Mac OS 10.6.6 & Mac App Store, Now LIVE – [Updated x2: Direct Download Links]

We’ve just recieved word from a number of sources that Apple has just released Mac OS 10.6.6. Alongside various bug fixes previously noted from the beta releases, this update will also be required for the company’s Mac App Store, to be available at noon eastern (5PM GMT).

While the Mac App Store itself is not available yet, this update will be required to run the new software, slated for release later today. The update is now available via Software Update.

[Update] – Scratch that, Mac App Store just went live.

[Update 2] – Direct Mac OS 10.6.6 download links, courtesy of MacStories.

- Mac OS X v10.6.6 Update

- Mac OS X v10.6.6 Update Combo

- Mac OS X Server v10.6.6 Update

- Mac OS X Server v10.6.6 Update Combo

[via TheNextWeb]