The macOS Mojave 10.14.4 update adds support for Apple News+, includes bug fixes and improvements, improves the stability and reliability of your Mac, and is recommended for all users.
Apple News+ is a new subscription service that extends the Apple News experience with hundreds of magazines and top newspapers
Our editors handpick top articles and magazine issues, and you also get personalized recommendations on the topics most interesting to you
Automatic downloads make it easy to read magazine issues offline
Apple News is now available in Canada, with a free experience that includes handpicked Top Stories, a personalized Today feed, and support for both English and French
Apple News+ is available in the U.S. and in Canada, with dozens of additional Canadian magazines
Adds Dark Mode support for websites that support custom color schemes
Streamlines website login when filling credentials with Password AutoFill
Allows push notification prompts only after interacting with a website
Adds a warning when an insecure webpage is loaded
Removes support for the expired Do Not Track standard to prevent potential use as a fingerprinting variable; Intelligent Tracking Prevention now protects against cross-site tracking by default
Shows more editorial highlights on a single page in the Browse tab, making it easier to discover new music, playlists, and more in Apple Music
Adds support for new AirPods (2nd generation)
Supports Air Quality Index in Maps for US, UK and India
Improves the quality of audio recordings in Messages
Supports real-time text (RTT) for phone calls made through a nearby iPhone on Mac
Provides enhanced support for external GPUs in Activity Monitor
Fixes an App Store issue that may have prevented adoption of the latest versions of Pages, Keynote, Numbers, iMovie, and GarageBand
Improves the reliability of USB audio devices when used with MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini models introduced in 2018
Corrects the default screen brightness for MacBook Air (Fall 2018)
Fixes a graphics compatibility issue that may occur on some external displays connected to Mac mini (2018)
Resolves Wi-Fi connection issues that may occur after upgrading to macOS Mojave
Fixes an issue where re-adding an Exchange account may cause it to disappear from Internet Accounts
Fixes an issue where AOL user passwords may be frequently requested in Mail
This update improves the stability, performance, or compatibility of your Mac and are recommended for all macOS Mojave users.
Adds RTT (real-time text) support for Wi-Fi calling.
Adds a menu item to News for opening a story in Safari.
Resolves an issue that may prevent iTunes from playing media to third-party AirPlay speakers.
Allows administrators to enable FileVault via MDM for mobile accounts and users created by MDM.
Allows users to reset their login password at the login window when that password has expired via a password policy.
Resolves an issue that prevents displays from working when connected to MacBook Pro models introduced in 2018, if certain third-party USB graphics devices are also connected.
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Rarely, you may need to reinstall macOS Mojave system software, usually for troubleshooting purposes. Reinstalling MacOS Mojave as discussed here will aim to only reinstall the macOS Mojave system software itself, it will not erase the drive, nor will it remove any user data or user files, making it ideal for troubleshooting.
Read the full guide over at OSXDaily : http://osxdaily.com/2018/10/10/how-reinstall-macos-mojave/
This walkthrough will show you the easiest way to reinstall macOS Mojave from a Mac that already has macOS Mojave on it by using Recovery Mode.
Note that reinstalling macOS Mojave with this approach is not the same thing as performing a clean install. A clean install of Mojave erases literally everything on the computer, including personal data, by using a bootable Mojave installer drive, while reinstalling aims to simply reinstall only the macOS operating system itself.
Be sure to backup your Mac first, it’s easy to back up with Time Machine. While reinstalling macOS Mojave system software only aims to only replace the system software portion of a computer, it’s possible that something could go wrong resulting in data loss. Therefore you absolutely Backup the Mac before going any further, do not skip making a full backup