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Topic: macOS

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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A year with MacBook Pro: reviewing Apple's 2017 pro laptop models

06/23/2018, 12:06 pm

Apple was rumored to refresh its MacBook line at WWDC 2018, but with the event come and gone with nary an announcement to be heard, we know we have to wait a bit longer for new hardware. With that in mind, let's take a closer look at how our 2017 MacBook Pros have fared over the past 12 months.

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App Roundup: GarageBand, Anchor, Hopster Coding Safari, Microsoft News, more!

06/23/2018, 08:06 am

New apps and updates to existing software releases arrive in the App Store and other digital storefronts every day, with the sheer number of them too large to monitor. AppleInsider has compiled a list of some of the iOS and macOS updates and launches from the last seven days that may be worth your attention.

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How to manage Safari notifications in macOS High Sierra and Mojave

06/22/2018, 10:06 am

Sometimes the number of Safari notifications from websites advising of new updates can be overwhelming, especially if permission is granted to too many sites. AppleInsider explains how to adjust which website notifications will be displayed to you in macOS, and how to change your preferences in the future.

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Apple dropped a new GarageBand 10.3 update that makes Artist Lessons free for all users

06/21/2018, 02:06 pm

Apple just released GarageBand 10.3, a major new Mac update that's not only free to download but also makes Artist Lessons-- formerly $4.99 each--free downloads for all users in over 120 countries.

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What's new in macOS Mojave beta 2?

06/20/2018, 03:06 pm

In macOS Mojave's second beta, a few things have changed for the better including enhancements to the new system-wide Dark Mode and better optimization for smaller screens.

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Apple rolls out second developer betas for iOS 12, tvOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5

06/19/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has released its second developer betas of three milestone operating system versions, with new builds of iOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12 now available for testing ahead of their expected release this fall.

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Adobe takes on iMovie with Project Rush, a powerful cross-device video editing app for creators

06/19/2018, 09:06 am

Adobe is making a play for social media influencers, online content creators (read YouTubers) and tech savvy consumers with a new cross-platform video production tool that bundles the firm's powerful video editing technology with an easy-to-use, drag-and-drop interface.

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Flaw in macOS 'Quick Look' could reveal encrypted data

06/18/2018, 10:06 pm

Quick Look is a marquee feature Mac users rely on to easily preview files without opening a dedicated app, but the years-old tool could potentially reveal sensitive information on encrypted drives.

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Apple issues third macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 beta to developers

06/18/2018, 04:06 pm

Apple on Monday seeded a third beta version of the upcoming macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 to developers for testing, though the company failed to detail feature upgrades in release notes provided with software.

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App Roundup: iWork for iOS and Mac, Little Snitch, Ark: Survival Evolved, Hearthstone, more!

06/16/2018, 07:06 am

New apps and updates to existing software are pushed to the App Store and other online marketplaces every day, and there are simply too many of them to keep track of all of the changes. AppleInsider has collected together some of the main macOS and iOS updates and launches from the last week that you should know about.

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Podcast discusses the end of the lightning connector, waterproof patents, and interviews Moog iOS developer Geert Bevin

06/15/2018, 08:06 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and Andrew O'Hara discuss rumors of the Lightning connector's demise, patents on making connectors waterproof, network building tips, and an interview with the Geert Bevin, Moog Music's iOS Product Manager and Software Engineering Lead.

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Apple's new 'Behind the Mac' ad campaign puts spotlight back on creatives

06/15/2018, 01:06 am

Apple on Thursday debuted a new ad series detailing the many ways creative professionals use Mac to accomplish their work across a range of very different disciplines, from music to app development. Each story furthers the implication that Mac is a machine that empowers, harkening back to campaigns touting the company's close bonds with those who make.

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First details emerge about new batch of Intel processor security flaws [u]

06/14/2018, 01:06 pm

Details of the first of the second wave of Spectre-style vulnerabilities in Intel processors has been published earlier than expected, with the "LazyFP" vulnerability potentially allowing an attacker to access sensitive data, such as cryptographic keys.

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