Final in series. Examines how the hardened runtime controls access to protected private data and services, and how some use private entitlements.
Second in the series. Considers in detail what the hardened environment offers the user, and how notarized apps can opt out of its protection.
First of three articles looking in detail at what notarization involves, and the benefits it might have to users. Considers the question of legacy apps.
What’s the best and most reliable way to tell what 32-bit code won’t run in macOS 10.15? Time is now running short before first betas ship.
How reliably does Legacy Software detect 64-bit compatible upgrades? For some apps, it doesn’t notice at all, it appears, and continues to give wrong information.
How to check whether an app, or other executable code, is 64-bit. It wasn’t an easy task despite the tools that macOS provides.
A broken Combo updater, and total lack of release notes (even for developers) may make 10.14.3 look bad, but as development of 10.15 gathers pace, prospects are good for macOS.
Have you given up with the Legacy Software section in System Information? It’s getting more useful, and probably an escalating nudge on the part of Apple. Here’s why.
Mojave’s new feature to show ‘Legacy Software’ is far from complete, and thoroughly misleading.
There are a few apps around – one is Oxygen, the superb XML editor – which still require […]