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January 10, 2018
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macOS High Sierra App Store settings menu not effectively secured by user password

The macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 App Store settings can be unlocked with any password entered by an administrator account — but Apple appears to have already implemented a fix in the beta releases currently in testing. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 29, 2017
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macOS High Sierra security vulnerability discovered, here’s how to set root password for fix

Update: An Apple spokesperson has issued the following statement, saying an update is in the works: “We are working on a software update to address this issue. In the meantime, setting a root password prevents unauthorized access to your Mac. … Continue reading

October 6, 2017
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Parallels Desktop updated with improved support for macOS High Sierra

Popular vitalization software Parallels has today been updated to version 13.1 with a host of improvements. The update primarily focuses on improving the performance of Parallels with macOS High Sierra, include better optimization for features such as HEVC files and … Continue reading

September 25, 2017
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macOS High Sierra vulnerability may let unsigned apps steal Keychain logins in plaintext

Apple’s macOS High Sierra contains a vulnerability that lets apps discover Keychain passwords in plaintext, though it requires victims to intentionally override built-in security, a researcher noted on Monday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 9, 2017
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Watch: First macOS High Sierra public beta delivers new features, enhancements

Apple recently released the first public beta of the latest Mac operating system, macOS High Sierra, giving customers the chance to preview the next-generation OS prior to its launch this fall. Like any major OS update, High Sierra focuses on … Continue reading

July 6, 2017
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Apple developers join WebVR Community Group ahead of macOS High Sierra w/ VR support

As Apple continues to increase its focused on mixed reality experiences, the company has recently joined the WebVR Community Group. WebVR is an initiative that aims to make virtual reality content viewable by everyone, regardless of browser or device… more… … Continue reading

July 1, 2017
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This week on AI: iPhone’s 10th anniversary, High Sierra public beta, Google’s $2.7B fine, and more

In a week largely dominated by examination of the iPhone’s impact on the industry and our lives, the European Commission whacked Google with a record $ 2.7 antitrust penalty regarding its search engine behavior, Apple released iOS 11 and High … Continue reading

January 26, 2017
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Apple Releases First macOS Sierra 10.12.4 Public Beta With New Night Shift Mode

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS Sierra 10.12.4 update to public beta testers for testing purposes, two days after seeding the first 10.12.4 beta to developers and three days after releasing macOS Sierra 10.12.3. Beta testers … Continue reading

January 26, 2017
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First look: Night Shift mode comes to Mac in latest macOS Sierra beta

As rumored, Apple included a new Night Shift mode — borrowed from iOS — in the recently released macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta, promising a low blue light viewing experience for nighttime computer work. Check out what the feature looks like … Continue reading

January 25, 2017
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Hands-On With the New Night Shift Mode in macOS Sierra 10.12.4

macOS Sierra 10.12.4, seeded to developers this morning, introduces a major new feature: Night Shift for the Mac. First introduced for iOS devices in iOS 9.3, Night Shift is designed to gradually shift the display of a device from a … Continue reading

December 27, 2016
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New version of CarbonCopyCloner fully Sierra compatible, backs up your Mac like it always has

The new version of long and storied app CarbonCopyCloner adds full macOS Sierra support, plus implements features aimed to make using it easier and faster for everybody to use — AppleInsider delves into the latest version. AppleInsider – Frontpage News