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Topic: macOS

Apple brings AirPlay 2 to Mac with the release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

07/09/2018, 05:07 pm

Apple completed an update of its four major platforms -- iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS -- on Monday with the release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, delivering AirPlay 2 and various performance improvements to the Mac operating system.

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The Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro is well implemented, but serves no useful purpose

07/07/2018, 03:07 pm

With the 2016 MacBook Pro came polarization of the user base. It wasn't just over USB-C, but also Apple's new Touch Bar as well.

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App Roundup: GarageBand for iOS, CMV Pro, Tinder, Sygic, more!

07/07/2018, 09:07 am

New apps and updates to existing releases arrive in the App Store and other digital marketplaces all the time, but there's just too many to keep track on all of them. AppleInsider has compiled a list of some of the iOS and macOS app updates from the last week that may be worth a look.

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Apple distributes second macOS 10.14 Mojave public beta for testing

07/06/2018, 02:07 pm

Arriving the day after the second iOS 12 public beta, Apple made the second macOS 10.14 Mojave public beta available to download for testing on Friday, with beta participants able to update the first beta installed on their Mac to the new release.

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How to use Continuity Camera in macOS Mojave and iOS 12

07/06/2018, 12:07 pm

Continuity Camera is a new feature in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave that allows users to easily insert photos and scans into documents on their Mac from their iPhone or iPad. AppleInsider shows you how to use the image-capturing function.

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One cable to rule them all: a look at Apple's retired connectors through the years

07/04/2018, 10:07 am

There has been a near-constant debate about Apple and the choices it has made with ports and connectors spanning the company's entire history. AppleInsider takes a look back at most of the different ways Apple devices have connected over the years -- and what they tell us about the company itself.

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New MacBook Pro model with Intel Coffee Lake CPU shows up in Geekbench database

07/03/2018, 08:07 pm

A new MacBook Pro with a powerful 28W Intel processor may be on the way, if newly surfaced Geekbench results are anything to believe.

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Apple releases third developer beta of macOS 10.14 Mojave

07/03/2018, 04:07 pm

Following after beta releases for iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5, the third developer beta for macOS 10.14 Mojave is now available for download to testers.

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Apple issues third developer betas for iOS 12, tvOS 12, watchOS 5 [u]

07/03/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple has released its third round of developer betas for its milestone operating systems, providing testers with new builds of iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12.

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Fifth iOS 11.4.1, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 betas provided to developers

07/02/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple has pushed out the fifth developer betas of iOS 11.4.1 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, one week after the previous beta batch was provided for testing ahead of a public release expected this summer.

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Apple's new macOS Mojave optimizes the Mac for iOS users, not PC switchers

07/02/2018, 09:07 am

Many industry pundits have fixated on how Macs are going to somehow merge with iOS, or seem to be confused about whether Apple wants PC buyers to upgrade to a Mac or an iPad. Some suggest the answer is a cheap Mac or macOS netbook. But as Apple's new macOS Mojave makes clear: they're wrong, here's why.

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For space grey MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Mojave Dark Mode is the new Aqua

06/30/2018, 08:06 am

While Apple's new MacOS Mojave is designed to support a long tail of older Macs (dating back as far as 2010) it's particularly a treat when used on new machines. In particular, its new Dark Mode is ideal on a space grey MacBook Pro with Touch Bar.

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App Roundup: Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery, iTunes Remote, iPastels 3, Pokemon Quest, more!

06/30/2018, 07:06 am

In the constantly-changing landscape of the App Store and the software marketplace, new apps and updates to existing titles are announced all the time. AppleInsider highlights some of the more notable app introductions and software updates for iOS and macOS that surfaced in the past week.

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How to use Safari's Picture-in-Picture mode with YouTube on macOS

06/28/2018, 11:06 am

If you want to watch YouTube videos while performing other tasks on the Mac, one way is to take advantage of Safari's Picture-in-Picture function. AppleInsider shows how to access and use the hidden-from-view feature with Google's video service.

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Why macOS Mojave requires Metal -- and deprecates OpenGL

06/28/2018, 10:06 am

In order to run the new macOS Mojave, Macs must have graphics hardware capable of supporting Metal, Apple's modern low-level, low-overhead software that provides access to graphics processing.

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First look at Apple's new multiuser FaceTime 5.0 for macOS Mojave

06/27/2018, 02:06 pm

After seven years of being a purely one-to-one video connection, FaceTime has been redesigned to support calls with up to 32 participants, which can include clients using macOS Mojave, iOS 12 or even watchOS 5 Apple Watch users via FaceTime audio.

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Apple rolls out first public beta of macOS 10.14 Mojave

06/26/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has released its first beta of macOS 10.14 Mojave for testing by the public, one day after similar releases for iOS 12 and tvOS 12, giving Mac users prepared to install the beta their first taste of the upcoming operating system update.

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Apple issues first public betas of iOS 12 and tvOS 12

06/25/2018, 05:06 pm

Apple on Monday released the first public beta versions of its next-generation iOS 12 and tvOS 12 operating systems, offering brave consumers a chance to participate in the software testing process ahead of an expected launch this fall.

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Fourth iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 betas, third watchOS 4.3.2 beta available to developers

06/25/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has seeded its fourth betas for iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, and macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, as well as the third beta for watchOS 4.3.2, for developer testing just one week after the last batch for the current generation of Apple operating systems were released.

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How to start a keyboard repair for your MacBook or MacBook Pro, and what to expect

06/25/2018, 09:06 am

With Apple's launch of the repair extension program for the MacBook plus 2016 and 2017 MacBook Pro keyboards comes uncertainty about how to start it, and what to expect. AppleInsider explains the process, and tells you what you should do before you send your machine away for service.

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