Apple Releases macOS 11.2.1 Update
For MacBook users, Apple has released a small update to the operating system with the release of macOS Big Sur 11.2.1. Today’s post will review the updated details.
All software makers release updates, regularly to improve performance, add features, or address vulnerabilities that are found in the software. You know if it is a major or a minor update based on the number of the version. In the case of macOS
11 – Version of operating system
2 – second major update of version
1 – first minor update to the 2nd major update
About macOS 11.2.1
According to the info released by Apple, 11.2.1 was released to address battery issues on older model MacBook Pro models from 2016 and 2017.
The funny thing, we are seeing battery improvements on a 2019 MacBook Pro after 11.2.1. In addition to the performance fix of the 11.2.1 update, this update also comes with some security updates, two for the Intel Graphics Driver, and one for Sudo.
To Update macOS
To update your Mac just go into system preferences -> software updates and select update to your Mac. The update itself is 2.43 gig in size and will take about 10 min (with a 100MB internet connection) plus another 10 min to install.
This is a minor update for Apple, but it is always good practice to keep your computer up to date. Consider updating your software in the same idea as taking your car to get its oil change.