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Microsoft will start the rollout of the long-awaited Windows 10 Creators Update on April 11. MSPowerUser reporters believe the company will officially announce the major update and release a final build for testers by the end of March. After that, PC users will begin receiving this version. Still, as of now, there is no indication of Microsoft plans to start seeding Creators Update in April.
Apple on Wednesday released the fifth beta of iOS 10.3 to developers and the members of the Apple Beta Software Program. The update comes a little bit more than a week after the release of the previous version and contains a number of security, stability, and performance improvements.
Apple on Tuesday seeded the fifth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers and the members of Apple Beta Software Program. The latest update is a minor one, but if you use an earlier beta on your Mac, it is recommended that you install this version. It contains stability improvements and bug fixes.
Yesterday, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Apple’s main rival, Samsung, announced the Unpacked media event scheduled for March 29th, where the company will unveil the long-awaited Galaxy S8. The South Korean manufacturer also shared several ads to reassure customers that all phones pass numerous security checks and tests before they are released. This is a step aimed at making people believe that the Galaxy Note 7 disaster won’t happen with new models.
As for the Galaxy S8, it will get a Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB of RAM, an iris scanner, and a number of other new features.
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Apple has released iOS 10.3 beta 3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta 3 to developers for testing. The release comes two weeks after the release of previous betas. The updates bring numerous bug fixes as well as security, stability, and performance improvements for compatible devices.
Sonny Dickson has recently shared several images that show a secret case Apple uses to hide its iPhone prototypes during transportation. The case hides both front and back panels of the handset as well as its size. The images showing the case itself and documents it comes with have been published by MacRumors.
According to the latest report from JPMorgan, Apple may be working with Broadcom on a custom wireless charging system for future iPhone models. As noted by the researchers, these two companies have been working together for about two years, but still, they may be not ready to include the new charging system in the iPhone 8. The reason for the delay is security concerns that are caused by the problems Samsung had with its Galaxy Note 7 last year.
A new piece of malicious software for Mac computers called Xagent has been recently found by the Bitdefender security experts. It is a modular backdoor that penetrates into the system and can steal browser passwords, take desktop screenshots, and even steal iPhone backups stored on the computer. The malware was reportedly created by a group of hackers called APT28.
As noted by independent Mac security researchers, there are two new instances of malware for macOS. The first piece of malicious software uses Microsoft Word to penetrate into the system and the second one pretends to be a software update and then hacks the system.
Apple has seeded the second beta of iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers. The updates contain a number of stability, security, and performance improvements for compatible devices.
Apple has released first public betas of iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to the members of its Beta Software Program. If you have signed up for this program, you can now get access to the latest updates.
Apple has released the first beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers. The update
Apple has released macOS Sierra 10.12.3 with a number of bug fixes as well as several important enhancements for new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units. The update is recommended for all users as it improves the stability and security.
Apple has released iOS 10.2.1 to users worldwide. The update brings a number of security and stability improvements and bug fixes. There are no new features or design tweaks in the update.
Apple has released a supplemental security update for OS X El Capitan. The update addresses a kernel issue that may make the computer running this version of the operating system unresponsive or slow. If you still haven’t upgraded to macOS Sierra 10.12, it is recommended that you update your computer now.