iOS 12 Links
iOS 12 release week. With all new releases for the entire iOS family there is a boatload of new features, support articles, user guides and references. Even most of the features and guides are focussed on the end user and not admins, it is often also the job of a MacAdmin or consultant to be…[...]

Managing the Desktop Picture on macOS
Many organisations like to set or pre-set the Desktop Picture of managed Macs. There are a few options for Mac Admins. One of the commonly used methods may break in macOS Mojave because of the new security and privacy controls for AppleEvents, also known as TCC. Getting the Image File to the Mac Unless you…[...]

Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2018-09-14
We got new iPhones and Apple Watches this week. You can read all about them in all the usual places. More importantly for admins, we also got release dates for iOS 12 (September 17) and macOS 10.14 Mojave (September 24). Are you ready? The developer releases for the iOS family (iOS, tvOS, watchOS) are now…[...]

Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2018-09-07
This week most of the Mac Admin news was about the imminent “AEpocalypse” or the effect of the new privacy and security controls in macOS Mojave on scripts and applications that send Apple Events. Also Microsoft changed the OS requirements for Office after they got much feedback from the community, including many admins. (So, yes,…[...]

Apple Remote Desktop, Screen Sharing and Mojave
Last week, Apple posted one of the first support articles specifically for macOS Mojave: Apple Support: Prepare your institution for iOS 12 or macOS Mojave This article is not quite the bombshell that the infamous HT208020 for High Sierra is. However, in contains a few firecrackers which will affect many Mac deployments. You can test…[...]


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