|Current News: (Big Sur 11.2.3, Safari 14.0.3, iOS/iPadOS/watchOS Updates)
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= Recent Articles/Updates =
|macOS Big Sur 11.2.3 (build 20D91) released|
Available via software update. Info from What's new in macOS Big Sur:
"macOS Big Sur 11.2.3 provides important security updates and is recommended for all users."
The security fix in macOS Big Sur 11.2.3 is for a malicious web content vulnerability.
(If you have trouble, try updating from Safe Mode.)
|Safari 14.0.3, iOS 14.4.1, iPadOS 14.4.1, watchOS 7.3.2 (Security Fixes)|
(All include security fix related to malicious web content.)
|Final Cut Pro, Compressor, and Motion Updates|
See details on Final Cut Pro 10.5.2, Motion 5.5.1, and Compressor 4.5.2 updates.
|Apple Beta Updates|
Current Developer releases as of March 4, 2021.
Apple also has Public betas. See Beta FAQ for info on joining or unenrolling.
- watchOS 7.4 beta 3 (18T5169f)
(below from Mar. 3rd)
- tvOS 14.5 beta 3 (18L5173f)
(below from Mar. 2nd)
- macOS Big Sur 11.3 beta 3 (20E5196f)
- Xcode 12.5 beta 3 (12E5244e)
- iOS 14.5 beta 3 (18E5164h)
- iPadOS 14.5 beta 3 (18E5164h)
(below from Feb. 17th)
- Apple Configurator 2.14 beta (6A9)
(Public beta version updates are usually shortly after developer releases.)
|Apple/Products related News, Tips, Updates, PR (later first) [= skip =]|
|Other News, Firmware/Software Updates, PR, OT (later first)
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|Previous News Archive Summary:
February 22nd to 26th, 2021 News Archive
- macOS Big Sur 11.2.2 (prevent damage from some powered USB-C Hubs/Docks).
- Little Snitch version 5.1.1 Update.
- Safari Technology Preview 121.
- Micromat Lifespan 1.0.2 update.
- Micromat Drive Scope 1.2.11 update.
- Mac "Silver Sparrow" Malware Threat: How to Find and Remove It.
- Apple Big Sur forum thread on some websites using GBs of Memory.
- Malwarebytes blog on Silver Sparrow Mac malware.
- Apple forum posts on (name) "will damage your computer"
(some include tips and info on how to remove it.)
- Apple patent for monitors based on new Micro-LED Chiplet Architecture.
- A Comprehensive Guide to All Startup Modes for M1 Macs.
- Video Pros Weigh in on Where Apple Should Take Its Platform.
- Firefox 86.0 release notes and security fixes.
- Firefox ESR 78.8 (stability/functionality/security fixes).
- Mac Chrome 88.0.4324.192 Stable Channel Update.
- A Beginner's Guide to Understanding RAID.
- Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.
For links to older news pages, see the Archives.
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