macOS Sierra

macOS Sierra 10.12.1 Beta 4 Download Released for Developers

Apple has released the fourth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.1 for developers, build 16B2548a. Registered developers can download the update via Software Update or as a standalone download in the developer portal. The release of the fourth beta comes eight days after the third beta was released. While we all anticipate new MacBook Pros, recent...

Apple Rolling Out Automatic Download of macOS Sierra

Starting today, the new macOS Sierra will be automatically downloaded on Mac computers that meet the requirements, The Loop is reporting. According to Apple, Mac users who have "auto update downloads" enabled, macOS Sierra will be automatically downloaded in the background for them. Users with older computers that do not meet the specs for macOS Sierra, will however...

Logitech Mice Showing Erratic Scrolling on macOS Sierra

If you’re experiencing performance issues with Logitech's mice accessories after updating to macOS Sierra, you’re not alone. Turns out a number of users are reporting laggy scrolling and unresponsive customized buttons on their Logitech mice, especially with the M705 Marathon Laser Mouse and Performance Mouse MX (via MacRumors). We have tested the Performance Mouse MX on macOS Sierra and can...

Dropbox Security Concern Addressed by macOS Sierra, Now Explicitly Asking For Permissions

Following several reports released earlier this month outlining Dropbox-related security concerns, developer Phil Stokes has confirmed in a blog post that macOS Sierra addresses the concern. Apple's latest version of their desktop operating system pops up a dialog asking the user to grant the Dropbox client permission to Accessibility. Concerns against the Dropbox client for Mac were...

macOS Sierra Beta Hints Launch in October

Apple will likely release its next generation desktop operating system, macOS Sierra sometime in October, says ComputerWorld. The blog has had macOS Sierra beta releases on its radar and compared it to last year’s beta rollouts. As it turns out, Apple is about 12 days behind its last year’s schedule for El Capitan. While Apple...

Dark Mode in macOS Sierra Looks Even Darker [Screenshots]

Digging deep into Apple’s first two betas of macOS Sierra, Guilherme Rambo, a Mac developer at GitDo, has found out that Apple has hidden the ability to activate Dark Mode in a broader way in the new OS, making it easier for third-party developers to take advantage of the new feature. The improved Dark Mode can be activated in...

Apple to Release macOS Sierra, iOS 10 Public Beta Today [u]

The public beta of Apple's next-generation desktop operating system, macOS Sierra, will be available for download sometime today, The Verge reports. CNET says public beta of iOS 10 is coming too. This means all the features Apple's SVP Craig Federighi highlighted at the WWDC will be coming to your (spare) Mac if you have enrolled...

Beta 2 Out: iOS 10, watchOS 3, tvOS 10, macOS 10.12

Apple today seeded the second beta of iOS 10 to developers just three weeks after first unveiling the new version of its mobile operating system at the Worldwide Developer Conference. Today's update is available over the air to those who are already running the first beta of iOS 10. Or, if you are among the...

What the New Photos App in iOS 10 Can Recognize

When Apple SVP Craig Federighi detailed the new features macOS Sierra packs, it already suggested that Photos has undergone a major change. Reddit user vista980622 took a closer look at the Photos app and discovered a few lines of code possibly detailing the features Federighi mentioned onstage: searchable objects and facial recognition (via MacRumors). Highlighting...