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Apple Release Candidates   [= skip =]
Current Developer releases as of March 4, 2024.
(Release notes are on download pages.)
  • Xcode 15.3 Release Candidate 2 (15E204a)
  • macOS 14.4 Release Candidate (23E214)
  • tvOS 17.4 Release Candidate (21L227)
  • visionOS 1.1 Release Candidate (21O209)
  • watchOS 10.4 Release Candidate (21T216)
    (below from Feb. 27.)
  • iOS 17.4 Release Candidate (21E217)
  • iPadOS 17.4 Release Candidate (21E217)
  • iOS 16.7.6 Release Candidate (20H320)
  • iPadOS 16.7.6 Release Candidate (20H320)
  • iOS 15.8.2 Release Candidate (19H384)
  • iPadOS 15.8.2 Release Candidate (19H384)
Apple also has Public betas. See Beta FAQ for info on joining or unenrolling.
(Public beta version updates are usually shortly after developer releases.)
New M3 MacBook Air 13-inch and 15-inch
Apple has a press release on new 13 and 15-inch MacBook Air with the powerful M3 chip.
"The world's most popular laptop is better than ever with even more performance, faster Wi-Fi, and support for up to two external displays...

The 13-inch MacBook Air with M3 starts at $1,099 (U.S.) and $999 (U.S.) for education, and the 15-inch MacBook Air with M3 starts at $1,299 (U.S.) and $1,199 (U.S.) for education. Both are available in midnight, starlight, silver, and space gray.

The 13-inch MacBook Air with M2, available in midnight, starlight, silver, and space gray, now starts at $999 (U.S.) and $899 (U.S.) for education. "
More info at the MacBook Air M3 product page and tech specs page.
Apple News and Press Releases
Other News, Software and Firmware Updates
Previous News Archive Summary:
    February 19th to 23rd, 2024 News Archive
  • Carbon Copy Cloner 6.1.10.
  • Safari Technology Preview 189.
  • Introducing Apple Sports, a new app for sports fans.
  • Firefox 123.0 release notes (new features/security fixes).
  • Firefox ESR 115.8 (includes security fixes).
  • Firefox for iOS/iPadOS v123.1.
  • Firefox Focus: Privacy browser v123.0 drops iOS 14 support.
  • Micromat Drive Scope v1.2.22 update.
  • Micromat MachineProfile version 1.4.2.
  • Microsoft Office for Mac v16.82.1 (fixes for Outlook).
  • Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Articles

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.

Recent Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates (later first) Apple Guides, Tips & Troubleshooting for Mac & iPhone/iPad/watch/tvOS/Vision Pro Users.
(Now has a Apple Vision Pro section.)
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