cares about bug fixes and under the hood efficiency/speed improvements. REAL MEN WANT NEW SOCIAL MEDIA FEATURES!!!

I think I"ll give myself a thumbs down in advance. Oh wait, the forum is now PC, no down votes allowed. Everyone can only be a winner.
Rating: 4 Positives

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