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Apple Software Update

November 29, 2021:
Apple released software via macOS Software Update:

  • Allow List for Macintosh firmware security checks (“EFI Check”), version 119 (Update Product ID: 002-24697)

Security-related packages do not appear in the Software Update section of System Preferences (or App Store in older versions of the operating system). macOS is updating the software automatically in the background if you have granted the system permission to download system data files and security-related files.

TinkerTool System 7
November 22, 2021:

We are releasing TinkerTool System 7 version 7.71:

  • Added new feature to run the built-in Internet speed test of macOS Monterey (macOS 12 or later only).
  • Updated the handling of manufacturing dates for Apple devices released after August 2021.
  • Added full support for fan tests of MacBook Pro 2021 models. This fixes a possible problem where the application could refuse to run the fan test if the system was too cold.

TinkerTool System 7 is a collection of system utility features helping you in performing advanced administration tasks on Apple Macintosh computers.

System Monitor Plus

November 19, 2021:
We are releasing System Monitor Plus version 1.1:

  • Added temperature sensor support for the MacBook Pro 2021 (all models).

System Monitor Plus is a free add-on for System Monitor. After simply copying it to your computer, many additional features become available which are not permitted to be directly included in Apps from the Mac App Store.

Battery Monitor

November 17, 2021:
We are releasing Battery Monitor version 4.2 through the Mac App Store:

  • Added new feature to show the accessible battery levels of all battery-powered Bluetooth devices currently connected to your Mac (no longer restricted to selected Human Interfaces devices).
  • Added full support for macOS 12.
  • Removed legacy support for macOS 10.12 and 10.13.
  • Updated the handling of manufacturing dates for Apple devices released after August 2021.

Battery Monitor is a powerful App to display the charge state of portable Macs in the Dock, to display internal battery information, to capture charge and discharge curves, to keep logs of the aging process of the battery, and to add notifications via Notification Center or speech output.

Apple Software Update

November 15, 2021:
Apple releases new software via macOS Software Update:

  • Safari Technology Preview version 135 (Update Product ID: 002-34534)

This update to Safari Technology Preview includes the latest WebKit enhancements.

Apple Software Update

November 11, 2021:
Apple releases new software via macOS Software Update:

  • Apple SF Symbols version 3.1 (Update Product ID: 002-16272)

Version 3.1 features several new symbols, improved app localization and various bug fixes.

Apple Software Update

November 9, 2021:
Apple releases new software via macOS Software Update:

  • Apple Malware Removal Tool (MRT) version 1.84 (Update Product ID: 002-03740)
  • Apple Malware Removal Tool (MRT), for macOS Mojave, version 1.84 (Update Product ID: 002-03739)

MRT is part of the built-in antivirus software of macOS. The package does not appear in the Software Update section of System Preferences (or App Store in older versions of the operating system). macOS is updating the software automatically in the background if you have granted the system permission to download system data files and security-related files.

System Monitor

November 5, 2021:
We are releasing System Monitor version 5.2 through the Mac App Store:

  • Added support for processor type detection on the new M1 Pro and M1 Max systems.
  • Added more guidance for users who like to enable the display of absolute temperature values and fan revolutions.
  • Added guidance regarding possible restrictions on Macs with camera notch.

System Monitor is an application for the menu bar of macOS, designed to inform you unobtrusively about the activity of your computer. A Trial Version is available as free download.

Apple Software Update

November 5, 2021:
Apple re-releases software via macOS Software Update:

  • BridgeOS Customer Update 12.0.1 (Update Product ID: 002-30508)

This update fixes a problem where Macs with security chip could become unusable when performing an upgrade to macOS Monterey.

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