Alongside today's launch of iOS 6, Apple has also released OS X 10.8.2 to the public. The update is currently available via the Software Update functionality in the Mac App Store.
The update includes a number of enhancements, most notably Facebook integration and Game Center. It also includes support for several features integrating with iOS 6, such as Passbook passes and iMessage/FaceTime access via phone number.
This update is recommended for all OS X Mountain Lion users, and includes new features and fixes:
- Single sign on for Facebook - Adds Facebook as an option when sharing links and photos - See Facebook friends' contact information and profile pictures in Contacts - Facebook notifications now appear in Notification Center
- Share scores to Facebook, Twitter, Mail, or Messages - Facebook friends are included in Game Center friend recommendations - Added Facebook "Like" button for games - Challenge friends to beat your score or achievement
Other new features
- Adds Power Nap support for MacBook Air (Late 2010) - iMessages sent to your phone number now appear in Messages on your Mac - You can now add passes to Passbook (on your iPhone or iPod touch) from Safari and Mail on your Mac - FaceTime can now receive calls sent to your phone number - New shared Reminders lists - New sort options allow you to sort notes by title, the date you edited them, and when you created them - Dictation now supports additional languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Korean, Canadian English, Canadian French, and Italian - Dictionary app now includes a French definition dictionary - Sina Weibo profile photos can now be added to Contacts
Direct downloads available through Apple's site include:
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Top Rated Comments
Jeez. I'm no FB fan, but that's kind of rediculous. Maybe you should write your own OS, if you're that anal.
I know a lot of people like that "feature", but I prefer to keep Facebook in its little box and away from the rest of my stuff. :D