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Topic: Mac

Review: Satechi M1 wireless mouse gets the aluminum treatment

06/18/2019, 02:06 pm

Satechi has given the aluminum treatment to every accessory under the sun from headphones to mousepads. An aluminum mouse was an appropriate extension of that design aesthetic -- hence the Satechi M1. This mouse is a simple, sleek mouse that is made primarily from lightweight anodized aluminum and comes in four different finishes to match your Mac.

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How to use Tags in macOS Mojave and Catalina

06/14/2019, 01:06 pm

Apple seems to have decided that tags for the Mac didn't need changes, with no improvements coming in macOS Catalina. Yet, when you know how to use what we've already got, tags can become a superb way to organize your files.

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High-end users on 'Why I'm buying the new Mac Pro'

06/14/2019, 10:06 am

Apple aimed the new Mac Pro at the most demanding of all high-end users, so we went to users like that and asked what they thought. Video editors, medical experts and the Department of Defense are all considering this new Mac closely.

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Editorial: New Mac Pro highlights the gap Apple isn't filling

06/13/2019, 07:06 am

Apple now has a Mac for every type of user -- except for ones who want expandability more than they need a display or the power of the new Mac Pro.

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Apple's Screen Time for macOS Catalina is a tool, not a nanny

06/09/2019, 01:06 pm

Screen Time on the Mac will prevent you over-using social media and it will encourage you to step away from your Mac. Yet it's still up to you whether or how much you let it help you.

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Apple denied dismissal of 'unwieldy' dust filter class action lawsuit

06/07/2019, 10:06 am

An attempt by Apple to dismiss a proposed class action lawsuit over a lack of air filters in the design of MacBooks and iMacs has been denied by a California District Court judge, as the motion to dismiss the "unwieldy" complaint was apparently "also unwieldy" in its own right.

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How to use your iPad as a display in macOS Catalina with Sidecar [u]

06/05/2019, 06:06 pm

In macOS Catalina, an iPad running iPadOS can be a secondary display for your Mac with a single click using Sidecar. Here is everything you need to know to use Sidecar for yourself, when Catalina and iPadOS ship.

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Hands on with our favorite features in macOS Catalina

06/05/2019, 09:06 am

Apple is bringing sweeping changes to macOS 10.15 Catalina, and we've gone hands-on to highlight the biggest and best features of the new update.

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How to prepare for macOS Catalina by organizing your iTunes library

06/04/2019, 01:06 pm

You've got years upon years of music, film and TV clogging up your library and you're not really sure where it all is. Take some time now to let your Mac sort out your iTunes library before you move to macOS Catalina.

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Apple's macOS Catalina is first to require app notarization by default

06/03/2019, 04:06 pm

Apps that have not passed through Apple's software security process will be prevented from running on macOS Catalina by an updated version of Gatekeeper.

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Apple reveals which Macs will run macOS Catalina

06/03/2019, 03:06 pm

Users looking to benefit from Apple's forthcoming macOS Catalina innovations will need to have a desktop Mac or MacBook Pro from 2012 or later, or a MacBook from 2015 onwards.

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You can use your iPad as a second display with Sidecar in macOS Catalina

06/03/2019, 03:06 pm

In the latest update to macOS, Apple is adding official native support for utilizing an iPad running iOS 13 as an external monitor.

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Review: 2019 15-inch eight-core MacBook Pro - Refinement before redesign

06/02/2019, 07:06 pm

Apple's new flagship eight-core 15-inch MacBook Pro may not have a flashy new exterior, but it is a high-performing machine that is finally everything Apple envisioned for this design.

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Review: 2019 13-inch MacBook Pro -- ultimate refinement without revolution

06/01/2019, 11:06 am

Apple's latest 13-inch MacBook Pro is here and with it comes another iterative spec bump. This year it is further about refinement, improving not only the performance of the machine but the reliability of the keyboard. AppleInsider has spent the last couple weeks with the new machine to see how refined Apple's changes ultimately are.

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Benchmarking the eight-core 2019 MacBook Pro with Vega 20 graphics

05/27/2019, 02:05 pm

Apple latest and greatest 2019 MacBook Pro with 8-core i9 processor and Radeon Pro Vega 20 graphics is on our test bench, so let's see how fast it really is.

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Tested: Thermal throttling and performance in the eight-core 2019 MacBook Pro

05/26/2019, 05:05 pm

AppleInsider has the new eight-core 2019 MacBook Pro on hand. Given the drama surrounding the thermal condition in the six-core MacBook Pro when it launched in 2018, it's time to evaluate the thermal situation in the new high-end model that was a big issue for its predecessor.

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What to expect at 2019 WWDC: macOS 10.15, and maybe the Mac Pro

05/24/2019, 09:05 am

Apple's next macOS is certain to bring new features to help get iOS apps onto the Mac -- but it's also certain to lose features like Dashboard and any 32-bit apps. Here's what we expect to hear from Apple about the Mac at this year's WWDC.

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Apple says these Macs may not be patched for future vulnerabilities similar to 'ZombieLoad'

05/16/2019, 08:05 am

Several pre-2011 Macs could still be vulnerable to "ZombieLoad"-like security exploits, and Apple can't fix that because Intel won't release the necessary microcode updates.

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How to get more from the Finder's windows and its hidden power features

05/10/2019, 12:05 pm

It's the first thing you see when you switch on your Mac -- but then you might not look at it again for the rest of the day. Yet if you take some time to see what the Finder can do for you just in its regular windows and it'll become a tool instead of simply where you keep that pretty wallpaper.

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How Apple's Macs lost an early lead in video gaming

05/09/2019, 06:05 am

Apple's investment of hundreds of millions of dollars into Apple Arcade is not only one of the biggest bets it has ever made to draw attention to iOS, but is certainly also its largest effort yet to promote video gaming in particular. Take a look back at the history of gaming on the Mac to see why it is necessary.

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