Grab all your Apple gear and get ready to update them. Apple has released updates for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, and HomePod in the form of iOS 12.1.3, watchOS 5.1.3, macOS 10.14.3, and tvOS 12.1.2. Here’s everything we know about the updates.
Two weeks after Apple issued the iOS 12.1.3 and watchOS 5.1.3 Beta updates, the Cupertino firm released the official versions today. We have outlined the release notes below, but, they don’t offer major updates other than bug fixes.
iOS 12.1.3 for iPhone and iPad:
- Fixes an issue in Messages that could impact scrolling through photos in the Details view Addresses an issue where photos could have striped artifacts after being sent from the Share Sheet.
- Fixes an issue that may cause audio distortion when using external audio input devices on iPad Pro (2018).
- Resolves an issue that could cause certain CarPlay systems to disconnect from iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max.
HomePod 12.1.3 Update:
- Fixes an issue that could cause HomePod to restart.
- Addresses an issue that could cause Siri to stop listening.
- Also includes other general fixes to improve stability and quality.
Apple does not release notes regarding tvOS updates. They typically include bug fixes and stability improvements.
- This update improves the security, stability, and compatibility of your Mac and includes the following enterprise content: When making a file-sharing connection that uses a valid Kerberos TGT to authenticate, users are no longer prompted to enter credentials.
The updates are now available as of this writing. If Apple pulls the updates for any reason, we will post an update.