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#1553: Apple security updates, iMac Pro discontinued, Mail scrolling bug, locked Apple ID, magnetic USB-C charging adapters

Apple today released iOS 14.4.1, iPadOS 14.4.1, macOS 11.2.3 Big Sur, and watchOS 7.3.2 to address a concerning WebKit vulnerability. Over the weekend, Apple quietly discontinued the iMac Pro and is selling off the remaining stock. Will it return in some form, or was it just a stopgap while Apple redesigned the Mac Pro? If you’ve had trouble scrolling through email messages in Mail on your Mac, Adam Engst has a possible explanation. The mystery of Dustin Curtis’s locked Apple ID has been a hot topic in the Apple community, and we try to tease out what happened. Finally, if you’re missing MagSafe for your MacBook, Adam takes a look at magnetic USB-C charging adapters to see how they compare. Notable Mac app releases this week include iMovie 10.2.3; BusyCal 3.12.4; Audio Hijack 3.8.4 and Piezo 1.7.3; Final Cut Pro 10.5.2, Compressor 4.5.2, and Motion 5.5.1; DEVONthink 3.6.3; Transmit 5.7.2; Zoom 5.5.5; and Safari 14.0.3.


iMovie 10.2.3 3 comments

iMovie 10.2.3

Maintenance release devoted to fixing bugs related to importing projects from iMovie for iOS. (Free, 2.2 GB, macOS 10.15.6+)

BusyCal 3.12.4 1 comment

BusyCal 3.12.4

Maintenance update brings improvements and bug fixes to the calendar app. ($49.99 new, free update, 32.3 MB, macOS 10.12+)

DEVONthink 3.6.3 No comments

DEVONthink 3.6.3

Addresses some throttling-related issues with iCloud syncing and improves the speed of importing from Evernote. ($99 new, free update, 131 MB, macOS 10.11.5+)

Zoom 5.5.5 No comments

Zoom 5.5.5

Introduces a custom gallery view order that can be utilized even when non-video participants are hidden. (Free, 24.2 MB, macOS 10.9+)

Safari 14.0.3 10 comments

Safari 14.0.3

Updates Apple's Web browser to patch a single security vulnerability. (Free, various sizes, macOS 10.15+ and 10.14+)