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Topic: Mac

Editorial: Mac Pro puts the pedal to Metal in Apple's race with Nvidia

10/18/2019, 10:10 am

The new Mac Pro is a long-anticipated development for Apple's high end pro users, but it sure looks as if the company also created the machine for its own strategic benefit -- specifically to help make its Metal API become a dominant standard for GPU-intensive software. That could have big implications for Macs, iOS devices, and Apple GPUs going forward, with history providing some insight into why this matters.

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Extend your Mac display to another Mac with Luna Display 4.0

10/17/2019, 01:10 pm

You can now extend or mirror your main Mac's screen onto a second Mac as easily as you can with Sidecar and an iPad with Luna Display 4.0.

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Apple's macOS Catalina causing problems with select eGPU setups

10/14/2019, 10:10 am

Despite overall feature and performance improvements for external GPUs, the new macOS Catalina is now failing to work correctly with certain combinations of Mac and GPU card.

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Mac shipments grow slightly, but Apple's PC market share shrinks [u]

10/10/2019, 04:10 pm

Apple's market share in the global PC market shrunk slightly in the third quarter of 2019 compared with last year, according to Canalys, despite the company seeing a year-on-year increase in Mac and MacBook shipments.

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How to use Sidecar in macOS Catalina with your iPad and your Mac

10/08/2019, 03:10 pm

Now that macOS Catalina has been released, we've been seeing just how the much hyped Sidecar feature has been working -- and what the final system requirements are to use it.

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Apple's new macOS Catalina is now available

10/07/2019, 01:10 pm

The new macOS 10.15 Catalina has now been released by Apple. It brings security improvements, new features and the break up of iTunes into Music, Podcast and TV apps.

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CalDigit USB-C Pro Dock cuts confusion with expanded compatibility

10/04/2019, 12:10 pm

The new CalDigit USB-C Pro Dock offers maximum compatibility with both Thunderbolt 3 and the various flavors of USB-C, making it a good choice for Mac and iPad Pro users.

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Duet Display update will allow Mac users to extend displays to Android tablets

10/02/2019, 07:10 am

Shortly before Apple releases its Sidecar feature in macOS Catalina to allow Mac screen mirroring and extension onto iPads, the makers Duet Display are soon to release a version that will allow users to use an Android tablet as a Mac display.

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US denies Apple tariff relief on remaining five Mac Pro parts

09/30/2019, 06:09 pm

After the U.S. Trade Representative's office granted in part Apple's request for tariff exemptions on Chinese-made Mac Pro parts earlier in September, a move that helped inform a decision to assemble the computer domestically, the government body on Monday denied identical appeals on five remaining components.

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iOS 13.1 is ready for prime-time, but you may still want to wait for macOS Catalina to jump

09/24/2019, 12:09 pm

It's not clear when in October Apple will release macOS Catalina, but what is clear that until macOS, tvOS, watchOS, iOS, and iPadOS are all updated, there's going to be some growing pains in a mixed-device environment.

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How to use Screen Time to control your Mac and iOS use

09/22/2019, 07:09 pm

Whether it's for your curiosity, your health or for working out exactly how much to bill your clients, it's much better to know what exactly you do on your Macs and iOS devices. Screen Time will do exactly that -- and there are alternatives that do it better.

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How to make more use of Notification Center in macOS

09/15/2019, 04:09 pm

There is a whole extra facet to your Mac that gives you fast information and quick access to tools, but most of us simply forget that it's there. Here's how to use it and how to get more out of Notification Center.

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New iPhones, and the greatest ever cull of Mac games on the AppleInsider Podcast

09/06/2019, 09:09 am

Ahead of next week's iPhone event, William Gallagher and Mike Wuerthele talk about what's definitely coming and what's definitely not. Plus Mike talks about why the move to macOS Catalina is going to permanently break an awful lot of games.

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Apple's Catalyst polarizes developers ahead of iOS 13, Catalina launch

09/04/2019, 10:09 am

After months of working with Catalyst, and just ahead of the release of macOS Catalina, developers have thoughts on what's good and what's still surprisingly bad about Apple's project to get iOS apps on the Mac.

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How to update your Steam install to 64-bit before macOS Catalina

09/03/2019, 03:09 pm

Yes, the Steam client itself is 64-bits, and most of your games probably are too, but if you've had an install for a while, your client is probably only 32-bit. Here's how to make sure you've got a Steam client compatible with macOS Catalina.

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Tariffs have begun on imports of HomePods, AirPods and desktop Macs

09/01/2019, 05:09 am

The US Trade Representative has implemented President Trump's planned 30% tariff on goods, including Apple products such as Macs and audio devices, that are imported from China.

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Review: G-Drive ArmorATD is a rugged drive with some style

08/30/2019, 01:08 pm

The rugged G-Drive ArmorATD from G-Technology is a great looking external USB-C drive that can withstand the elements.

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Today's best Apple deals see latest Macs drop to $699 and up

08/20/2019, 02:08 pm

Apple Authorized Resellers continue to slash prices on Apple's latest products, with the current Mac mini falling to $699 online and 2019 MacBook Pros up to $500 off. These Apple deals are subject to change at any time, with some of the record-breaking discounts ending soon.

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How to take a screenshot on a Mac - the comprehensive guide

08/19/2019, 02:08 pm

If you ever wondered how to take a screenshot on a Mac, here's a comprehensive guide of not only how to do it, but every option available to you from Apple and third-party apps.

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Editorial: Apple's use of 'iPhone Pro' is a marketing label, not a personal description

08/16/2019, 11:08 am

Rumors of Apple releasing an 'iPhone Pro' are again sparking debate over who is a Pro user and who is 'just' a consumer. This is a pointless yet damaging argument to have, and always will be.

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