Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2019-09-06

You can tell from the various articles and support posts that release day is definitely getting closer.

iOS 10.13.1 beta 2 was release and it is questionable if we will see another beta of either iOS, iPadOS or macOS before release. Apple has loosened notarization requirements for macOS Catalina temporarily (until Jan 2020) to help developer handle the transition.

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On Scripting OS X

News and Opinion

macOS Catalina and iOS 13

MacAdmins on Twitter

  • Mike Boylan:
    “This is true. Age != skill (in both directions). Am fortunate that most people have treated me with respect.” (Thread)
  • Jason Fried: “When Google puts 4 paid ads ahead of the first organic result for your own brand name, you’re forced to pay up if you want to be found. It’s a shakedown. It’s ransom. But at least we can have fun with it. Search for Basecamp and you may see this attached ad.” (Image)
  • Benedict Evans: “Hell just froze over. beta.music.apple.com
  • TimPerfitt: ‘Catalina “Restore from snapshot”’ (Image)

Bugs and Security

Support and HowTos

Apple Support

Updates and Releases

To Watch

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Just for Fun

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