MacOS Monterey: Apple’s new software upgrade drops next week. Here’s how to download it

You can run MacOS Monterey on Apple’s new, colorful iMacs.
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MacOS Monterey, Apple’s new operating system for Macs, will be here on Monday, Oct. 25. The release date for Apple’s new software (also known as MacOS 12) was announced on Monday, after Apple’s October event. (And, in case you missed it, here’s everything Apple unveiled at its iPhone event in September.)The Monterey OS comes alongside upgrades to Apple’s MacBook line, including multiple new M1 chips, and a new generation of AirPods. Monterey adds several of the new features found in iOS 15, like spatial audio in FaceTime and Apple’s …