Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2021-12-03

News is still a bit slow this week, but we did get a new round of betas for macOS Monterey 12.1, iOS 15.2 and siblings.


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This is the fourth beta round for this update release. The release is likely before the holidays, possibly next week. If you haven’t been testing, head to AppleSeed for IT and start now!

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News and Opinion

macOS 12 Monterey and iOS 15

MacAdmins on Twitter

  • mikeymikey: “I don’t know when the last time you tried to search for an Apple support KB article was – but have you tried … -not- using Google? Search has actually gotten pretty darned fast and extensive.” (Thread)
  • Mr. Macintosh: “Apple released: iOS 15.2 Beta 4 (19C5050b), iPadOS 15.2 Beta 4 (19C5050b), watchOS 8.3 Beta 4 (19S5050c), tvOS 15.2 Beta 4 (19K5050a), HomePodOS 15.2 Beta 4 (19K5050a), Monterey 12.1 Beta 4 Full Installer & IPSW, Big Sur 11.6.2 Beta 4 Full Installer”

Security and Privacy

Support and HowTos

Scripting and Automation

Updates and Releases

To Watch

To Listen

Support

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