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Just one day after releasing iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to users worldwide, Apple on Tuesday seeded iOS 10.3.3 beta 1 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6 beta 1 to developers for testing. The updates contain minor fixes and improvements, but nothing substantial.
According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Apple is planning to unveil several new MacBook models at the upcoming WWDC conference in June. People familiar with the matter claim that we’ll see a new 12-inch MacBook, new MacBook Pro units, and even the updated 13-inch MacBook Air.
Engadget has shared some new renders showing the iPhone 8. The renders are based on leaked schematics, which the reporters can’t show. These schematics were obtained from a reliable source in the accessory industry.
According to the latest report from BGR, Apple will discontinue the 7.9-inch iPad mini in the near future. Nowadays, customers often choose larger 5.5-inch iPhones, and with the release of the 5.8-inch OLED iPhone 8 this trend will become even stronger. From this point of view, it is smart to stop producing the smaller tablets that lacks many features of the larger iPhone version.
Apple has released iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to users worldwide. The updates contain a number of performance and security improvements as well as bug fixes.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed that strong demand for the 2016 MacBook Pro units has helped the company to set a new Mac sales record. During the last fiscal quarter, Apple sold 4.2 million Mac units, which is 4% more than in the year-ago quarter. The revenue generated by Mac sales accounted for $5.8 billion. That’s 14% more than in the second fiscal quarter of 2016.
According to the latest report from Malwarebytes, a well-known Windows backdoor malware called "Snake" has been ported to the Mac. The malware pretends to be an Adobe Flash Player installer. In fact, the program installs Adobe Flash Player, but apart from that, it installs additional components that steal passwords, unencrypted files, and login information.
Apple has released the fifth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to developers. The update contains a number of security, stability, and compatibility improvements. No new features or design changes have been spotted so far.
Apple has released iOS 10.3.2 Beta 5 to developers and public testers. The release took place several days after the release of the fourth beta. Such an early seed of the new build is strange and might mean that the release of the final version of iOS 10.3.2 is just around the corner.
According to a sketchy rumor from the Chinese website Micgadget.com, Apple will release two iPhone models this year, not three. Sources close to Foxconn claimed that the firm had received orders only for two high-end iPhone versions.
Apple has released iOS 10.3.2 Beta 4 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Beta 4 to developers for testing. The updates contain bug fixes and security improvements. No details about new features have surfaced so far.
The fourth beta of iOS 10.3.2 has a build number 14F5086a and features enhancements for Siri and third-party VPN services compatibility. There are no other noticeable changes.
macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Beta 4 is a minor update with a build number 16F67a. According to Apple, the update improves the stability, compatibility, and security of macOS and compatible computers.
If you have a developer account, you can download and test the latest software right now. Back up your devices before installing iOS 10.3.2 Beta 4 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Beta 4.
According to the latest report from DigiTimes, Apple will release two new iMac models in the third quarter of 2017. The production is set to start in May and the supplier is Quanta Computer. Moreover, the company is working on a completely revamped model that will hit the store shelves at the end of 2017.
Apple has released iOS 10.3.2 beta 3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 beta 3 to developers and public testers. Both updates contain bug fixes and make compatible devices more stable, secure, and efficient.
According to the latest report from Andy Hargreaves, equity research analyst at Pacific Crest Securities, the iPhone 8 may lack the Touch ID fingerprint scanner. Apple has troubles with integrating the sensor under iPhone’s display, and this may lead either to a complete switch to 3D sensing technology that will be capable of recognizing the user with his face, or a delay in the OLED iPhone 8 production.
According to the latest report from a research firm IDC, global PC shipments grew in the first quarter of 2017 for the first time in 5 years. The 0.6% growth is an indication that people still use computers and that computer manufacturers still have something to offer. Apple’s Mac shipments grew 4.1% to 4.2 million units compared to the first quarter of 2016 and allowed the Cupertino company to get the fourth spot in the top computer vendors ranking.