What you need to know
- Apple has fixed a USB 2.0 in macOS Catalina.
- Version 10.15.6 resolves the issue, which caused devices to disconnect.
- It doesn't look like Big Sur has received the same treatment.
Apple's latest macOS Catalina update seems to have fixed a USB 2.0 bug that was causing peripherals to disconnect intermittently.
As reported by AppleInsider:
As mentioned, there is no detail beyond Apple having resolved the issue. As AI notes, the problem still persists in the beta of macOS Big Sur. The problem, reported back in June seems to be causing USB 2.0 accessories to randomly disconnect or stop working, in particular when connected to a USB hub. From the original story:
macOS 10.15.6 also brought with it big changes to Apple News, adding local news feeds for San Francisco, the Bay Area, LA, Houston, and New York City.
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