Apple Releases macOS Monterey 12.5 With Safari and TV App Updates

Apple today released macOS Monterey 12.5, the fifth major update to the ‌macOS Monterey‌ operating system that launched in October 2021. ‌macOS Monterey‌ 12.5 more than two months after the launch of macOS Monterey 12.4.

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The ‌‌‌‌‌‌macOS Monterey‌‌‌ 12.5 update can be downloaded on all eligible Macs using the Software Update section of System Preferences.

According to Apple's release notes, ‌macOS Monterey‌ 12.5 adds a bug fix for a Safari tab issue and it adds the option to restart, pause, rewind, or fast-forward a live sports game that's in progress. Apple's release notes for the update are below.

macOS Monterey 12.5 includes enhancements, bug fixes and security updates.

- TV app adds the option to restart a live sports game already in-progress and pause, rewind, or fast-forward
- Fixes an issue in Safari where a tab may revert back to a previous page

Some features may not be available for all regions, or on all Apple devices.

For detailed information about the security content of this update, please visit: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222

‌macOS Monterey‌ 12.5 could be one of the last updates to the Monterey operating system as Apple is now working on macOS Ventura, the next-generation version of macOS set to be released this fall.

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Top Rated Comments

SoldOnApple Avatar
3 weeks ago
> fast-forward a live sports game that's in progress

This is going to revolutionise sports betting!
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CarAnalogy Avatar
3 weeks ago

So why do so many of you still praise Apple so much?
Compared to the competition they're pretty good. Have you had a look at the debacle that has been Windows updates lately? I say this as someone who has had to roll back security patches to stop domain controllers boot looping.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
project_2501 Avatar
3 weeks ago
Am I being overly hopeful that they fixed bluetooth?

Bluetooth with Apple's own keyboard and trackpad from Monterey on M1 (no issues with intel 2015)

Bluetooth with buggy headphone balance randomly changing (a decade old bug).

Almost daily I need to issue a

sudo pkill bluetoothd
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CarAnalogy Avatar
3 weeks ago
Surely there's more in this enormous patch than that. They might as well just write "bug fixes and performance improvements."
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
darngooddesign Avatar
3 weeks ago

So why do so many of you still praise Apple so much?
Because Apple is still pretty great regardless.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sideshowuniqueuser Avatar
3 weeks ago

So why do so many of you still praise Apple so much?
Pure love-hate relationship here, my man.

Love, because they are head and shoulders above the rest.

Hate, because so much obviously broken stuff doesn't get fixed; and so much obviously stupid stuff gets released.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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