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macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 is here with enterprise and security updates
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Enlarge / High Sierra wallpaper. The low-hanging clouds in the background may or may not be related to the name. (credit: Apple) Rounding out several days of OS updates that included iOS 11.2, tvOS 11.2, and watchOS 4.2, Apple today rolled out macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 for supported Macs. You can download the update now […]

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iOS crashes and MacOS flaws? Here's what to do     – CNET
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The MacOS password flaw can reportedly return. Plus, some iPhones and iPads are repeatedly tanking. But you can fix the issues, with iOS 11.2 and with a Mac reboot.

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Updating macOS can bring back the nasty “root” security bug
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Enlarge (credit: Andrew Cunningham) The serious and surprising root security bug in macOS High Sierra is back for some users, shortly after Apple declared it fixed. Users who had not installed macOS 10.13.1 and thus were running a prior version of the OS when they received the security update, found that installing 10.13.1 resurfaced the […]

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Apple's macOS 'root' bug can be reopened by updating
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After news broke of a devastating security flaw in its most recent version of macOS, Apple responded quickly by releasing a patch. Installing Security Update 2017-001 on either macOS 10.13 or 10.13.1 will resolve a problem that allowed anyone to logi…

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MacOS High Sierra Flaw Creates High Anxiety
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Apple on Wednesday released Security Update 2017-001 to fix a serious flaw revealed earlier via Twitter. The patch is available for macOS High Sierra 10.13.1. macOS 10.12.6 and earlier versions aren’t affected by the flaw. “This morning, as of 8 a.m., the update is available for download, and, starting later today, it will be immediately […]

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The Behind-the-Scenes Changes Found In MacOS High Sierra
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Apple officially announced macOS High Sierra at WWDC 2017 earlier this month. While the new OS doesn’t feature a ton of user-visible improvements and is ultimately shaping up to be a low-key release, it does feature several behind-the-scenes changes that could help make it the most stable macOS update in years. Andrew Cunningham from Ars […]

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Apple To Force Users To 2FA On iOS 11, macOS High Sierra
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Trailrunner7 quotes a report from On the Wire: With the upcoming releases of iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra later this year, Apple is planning to force many users to adopt two-factor authentication for their accounts. The company this week sent an email to customers who have the existing two-step verification enabled for their Apple […]

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Apple Announces Native HEVC Support In MacOS High Sierra and iOS 11
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New submitter StreamingEagle writes: Apple massively improves the quality of photo and video experiences, including High Dynamic Range. High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) can double photo and video storage capacity, and cut the time to upload or share by half. HEVC video compression and HEIF photo compression are coming to iOS 11 and MacOS High […]

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Apple Rolls Out Updates To iOS, macOS, tvOS, And watchOS
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Apple has finally rolled out updates to its iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS to the general public, bringing bug fixes and improvements across all Apple products. Having said this, these new updates also make Siri capable of showing live scores from Indian Premier League (IPL) and International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket matches. Heading towards the […]

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