OS X: 10.5.6 released

Apple has just released 10.5.6 which includes a number of fixes – get your download (between 190MB – 390MB) from here or via the SoftwareUpdate.

The main fixes include:

  • improves reliability of Address Book syncing with iPhone and other devices and applications.
  • Improves the reliability of AirPort connections, including improvements when roaming in large wireless networks with an Intel-based Mac.
  • Resolves an issue in which pasting text from a Microsoft Office document could insert an image rather than text.
  • Includes general improvements to gaming performance.
  • Includes graphics improvements for iChat, Cover Flow, Aperture, and iTunes.
  • Includes fixes for possible graphics distortion issues with certain ATI graphics cards.
  • Mail: Includes overall performance and reliability fixes.
  • MobileMe: Contacts, calendars, and bookmarks on a Mac automatically sync within a minute of the change being made on the computer, another device, or the web at me.com.
  • Improves reliability and performance for AT&T 3G cards.
  • Fixes issues that could cause Time Machine to state the backup volume could not be found.
  • Improves Time Machine reliability with Time Capsule.
  • Safari: Improves compatibility with web proxy servers.