Keep abreast of the latest updates from Apple

September 2017 has been a busy month for Apple. From an education perspective there are lots of changes to be aware of, especially concerning macOS High Sierra and iOS 11.

Good news for assessment apps (such as NAPLAN)...
Most notably is an enhancement to the Automatic Assessment Configuration in iOS11. Approved app developers now have greater control over disabling certain features for their apps, such as 'speak selected text', 'auto-capitalisation', 'Smart Punctuation' as well as 'auto correct and spell checker' - HT204775

Below is a list of updated Knowledge Base articles as provided by Apple:

About Articles

HT208067 About iOS 11 Updates

HT207936 About Apple TV 4K and Apple TV (4th generation) software updates

HT208071 About watchOS 4 Updates

HT201222 Apple security updates

HT207828 Prepare your institution for iOS 11, macOS High Sierra, or macOS Server 5.4

HT208020 Upgrade macOS on a Mac at your institution

HT208018 Prepare for APFS in macOS High Sierra

HT208019 Prepare for changes to kernel extensions in macOS High Sierra

HT208025 Prepare for changes to Content Caching in macOS High Sierra

HT208144 About the security content of macOS High Sierra 10.13


Issues and New Behavior

HT208136 If you can't send an email with iOS 11, and an or Exchange mail account

HT208086 Use Bluetooth and Wi-Fi in Control Center with iOS 11

HT204234 Use Airplane Mode on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple Watch



HT207455 Prevent your users from removing built-in Apple apps [new profile restriction]

HT204775 Set up your iPad to give tests and assessments [a couple of new AAC restrictions]

HT201729 Set up Exchange ActiveSync on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch [new OAuth autodiscovery]


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