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Apple Updates Its Operating Systems to Address Telugu Bug

Apple has updated all of its operating systems — macOS 10.13 High Sierra, iOS 11, watchOS 4, and tvOS 11 — to fix yet another text-crashing bug. Here’s how to get the updates, and our advice on when you should install them.

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Parallels Desktop 13.1

macOS High Sierra 10.13 Supplemental Update Fixes Early Bugs

PDFKit Improves Somewhat in High Sierra

With a Stolen iCloud Password, Your Mac Can Be Held Hostage

macOS Server 5.4

macOS 10.13 High Sierra Now Available: When Should You Upgrade?

Apple Configurator 2.5

Apple Product Announcements Inaugurate the Steve Jobs Theater


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Mactracker 7.6.6

iMac 1 TB Fusion Drives Have Smaller SSDs

What’s Wrong with the Touch Bar

Security Update 2017-003 (Yosemite and El Capitan)

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