Apple Releases OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 With Security Fixes, iCloud Drive Browsing Options in Time Machine

os_x_yosemite_round_iconApple today released OS X Yosemite 10.10.2, marking the second update the operating system has received since its October release. Testing for OS X 10.10.2 began in late November, with Apple seeding six betas to developers before releasing the update to the public.

The OS X 10.10.2 update can be downloaded through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store.

- Resolves an issue that may cause Wi-Fi to disconnect
- Resolves an issue that may cause web pages to load slowly
- Fixes an issue that caused Spotlight to load remote email content when the preference was disabled in Mail
- Improves audio and video sync when using Bluetooth headphones
- Adds the ability to browse iCloud Drive in Time Machine
- Improves VoiceOver speech performance
- Resolves an issue that causes VoiceOver to echo characters when entering text on a web page
- Addresses an issue that may cause the input method to switch languages unexpectedly
- Improves stability and security in Safari

According to the release notes, OS X 10.10.2 solves lingering issues with Wi-Fi, fixes issues with Safari web pages loading slowly, improves VoiceOver, improves audio and video syncing when using Bluetooth headphones, and adds the ability to browse through iCloud Drive in Time Machine.

The update also fixes several notable security flaws, including an issue that caused Spotlight to load remote email content even when the Mail preference was disabled, vulnerabilities detected by Google's Project Zero, and the "Thunderstrike" hardware exploit affecting Thunderbolt-equipped Macs.

- OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 Update (554.3 MB)
- OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 Combo Update (840.3 MB)

Update 10:47 AM: OS X 10.10.2 includes Safari 8.0.3, but Apple has also released standalone Safari updates for OS X Mavericks (7.1.3) and OS X Mountain Lion (6.2.3). Security Update 2015-001 is also available for Mavericks and Mountain Lion.

Top Rated Comments

baryon Avatar
76 months ago
Hmm, why am I not seeing "Fixes issue that causes your £2500 computer with highest end specs to run a little bit slower than your Windows 95 PC from 1999" in the list of fixes?
Score: 35 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Baklava Avatar
76 months ago
Finally!!!

Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ArtOfWarfare Avatar
76 months ago
Here's hoping my iMac stops randomly dropping its WiFi connection with this update.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
John.B Avatar
76 months ago

I've been so leary to take the leap to Yosemite, although it is a very beautiful place in real life.


What could happen? ;)

(http://www.vintag.es/2013/03/vintage-photographs-of-tourists-on.html)
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
maflynn Avatar
76 months ago
Nice, hopefully this tightens up the stability of Yosemite.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Brian Y Avatar
76 months ago
Now they just need to fix discoveryd :(
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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