Here is the change log / Release Note: Mac OS X 10.6.3 build 10D522 Seed Note Mac OS X Update 10.6.3 is an update to Mac OS X 10.6. ____________________________________________________________________________________ Known Issues - Applications may not be updated if they had been moved from the default location. - Displays Preferences profile may show duplicate entries. - ITunes May Hang when playing a web stream. - The ColorSync Utility Filters tab may cause unexpected results. Focus Areas (Changes in 10D522): Account Preferences - Accounts Preferences Fixes an issue when there is more than one account. Address Book - Fixes an issue with updating when Duplicates Review cards. - Resolves issues with importing vCards. - Resolves an issue when resizing cards. - Resolves finding people with birthdays via an automator action. Address Book Framework - Resolves crashes in Mail when using the Address Book Framework. - Resolves the issue where the wrong mail name is displayed. AppKit - Resolves to copy and paste issue. - Resolves an issue NSFileWrapper. - Fixes some crashes AppKit. - Resolves an issue autocorrect spelling. - Improvements to spellchecking. - Resolves some graphics corruption issues when converting to a TIFF to PICT. AppleWWANSupport - Resolves some crashes in WWANd. - Resolves some issues when Establishing connections with a WWAN device. Applescript - Resolves a crash in AppleScript when running in 32-bit mode. - Resolves an issue with BBEdit recording of scripts. Apple Software Restore - Resolves an Apple Software Restore crash. ATS - Resolves Font issues after logout or reboot. CarbonCore - Resolves an issue with applications with # or & symbols in its filename. - Resolves coreservicesd crashes. - Resolves TextEdit permissions issues. - Performance improvements with save panels. CFNetwork - Addresses compatibility issues with Wiki Server. - Resolves crashes related to canceling a request in progress. - Cookie fixes to broken websites. - Resolves Exchange account authentication issues. ColorSync - Resolves a crash when a PDF document uses DeviceRGB. - Resolves an issue where selected with Color Displays Pref unexpectedly crashes. configd - Improvements to USB Ethernet adapter behavior. CoreAudio - Resolves issues with AudioUnit metering. - Resolves crashes when opening some CoreAudio AUNetSend in 64-bit mode. - Resolves some crashes in HTTP SpectralBandReplication when playing live stream. CoreData - Resolves CoreData-store model mismatch issues. - Resolves crashes in GarageBand. - Fixes an issue in MPEG surround handler. Core Foundation - Resolves some Photo Booth, iChat, and Safari crashes. CoreMedia - Resolves issues with audio streaming. - Resolves a number of crashes in CoreMedia. - Resolves some playability issues of movies in Safari. - Addresses compatibility issues with MTS formatted files. - Addresses compatibility issues with MPEG4 files with AC3 tracks. - Resolve issues to export. M4v movies. - Resolve screen recording issues. - Fix issues with figplayL subtitle rendering. - Fixes issue with an H264 decoder video_range bit. - Resolves an image iMove through built-in iSight stuttering / tearing issue. - Improvements to CoreMedioIO graph topology. - Resolves some display resolution and screen recording issues. CorePDF - Performance improvements when opening large PDF files in Preview. CoreText - Resolves some crashes with iMovie in CoreText. - Resolves some crashes with PhotoBooth in CoreText. - Addresses issues with variation font support. CoreServices, CFNetwork - Resolves a crash in CoreServicesUIAgent. - Resolves issue with Safari SSL certificates. CoreVideo - Resolves a crash when creating pixel buffers simultaneously. - Resolves some crashes in CVPixelBuffer. CUPS - Resolves some cupsd crashes. - Fixes an issue with the "Resume" button when printing. - Resolves crashes some supply levels. - Resolves some issues side-channel request. Date & Time Prefs - Resolves an issue with ticking clock after daylight savings. DataDetectors - Resolves some crashes in DataDetectors. Desktop Services - Resolves hangs with NSOpenPanel in Desktop Services. - Resolves to Flash CS4 hang when clicking the "browse" button. - Resolves some hangs and crashes in Finder and Folder Actions Setup. - Resolves issues in the home folder Go To window of the open / save panel. - Resolves issues last opened folder. - Resolves issues Spotlight query. - Time Machine search Resolves issues. - Resolves issue with a file copy error -36. - Resolves issue an error -47 when user is doing to move replace of a bundle. - Resolves issues for UI layout language specific settings. Application Dictionary - Resolves some crashes when using Dictionary. - Resolves some issues Dictionary Panel. Directory Service - Resolves deadlock issues. Disk Management - Resolves diskutil some errors. - Resolve issues diskutil unmount. Disk Utility - Resolves issue with restoring disk image checksum. - Resolves a crash in Disk Utility with a missing external drive. Dock - Resolves momentum scrolling issues. - Resolves some dock crashes. - Resolves some issues notification Exposé. eap8021x - Resolves an issue with auto-join network after sleeping EAP-FAST/WPA2. FamilyControls - Resolves issue to launch restriction. - Resolves issue with Safari bookmark. FileSync - Fixes a number of crashes for Portable Home Directory users. - Fixes an issue with Portable Home Directory on NetApp SMB. - Fixes a performance issue with NFS logins. - Resolves to SystemUIServer performance issue. - Resolves to FileSyncAgent performance issue. File Systems - Fixes a corruption issue with m4a files. Fonts, FontParser, PSFontSupport - Resolves some crashes in FontParser. - Fixes some font spacing issues. - Improvements to embedded fonts and accented characters. - Improvements to Traditional Chinese characters. - Resolves some crashes in FontParser, PSFontSupport. Foundation - Resolves an issue with NSFileHandle. GraphicsDrivers - Resolves to panic in GraphicsDrivers. HIServices - Resolves crashes in HIServices. - Improvements to GetIconFamilyData when accessing large icons. - Resolves issues drag and drop. HIToolbox - Fixes an issue with horizontal slider thumb drawing. - Resolves some crashes in HIToolbox. - Resolves some issues incorrect blank menus. - Resolves issues cocoa palette. - Resolves issues with Dock Exposé. - Resolves an issue with drag & drop between MLTE controls. - Fixes issues candidate window. iCal - Resolves issues meeting location. - Fixes to iCalServer issues. - Improvements to performance on servers. - Resolves meeting mismatch issues. - Improvements to attendee availability issues. - Resolves some issues syncing iCal. - Fixes iCal changing timezone issues. - Resolves an issue with saving events to Exchange calendars. - Resolves some iCal crashes. ImageCapture - Resolves issues reading LX3. RW2 as raw. ImageIO - Fixes a crash in DVD Studio Pro libJPEG.dylib Inkwell - Improvements to Inkwell. IOATAFamily - Resolves some panics with ATA kexts. IOFireWireSerialBusProtocolTransport - Resolves DVD mounting issues with FireWire drives. IOSCSIArchitechtureModeFamily - Resolves crashes while accessing files on Xsan volumes. Kernel - Resolves kernel panics due to locked buffers. launchd - Resolves some crashes in launchd. - Resolves a race condition that causes the Dock to appear unresponsive. LaunchServices - Improvements to CompositeIconRef. Libc - Resolves an xlocale crash in multithreaded applications. LLVM - Resolves segmentation faults. - Resolves some compiler crashes. - Improvements for OpenCL and OpenGL. LoginWindow - Performance improvements with loginwindow. Mail - Resolves some crashes in Mail - Improvements to Exchange Web Services. - Performance improvements to Mail, when deleting and adding To Dos. - Resolves issues filtering junk folder. - Resolves an issue when renaming a mailbox resorts it alphabetically. - Improvements to Mail Notes. mDNSResponder - Improvements to mDNSResponder. - Resolves a buffer overflow issue. - Resolves to hang deadlock issue. - Resolves some DNS issues. - Resolves sleep / wake issues. MediaKit - Fixes a crash in MediaKit. - Fixes a corruption issue when resizing partitions. - Allow asr to resolve images with highly fragmented catalogs. MeshKit - MeshKit framework improvements. Migration - Cisco VPN Client Resolves issues. MobileMe, MobileMe Sync Manager - Resolves some issues with syncing MobleMe. - Resolves excessive memory consumption. - Resolves Mingle ISyncSessionCancelled failures. - Performance improvements to MobileMe syncing. NavigationServices - Resolves a crash in Navigation dialog. Networking - Resolves some panics in networking. - Resolves some Back to My Mac wake from sleep issues. - Resolves some PPP crashes. OpenCL - Resolves OpenCL some compiler issues. - Resolves OpenCL some conversion issues. - Fixes some crashes OpenCL. - Resolves some issues OpenCL Framework. PDFKit - Resolves issues hyperlinked text in Preview. Photo Booth - Resolves some issues when copying photos from Photo Booth. - Resolves a Photo Booth crash. Power Management - Resolves some sleep / wake issues. Printing - Fixes a timestamp issue with supply levels in the Print window. - Resolves some issues with printing setup print / fax devices. - Improvements to printing memory of last printer used. - Fixes some crashes in Printing. python - Resolves a crash in python. QuartzComposer - Resolves a crash in Mesh Filter. - Resolves a performance issue in Quartz Composer. QuickDraw - Performance improvements when drawing short strings. QuickTime Player - Resolves some QuickTime Player crashes. - Resolves screen recording issues. - Resolves an issue HDCP audio movie. - Resolves issue with filename. - Fixes an issue when opening. Mov files in either QuickTime Player 7 or Quicktime Player X. - Improvements to QuickTime Player movie actions. - Resolves issues with AAC streams in the movie inspector window. - Resolves an issue with subtitles movie when layers are flipped. - Implemented some performance improvements to QuickTime. - Resolves some issues when importing movies into iMovie Pro Res. - Resolves issues with optimizing videos. - Resolves some crashes QuickTime. RemotePrefs - Fixes an issue with 802.1X System Profile export. Rosetta - Resolves a crash in Rosetta. - Fixes a memory corruption in Rosetta. ScreenSaverModules - Resolves some crashes in Screen Saver. - Resolves some issues when using images with iPhoto Screen Saver. Screen Sharing - Resolves screen sharing some crashes. - Fixes issue with screen sharing in View when the display is detached during an active session. SecureTransport - Resolves some thread safety issues so that SSL clients can function more reliably. scriptDevTools - Resolves a crash in scripting Bridge. Simplified Chinese Input Method - Improves frequency order of dictionary contents. SMB - Resolves an issue with saving files via SMB. - Resolves issue with filename case. - Resolves issue clear text password. - Resolves SMB to hang when deleting folders. Softwareupdate - Resolves crashes in Software Update. Spell Checker - Improvements to automatic spell correction. Spotlight - Fixes some crashes in Spotlight. - Performance improvements with Spotlight. Sync Services Engine - Resolves crashes in Sync Services. - Resolves issue merge contact MobileMe. - Improvements to iCal and MobileMe syncing. system_cmds - Resolves to login crash. SystemUIServer - Resolves issues at unmount sleep. - Resolves SystemUIServer crashes. SystemMigration - Resolves to panic in System Migration. TCIM - Update to the latest versions for Chinese Word Dictionary. tcsh - Resolves to SIG_TERM issue. Terminal - Resolves a printing issue with Terminal. TextEdit - Resolves a crash when using NSAttrString. TimeZoneData - Update time zone data. Traditional Chinese Input Method - Fixes space issues with Traditional Chinese Input Method. Voice Over - Improvements to VoiceOver. XType - Resolves an issue when activating fonts. - Resolves an issue when duplicate fonts exist on a system. xnu - Resolves some issues with writing data to an external USB drive formatted in FAT32. - Resolves some NFS hangs when attempt to launch new applications. - Resolves some kernel panics. ____________________________________________________________________________________ I m looking to buy a mac please answer the following: My Questions: 1) Is speaker quality in 13inch Macbook pro same or better than 15 & 17 ? 2) Is the air vent(exit of hot air) placed bottom of the screen in a macbook? 3) Does a macbook pro heats up a lot ? Thanx, Bye C ya.