Let’s start the week with a macOS Sierra update, shall we? On Monday, Apple released macOS Sierra 10.12.3, which includes a number of updates for all Mac users, as well as updates that owners of the new MacBook Pro will need.
According to the
release notes, the Sierra 10.12.3 includes improvements to the automatic graphics switching for the
15-inch MacBook Pro that was released last October. There’s also a graphics fix for Adobe Premiere Pro users who encounter a glitch while using the new 13- or 15-inch MacBook Pro.
Other fixes in the update include:
Fixes an issue that prevented the searching of scanned PDF documents in Preview.
Resolves a compatibility issue with PDF documents that are exported with encryption enabled.
Fixes an issue that prevented some third-party applications from correctly importing images from digital cameras.
Resolves an issue were network or cached user accounts (such as Active Directory accounts) using the maxFailedLoginAttempts password policy were becoming disabled.
Before installing the macOS 10.12.3 update, back up your Mac’s data, just in case you have problems after updating. To install the macOS 10.12.3 update, launch the App Store app, and then click on the Updates tab. The App Store app should show the update when it becomes available. You will need to restart your Mac to complete the installation.
iOS, tvOS, and watchOS updates
Apple on Monday also released
watchOS 3.1.3, and tvOS 10.1.1. These updates have maintenance updates and bug fixes.