Before you install any beta OS on any device—a procedure Dr. Mac describe as similar to performing brain surgery on your Mac—here’s his advice on testing pre-release (beta) operating systems safely and sanely.
Along with developer beta updates for iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra, Apple also released macOS High Sierra public beta 5 (build 17A344b).
Monday’s release represents an accelerated release cycle, as the last round of developer betas hit just one week ago.
Cool Stuff Found starts the episode, then it’s on to a few things related to backups, including how High Sierra’s APFS will affect you. Listener tips and some other, unrelated questions are answered, and then there’s a nice, juicy segment on meshifying your home without buying mesh for all of you, too. Press play and enjoy!
The release comes the day after the company seeded Developer Beta 5, and two weeks after the release of Public Beta 3.
It isn’t the easiest thing in the world to do yet, but it’s definitely possible as of the latest macOS High Sierra beta.
Apple is using each release to squash bugs, tweak the interface, and try different approaches in new features.
Do you have an app that crashes on save? Do you fully understand how to control the macOS firewall? Your two favorite geeks will help you with this and a lot more. Press play for this info-and-action-packed episode!
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Apple doesn’t include detailed release notes with the public beta releases, but each release includes bug fixes, tweaks, and new approaches in implementing the many new features in macOS High Sierra.
Along with iOS 11 developer beta 4, Apple released macOS High Sierra developer beta 4 on Monday.
Luckily, there’s a way to make that much more difficult.
Take a deep breath, cross your fingers, and take the plunge into the Hackintosh world.
You can prevent tracking in Safari running macOS High Sierra. It uses machine learning to stop websites from tracking you across the web.
This release includes performance improvements, as well as a host of bug fixes, tweaks, and other changes.
The release comes on the heals of developer beta 3, and includes changes in that release.