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About Applebot
Applebot is the web crawler for Apple. Products like Siri and Spotlight Suggestions use Applebot.
Identifying Applebot
Traffic coming from Applebot is identified by its user agent, and reverse DNS shows it in the * domain, originating from the net block.
Verifying that traffic is from Applebot
In macOS, the host command can be used to determine if an IP address is part of Applebot. These examples show the host command and its result:
$ host
Install Windows 10 on your Mac with Boot Camp Assistant
With Boot Camp, you can install Microsoft Windows 10 on your Mac, then switch between macOS and Windows when restarting your Mac.
What you need to install Windows 10 on Mac
Boot Camp requires a Mac with an Intel processor.
MacBook introduced in 2015 through 2017
MacBook Air introduced in 2012 through 2020, excluding MacBook Air (M1, 2020)
About the Apple USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter
Connect a Mac that has a Thunderbolt 4, Thunderbolt 3, or USB-C port to an HDMI display, while also charging your Mac and connecting to a USB-A device. iPad models that have a Thunderbolt or USB-C port can also use this adapter.
Apple digital AV multiport adapter top view and ports
The USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter connects the following devices to a display that uses an HDMI cable:
Mac that has a Thunderbolt 4, Thunderbolt 3, or USB-C port
iPad that has a Thunderbolt or USB-C port
How to download the Move to iOS app when you can't use Google Play
If you don't have access to the Google Play Store, you can download the Move to iOS app directly.
Download the Move to iOS APK
Follow these steps on your Android device:
Download the Move to iOS installer:
Android 6.0 and later (Universal - recommended)
Use dual monitors with your MacBook Air with M3 chip
You can connect two external displays simultaneously when you close the lid of your MacBook Air.
Check requirements
External keyboard and mouse or trackpad
macOS Sonoma 14.3 or later
Display power via USB-C or power adapter with USB-C to MagSafe Cable
Obtaining service for your Apple product after an expired warranty
Learn about your options for getting service and parts for Apple devices that are past their warranty period.
Owners of Apple and Beats products may obtain service and parts from Apple service providers, including Apple Store locations and Independent Repair Providers, for a minimum of 5 years* from when Apple last distributed the product for sale.
Service and parts may be obtained for longer, as required by law or for up to 7 years* , subject to parts availability. Additionally, Mac laptops may be eligible for an extended battery-only repair period for up to 10 years from when the product was last distributed for sale, subject to parts availability.
Apple discontinues hardware service for certain technologically-obsolete products. Your product is supported by ongoing OS updates and backed by a network of more than 5,000 Apple-certified repair locations that you can count on if something unexpected happens.
* In some countries and regions,
applch / macOS 14.3 Sonoma
Created March 18, 2024 22:31
File Provider control utility.
fileproviderctl <command> <options>
dump [<domain|provider>] - dump state of fileprovider's daemon
--limit-dump-size limit the number of items dumped
evaluate <item> - evaluate finder actions and decorations on item
evaluate <action> [<item>] <target item> - evaluate finder interactions
check | repair - run FPCK
Resolved Issues
Fixed an issue where center or right aligned NSTextField appears blurry. (120819010)
Fixed: Resolves an issue where pointer style does not update when browsing in Safari. (121131986)
Core ML
New Features
ML Program models that are loaded with MLComputeUnits.cpuOnly will use a new high performance CPU backend that takes advantage of Accelerate framework’s BNNS library. (114037934)
Resolved Issues
Fixed: When using the transfer learning algorithm option, the CreateML app and framework object detection template might fail to converge and cause poor model quality and produce more than expected false positives. (114480994)
Digital camera RAW formats supported by iOS 17, iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma, and visionOS
These operating systems include system-level support for RAW images taken by many third-party cameras.
iOS 17, iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma, and visionOS include enhanced support for processing digital camera RAW formats, providing better detail and improved noise reduction. RAW formats also offer greater image-editing flexibility when using third-party apps that support RAW.
This list is current as of 20 February 2024 and reflects compatibility with the latest versions of iOS 17, iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma, and visionOS. Support for additional RAW formats is added over time.
Canon EOS 1000D
Canon EOS 100D
Known Issues
Default browser choice screen might not show up when intended and apps requiring certain managed entitlements might not install or show an error. (121566625)
Workaround: Open Settings and navigate to Privacy & Security > Location Services. Toggle location services off for 10 seconds, and then turn it back on.
App Store
Resolved Issues
Fixed: Certain App Store product sheets will show a “Cannot Connect to iTunes Store” error. (121523272)
Apple Maps and CarPlay in vehicle instrument clusters
New Features
In iOS 17.4, with supported CarPlay vehicles, Apple Maps will present a new instrument cluster experience with information about upcoming maneuvers. Users will be able to swap the desired display type between the main and instrument cluster screen by tapping the map configuration button on the upper right of the Maps main screen. (122833170)