Tag Archives: macOS

Parallels Standard no longer supports Windows 10 Betas

[German]Bad news for Mac users who use Parallels virtualization software in macOS to test Windows 10 Insider Preview builds. Parallels Standard no longer supports Windows 10 Insider Previews in the Beta Channel because the manufacturer has secretly removed a required … Continue reading

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Support for Office services ends in October 2020 for older versions

[German]A short reminder for administrators and users who use Microsoft Office. Support for various Office services in older Office versions will end in October 2020. And for macOS, support for Microsoft Office 2016 will end. Advertising

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macOS Catalina ‘BAD MAGIC! iBoot panic header’ Bug

[German]Currently, Apple users suffer from a bug in macOS Catalina, which appears during a new installation. Those affected end up in a hanging boot process because macOS Catalina is not found. The log files contain the entry “BAD MAGIC! (flag … Continue reading

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Prognosis: Mass migration from Windows to macOS

[German]Exciting prognosis, which has just fallen into my hands. Dean Hager, CEO of the software provider Jamf, has given some forecasts for innovations in 2020. One is that we will see a mass migration from Windows to macOS. I found … Continue reading

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Apple confirms macOS Catalina issues on MacBook Pro

Apple has confirmed serious issues with the just released macOS (Catalina) on MacBook Pros, that affects Media Creatives. iTunes has been split into 3 parts – and some media tools are now broken. Advertising

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Fix for issues on Windows share from macOS

[German]Since Microsoft released update KB4503276 of June 2019, users of macOS have had problems accessing shares on Windows machines (clients and servers). SMB1 and LTLM are causing problems. Apple has now published a KB article on this topic. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1903: Upgrade fails on some Apple Macs

[German]Windows 10 May 2019 update does not install on Macs that were introduced before 2012. The same applies to newer Apple Macs that have older versions of Apple’s Boot Camp software or Windows Support software drivers installed. Advertising

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macOS apps are stealing user data

[German]There is a nasty trend in Apple’s macOS App Store: Security researchers have independently found different apps that are collecting sensitive user data and uploading it to servers controlled by the developer. Advertising

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Security updates for macOS, iOS, Safari etc.

Little information from last Friday. Apple has released security updates for its operating systems iOS and macOS, as well as various products such as the Safari browser, effective June 1, 2018. These updates are intended to close security gaps in … Continue reading

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Apple provides fix for Meltdown/Spectre for macOS

Apple has released Meltdown and Spectre fixes for several  versions of mac OS. These includes macOS 10.13.3 High Sierra, mac OS 10.11 El Capitan and macOS 10.12 Sierra. Here are the release notes for macOS High Sierra 10.13.3/ Siera and … Continue reading

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