At the moment, Apple launched a brand new model of its Mac working system, macOS Massive Sur. The brand new replace is labeled macOS Massive Sur 11.5.2, however there are not any new options or main safety updates. Relatively, macOS 11.5.2 focuses on “bug fixes.” In actual fact, these are Apple’s launch notes for the most recent model of Massive Sur, of their entirety:
macOS 11.5.2 consists of bug fixes to your Mac.
As you possibly can see, the discharge notes don’t specify which bugs have been mounted and point out no new options. Apple maintains a assist web page the place it particulars the safety updates inside a given launch, too. However that is naked for this launch. “This replace has no revealed CVE entries,” it says.
Whereas Apple typically (however not all the time) releases software program updates for a lot of or all of its platforms on the identical time, macOS was alone right this moment—no less than when it comes to public releases. At the moment additionally noticed main new beta releases of iOS 15, watchOS 8, macOS Monterey, and extra.
macOS 11.5.2 follows macOS 11.5.1 (which contained safety updates) and macOS 11.5 (which additionally consisted largely of—you guessed it—bug fixes and safety updates). We in all probability will not see vital new macOS options till macOS Monterey arrives later this yr.
Amongst different issues, that main upcoming launch is predicted to incorporate numerous new methods to combine a Mac with an iOS or iPadOS machine, like Common Management. It will facilitate new methods of controlling macOS and iPad units along with the identical mouse and keyboard.