In a break from our usual blogging, Anthony Reimer and I did a product review. He will explain the background and the tracking part, and I reviewed the receiving end.
- An AirTag Adventure, Part 1: AirTag Across the Atlantic – Anthony Reimer
- An AirTag Adventure, Part 2: Receiving an AirTag – Armin Briegel
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And we got macOS 11.5 and iOS 14.7 release candidates, as well as macOS 12 and iOS 15 beta 3. Keep testing and feeding back!
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macOS 12 Monterey and iOS 15
- macOS Monterey Beta 3 Update (21A5284e) is Live! What’s New? – Mr. Macintosh
- Prepare Your Network for iCloud Private Relay
- Testing macOS Monterey in a Parallels Virtual Machine – Steve Sande, Rocket Yard
Security and Privacy
- Beyond Kaseya: Everyday IT Tools Can Offer ‘God Mode’ for Hackers – Andy Greenberg, Wired
- NOCVE – TeamViewer Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability – Csaba Fitzl
- iOS zero-day let SolarWinds hackers compromise fully updated iPhones – Dan Goodin, Ars Technica
- Updated device security guidance from the UK’s National Cyber Security – Mark Walker, Jamf Blog
Support and HowTos
- How to share large files without using your iCloud allowance – Howard Oakley
- Explained: macOS Kernel and System Extensions – SimpleMDM
- Time has run out on Time Capsules – Howard Oakley
- Comprehensive guide to managing macOS with Intune – Oliver Kieselbach (via Henry Stamerjohan)
- More to love in the NEW Jamf Nation – Jeni Asaba, Jamf Blog
- Knowledge Base Articles – Jamf Nation Community
Updates and Releases
- kean/Pulse: Logger and network inspector for Apple platforms (now open source)
- Google Backup and Sync transitions to Drive for desktop – Scott Limbird, Google (via Apple Insider
- Installomator v0.6
Just for Fun
- The ultimate directory of home furnishings in virtual Apple keynotes – Michael Steeber, 9to5Mac
- WhiteBox Lattice 10.7
- WhiteBox Flux 10.7
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