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Topic: Mac

Editorial: Apple's move to ARM is possible because most users want power more than compatibility

06/21/2019, 09:06 am

What was once at least a concern and often the barrier that stopped Mac sales, cross-platform software compatibility is now mostly irrelevant to the wider user base -- and we all stand to benefit.

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Apple macOS Catalina, Catalyst, and SwiftUI excitement, on the AppleInsider Podcast

06/21/2019, 08:06 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor enthuse about Affinity Publisher, the newest desktop publishing app from Serif Labs. And while Kano PC partners with Microsoft to take on the iPad in education, Jamf reports that people in the workplace strongly prefer Macs to PCs.

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Mac page design app Affinity Publisher comes out of beta

06/19/2019, 01:06 pm

The long-awaited page layout app Affinity Publisher has launched after an extended public beta period. Alongside its own design tools, the app leverages its sister Affinity products to create a publishing workflow.

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Reminder: iWork '09 & some iMovie files won't work in macOS Catalina

06/19/2019, 11:06 am

If you've been hanging on to a popular version of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, or have some iMovie files relying on older plugins, time's up. You're going to have to take some steps in order to move to macOS Catalina.

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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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