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Topic: High Sierra

Updating to latest macOS 10.13.1 disables Apple's 'root' bug patch

12/01/2017, 08:12 pm

It appears Apple's quick fix for the recently discovered root user bug can be disabled by upgrading to macOS 10.13.1 from a previous version of the operating system, meaning users who do so are unwittingly reintroducing the glaring security hole.

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Apple reminds developers Mac apps must support 64-bit in 2018

12/01/2017, 05:12 pm

Come January 2018, new apps submitted to the Mac App Store must include 64-bit support as Apple progresses away from less efficient 32-bit code, while existing apps have until June of next year to include the same.

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Apple explains how to fix macOS High Sierra file sharing after security update breaks feature

11/29/2017, 08:11 pm

Though today's macOS High Sierra security update patched a critical root user bug, it introduced a problem that prevents Mac users from authenticating or connecting to file shares on their Mac.

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Apple issues macOS High Sierra update to fix password-less root vulnerability

11/29/2017, 11:11 am

Apple on Wednesday released a special security update for macOS High Sierra, solving a recently uncovered flaw which would let people gain root access without entering a password.

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Pixelmator Pro debuts with powerful image editing tools, machine learning tech

11/29/2017, 05:11 am

The developers behind popular image editing app Pixelmator on Tuesday released Pixelmator Pro for Mac, a new title that takes advantage of Apple APIs like Metal 2 and Core Image to deliver GPU-powered tools, machine learning features and more.

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Apple says fix incoming for macOS High Sierra root access bug

11/28/2017, 06:11 pm

Following revelations that a serious bug in macOS High Sierra allows anyone root access to Macs running Apple's latest operating system, the company on Tuesday said it is working on a fix that will be pushed out in a coming software update.

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Hands On: Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Puck with Radeon RX 560

11/21/2017, 01:11 am

External GPU enclosures can be pretty massive. Sonnet has a solution to the problem with the portable eGFX Breakaway Puck -- and AppleInsider has one to test.

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Apple seeds fourth developer beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.2

11/16/2017, 02:11 pm

Apple on Thursday pushed out a fourth beta of macOS 10.13.2 for developers, available through the company's developer portal or as a Mac App Store update.

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Apple issues second public beta for macOS High Sierra 10.13.2

11/07/2017, 07:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday seeded a second public beta of macOS 10.13.2 to the public, following up on this week's matching developer release.

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Apple issues first macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 beta to developers

10/31/2017, 01:10 pm

Amid a flurry of other software updates, Apple has also put out the first beta of macOS 10.13.2, currently available only to developers.

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macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 arrives, contains Microsoft Exchange sync and KRACK fixes

10/31/2017, 01:10 pm

Shortly after releases of the rest of the Apple-supplied operating systems, the company has also issued macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 with support for the new emoji, and other fixes.

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Apple issues fifth macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 beta to developers, second released in a week

10/26/2017, 01:10 pm

Three days after the last macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 beta, Apple has issued another one for developers with a very small increment in build numbers.

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Fifth iOS 11.1, fourth tvOS 11.1 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 developer betas arrive [u]

10/23/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple has again short-cycled the developer testing release cycle with a new fifth beta of iOS 11.1 accompanying fourth betas of macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 and tvOS 11.1.

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How to use 'unsupported' Thunderbolt 3 docks and enclosures on Sierra and High Sierra

10/20/2017, 04:10 pm

Even using the "universal" USB-C connector for Thunderbolt 3, there are still some drive enclosures, eGPU cases, and docks that won't connect to a Mac running Sierra or High Sierra. Here's how to get them to talk to your MacBook Pro or iMac.

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Apple issues third macOS 10.13.1 High Sierra beta to developers

10/17/2017, 06:10 pm

Hot on the heels of Monday's slate of beta software releases, Apple on Tuesday issued a third beta version of macOS 10.13.1 High Sierra to developers for testing.

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How to unlock your Mac with your Apple Watch

10/17/2017, 01:10 pm

Starting with macOS Sierra and above, Apple implemented the ability to unlock your Mac when you are in proximity, and wearing your Apple Watch. Sounds simple enough -- but there are a few pre-requisites to fulfill before it works reliably. AppleInsider spells it all out.

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Pesky iMessage delay bug persists for some in Apple's macOS High Sierra

10/17/2017, 12:10 pm

A bug affecting a number of macOS High Sierra users can result in significant delays for receipt of iMessages and text messages, as well as a lack of notifications from an iPhone or Apple Watch for the same messages. At the moment, the only fixes appear to be disabling messages, or rolling back to macOS Sierra.

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Apple Supplemental Update for macOS High Sierra fixed Disk Utility, Keychain vulnerabilities

10/06/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple has released more details about its macOS High Sierra 10.13 Supplemental Update released on Thursday, advising it fixed two security issues relating to APFS volume encryption and a potential hack that could allow an attacker to extract a user's keychain passwords.

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Apple releases macOS High Sierra 10.13 Supplemental Update with bug fixes for Adobe InDesign, Mail

10/05/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple on Thursday issued a supplemental update for its macOS High Sierra operating system, squashing a password hint bug in Disk Utility, a few more minor bugs and improving the update's installer. The changes were so minor, it didn't even warrant a point-zero-one distinction.

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APFS in High Sierra causing problems for Unity Engine, Cities: Skylines, Civilization V, more

09/29/2017, 01:09 pm

Game development engine producers Unity has strongly recommended to its users to avoid the upgrade to macOS 10.13 for the moment, as despite the firm fixing a number of issues that plagued developers using the tool with High Sierra's beta releases, there are still some faults that need to be rectified to make the game engine stable on Apple's latest operating system -- and APFS is inducing problems in other game titles as well.

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