Alongside the recent iOS 11.3 update, Apple started rolling out a new version of macOS High Sierra. The latest update, v10.13.4, brings a number of cool new features including business chat and eGPU support.

Here’s the official changelog as mentioned on Apple’s support page:

  • Adds support for Business Chat conversations in Messages in the US.
  • Adds support for external graphics processors (eGPUs).
  • Fixes graphics corruption issues affecting certain apps on iMac Pro.
  • Allows jumping to the rightmost open tab using Command-9 in Safari.
  • Enables sorting of Safari bookmarks by name or URL by Control-clicking and choosing Sort By.
  • Fixes an issue that may prevent web link previews from appearing in Messages.
  • Helps protect privacy by only AutoFilling usernames and passwords after selecting then in a web form field in Safari.
  • Displays warnings in the Safari Smart Search field when interacting with password or credit card forms on encrypted web pages.
  • Displays privacy icons and links to explain how your data will be used and protected when Apple features ask to use your personal information.

 

MacOS gets better support for eGPUs like the Sonnet’s eGFX Breakaway Box
MacOS gets better support for eGPUs like the Sonnet’s eGFX Breakaway Box

Changelog for enterprise users:

  • No longer disables User Approved Kernel Extension Loading on MDM-enrolled devices. For devices with DEP-initiated or User Approved MDM enrollment, administrators can use the Kernel Extension Policy payload.
  • Improves Spotlight search results for files stores on network mounts.
  • Properly evaluates ACLs on SMB share points.
  • Adds the –eraseinstall flag to the startosinstall command in the macOS Installer app at Contents/Resources/startosinstall. Users can use this flag to erase and install macOS on a disk.
  • Updates System Image Utility to allow creating NetInstall images that erase and install macOS to a named target volume.