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Topic: Mac

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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FAA prohibits recalled MacBook Pros on flights due to fire risk

08/13/2019, 07:08 pm

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration recently notified major airlines of Apple's recall of certain MacBook Pro models, effectively banning the impacted laptops from passenger and cargo planes as they pose a potential fire hazard.

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How to check which Mac apps are 32-bit and won't work in macOS Catalina

08/13/2019, 01:08 pm

Check right now what 32-bits apps you still have, because they won't run at all after you've upgraded to Apple's macOS Catalina in September.

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Microsoft found a man named 'Mac Book' to tout Surface Laptop 2

07/31/2019, 08:07 pm

Apple's MacBook Air is the target of Microsoft's latest ad, which cleverly enlists the help of a man named "Mac" Book to tout the new Surface Laptop 2.

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Back to School Buyers Guide: Which desktop is the best Mac for college?

07/31/2019, 03:07 pm

It's easy to assume that a student will need a notebook Mac, but if you're going to be based in one place, a desktop one can be a much better value. You just have to know which features really matter when choosing the best Mac for college.

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Editorial: Apple's Q319 earnings destroy a mountain of fake data and false reporting

07/31/2019, 09:07 am

Apple's continuing performance as a market-responsive, commercially savvy innovator is destroying feebleminded media narratives that seek to portray the company as helpless and befuddled. It also demonstrates that the real incompetence lies in bad reporting by sloppy journalists seeking to deliver titillating headlines rather than accurate, factual portrayals of the industry.

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What Apple's T2 chip does in your new MacBook Air or MacBook Pro

07/29/2019, 12:07 pm

Apple says the T2 is a security chip, and if all it did were keep your data more secure, it would be worth it. Yet this little processor does so much else, and it has a startling effect on performance.

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New 16-inch MacBook Pro rumored to fit screen in current 15-inch case

07/29/2019, 06:07 am

Reports from the supply chain claim that Apple is achieving a bigger screen with its 16-inch MacBook Pro by utilizing narrower bezels, allowing it to use the same case as the current 15-inch model.

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Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro & the ARM Mac on the AppleInsider Podcast

07/26/2019, 08:07 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about the 16-inch MacBook Pro rumors, just how effective Facebook's $5 billion fine from the FTC will be, and the pending antitrust investigation into big tech companies.

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Review: The 2019 MacBook Air carries the legacy of the line very well

07/25/2019, 01:07 pm

Apple has updated the MacBook Air alongside the MacBook Pro. We've spent the past couple weeks with the newly revamped Air to see how it performs as Apple's new entry-level portable Mac.

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How to speed up working on your Mac by making windows snap into position

07/24/2019, 03:07 pm

Get your Mac to rearrange all of those overlapping document windows you've got, and instead make it possible to see what you need, when you need it.

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Why Apple's Macs can now ditch Intel x86 and shift to ARM

07/24/2019, 08:07 am

In 2005, Steve Jobs announced that Apple would transition Macs to use PC-standard Intel x86 processors. Fifteen years later, Apple appears poised to make another CPU shift that could prove to be far more significant in the future of technology. Here's why.

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