Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2021-06-25

Things are settling down after WWDC and we are slowly cruising into the quieter summer weeks. (Northern hemisphere. Our southern hemisphere friends are in the deeps of winter. This week was solstice!)

We did get new betas for Xcode 13, iOS 15 and siblings yesterday. No Monterey beta 2 yet, but hopefully soon!

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News and Opinion

macOS 12 Monterey and iOS 15

MacAdmins on Twitter

  • Tim Perfitt: “I am far down the rabbit hole with USB-C, MFI,lighting and smart card readers. Let me explain.” (thread)
  • William Smith: “Created a JSON Schema manifest for Microsoft OneDrive settings for Jamf Pro macOS Configuration Profiles.” (follow link to tweet for links)
  • John C. Welch: “Starting to see a lot of talk about the AppleScript/JXA parts of shortcuts. People ask what I think, and I tell them: I think the parts of Shortcuts on macOS that are portable to i(Pad)OS will get a lot of attention and care. The AppleScript/JXA stuff?” (Thread)

Security and Privacy

Support and HowTos

Scripting and Automation

Updates and Releases

To Watch

To Listen

Just for Fun


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