Good news, iOS developers. iMazing 2.6.1 is out and it includes support for iOS 12 beta. That means you can back up the data and apps on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch test devices and restore to an earlier state if something goes wrong. It also means iMazing is already good to go when the public betas start rolling out. iMazing is priced at US$39.99 and the update is free.
Apple is splitting up system and app updates in macOS Mojave. Mojave’s new Mac App Store will display updates for apps only, while system and security updates will be available in a new pane in System Preferences, a change that mirrors how updates are handled in iOS.
Apple released iTunes 12.7.5 for the Mac on Tuesday following the release of iOS 11.4, HomePod 11.4, and watchOS 4.3.1. The release notes note only “minor app and performance improvements.”
Apple released watchOS 4.3.1 for the Apple Watch on Tuesday. The update is mostly bug fixes, and also adds a warning when users launch apps compiled for watchOS 1.
Rounding out Apple’s AirPlay 2 update trifecta is tvOS 11.4. The update adds support for AirPlay 2, and lets you use target speakers with your AirPlay setup.
The Canary home monitoring camera app for the iPhone just got more useful because it adds the ability to limit motion recording and alerts to just people.
Apple released tvOS 11.3 for the Apple TV and Apple TV 4K on Thursday. The update adds new ratings-based content filtering options, along with more transparent privacy information.
Apple released watchOS 4.3 on Thursday with support for controlling HomePod playback and volume from your Apple Watch, as well as adding back the ability to control iPhone music playback from your wrist.
Along with iOS 11.3, Apple released the first HomePod software update on Thursday. The update, HomePod 11.3, includes what Apple calls “general improvements for stability and quality.”
A new report says Apple is finally going to update the MacBook Air this year, and it’ll get a lower price, too.
Hot on the heels of macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 developer beta 3, Apple released iOS 11.3 developer beta 3 on Tuesday. So far, it looks like the update squashes some bugs, but doesn’t add new features.
Don’t look for a long list of big new features in iOS 12 because Apple is focusing on performance and reliability improvements this year.
Apple released tvOS 11.2.5 for the fourth generation Apple TV and Apple TV 4K on Tuesday with bug fixes and patches for several security flaws.
Along with iOS 11.2.1, Apple released tvOS 11.2.1 on Wednesday. The update is the second half of Apple’s strategy for patching a security flaw that could let hackers slip through HomeKit’s security measures.
Apple released tvOS 11.2 for the fourth generation Apple TV and Apple TV 4K on Monday. They update adds in new frame rate settings for HDR content.
John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple’s recent security and update stumbles, plus they share their thoughts on Amazon saying their Apple TV Prime video app is still coming this year.
Apple updated its Apple Support app for the iPhone this week, adding in a new Discover section with tips for your devices and a redesigned interface.
YouTube released an app update on Monday that reportedly fixes the Succubus-level battery draining issue many iPhone owners have experienced.
When Apple released macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 on Tuesday it also rolled out security updates for macOS El Capitan and macOS Sierra to patch the KRACK Wi-Fi security flaw.