Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2022-03-18

Update week! We got macOS 12.3, iOS 15.4 and all the siblings this week. Did you already update? Your users?

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My most anticipated and now favorite feature in these updates is Universal Control. You can tell it still has a few rough edges (despite the delay, Apple still labels it as ‘beta’) but it is already eminently useful. The (already high) usefulness of my iPad Air 4 increased dramatically. Universal Control lets the iPad do what does best, while still being just a trackpad swipe away from the Mac.

But Apple gives and takes away. Long forwarned, this update really removed the Python 2 binary, and yes, some admins, and developers were still blindsided. I have built a summary of links to posts, issues and solutions on my weblog and will keep updating that post over the next few weeks.

Apple developers must be taking a well-deserved break, beacuse we have not seen the macOS 12.4 beta yet. Any day now. Remember to remove the developer/beta profile!

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macOS 12.3 Monterey and iOS 15.4

macOS Monterey 12.3

iOS 15.4 and iPadOS 15.4

watchOS 8.5

tvOS and HomePod




Security and Privacy

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