Tag: macOS

TechCast #3: iOS 12.3, Intel Vulnerability error, Android Q, more

Today we’re talking about the new iOS 12.4 developer beta as for the watchOS and tvOS coming updates, Intel’s vulnerability error, Android Q, more.

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Almost all Macs since 2011 affected by new ‘ZombieLoad’ Intel chip vulnerability, patch included in macOS 10.14.5

Intel has detailed today that four new exploits named ZombieLoad make almost every chip it has made since 2011 vulnerable to attacks. ZombieLoad has some similarities to the Meltdown and Spectre bugs we saw last year. Apple has already patched the vulnerabilities with yesterday’s macOS 10.14.5 update.

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Apple releases iOS 12.3 & tvOS 12.3 with new TV app, watchOS 5.2.1 & macOS 10.14.5 also now available

Have you been waiting for the public release of iOS 12.3? If so, today is your day. Apple has released iOS 12.3 to everyone after six developer betas. Read on for a roundup of all the new features you’ll get with iOS 12.3.

In addition to iOS 12.3, Apple today is also releasing watchOS 5.2.1, macOS Mojave 10.14.5, and tvOS 12.3. The third-generation Apple TV 3 is also getting a new 7.3 software version.

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New macOS 10.15 Music app code based on iTunes, not iOS

We’ve previously discovered the new standalone Music app for the next major version of macOS, 10.15. According to that post the new Music app would be made using Marzipan, that lets iOS app run on the Mac. We recently were informed that this information was correct, after reaching out with the OS developer team.

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Microsoft Edge Canary and Dev builds for macOS now available

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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iOS 13 revamps Health and Reminders, watchOS 6 adds Calculator, Voice Memos, Books and Apple Store apps

Bloomberg today posted a lengthy report on what they expect and what is most obvious to be revealed on iOS 13, watchOS 6 and macOS 10.15. Apple will officially announce the new operating systems at WWDC on June 4.

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Messenger coming to Mac later this year

Facebook Messenger is coming to the Mac (and Windows) later this year. The company is set to announce the new app at its F8 conference at 1 PM ET, but tipped the hat slightly early thanks to a blog post published too soon. iGeneration first spotted the (now-removed) announcement.

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Apple drops Aperture support in the next macOS update

Photographers are still confused with Apple’s decision to discontinue Aperture imaging software and they must now deal with a ticking clock.

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macOS coming update may inlcude Screen Time new display feature

Last week, we reported that Screen Times and many other iOS 13 features were about to be coming to the Mac this year. Following the leatest reports, designer Jacob Grozian has imagined, how Screen Time app would look like on the Mac when macOS 10.15 is released this year.

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macOS new update to include standalone media apps, splitting iTunes

During the “It’s show time” event, Apple announced the Apple TV was coming to the Mac. This raised questions whether Apple would bring some media apps to the Mac, so the company is splitting up iTunes into distinct applications.

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