A fix for the Studio Display webcam woes (firmware update 15.5) will be released separately instead of requiring a complete macOS update, Apple has confirmed.
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The second beta of Apple's upcoming Studio Display firmware appears to boost webcam quality but visual improvements aren't as pronounced as in beta 1.
Apple has released a beta version of the firmware update 15.5 which includes a fix for the widely panned quality problems with the Studio Display web camera.
Learn how to clean your Studio Display, including a nano-texture version, to remove dust or smudges and keep your pricey Apple monitor in pristine condition.
A revised Mac mini model featuring the upcoming Apple M2 chip could be launching soon, as per Studio Display firmware which references the unreleased computer.
In its initial Studio Display teardown, the repair site iFixit has concluded that there's nothing terribly wrong with camera hardware. That's good news because it indicates Apple should indeed be able to fix camera performance in software.
Apple's proprietary tool allows authorized technicians to detach just the Studio Display cable instead of the entire screen, reducing out-of-warranty repair costs.
The latest Studio Display drivers for Windows are needed to use the monitor in Microsoft's operating system via Apple's Boot Camp dual-booting feature.
The Studio Display is a brand new external monitor from Apple, and it went on sale not too long ago. Like many of the company's products, the accessory situation isn't the easiest to work with, even when it comes to just choosing a stand for your new external display. In fact, Apple's fine print on the new accessory suggests that choosing one stand option might lock you into that route completely. But it turns out that's not the case after all.
Although Apple hasn't talked much about the state of Studio Display firmware, reviewers have discovered that the monitor runs a full version of iOS 15.4.
Apple executives explain why the new Mac Studio (and the Studio Display, to some extent) may actually fulfill the dream of a modular and powerful yet affordable desktop computer that many professional users have been waiting for for decades.
If you've been on the hunt for a standalone 5K display for a while now, you probably discovered that tracking down an LG-branded UltraFine 5K external display could be pretty tough. The good news is that the external monitor has not been discontinued. And the even better news is that you should be able to find one in the near future.