Apple, which has a market valuation of more than $2 trillion, is known for its sophisticated designs and seamless hardware and software integration. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak formed Apple in 1976. The company’s developed technologies are the Mac computer, iPhone and iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, Apple Airtag, and Apple Vision Pro. The “M” series CPUs and the macOS operating system are used in the Macintosh line of personal computers. Popular features of the iPhone and iPad include their capacitive multi-touch display, built-in app store, and ease of use.
Apple has steadily added new services and products to its lineup in recent years. The brand began using CPUs built internally, initially for the iPhone and then for the Macintosh series of computers. Additionally, it provides media streaming services via Apple Music and TV+. Most recently, Apple has unveiled iOS 17.3 and macOS Sonoma updates, and here is all that you need to know.
iOS 17.3 Updates
Apple never discloses customers’ data to anyone unless it’s a case of investigation for security issues. Earlier, an issue was raised with Apple’s neural engine, But with this latest update, the brand has improved its memory handling. Even the issue of timing side-channel was addressed with several notable improvements timely with the computation in cryptographic functions. Now, with this update, users can also avail of private browsing history from their device’s settings.
Further, Apple’s newest iOS 17.3 updates include collaborative playlists, a redesigned lock screen, and stolen device protection (SDP). In addition, the company has fixed problems with Crash Detection and AirPlay, improving the user experience overall. The Lock Screen has a new Unity wallpaper pays tribute to Black history and culture. Users can add emoji replies to any music in a collaborative playlist and ask friends to join them using the collaborate feature on playlists. Besides, Apple’s newest iOS 17.3 updates comprise AirPlay hotel support, AppleCare & Warranty under Settings, and optimizations for crash detection on all iPhone 14 and iPhone 15 models.
MacOS Sonoma 14.3 Updates
The macOS 14.3 SDK aims to provide support while developing apps for Mac computers. The SDK comes with Xcode 15.1, which can be accessed through the Apple Store. This update has resolved the performance issue and made WebPush notifications successfully deliver after the restart.
After releasing macOS Sonoma 14.2 and 14.2.1, Apple has released macOS Sonoma 14.3, the first significant upgrade for 2024. The updates focus mostly on security upgrades, bug fixes, and performance enhancements. Although some small feature modifications have been made behind the scenes, most adjustments have been made. This ensures a more stable and seamless user experience. Macintoshes and MacBooks can now download the release.
Apple has released macOS Sonoma version 14.3, upgrading Mac to include bug fixes, security upgrades, and collaborative playlists for Apple Music. The update lets users add, remove, and rearrange songs in their playlists, as well as add emoji reactions to any song in a group playlist. Users may also invite friends to join their playlists. Coverage for all devices signed in with an Apple ID is also available through AppleCare & Warranty in Settings.