Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2022-10-21

This is the “Ventura-Eve” edition. On Tuesday, Apple release, a new iPad (no moniker), iPads Pro with M2 chips, AppleTVs and announced the release dates for macOS Ventura and iPadOS 16.1: 24 October. Do you feel ready!?

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While the iPad updates are appreciated, they leave the iPad product in a somewhat confused state. Certain features are only available in certain iPad models, without a discernible pattern. The AppleTV update seems solid, but note that the ethernet port is now exclusive to the higher configuration.

The announcement happened without an “Apple Event.” Also absent were any news regarding the Mac, aside from the Ventura release date. There is still time for more product releases, with or without an event this year and I will be looking forward to them.

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  • Felix Schwarz: “The Ventura System Settings app includes an AppleScript sdef but so far nothing indicates it’s functional. I only get errors. For my uses, most of this can be compensated by using the x-apple.systempreferences scheme, but opening Keyboard > Shortcuts that way seems impossible.”

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