Apple has recently rolled out its latest bug-fix and performance update via OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 release for Mac desktops and notebooks, following numerous user complaints about intermittent Wi-Fi issues on their Macs.

The new Yosemite update also brings a bunch of performance and stability improvements for Mac as well as enterprise users, which are listed in the official changelog below, courtesy of iDownloadBlog:

  • Improves Wi-Fi reliability
  • Improves reliability when connecting to a Microsoft Exchange server
  • Resolves an issue that may prevent Mail from sending messages through certain email service providers
  • Addresses an issue prevents connecting to remote computers using Back to My Mac
  • Resolves an issue where sharing services, Notification Center widgets and Actions may not be available
  • Addresses an issue that could cause Notification Center settings to not be retained after a restart
  • Addresses an issue that might prevent the Mac App Store from displaying certain updates
  • Addresses an issue that could prevent some Mac mini computers from waking from sleep
  • Resolves an issue that might prevent Time Machine from displaying older backups
  • Addresses an issue that might prevent entering text in Japanese
  • Enterprise content
    • Allows you to append search domains for partially qualified domain names when performing DNS lookups (consult the discovered man page for more information)
    • Addresses an issue where the Mac App Store might offer an update to Apple Remote Desktop when the latest version is already installed.

Apple recommends the OS X 10.10.1 update for all Mac users running Yosemite on their computers, as it brings enhanced stability and compatibility fixes to these devices.

Interested Mac OS X users can now download the standalone version of OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 manually via Apple support website from here. Note: In order to install this update you must be running OS X 10.10 on your Mac.

Alternatively, you can use the Updates tab in Mac App Store to download and install the delta update for your computer.

The complete list of security enhancements ported into OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 is available in the Apple support document here.

Those who want to do a clean install of OS X Yosemite on their Mac can follow our step-by-step guide posted here.