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High Sierra

(1) The first CD-ROM file system, named for an area near Lake Tahoe where it was developed in 1985. See ISO 9660.

(2) Version 10.13 of the Mac operating system. Introduced in 2017, High Sierra features support for the HEVC video standard and incorporates Apple's new file system (see HEVC and APFS). There are a number of Safari enhancements, including faster JavaScript execution, autoplay blocking and intelligent tracking for privacy. Mail has a split view, uses less storage and incorporates Spotlight for searching messages. Photos has better facial recognition, synchronization, enhanced editing and integration with printing sites. Siri has been improved with a more natural voice, and graphics rendering with Metal 2 is faster for video editing and virtual reality (see Metal for Mac). FaceTime users can snap a Live Photo. See Mojave and Mac OS X.
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High Sierra is the biggest overhaul to macOS in recent memory, and from a bird's eye view, it's also Apple's way of saying that they're not just for the present, but also the future (iPhone X ring a bell?).
Apple also revealed a new version of the macOS, which it is calling High Sierra. As the name suggests, it adds few features to the current macOS Sierra, but improves much - like the transitions to Apple's new file format, and new graphics software to speed things up.
The "big city" needed the water that flowed through the ranches from the neighboring High Sierra. "The greatest good for the greatest number" ruled.
Logan Gayl Inc., a California company owned by the shareholders of OneRain Inc, has acquired High Sierra Electronics Inc., a provider of environmental monitoring and instrumentation for the Flood Warning, Hydrology and Road Weather markets.
This acquisition combines the strengths of OneRain's software, High Sierra Electronics' hardware, and both companies' services divisions to provide end-to-end-supported software, instrumentation and field services to the hydrology marketplace.
Established in 1992, High Sierra Electronics, Grass Valley, California, has been designing and manufacturing environmental monitoring systems for the protection of lives and property.
When Malcolm Margolin, the head of Heyday press, first encountered Killion's hand-printed High Sierra book in 2000, he was smitten.
The lake has been perhaps best known for the High Sierra Regatta, organized by the Fresno Yacht Club.
Learn the whole gripping tale at the High Sierra Crossing Museum, set to open near the shore of Donner Lake in early spring.
my later years, the High Sierra, that region of California's Sierra
Within two weeks of Warner Brothers' signing her, Humphrey Bogart's Roy Earle was falling in love with her Velma in High Sierra (1941).