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Released January 23rd, 2023.
Build 22D49.
 
Bug fixes and security updates. Safe to install on our Hackintoshes.

 
 
Also released at the same time:
macOS Big Sur Security Update 11.7.3 (build 20G1116) macOS Monterey Security Update 12.6.3 (build 21G419)
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Released Oct 24th, 2022 as announced.
Version 13.0, build 22A380.
 
 

 

 

 
Ventura drops support for Intel Haswell, Broadwell and Skylake platforms that remained officially supported in Monterey. Patches are available to regain graphics acceleration though. This time, Apple raised minimal requirements to Kaby Lake platforms (with the exception of iMacPro1,1):
iMac18,1 (Kaby Lake) iMacPro1,1 (Skylake) Macmini8,1 (Coffee Lake) MacBook10,1 (Kaby Lake) MacBookAir8,1 (Amber Lake) MacBookPro14,1 (Kaby Lake) MacPro7,1 (Cascade Lake) On the AMD front, it's Polaris minimum.
 
Also released at the same time:
macOS Monterey 12.6.1 Security Update (build 21G217) macOS Big Sur 11.7.1 Security Update (build 20G918)  
NB: macOS Catalina is now officially unsupported.
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Released September 13th, 2022.
Build 21G115.
 
Security fixes. Safe to install on our Hackintoshes.
 
 
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There's renewed interest on the development of drivers for Realtek PCIe card readers and it's fantastics news!
 
Last year, we reported here on developper Cholonam's work that gave a new life to some of our Realtek card readers, building on the original work of developper Sinetek. It was pretty good stuff and allowed many of us with, say RTS525a card readers, to finally be able to use SD cards under macOS. Performance was however pretty limited.
 
This year, Austere.J (aka Firewolf) has embarked on writing a brand new driver and, my God, is it good! The driver is under active development as we write but Austere.J has started on the RTS525a with super results and he's adding support for other Realtek RTS model.
 
You can follow the on-going R&D here at Insanelymac and drivers are posted here on FireWolf's GitHub repo.
 
Please join me in helping Austere.J in the testing and give him the support and thanks he deserves.
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Bronxteck recently reminded us of links Apple publish in relation to creating bootable installers for OS X and macOS from El Capitan 10.11, so here's a link to the related main page:
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201372
 
Very useful as a replacement to the old AppStore method that allowed registered users to re-download an OS X/macOS installation package if they had already done so in the past.
 
12GB required for USB keys/flash disks.
 
Whilst the information is obviously meant for Apple Mac computers, it's nevertheless 100% relevant to the 1st phase of creating USB installers for Hackintosh computers, the 2nd phase being the necessary installation of the bootloader (Enoch, Clover or otherwise).
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