Apple’s next wave of operating system updates arrives 25 October 2021, including macOS 12 Monterey and iOS 15.1.
Faced with a panicking elderly neighbor who thought she had left her iPad Pro at a faraway hotel, Adam Engst saved the day with judicious use of Find My.
Apple has released iOS 15.0.2, iPadOS 15.0.2, and watchOS 8.0.1 to fix some early bugs and a major security vulnerability in iOS and iPadOS.
Apple says that the Apple Watch Series 7 will be available to order on 8 October 2021 and will be in stores starting 15 October 2021. Whether or not it’s worth upgrading to depends on what Apple Watch model you have now.
If you’re unable to turn on Unlock with Apple Watch on your new iPhone 13, you’re not alone. Apple promises a fix in an upcoming software update.
Apple has released iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, and tvOS 15 with some nice new features, but we recommend that those who aren’t early adopters wait for a week or two.
Rumors suggested the Apple Watch was due for a major physical design, but the Series 7 turned out to look much like its predecessor—albeit with a few physical and software changes. Also, watchOS 8 gets some fitness improvements aimed largely at cyclists.
Apple made no mention of operating system release dates during its big iPhone event, but the company press releases reveal that the new operating systems will drop on 20 September 2021, with macOS 12 Monterey expected later in the year.
Apple has updated macOS, iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS to fix two active vulnerabilities, one of which let attackers work around Apple’s BlastDoor protections.
Apple has rolled out the watchOS 7.6.1 to fix a severe security exploit that was patched in iOS 14.7.1, iPadOS 14.7.1, and macOS 11.5.1.
Apple has completed its latest cycle of operating system updates with the release of iPadOS 14.7 and macOS 11.5. Along with them come security notes for all recent releases. Apple later followed with iOS 14.7.1, iPadOS 14.7.1, and macOS 11.5.1 to address a serious security vulnerability that's being actively exploited in the wild.
iOS 14.7 brings support for the MagSafe Battery Pack and shared Apple Card credit limits. Apple also released watchOS 7.6, HomePod Software 14.7, and tvOS 14.7 with minor changes.
More research from the Scripps Research DETECT study suggests that wearables like the Apple Watch show promise in both detecting COVID-19 infections and tracking long-COVID symptoms.
Apple has released operating system updates to add support for paid podcast subscriptions and Apple Card Family, along with enhanced privacy and anti-stalking protections for AirTags.
Apple has issued updates to iOS and iPadOS to fix the App Tracking Transparency, and updates for Big Sur and watchOS—and iOS 12—to fix a WebKit vulnerability.