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iCloud Enabled Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2, iPhoto 9.2 Released

Apple on Wednesday launched three important updates for Mac users. These updates are Mac OS X 10.7.2, Lion Recovery Update and iPhoto 9.2. The good news is that these updates are support iCloud.

iCloud can sync emails, calendars, contacts, Safari bookmarks and your Safari Reading List in the Mac OS X 10.7.2. To access the Mac remotely it has also added the Back to My Mac support and also Find My Mac to locate the device.

The 10.7.2 update also rectifies few of the issues reported in 10.7.1, which include networking problems that crops up after waking the Mac from sleep, a bug where screen zoom stops working, keynote slowdowns and few of the issues related to Google contact syncing in address book.

Enhancements like the ability to reorder desktop spaces and full-screen apps in Mission Control, along with dragging of files between desktop spaces and full screen apps are also part of these updates.

These updates also provide better support to VoiceOver on the Launchpad. Improvement in the Active Directory integration and enabled booting into Lion Recovery from a locally attached Time Machine backup drive are other highlights of the updates. All the updates can be applied to the Mac via software updates. Standalone updaters are yet to be made available by Apple.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.