Apple has officially pushed out new public versions of OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 for Mac, watchOS 2.2.2 for Apple Watch and tvOS 9.2.2 for Apple TV live. The newly released final versions of OS X El Capitan, tvOS and watchOS are now available to download and install on compatible devices. Here are the details.
After a period of testing that has seen five pre-release seeds issued to registered developers and those enrolled on Apple’s public Beta Software program, OS X El Capitan 10.11.6, version 9.2.2 of tvOS and version 2.2.2 of watchOS are been released in a final public capacity.
There’s nothing special in this latest version of updates for popular Apple platforms to get the blood pumping and the flowing. This latest update to the three platforms comes in at a time when the iOS 10 on iPhone-maker is busy exciting fans with the release of macOS Sierra 10.12 beta 3, and watchOS 3 beta 3, tvOS 10 beta 3. Check out the changes the final version of watchOS 2.2.2 and tvOS 9.2.2 and OS X 10.11.6 bring to the respected hardware.
OS X El Capitan 10.11.6
Before we continue to suggest, the macOS Sierra 10.12 to make its grand entrance in September. For now, OS X 10.11.6 focuses on security and performance enhancements under-the-hood, concentrating on user-experience and stability isn’t always a bad thing as it provides a more pleasurable environment to work in, also includes a number of critical bug fixes and security patches.
Full official changelog of OS X 10.11.6 is as follows:
The OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 Update improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, and is recommended for all users.
-Resolves an issue that may prevent settings from being saved in accounts with parental controls enabled.
-Resolves an issue that prevented some network devices, such as speakers and multifunction printers, from accessing SMB share points.
-Improves startup time when connecting to a NetBoot server.
-Resolves an issue that may prevent startup from a NetBoot image created with an OS X v10.11.4 or OS X v10.11.5 installer.
-Resolves an issue that may cause Active Directory authentication to take longer than expected.
The final public version of OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 is available to download for all compatible MacBooks and iMacs right now. The upgrade itself should be showing up via the software update mechanism on the Mac App Store, and can be downloaded and installed as an over-the-air update on any compatible Mac.
After making a number of beta versions available to registered developers, Apple has finally released watchOS 2.2.2 to the public consumption for installation and use. As you might expect from a point version of this nature, watchOS 2.2.2 doesn’t immediately look to contain any outward-facing changes or feature additions, rather sets the pace for the introduction of watchOS 3 by stabilizing the platform and fixing any known bugs.
To download this latest watchOS release, use the Watch app installed on the connected iPhone and check for any available software updates. For more details on how to update your Apple Watch to the latest firmware, you can check out the guide here.
For Appl’s fourth-generation Apple TV, the latest tvOS version is probably more exciting than a watchOS update in all honestly. It has some exciting features planned for the launch of tvOS 10. Of course, that major new version wouldn’t exist without the worksheet that has been built into tvOS 9.x, and definitely the improvements made in this newly available version, tvOS 9.2.2. It’s relatively been a minor release that contains a number of bug fixes and stability improvements to provide an enhanced user-experience to all of those with a fourth-gen Apple TV.
tvOS 9.2.2 is available to download and install on the latest Apple TV fourth-generation hardware. Users with hands-on can navigate to Settings > System > MAINTENANCE > Software Updates > Update Software.
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