Apple Leaks Mac OS X Update
Mac OS X 10.2.1 nails a variety of bugs and issues in "Jaguar" OS.Mac users got an early peek at the first tweak to Apple Computer Inc.s latest Mac OS X release on Monday, when the company briefly posted tech-support data on the free interim upgrade. Visitors to the AppleCare Knowledge Base encountered a description of Mac OS X 10.2.1, which sources said is due to post online within the next week as a free upgrade to Mac OS X 10.2 (a k a Jaguar). Apple officially shipped the $129 Jaguar on Aug. 24. According to the document, Mac OS X 10.2.1 enhances compatibility with CDs created in Microsoft Windows and fixes glitches burning and reading discs as well as adding support for a variety of third-party CD burners.
It works better with cameras, scanners and digital video devices, as well as keyboards and mice connected via Universal Serial Bus. It also nails some printing glitches and improves compatibility with a couple of Hewlett-Packard LaserJet models, the document said.