Apple Seeds OS X 10.8.4, Lynx Still AWOL
A nice little update is what Apple has delivered with the first developer seed of OS X 10.8.4 beta. That said, while Apple’s annual WWDC meet up is rapidly approaching, the company is exceedingly tight lipped about OS X 10.9.
At 300MB for the Delta version, OS X 10.8.4 [12E27] isn’t large relatively speaking. However, the Delta version weighs in at 800-plus megabytes — an oddity — which is roughly inline with the previous interim Mountain Lion patch.
Apple has advised developers to concentrate their testing on Wi-Fi , Graphics Drivers and Safari. Interestingly, Safari 6.0.3, like OS X 10.8.3 before, is the version shipped with this dev seed.
Whither OS X 10.9 Lynx?
By this time in both 2011 and 2012, the OS X Lion and Mountain Lion developer betas, respectively, were both well underway. Not so this year.
What’s Apple up to? Of course, they aren’t saying. However, many expect that OS X 10.9 will include operating system-level Siri and Maps integration.
It has also been speculated that OS X 10.9 will arrive either called Lynx or even nothing at all.
What is your canine informant telling you?
Compiled from notes provided by Scruffy the Feature Retriever who is known to read MacRumors, AppleInsider, troll the forums on the dark side of the fairer platform and has a dangerous obsession with Mascarpone Cheesecake…