Apple Releases MacOS 10.13 High Sierra | Know New Features & Update Details

For all Apple enthusiasts, we have some news for you, the highly awaited MacOS 10.13 High Sierra has been released. It was anticipated that it will be released alongside the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 plus and the iPhone X, but the announcement came in earlier today. It is available for every MAC introduced after 2009 or that has  OS X 10.8 or later

Improvement of The Already Present Features In The Last Update 

The final stable version of the update MacOS 10.13 High Sierra. High Sierra is now available to download from the Mac App Store and is around 4.84GB.  With the new Apple philosophy, the company releases a new update to its set of devices each year and thus the focus is not on adding new features but rather on improving the already present features.

New File System Of  MacOS10.13 

With the MacOS 10.13 High Sierra high sierra, the company has introduced its new APFS file system. With this, the older HFS file system has been replaced. APFS takes full advantage of the fast flash storage found in most Macs these days. Apple says it is more reliable and faster than before. It is available for a few MAC models and the rest will get it later as an update. It now supports 4TB SSD and higher.

Competition to Windows-Based Gaming Laptops:

It also introduced metal graphics 2 which is an update to metal graphics by Apple. It brings all a lot of improvements and also now supports VR. With the new MacOS 10.13, High Sierra high sierra Apple also gives you the ability to connect to an external GPU. With this Apple is looking to compete with the windows based gaming laptops.

 The New Safari Web Browser In The MacOS 10.13 high Sierra

As expected our bellowed browser safari also received an update. It is now faster, more reliable and more intelligent. With safari, privacy has been much of a priority. It expires the third party cookies to follow your online activity after 24 hours which definitely is a welcome move.

Other Small Apple Updates with New OS 10

The touch bar settings in the new macos10.13 high Sierra are now enhanced for your new MacBooks. Instead of sliding for brightness and volume controls you can flick.

The new photos app will let you edit live photos from your iPhones running ios11.

Apple now offers basic file sharing with real-time updates for people using Dropbox, box or google drive.

In conclusion, there are a lot of under the hood changes and little cosmetic feel but the priority definitely lied in the improvement of the existing features in Apple.

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