Here we go again, macOS High Sierra Golden Master Candidate

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Apple seeds macOS High Sierra Golden Master Candidate (build 15A372) on Thursday, September 14, 2017.

One of many known issues in macOS High Sierra is related to the new Apple File System (APFS):

  • Some third-party applications may not correctly recognize volumes that are formatted using APFS.

We’re jumping in head-first, again, into the latest macOS High Sierra build. Let’s see waht else is still broken.

As usual, we always warn against installing major macOS (formerly Mac OS X and OS X) on essential productions computer. Yes, we’re talking about you, a recording studio that shall not be named here. 😬

Live from Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park, It’s Tuesday Morning!

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Apple is set to hold its first event at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park today, September 12, 2017.

With the recent leaks, one can only wonder if Apple would have any surprises at all. According to an Apple employee who is definitely not Phil Schiller (@pschiller), *wink-wink*, there is one definite surprise for the event. There are some who call it a “preview”.

Apple will be streaming the event live at Apple.com and Apple TV.

 

Security Alert: Handbrake Download Mirror was Compromised

HandBrake

From Handbrake.fr:

SECURITY WARNING

Anyone who has downloaded HandBrake on Mac between [02/May/2017 14:30 UTC] and [06/May/2017 11:00 UTC] needs to verify the SHA1 / 256 sum of the file before running it.

Anyone who has installed HandBrake for Mac needs to verify their system is not infected with a Trojan. You have 50/50 chance if you’ve downloaded HandBrake during this period.”

If you have Handbrake installed on your Macs, you should check if it is compromised by this Trojan.

Also:

“Based on the information we have, you must also change all the passwords that may reside in your OSX KeyChain or any browser password stores.”

YIKES!