After four test versions, you can finally install the iOS 13.3 (compilation 17C54), the iPadOS 13.3 (idem), the macOS Catalina 10.15.2 (19C57), the watchOS 6.1.1 (174444) and the tvOS 13.3 (17K449) covering basically all of its major gadgets.
Check out the news of each of the following releases.
iOS / iPadOS 13.3
As we reported, iOS 13.3 includes some new features, such as a feature present in the first betas of the version released last September and removed from the last minute: the Communication Limits. As a result, users can now set limits (including parental controls) for communication in the Phone, FaceTime, and Messaging apps in addition to iCloud contacts after a certain time of day.
You can now also disable Memoji Stickers so that they do not appear as emoji keyboard options if you do not use them. Safari also now supports FIDO2 security keys via Lightning, USB, or NFC connections.
Check out all the changes in the iOS / iPadOS 13.3 release notes:
IOS 13.3 includes enhancements, bug fixes, and additional Parental Controls for Usage Time.
Use TimeNew parental controls provide more limits on communication with whom children can communicate via Phone, FaceTime, or Messaging; Children's Contact List allows parents to manage contacts that appear on their child's devices.
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This update also includes bug fixes and other enhancements: Allows creation of a new clip by cropping a video in the Photos app; Adds compatibility with FIDO2 compliant NFC, USB, and Lightning security keys in Safari; Fixes Mail issues that could prevent new messages from being downloaded Addresses an issue that prevented messages from being deleted in Gmail accounts Resolves issues that could cause incorrect characters to appear in messages and duplicate messages in Exchange accounts Fixes an issue where the cursor could not move after holding spacebar down; Addresses an issue that could cause screen shots to appear blurred when sent via Messages; Resolves an issue where clipping or use of Markup on screenshots could not be saved. in the Photos app; Fixes an issue where Recorder app recordings might not be shared with other audio apps; Addresses an issue where the warning Phone app missed connection could not be cleared; Resolves an issue where Cellular Data setting might be incorrectly shown as inactive; Corrects an issue that prevented Dark Mode from being disabled when Smart Reverse was enabled; Addresses an issue where Some wireless chargers might charge slower than expected.
Here are the links to download and install manually if you prefer to do this:
- 11 ? iPad Pro (1 generation), 12.9 ? iPad Pro (3 generation)
- iPad Pro 10.5 ? (1 generation), iPad Pro 12.9 ? (2 generation)
- iPad (5th generation), iPad (6th generation)
- iPad mini (5th generation), iPad Air (3th generation)
- 10.2 ? iPad
- iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2
- 9.7 ? iPad Pro (1 generation)
- 12.9 ? iPad Pro (1 generation)
Apple also released today the iOS 12.4.4 (build 16G140) for iPhones and iPads incompatible with iOS 13, probably with the latest security fixes.
Here are the direct download links:
IOS 13.3 also comes with an update to ?audioOS?, the operating system that equips HomePods. Here's the changelog his:
IOS 13.3 provides bug fixes and enhancements, including:
Improves HomePod's ability to recognize the voice profile of family members; Allows individual family members to turn on / off personal requests; Corrects an issue that could prevent music playback from resuming in close pair after a call telephone.
macOS Catalina 10.15.2
Overall, the new version of macOS Catalina fixes issues and implements new security features. Check out the release notes for this update:
Upgrading macOS Catalina 10.15.2 improves Mac stability, reliability, and performance and is recommended for all users.
This update includes the following bug fixes and enhancements:
MusicRestores the browser view by columns to manage the music library; Resolves an issue that could prevent album art from appearing; Corrects an issue that could reset the music equalizer settings during playback.
iTunes RemoteAdds compatibility for using an iPhone or iPad to remotely control the Music and TV apps on a Mac.
Photos Resolves an issue that could cause some AVI and MP4 files to appear to be incompatible; Fixes an issue that prevents newly created folders from being viewed in albums; Addresses an issue where manually sorted images in an album could be printed or exported. out of order; Fixes an issue that prevents the cropping tool from working in print preview.
Mail Addresses an issue that could cause Mail Preferences to open with a blank window Resolves an issue that could prevent undoing from retrieving deleted emails.
OtherImproves the reliability of syncing books and audiobooks with iPad or iPhone through Finder; Fixes an issue where reminders might get out of order in the Today list of the Reminders app; Resolves an issue that could slow down typing in the Notes app.
To update macOS, go to System Preferences Software Update.
Apple also released today, for developers, the Xcode 11.3 GM seed (compilation 11C29).
As the numbering of this Apple Watch update suggests, it is predominantly focused on error correction and performance improvement, as follows:
WatchOS 6.1.1 provides important security updates and is recommended for all users.
To update Apple Watch, open the Clock Settings and go to General Software Update remembering that the device must be plugged in and close to the paired iPhone.
Apple also released today, for owners of watches incompatible with the latest version (or who have iPhones that do not run iOS 13), watchOS 5.3.4 (build 16U627) probably with general security fixes only.
In this update of tvOS, Apple has brought back an adjustment which allows users to display the following content (Up next) directly from the top bar on the system home page. Until then, to see the progress of the content on video, the user needed to access the Apple TV app.
To update tvOS, go to General Settings Software Update.
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Update by Eduardo Marques 12/10/2019 17:09
Apple has also released traditional security updates for older versions of macOS, as well as macOS Catalina 10.15.2 for those who prefer to download manually: