Weekend good reads for Apple developers, issue #52

This week is a little bit shorter in US, so weekend good reads come a little earlier. Let's find some good reads for this long weekend.

And to wrap up this issue, here is a great video for those who are interested in security – Using A Magic Wand To Break The IPhone's Last Security Barrier by Tihmstar | hardwear.io NL 2022.

Happy holidays and see you next week!

VMWare Fusion 13 now provides Apple Silicon support

VMWare adds support for Apple Silicon. Now Windows 11 could be a guest OS on Apple Silicon Macs.

On Apple Silicon, we’ve introduced our first round of features for Windows 11 on Arm. In this release VMware Tools provides virtual graphics and networking, and more is still to come. With certified and signed drivers Windows 11 looks fantastic, and adjust the resolution to 4K and beyond!  
Note that Fusion on Apple Silicon must run the Arm variant of Windows 11, and it does not support the x86/Intel version of Windows. 

VMWare Fusion Blog

VMWare Fusion Blog: VMware Fusion 13: Now available for Intel and Apple Silicon Macs

Reference: VMware Fusion 13 Now Available With Native Support for Apple Silicon Macs

Weekend good reads for Apple developers, issue #51

Issue 51 of good reads. And this one has a lot of interesting stuff.

With that let's conclude this week. See you next time!

Apple issues ‘Rapid Security Response’ update to iOS 16.2 beta today

Apple not just tests the software now, but also tested critical security fix delivery. New iOS releases will have separate update options that include 'Rapid Security Response and System Files'.

Image by 9To5Mac

Updates are working similar to regular updates, but probably will be smaller in size and quicker to install.

Image by MacRumors

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tvOS 16.1 incorrectly identifies Apple TV with 128GB storage as 64GB model

It is reported that latest tvOS 16.1 update that prevents Apple TV 4K 128GB from using more than 64GB of storage. As soon as 64GB of storage is used, tvOS prevents users from installing new applications from App Store.

It is also reported that latest beta does not fix the issue as well.

Reference: tvOS 16.1 Bug Wrongly Identifies New 128GB Apple TVs as 64GB Models

Third round of beta versions is published for iOS 16.2 and other platforms

Apple publishes next round of beta versions for iOS/iPadOS 16.2, macOS 13.1, watchOS 9.2 and tvOS 16.2. No new Xcode beta is published so far.

Apple continues to polish different aspects of iOS – this beta provides more options for always-in display – wallpaper and notifications could now be turned off.

This update is to introduce Freeform app for collaborative editing to multiple Apple platforms.

Beta download: Operating Systems

Release notes:

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Weekend good reads for Apple developers, issue #50

Wow! It's 50th episode here. Let's get something interesting for today's good reads.

Big list for this week. And, as always, more to come next time!