Apple rolled out an update for macOS Big Sur just days after the Apple iPhones, iPads, Apple TVs, and Apple Watch received new updates as well. The new macOS Big Sur 11.5 update includes a set of performance fixes as well as security updates, and some issues with the Podcasts and Music apps will be addressed. The macOS Big Sur 11.5 update is now rolling out for all compatible Mac devices, including the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, 24-inch iMac, and 27-inch iMac. To update your Mac to macOS Big Sur 11.5 now, click the Apple logo at the top left of the screen> click System Preferences> Software Update> Update Now. The download can be around 2GB which means you have to give it a peace window for the installation to happen.
These are the full release notes for macOS Big Sur 11.5 now. macOS Big Sur 11.5 includes the following enhancements for your Mac:
• The Podcast Library tab allows you to choose to see all shows or only watched shows
This release also fixes the following issues:
• Music may not update the number of plays and date of last play in your library.
• Smart cards may not work when connecting to Mac computers with M1 chip
Earlier this week, the iOS 14.7 update rolled out for the Apple iPhone, alongside iPadOS 14.7 and the new watchOS 7.6 for the Apple Watch. The release of iOS 14.7 was timely, a few days after the release candidate was seeded to developers. There are bug fixes as well as feature enhancements including support for the new MagSafe battery pack, timers on HomePod, air quality info for more countries, and updates for the HomePod. Apple Music app as well as podcasts. This also makes them most of the feature and security updates that an iOS version has received so far.
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