macOS High Sierra

Apple Seeds Second macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 Beta to Developers and Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming macOS High Sierra update to developers, a week and a half after releasing the first macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 beta and two weeks after releasing the new High Sierra operating system to the public. The second macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 beta can be downloaded from the …

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macOS Sierra and Later Not Listed in Mac App Store Purchased Tab, Updates Not Tied to Apple ID

Following the release of macOS High Sierra, Mac users have discovered that Apple is no longer listing previous operating system updates in a user’s Purchased tab in the Mac App Store. Neither macOS Sierra nor macOS High Sierra show up in the Purchased list, suggesting the updates are no longer tied to an Apple ID …

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Apple's Craig Federighi Confirms APFS Coming to Fusion Drives in a Future macOS High Sierra Update

The initial version of macOS High Sierra released this morning limits the new Apple File System (APFS) to Macs that have all-flash built-in storage, excluding iMacs and Mac mini machines that feature Fusion Drives. Apple announced the limitation last week in a support document that said the initial release would not allow Fusion Drives to …

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How to Use New Pinning and Tables Features in Notes in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra bring new features to several apps, and some of the biggest changes have been made to the Notes app. Along with a new Document Scanning feature outlined in a prior how to (iOS only), the Notes app also includes support for pinning and tables. How to Pin a Note …

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How to Use the New Safari Web Browser Settings in macOS High Sierra

With the public release of macOS High Sierra, Apple introduced some additional features to its native Safari web browser. Here we’ll cover just what they are and how you can customize them to make your web browsing experience a more enjoyable one. Individual Website Settings One of the most welcome new changes in Safari 11 …

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How to Capture a Live Photo in FaceTime on iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra bring Live Photos to FaceTime, allowing you to preserve a special memory while video chatting with friends and family. Whenever you use the new Camera button that’s at the bottom of the screen on a FaceTime call, it captures a photo, but don’t worry – this can’t be done …

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All the New Features in Apple's Photos App in macOS High Sierra

Apple’s native Photos application got an update with the release of macOS High Sierra, including new library browsing features, a reorganized editing window, enhanced image recognition, and some additional tools to help make your photos look even better. Keep reading to find out what’s new in the Photos app. Browsing the Photos Library Apple has …

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What You Need to Know About HEVC Video in macOS High Sierra and iOS 11

With the arrival of iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra, Apple is supporting a new video format called HEVC, which replaces the previous standard most commonly used on Mac and iOS devices, namely H.264 / AVC. So why has Apple adopted the HEVC format, and what difference will it make to the end user? What …

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Apple Releases macOS High Sierra With Apple File System, Safari Autoplay Blocking and Privacy Tools, Metal 2, and More

Apple today released the newest version of its operating system for Macs, macOS High Sierra, to the public. macOS High Sierra is a free download that’s available today for everyone who has a compatible Mac. macOS High Sierra can be downloaded directly from the Mac App Store or through the Software Update function in the …

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macOS High Sierra Automatically Performs Security Check on EFI Firmware Each Week

Mac users who upgrade to macOS High Sierra will benefit from a significant new security feature that works in the background. macOS High Sierra automatically checks a Mac’s EFI firmware against Apple’s database of “known good” data to ensure it hasn’t been tampered with, according to a series of tweets from an Apple engineer. The …

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Apple Seeds Ninth Beta of macOS High Sierra to Developers

Apple today seeded the ninth beta of an upcoming macOS High Sierra update to developers for testing purposes, four days after seeding the eighth beta and more than two months after introducing the new software at the 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference. The ninth beta of macOS High Sierra can be downloaded from the Apple Developer …

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Apple Invites Media to September 12 Event at Apple Park: 'Let's Meet at Our Place'

Apple today sent out media invites for its annual iPhone-centric event that will be held on Tuesday, September 12 at 10:00 a.m. at the Steve Jobs Theater at the company’s new Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California. The media invites offer a first look at the theme of the event and feature the tagline: “Let’s …

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Apple Seeds Seventh Beta of macOS High Sierra to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Apple today seeded the seventh beta of an upcoming macOS High Sierra update to developers for testing purposes, a week after seeding the sixth beta and more than two months after introducing the new software at the 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference. The seventh beta of macOS High Sierra can be downloaded from the Apple Developer …

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