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Apple releases OS X 10.8.3 with bug fixes, Windows 8 support

Mountain Lion's long-awaited update fixes Boot Camp support for 3TB hard drives, a URL app crashing issue, audio problems with 2011 iMacs and a whole lot more…

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OS X 10.8.3 - Update - Main

After spending three months in developer testing, OS X 10.8.3 has finally been released to the public. Apple’s latest update for OS X Mountain Lion fixes a number of issues and adds some new functionality in the form of Boot Camp support for Windows 8 and the ability to use your Mac’s FaceTime camera to redeem gift cards in the Mac App Store.

The update itself weighs in at 540.46MB while the combo update comes in a little heavier at 793.68MB. Users who don’t want to wait to be prompted to update can head over to to the Mac App Store now to start the process. The full details of the update are as follows:

The 10.8.3 update is recommended for all OS X Mountain Lion users and includes features and fixes that improve the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac, including the following:

• The ability to redeem iTunes gift cards in the Mac App Store using your Mac’s built-in camera
• Boot Camp support for installing Windows 8
• Boot Camp support for Macs with a 3TB hard drive
• A fix for an issue that may cause Logic Pro to become unresponsive when using certain plug-ins
• A fix for an issue that may cause audio to stutter on 2011 iMacs
• Includes Safari 6.0.3

For detailed information about this update, please visit: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5612

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