With the release of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 from Mac users, now you can restart the computer to activate the network boot and install on PC the latest compatible version of the operating system.
Using the keyboard shortcut, Command+Option+R, the user will put the Mac into NetBoot mode, and will be able to download and install via Internet the latest version of macOS. Now the OS will be downloaded with all patches and updates.
As found by the blogger Thomas Brend, the previous recovery method using a combination of Command+R still present in the OS, but he box is designed to recover data from local storage.
It seems that Apple has decided to apply the same strategy as with iOS. Usually after upgrading the system on iPhone, iPad and iPod user can not restore the previous version, except for a small window of 1-2 weeks when the company signs old versions of iOS.
Many iOS users complain of slow operation after large updates. Apple even faced a few lawsuits associated with this problem, as some users believe that the company deliberately slows down your outdated gadgets to push users to upgrade to new smartphones and tablets.
In addition to the macOS, this week Apple also introduced iOS 10.3, 10.2 and tvOS watchOS 3.2. The most significant innovations of the mobile platform should include a feature called Find My AirPods and the transition to the new APFS the file system in macOS Sierra 10.12.4 this mode Night Shift, watchOS 3.2 – theater mode.