Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2022-06-17

First week post WWDC and there are many more reactions and even some nice features, or rather dogcows discovered in the beta releases. (Moof!)

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7 New Security Changes macOS Admins Should Be Aware Of

As WWDC 2022 closes out, here are some interesting – and potentially disruptive – changes with macOS Ventura that have received less attention.

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Greg Neagle points out that other new features in Ventura may spell some trouble or at least extra preparation work for MacAdmins.

We also got beta3 of macOS 12.5, iOS 15.6 and siblings. So many things to test.

MacDevOps YVR is happening right now, as well as the PSU MacAdmin Campfire sessions! So many things to watch.

The M2 13″ MacBook Pro (the strange left over design with the TouchBar) can be ordered starting today, and the benchmarks look quite amazing. I am waiting for the M2 MacBook Air. I want that shiny midnight blue newness…

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News and Opinion

macOS Ventura and iOS 16

Social Media

  • John C. Welch: “For ASOC folks: if you copy /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Library/Xcode/Templates/Project Templates/macOS/Other/AppleScrip App.xctemplate from Xcode 13.x to /Applications/Xcode-beta.app/Contents/Developer/Library/Xcode/Templates/Project Templates/Other/ then you can still create ASOC apps with Xcode 14 beta.”
  • James Dempsey: “Ah, Xcode Server—you arrived with Xcode 5 as part of OS X Server, then became part of Xcode itself in Xcode 9, and are now deprecated in Xcode 14. Thank you for nine wonderful years of never quite working right for me.”

Security and Privacy

Support and HowTos

Scripting and Automation

Updates and Releases

To Watch

To Listen


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