Apple Launches Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8

Posted Aug 6, 2009

Earlier this week Apple launched an update to the Mac OS X Leopard version 10.5.8 which has improved reliability and several other enhanced features.

One of the new features Apple released is AirPort wireless networking and Bluetooth.  There has also been a fix to the disappearing display resolutions that happens often in the System Preferences.

The update also includes the latest version of Safari, version 4.0.2.  The newest Safari was released this past June.  The browser has been given an improvement in full history searches too.

AirPort has been given improvements from a networking aspect as well.  iCal’s reliability on MobileMe Sync and CalDav has been improved.

Camera devices connected to the Mac has improved RAW image support.  There is also improved compatibility with external USB drives.  There is a fix for moving large sized images from cameras to the drives.

Some security improvements have been made too.  There has been patches maed to the bzip compression and a fix for ColorSync buffer overflow has been made.