Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2021-11-05

The week after a major macOS release, and we got a whole bunch of interesting posts by MacAdmins, clarifying or explaining features and aspects of the the upgrade.

Once again, many thanks to all who write and share their knowledge!

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News and Opinion

macOS 12 Monterey and iOS 15

macOS and iOS Updates

  • Mr. Macintosh: “Heads up! Big Sur 11.6.1 & Catalina 2021-007 Security Updates are having problems with the 19.16.10548 T2 BridgeOS Update This affects a small number of Macs (<5%) The BridgeOS update fails = Mac stuck on a black screen” (Thread)

MacAdmins on Twitter

  • Craig Cohen (LinkedIn): Apple: Mac Evaluation Utility 4.0 available in AppleSeed Go to AppleSeed for IT Use your Apple Business Manager or Apple School Manager Managed Apple ID. Head to the downloads tab. Wonderful update Apple.
  • Tim Perfitt: “I saw on Monty that fn-q brings up a new note. So what other shortcuts use the fn key? fn-a: activates item in dock so you can arrow around and space to launch app, fn-n: open sidebar, fn-c: open control center, fn-h: show desktop, fn-q: new note”

Support and HowTos

Scripting and Automation

Apple Support

Updates and Releases

To Watch

To Listen

Just for Fun


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