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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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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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Pro apps’ APFS compatibility leads to a rough High Sierra transition
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Enlarge / High Sierra’s default desktop wallpaper. (credit: Apple) Mac users who have upgraded their SSD-equipped Macs to High Sierra are reporting compatibility problems with some widely used professional apps and some games. While APFS is not currently supported on Fusion Drives, built-in flash drives in current Mac hardware are automatically converted to APFS from the old […]

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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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macOS 10.12 Sierra: The Ars Technica review
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Enlarge / Asking Siri the important questions. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) When Mac OS X (as it was then called) first moved to a yearly release cycle in 2011, Apple had trouble defining its scope for each release. Lion, the first in this cadence and the first release to pull in a significant number of features […]

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How to make your own bootable macOS 10.12 Sierra USB install drive
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It was 2009 when Apple last released a new operating system on physical media. Things have proceeded remarkably smoothly since version 10.7 switched to download-only installers, but there are still good reasons to want a reliable old USB stick. For instance, if you find yourself doing multiple installs, a USB drive may be faster than […]

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Apple MacOS Sierra Release Date, Price and Specs     – CNET
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The key features in Apple’s new operating system for desktops and laptops.

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