Because it often does, Apple has launched updates for all of its device operating techniques at once. iOS 12.4, watchOS 5.3, macOS 10.14.6, and tvOS 12.4 all arrive on supporting gadgets today.
iOS 12.4’s tentpole feature is the flexibility to directly and wirelessly switch all your information from one iPhone to a different when setting the latter up. Onlookers are additionally speculating that it consists of yet-to-be-activated help for the Apple Card credit card. This Goldman Sachs-driven consumer credit card will have various smart features and iPhone tie-ins, and, per Apple’s announcement earlier this year, is because of launch by the end of the summer.
There are additionally some quality-of-life and UX enhancements for Apple News+.
A few weeks ago, an eavesdropping vulnerability prompted Apple to disable the Walkie-Talkie app on Apple Watch models that supported it. Apple claimed not to be aware of any instance of anybody exploiting the vulnerability before disabling the feature however promised it would be re-enabled when a fix was ready.
The corporate says that the fix is included in watchOS 5.3, and today’s updates re-enable the feature. Moreover, the ECG app and irregular heart rhythm notifications are now available in Canada and Singapore.
As for the Mac, the emphasis is on a few of the identical Apple News+ enhancements seen above in iOS 12.4. The macOS Mojave 10.14.6 update improves the stability and reliability of your Mac and is beneficial for all customers. It additionally includes plenty of bug fixes, together with one that precluded creating Boot Camp partitions on Fusion Drive Macs and a few graphics bugs.