Apple Releases OS X 10.9.3 - Improved 4K Display Support, Contact Syncing to iOS Device with USB

MavericksApple released Mavericks OS X 10.9.3 on Thursday. The update improves support for 4K displays on Apple's new Mac Pro and the late 2013 MacBook Pro model. The update also allows users to sync contacts and calendars to iOS devices over USB.

Since we first published this article, Apple's KnowledgeBase article for the update went live. It includes more bullet points about the update, and the list below has been edited with that additional information.

Apple's patch notes in full:

  • Improves 4K display support on Mac Pro (Late 2013) and MacBook Pro with 15-inch Retina Display (Late 2013)
  • Adds the ability to sync contacts and calendars between a Mac and iOS device using a USB connection
  • Improves the reliability of VPN connections using IPsec
  • Resolves an issue that prevented Font Book from installing PostScript Type 1 fonts
  • Improves reliability of copying, editing and inspecting permissions of files on an SMB file server
  • Improves reliability of network home directories
  • Improves stability when installing configuration profiles
  • Improves login speed for users in Active Directory groups
  • Includes Safari 7.0.3

As of this writing, OS X 10.9.3 still has not been added to Apple's security page.

Mavericks is free and the update is free through the Mac App Store.