A new feature in Big Sur, which provides ready access to fast, efficient compression and decompression. Here’s first look and test app.
If you were to strip unwanted code from a Universal App, would it still pass Big Sur’s strict security checks?
Singing the praises of third-party developers who gave up their summer to work on their products to ensure they let us upgrade to Big Sur.
If you haven’t upgraded to Big Sur yet but intend doing so early, be reassured: it’s one of the smoothest for years. Full details and a few tips to help.
How Catalina and Big Sur handle the first run of apps which have their quarantine flag set. With details of log entries seen in both steps needed for approval.
I was wrong: the first proper update to Big Sur is version 11.1, and next year we should be grappling with macOS 12.
Opens a window on all the new Platform Security settings of Apple Silicon Macs, and checks their iBoot firmware version. Minor tweaks for Intel users too.
Should work fully with firmware and security updates on Macs of all species from El Capitan to Big Sur, including new M1 Macs.
How macOS checks executable code before it’s loaded and run, in macOS 10.15 and 11.0. Covering integrity checks using hashes, and validity of the signing certificate, on Intel and ARM.
A summary of all the macOS updates released over the last three days, to help you catch up with any you’ve missed.