macOS High Sierra

How to Control the Behavior of Screenshot Shortcuts in macOS

There are several ways you can take screenshots on a Mac. Preview offers the option from its File menu. There’s also a little screen capture app in the macOS Utilities folder called Grab. But the simplest and most common method is to use your Mac’s built-in shortcut key combinations. Taking a screenshot is as easy …

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How to Update macOS Using a Simple Terminal Command

If you’re sick of waiting for the progress bar to complete every time you reboot after a macOS software update, then you’ll be pleased to learn there’s another way to update your Mac that could potentially reduce your downtime. The process involves a simple Terminal command, and allows you to continue using your Mac as …

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How to Merge and Remove Duplicate Contacts in macOS and iCloud

If you’ve been maintaining and migrating the same Contacts list across Macs over the years then you’ve probably come across your fair share of duplicate contact cards. They can also appear seemingly out of nowhere after setting up iCloud Contacts on your Mac for the first time. Unless you intentionally keep certain information for the …

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Apple Releases Third Beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 to Public Beta Testers

Apple today released the third beta of an upcoming macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 update to public beta testers, one day after seeding the third beta to developers and two weeks after releasing the second 10.13.4 public beta. Beta testers who have signed up for Apple’s beta testing program will be able to download the new …

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Indian Character Bug Causing System Crashes is Fixed in iOS 11.3 and macOS 10.13.4

A recently discovered bug that causes app and system crashing on iPhone, iPad, and Mac due to a specific letter in the Indian language Telugu has been fixed in Apple’s upcoming iOS 11.3 and macOS 10.13.4 software updates. MacRumors has not been able to reproduce any crashes, freezes, or resprings on any devices running the …

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Apple Seeds New Version of macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 Beta 2 to Developers and Public Beta Testers

Apple seeded the second beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 to developers earlier this week, but it appears an updated version of the second beta was just released this afternoon. The original beta had a build number of 17E150f, while the new update available today from the Developer Center lists a build number of 17E150g. …

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Apple Releases First Beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 to Public Beta Testers

Apple today released the first beta of an upcoming macOS High Sierra 10.134 update to public beta testers, two days after seeding the update to developers and a few days after releasing macOS High Sierra 10.13.3. Beta testers who have signed up for Apple’s beta testing program will be able to download the new macOS …

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macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 Displays Warnings When Opening 32-Bit Apps as Part of Apple's Phase Out Plan

Starting with macOS High Sierra 10.13.4, Apple is commencing with its plan to begin phasing out 32-bit apps on Macs. Apple has promised that macOS High Sierra will be the “last macOS release to support 32-bit apps without compromises.” After installing macOS High Sierra 10.13.4, which is now available in a beta testing capacity, when …

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Apple Seeds First Beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 update to developers, one day after releasing the macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 update focusing on security improvements. The new macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 beta can be downloaded from the Apple Developer Center or through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App …

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Apple Addresses Meltdown and Spectre in macOS Sierra and OS X El Capitan With New Security Update

Along with macOS High Sierra 10.13.3, Apple this morning released two new security updates that are designed to address the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities on machines that continue to run macOS Sierra and OS X El Capitan. As outlined in Apple’s security support document, Security Update 2018-001 available for macOS Sierra 10.12.6 and OS X …

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Apple Releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 With Fix for Messages Bug

Apple today released macOS High Sierra 10.13.3, the third major update to the macOS High Sierra operating system available for Apple’s Macs. macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 comes over a month after the release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 and a little over a week after a macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 supplemental update which brought a …

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Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 to Developers and Public Beta Testers [Update]

Apple today seeded the sixth beta of an upcoming macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 update to developers, just a few days after seeding the fifth beta and more than a month after releasing macOS High Sierra 10.13.2, the second major update to the macOS High Sierra operating system. The new macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 beta can …

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Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 to Developers

Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 update to developers, one week after seeding the fourth beta and more than a month after releasing macOS High Sierra 10.13.2, the second major update to the macOS High Sierra operating system. The new macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 beta can be downloaded …

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Here's How to Temporarily Fix the macOS High Sierra Bug That Gives Full Admin Access to Your Mac Sans Password

A newly discovered bug in macOS High Sierra enables the root superuser on a Mac with a blank password and no security check, essentially giving anyone full access to your Mac. Apple is likely already working on a fix, but in the meantime, there’s a temporary workaround — enabling the root user with a password. …

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