Coinciding with Apple’s all-encompassing transition to 64-bit devices, 32-bit software on the App Store will also be getting the ax soon enough.
Microsoft insisted the feature was “product education” — you can draw your own conclusions about what that means in non-corporate speak.
At the moment, the ads are only for Microsoft products.
For instance, the update fixes reported audio issues for those with USB headphones, and vaguely increases Mac App Store compatibility with “future software updates.”The latter sounds like Apple is laying the groundwork for the next version of mac OS, likely to be unveiled next month at its WWDC event in San Jose, California.
That said, the update brings a litany of security fixes to bear, all of which are detailed on Apple’s support website right here.
Everyone knows the free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended on July 29, 2016, right?
That's when Microsoft officially ended the Get Windows 10 program and, to the relief of many, stopped forcing the GWX tool onto the PCs of unsuspecting users who were perfectly happy with their current version of Windows and had no desire to upgrade.
This means that Boot Camp users can install the Windows 10 Creators Update without the need for physical media (i.e. If you wanted to get the Creators Update onto your Boot Camp machine before mac OS 10.12.5, you’d have to download the update to a disk and install it manually through the Boot Camp Assistant.
Admittedly, mac OS 10.12.5 is a minor update, with the other highlights being more than welcome but honestly small potatoes.
A forthcoming update to i OS 10 will reportedly leave the venerable i Phone 5 and forgettable i Phone 5c on the sidelines.