Safari 12, Xcode 10, macOS Server, Support, Apple TV Remote, GarageBand and TestFlight

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We have already had the official launch of the three operating systems – iOS 12, watchOS 5 and tvOS 12, as well as the release of the Shortcuts app. Now, let’s list some updates from Apple apps that are also popping up today.

Although macOS Mojave will only be released in a week (on 9/24), Apple has already launched today for users of macOS High Sierra and macOS Sierra the Safari 12.

Safari Favicons on macOS 10.14 MojaveSafari Favicons on macOS 10.14 Mojave

The upgrade to Safari 12 is recommended for all users and contains privacy, compatibility and security improvements. This update:

  • Adds the ability to view website icons in tabs;
  • Automatically suggest and fill in a unique and strong password when creating an account or changing a password;
  • Flag passwords reused in Safari Preferences;
  • Adds compatibility for allowing or blocking pop-ups on specific websites;
  • Prevents integrated content and social media buttons from crawling between sites without permission;
  • To suppress ad redirection, it reduces advertisers’ ability to uniquely identify Mac devices;
  • Automatically disables Safari extensions that negatively affect browsing performance;
  • To improve security, only old Safari extensions that have been reviewed by Apple are supported;
  • To improve security, only compatibility with most NPAPI plug-ins has been discontinued.

That’s right, much of Safari’s new features in Mojave are now available without even having to update macOS.

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In addition to Safari, we have today:

MacOS apps

Xcode app icon


in Apple

Compatible with Macs

Version 11.6 (8.1 GB) Requires macOS 10.15.2 or superior

Xcode 10 includes Swift 4.2 and SDKs for iOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12 and macOS Mojave.

MacOS Server app icon

Version 5.6.3 is being released with general improvements and bug fixes.

IOS Apps

Apple Support app icon

Adding AppleCare + coverage to qualifying devices just got easier in the United States, a new, streamlined process for resetting your Apple ID password quickly and securely, performance improvements and bug fixes.

Apple TV Remote app icon

The Apple TV Remote has been updated to add compatibility with new screen sizes. You can now automatically fill in saved passwords securely from your iOS devices to access Apple TV apps. And the Apple TV Remote will automatically be added to the Control Center on your iOS device so you can access your Apple TV 4K or Apple TV of the fourth generation with a simple swipe of your finger. This update also includes general performance and stability improvements.

GarageBand app icon

Includes a collection of Drummer Touch Instruments and Apple Loops that allow you to continue shaping your sounds and performance after adding them to your projects, compatible with importing and playing MIDI files, stability improvements and bug fixes.

TestFlight app icon

Bug fixes and stability improvements.

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Even today, we will also have a large collection of third party app updates here on the site. If other Apple updates appear, we will update this story.