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The latest macOS update finally primes Macs for better VR

Apple Mac users are officially free to choose their own external GPUs, following the latest macOS update.

Announced last June at WWDC, the Mac 10.3.4 Combo Update will enable Apple fans to boost their graphical capabilities of their Macs beyond the stock options.

This will be important for those Mac users seeking to improve 3D gaming and virtual reality experiences.

Of course, users will need to have a free Thunderbolt 3 port available, but after that they’re good to go.

Related: MacBook Air 2018 rumours

Previously it had been possible to add an external GPU, but Mac users needed to jump through some hoops. They either needed to buy an eGPU kit from Apple itself or go it alone, hence voiding Mac warranties.

The selection of eGPUs compatible with macOS isn’t that large, but we can expect to see more on the market now Apple has made the change.

Elsewhere in Mac 10.3.4 Combo Update, there’s the new Business Chat in Messages we saw in iOS 11.3 and a new version of iTunes.

Finally, Apple has boosted Safari with a handle little feature that enables users to leap directly to the furthest-right open tab by hitting Command+9.

Will this macOS update keep you out of the clutches of Windows 10? Let us know @TrustedReviews on Twitter.

 

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