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Topic: macOS

What app-specific iCloud passwords are and when Apple forces you to use them

09/10/2018, 01:09 pm

Sometimes, an app wants your iCloud credentials for legitimate reasons, and Apple has app-specific passwords to keep your data safe -- but, there are limits to them that Apple doesn't mention. AppleInsider shows you what they do, plus how and when to use them.

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App Roundup: Pixelmator Pro, Skype, Firefox, Minecraft: Education Edition, more!

09/08/2018, 08:09 am

The App Stores and other digital marketplaces are inundated with new apps and updates to existing releases every day. AppleInsider highlights some of the new additions, software updates, and other changes that took place across the last week.

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More malicious apps found in Mac App Store that are stealing user data

09/07/2018, 04:09 pm

A number of apps in the Mac App Store have been found to be stealing data from its users, acquiring sensitive information and sending it to the developer, including one app which was the top paid utility available in the store before its removal.

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Evernote might be in trouble, so here's how to get your notes out of it completely and safely

09/05/2018, 02:09 pm

We wish the company well -- but while there's any chance it's in trouble, we at least want a backup of our information, and we want it accessible in one of the firm's rivals. There's much more to backing up than copying notes, though, so AppleInsider shows you how to be certain you save everything.

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Remote macOS exploit using custom URL schemes demonstrated by security researcher

09/05/2018, 12:09 am

Researchers demoed a recently discovered exploit in macOS that allows malware to be remotely installed on a target machine through the use of custom URL handlers in Safari.

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Skype users can now record calls on Mac and iOS

09/04/2018, 08:09 pm

Microsoft on Tuesday added call recording functionality to its Skype voice and video calling service, an oft-requested feature that will add platform value for a wide swath of users, from professionals to on-the-go podcasters.

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Apple pushes out tenth developer beta for macOS Mojave [u]

09/04/2018, 01:09 pm

Barely a week away from the Sept. 12 event, Apple has released a new developer beta of macOS 10.14 Mojave, the tenth beta of the milestone operating system release.

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How to work around Split View's rough edges on the Mac to make it the tool it should be

09/04/2018, 11:09 am

If you've ever used this macOS feature, you know it's useful -- but you also how clunky it is when you want to stop or to change the apps in view. AppleInsider shows you the quickest ways to use it and when alternative apps are better.

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App Roundup: Google Duo, Office 365, Reeder 3, Viber, more!

09/01/2018, 08:09 am

In the constantly-changing landscape of the iOS and Mac App Store, and other software marketplaces, new apps and updates to existing titles are announced all the time. AppleInsider highlights some of the more notable app introductions and software updates for iOS and macOS that arrived over the last few days.

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Beyond the new 'iPhone Xs,' what to expect from Apple's Sept. 12 'Gather round' special event

08/30/2018, 04:08 pm

Now the invitation is out, you could brace yourself for speculation, wild predictions, a lot of wishful thinking, and a few Apple leaks. AppleInsider examines Apple's hardware lineup, detailing what we might see -- and exactly why.

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Tested: MacBook Pro Fortnite gaming with a $1500 AMD WX 9100 eGPU

08/30/2018, 11:08 am

AMD's Radeon Pro WX 9100 is billed as a workstation graphics card, but how does it perform as a gaming GPU for Mac? We pair the WX 9100 with Sonnet's GFX Breakaway Box to find out.

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Apple issues second macOS High Sierra Supplemental Update for 2018 MacBook Pro users

08/28/2018, 01:08 pm

Apple has issued a second supplemental update for macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, a patch intended to be used by the latest MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models, in order to improve the "stability and reliability" of the operating system.

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How to use Keynote's hidden presentation features to hold your audience's attention

08/28/2018, 12:08 pm

It isn't enough to finely craft a Keynote presentation if it is poorly delivered, AppleInsider examines the many ways that Apple's Keynote can help improve how you actually present your slideshow to audiences.

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Hands on: Airmail 3.6 for Mac updated with fix for security issue

08/27/2018, 03:08 pm

Together with its companion iOS app, Airmail is far from perfect but its features are well worth the quirks now that it has been patched. AppleInsider checks it out, post-security update.

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How to use Apple's Keynote on the Mac and iPad to prepare compelling presentations

08/27/2018, 02:08 pm

AppleInsider looks at the little-used extra tools in Keynote that make creating presentations faster, clearer and more powerful.

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Apple distributes eleventh iOS 12, ninth macOS Mojave and tvOS 12 developer betas [u]

08/27/2018, 01:08 pm

Apple has issued the latest round of betas for its milestone operating systems, with developers now able to test out the eleventh beta for iOS 12, and the ninth betas of macOS 10.14 Mojave and tvOS 12.

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Testing an AMD WX 9100 eGPU with the 15-inch i9 MacBook Pro

08/25/2018, 11:08 am

Apple's eGPU support extends beyond consumer-grade cards. AppleInsider takes a look at the AMD Radeon Pro WX 9100 GPU workstation card, inside a Sonnet eGFX 650 Breakaway Box.

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App Roundup: Evernote, Tropico, Jamf Now, Rome: Total War, more!

08/25/2018, 08:08 am

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

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Hands on: TextSoap 8 cleans up your text for online and publishers

08/23/2018, 02:08 pm

TextSoap 8 is supremely handy, easy to start. and hard to master -- but so very powerful for writers of all ability levels.

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What's new in macOS Mojave beta 8

08/22/2018, 11:08 am

The eighth beta of macOS Mojave was released on Monday and while we are close to release, it seems we could still stand to see a few more performance improvements ahead of the full release.

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