macOS Stories June 3

Apple has just announced the latest version of its desktop operating system, macOS Catalina.

macOS 10.15 Catalina brings the death of iTunes and brand new Music, Podcasts and a TV app. iOS device sync has moved to the Finder.

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macOS Stories May 29

Not a mockup, some information redacted to protect our sources.

The next major version of macOS is expected to be announced next week during Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Yesterday, we shared exclusive screenshots of iOS 13, showcasing Dark Mode, a new Reminders app and a brand new screenshot annotation UI. Today, we have screenshots that give us a glimpse as to what the new Music and TV apps are going to look like on macOS, shared exclusively with 9to5Mac by people involved in their development.

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Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip

macOS Stories May 25

Security researcher Filippo Cavallarin has publicized what he says is a way to bypass the Gatekeeper security functionality of macOS. The bypass remains unaddressed by Apple as of last week’s macOS 10.14.5 release.

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macOS Stories May 22

Apple releases macOS 10.14.5 update to resolve MacBook Pro T2 security chip firmware issue

Following last week’s release of macOS 10.14.5, Apple today has released a supplemental update for certain MacBook Pro users. Apple says today’s update resolves certain issues with the T2 Security Chip.

macOS Stories May 20

Late last year, Microsoft announced that its Edge browser would be coming to macOS, but without a timeline. Now, the Canary and Dev builds of the Chromium-based Edge browser have leaked before Microsoft’s official announcement and are available to download from the company’s servers.

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macOS Stories May 18

I’ve been managing macOS in an enterprise environment since 2009, so I was around during the “stable” periods of Snow Leopard, as well as what others would call unstable periods. One of the common themes I’ve heard in my technology circles over the past few years is that macOS has become less stable. I manage 100s of Mac laptops at the moment, and I would estimate I’ve been responsible for 1,000+ devices over the past ten years. So, I think I’m qualified to discuss the current state of macOS stability. expand full story

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