Apple OS Updates

Apple updated the OS X and iOS operating systems yesterday. Of note in these updates is a new version of Apple’s native web browser, Safari, which addresses several security issues. From Apple, here’s the description and some relevant links.

About the OS X Mavericks v10.9.4 UpdateMavericks

The OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 Update is recommended for all Mavericks users. It improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac.

This update:

  • Fixes an issue that prevented some Macs from automatically connecting to known Wi-Fi networks
  • Fixes issue causing the background or Apple logo to appear incorrectly on startup
  • Improves the reliability of waking from sleep
  • Includes Safari 7.0.5

OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 Update
OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 Update (Combo)

iOS 7.1.2

This update contains bug fixes and security updates, including:


  • Improves iBeacon connectivity and stability
  • Fixes a bug with data transfer for some 3rd party accessories, including bar code scanners
  • Corrects an issue with data protection class of Mail attachments

For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website:

Available via iTunes or OTA