Release Notes for Mac Beta

Mac Beta Version 2.10.0

Released August 23, 2018

  • Dropped support for OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
  • Made a change to make troubleshooting issues a little easier for our Customer Service Reps.
  • Added a notification if hitting “Refresh Covenant Eyes” failed.
  • Fixed an issue where users were periodically blocked as if they were not signed in.
  • Improved clarity on the Filter Block page.
  • Improved ability to view webpages after the Filter was overridden.
  • Users can now install Covenant Eyes on macOS 10.14 Mojave.
  • Other bug fixes with Mojave.

Mac Beta Version 2.9.1

Released June 14, 2018

  • Minor bug fixes.

Mac Beta Version 2.9.0

Released May 16, 2018

  • Fixed an issue where the Covenant Eyes menu would not appear in the menu bar.
  • Fixed occasional issues where Covenant Eyes would stall upon sign in.
  • Improved the Panic feature.
  • Improved compatibility with the Google Chrome browser.
  • Added an automatic update feature.
  • Updated Firefox browser extension.
  • Fixed a crash when logging very large errors.
  • Made improvements to the Filter Override.

Mac Beta Version 2.8.12b16

Released April 3, 2018

After this version, we will no longer support Mac OS X 10.9 Maverick or earlier. Please upgrade your operating system to a newer version of macOS.

  • Fixed an occasional issue where Covenant Eyes would stall upon sign in.
  • Fixed an issue where the Covenant Eyes menu would not appear in the menu bar.
  • Improved the Panic feature.
  • Improved compatibility with the Google Chrome browser.

Mac Beta Version 2.8.10

Released November 21, 2017

  • Fixed an issue where two Covenant Eyes icons would occasionally appear in the menu bar, giving an M072 error.
  • Updated Firefox Extension for compatibility with Firefox 57+ (“Quantum”).
  • Other bug fixes.

Mac Beta Version 2.8.9b26

Released September 20, 2017

  • Added support for macOS 10.13 High Sierra.
  • Improved hotspot detection.
  • Fixed an occasional issue that caused a slow sign in.

Mac Beta Version 2.8.8b20

Released September 28, 2016

  • Fixed a kernel panic affecting those who pair the Keynote app on iOS with the Keynote app on macOS.
  • Fixed two other causes of some rare kernel panics.

Mac Beta Version 2.8.8b11

Released July 12, 2016

  • Added support for macOS 10.12 Sierra.
  • Fixed an issue where the Covenant Eyes menu would sometimes disappear from the menu bar.

Mac Beta Version 2.8.7b21

Released April 19, 2016

  • Users of Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) no longer need to restart the computer when upgrading Covenant Eyes, and in some cases when installing or uninstalling.
  • Fixed an issue where some characters within URLs were chopped off on Accountability Reports.
  • Improved compatibility with Sophos Antivirus Web Protection and WORDsearch Bible.
  • Fixed an issue that caused some web pages to display “Unknown Domain,” “HTTP 400 Bad Request,” or an incomplete page.

Mac Beta Version 2.8.6b4

Released October 15, 2015

  • Fixed kernel panic.

Mac Beta Version 2.8.4b5

Released August 4, 2015

  • Fixed issue that prevented Covenant Eyes from installing onto Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan.
  • Fixed issue where filter error messages were repetitively displayed when websites were blocked.

Mac Beta Version 2.8.3b12

Released July 14, 2015

  • Improved functionality of auto-sign-in when a user intentionally signs out of Covenant Eyes.
  • Improved HTTPS filtering.
  • Fixed issue where the Covenant Eyes icon would sometimes disappear from the menu bar.
  • Fixed various issues related to sleep mode.
  • Fixed issue with reporting IPv6 URLs.
  • Fixed issue where Kaspersky causes uninstalls to fail.
  • Fixed issue where an uninstall causes a kernel panic on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Covenant Eyes is not compatible with El Capitan at this time.

Mac Beta Version 2.8.2.b4

Released May 28, 2015

  • Improved ability to connect at hotspots.
  • Improved handling of home and work network problems.

Mac Beta Version 2.7.0b15

Released December 11, 2014

  • Adjusted Covenant Eyes’ sensitivity to network problems.
  • Updated icons for Yosemite Dark Mode.
  • Improved error reporting.
  • Improved hotspot sign in process.

Mac Beta Version 2.6.0b23

Released July 29, 2014

Covenant Eyes versions 2.6.0 and later are compatible with Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite). You do not need to uninstall Covenant Eyes prior to upgrading to Yosemite, but you will need to re-enable the Covenant Eyes extension for Safari once the upgrade is complete.

  • Added support for Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite).
  • Covenant Eyes no longer repeatedly asks to install the extension in Safari 7.1 and later.
  • Fixed a spelling error.

Mac Beta Version 2.4.2b37

Released June 10, 2014

  • Prevented installation (for now) onto Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite).
  • Added browser extensions for Safari, Firefox, and Chrome to improve Accountability Reports.
  • Improved installer to prevent installing over an incompatible version of Covenant Eyes.
  • Fixed a periodic crashing issue (kernel panic).
  • Improved stability.

Mac Beta Version 2.3.2b6

Released February 13, 2014

  • Disabled Secure Search in Google to improve monitoring, filtering, and reporting.