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Topic: macOS 10.12

Apple issues Meltdown and Spectre fixes for older Mac operating systems

01/23/2018, 05:01 pm

Apple's latest macOS High Sierra was not the only Mac operating system to receive fixes for Meltdown and Spectre on Tuesday, as a separately released security update addresses critical vulnerabilities in macOS Sierra and OS X El Capitan.


Review: Mantiz MZ-02 enclosure is a stylish Thunderbolt 3 dock and eGPU enclosure in one

08/07/2017, 02:08 pm

A few of the external GPU solutions are aimed at the gamer crowd -- and look like it too. The Mantiz MZ-02 is one of a new generation of enclosures, aimed at boosting graphics performance with the addition of a PCI-E GPU to a Thunderbolt 3-equipped machine and eschewing any stereotypical gamer branding.


macOS High Sierra public beta testers get second build from Apple

07/12/2017, 01:07 pm

Shortly after the release of iOS 11 public beta 2, Mac users also received a second pre-release build of macOS High Sierra, available for public testing ahead of its arrival this fall.


Apple releases macOS 10.12.2 with auto-unlock & GPU fixes, Touch Bar screenshot support

12/13/2016, 01:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued an update for Sierra, the latest version of macOS, addressing a number of bugs and issues, including fixes for auto-unlock with Apple Watch, graphics processing issues on the latest MacBook Pro hardware, and taking screenshots of the Touch Bar on new models.


Apple updates Final Cut Pro X with Magnetic Timeline, redesigned UI for new MacBook Pro Touch Bar

10/27/2016, 03:10 pm

Apple's flagship professional video editing software, Final Cut Pro X, has been updated to take advantage of the forthcoming MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, offering users the ability to more easily scrub through clips and have quick shortcuts presented dynamically.


Tips: How to remap command, control, escape, and other keys in macOS Sierra

10/26/2016, 03:10 pm

macOS Sierra has ushered in a number of new changes for Mac users, including the ability to remap the modifier keys, like the escape, control, command, or option keys to another hardware button. Here's how to do it.


Inside macOS Sierra: Apple's Optimized Storage and management features

10/12/2016, 11:10 am

Apple's new storage management features on macOS Sierra could potentially save users with lots of data some drive space, but what it does, how it does it, and how to configure it isn't well known -- AppleInsider explains.


Apple taking auto download feature on macOS Sierra live today

10/03/2016, 02:10 pm

Starting today, Apple will push macOS Sierra to prospective upgraders on older versions of OS X, as well as downloads for point updates for users already on Sierra -- but won't install anything without explicit permission from the user.


Inside macOS Sierra: Siri on the desktop

09/20/2016, 05:09 pm

Heralded at the 2016 WWDC, Apple has brought its Siri voice assistant technology to MacOS Sierra, which even in its first incarnation on the desktop brings a wealth of possibilities for workflow expansion and knowledge navigation.


Troubleshooting macOS Sierra: Wired networking, ScanSnap, Bluetooth

09/20/2016, 02:09 pm

While early AppleInsider tests have found Sierra to be a solid update for Mac users, every new software release has trials and tribulations for users to work through. Here are the first few that we've run into, and some possible solutions.


Apple updates iWork for Mac, adding real-time collaboration beta to Pages, Numbers & Keynote

09/20/2016, 01:09 pm

Alongside Tuesday's release of macOS 10.12 Sierra, Apple also issued an update for its iWork trio of apps for Mac, adding real-time collaboration with users on iPhone, iPad, and


Apple releases macOS 10.12 Sierra with Siri, Apple Pay for web, Apple Watch login, more

09/20/2016, 12:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday released macOS 10.12 Sierra, bringing Siri to the desktop, many cross-platform integrations between iOS and macOS, Apple Pay for the web, and hundreds of other enhancements and bug fixes.


Apple Xcode 8 beta now secured with digital signatures in .xip format

07/28/2016, 09:07 am

Apple has implemented the .xip file compression protocol with digital signatures for its newest Xcode 8 beta distribution, instead of the unsecured .zip format, guaranteeing that the contents have not changed since initial creation.


Video: See all the best new features in Apple's macOS Sierra

07/15/2016, 11:07 am

Apple's forthcoming macOS Sierra update will focus on continuity and iCloud, further blurring the lines between the company's Mac lineup and its portable devices, like iPhone and iPad. AppleInsider offers a closer look at what's new in macOS Sierra.


Apple issues second developer betas of iOS 10, macOS Sierra, watchOS 3 and tvOS 10

07/05/2016, 01:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday pushed out the second pre-release beta builds for iOS 10, macOS Sierra, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10, arriving more than three weeks after the platforms were announced at the annual Worldwide Developers Conference.