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Topic: macOS

Hands on: Plugable USB-C NVMe drive enclosure brings cost-effective speed to external storage

02/13/2019, 09:02 am

Announced on Wednesday, Plugable's new NVMe SSD enclosure is tool-free, and utilizes the full speed of USB 3.1 type C generation 2.

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Mac desktop shootout -- $3500 iMac 5K versus $1700 Mac mini

02/12/2019, 02:02 pm

The first computer that comes to mind for an Apple desktop for best performance for less than $3500 is the iMac 5K with lots of upgrades, but the Mac mini gives it a run for its money. AppleInsider details two high-end options for the iMac 5K and Mac mini, and compares them head-to-head.

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Apple being sued because two-factor authentication on an iPhone or Mac takes too much time

02/09/2019, 02:02 pm

A class action suit has been filed that accuses Apple's two-factor authentication of being too disruptive to users, taking too much time out of a user's day when it is needed, and abusive since it can't be rolled back to a less safe login method after 14 days.

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Apple's T2 proving troublesome for some professional audio interface users

02/07/2019, 09:02 am

Macs equipped with Apple's T2 coprocessor are causing serious problems for some people using Thunderbolt and USB professional audio interfaces, whether for sound or video work.

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How to get more from Terminal and use it to control your Mac

02/06/2019, 01:02 pm

Even without becoming an expert in Apple's Terminal app, you can use simple commands to achieve things your Mac won't let you do in any other way. If you're just getting used to Terminal, AppleInsider has some more tips for you.

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Researcher demos new macOS Keychain exploit, holds data from Apple in protest

02/06/2019, 09:02 am

A veteran security researcher this week revealed the existence of a new macOS Keychain exploit, while controversially saying he wouldn't share details with Apple because of its bug bounty policies.

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Apple rolls out second public betas of iOS 12.2, macOS Mojave 10.14.4, tvOS 12.2

02/05/2019, 01:02 pm

Arriving one day after their developer counterparts, Apple has issued a second round of public beta builds for iOS 12.2, macOS Mojave 10.14.4, and tvOS 12.2 for testing.

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Apple offers second developer betas of iOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, tvOS 12.2, macOS 10.14.4 for testing

02/04/2019, 01:02 pm

Apple has pushed out its second round of developer betas to those enrolled in the company's test program, with new second betas of iOS 12.2, macOS Mojave 14.14.4, tvOS 12.2, and watchOS 5.2 now available to download.

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New 'CookieMiner' malware aims to steal cryptocurrency logins from Mac owners

01/31/2019, 10:01 am

Newly-discovered Mac malware is geared toward stealing browser cookies for cryptocurrency exchanges such as Coinbase and Bittrex, security researchers say.

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How to get more from Mojave's updated Dock or learn how to replace it entirely

01/28/2019, 02:01 pm

Now that Apple has updated the Dock in macOS Mojave, it's time to look at it again -- even if you then decide to ditch it in favor of third-party alternatives.

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Apple pushes first public betas for macOS 10.14.4, iOS 12.2, and tvOS 12.2

01/28/2019, 01:01 pm

Following last week's recommencement of the beta cycle and the first batch of developer betas for this round, Apple has issued a new public beta for macOS 10.14.4, iOS 12.2, and tvOS 12.2.

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Apple to simplify Safari AutoFill with Touch ID support in macOS 10.14.4

01/25/2019, 08:01 pm

According to a new Settings menu option in Apple's macOS 10.14.4 beta release, the upcoming Mac operating system will allow users to complete Safari AutoFill operations with Touch ID on systems that support the authentication hardware.

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How to fix font problems on your Mac that can make Safari and Mail unreadable

01/25/2019, 12:01 pm

Suddenly Safari or Mail are showing you rows of question marks instead of readable text and you know it's because you've changed fonts somehow, yet figuring out how to fix it is less than obvious. Fortunately, we have a solution.

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Apple issues first developer betas of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.1.2, watchOS 5.2, and macOS 10.14.4

01/24/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple has once again restarted its beta testing program following its latest public operating system releases, with new first-round developer betas of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, and macOS 10.14.4.

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Apple releases iOS 12.1.3, macOS 10.14.3, watchOS 5.1.3, and tvOS 12.1.2

01/22/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple has completed its latest round of beta testing, issuing final release updates of iOS 12.1.3, macOS 10.14.3, watchOS 5.1.3, and tvOS 12.1.2 for use by the general public.

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Apple rolls out fourth developer & public beta of iOS 12.1.3, fourth developer beta of macOS 10.14.3

01/10/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple has deployed the latest iOS beta for both its developer and public testing builds, with participants in either program now able to update to the fourth build.

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Apple issues third developer betas for iOS 12.1.3, macOS 10.14.3, watchOS 5.1.3, tvOS 12.1.2 [u]

01/07/2019, 01:01 pm

Following a break for the holidays, Apple has issued a new batch of developer betas for testing, with third beta builds of iOS 12.1.3, macOS 10.14.3, watchOS 5.1.3, and tvOS 12.1.2 now available for download

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Final day: Enter to win a Disk Drill Pro license for easy data recovery

01/07/2019, 01:01 pm

AppleInsider is partnering with CleverFiles this week to offer readers the chance to win a Disk Drill Pro license, allowing for data recovery with support for over 200 file types. Ten winners will each receive a Pro license for Mac or Windows valued at $89.

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Adding iTunes to Samsung TV is a great move in Apple's long game that it has been playing for years

01/07/2019, 10:01 am

This will hurt sales of Apple TV 4K but in every other way, but adding iTunes Movies and TV Shows to Samsung television sets fits what Apple has been doing since at least the first days of the iPod. And, it's not over yet -- AppleInsider examines the origins of Apple's plan and just how it's setting the firm up for the future.

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How to use Safari's saved passwords in other Mac apps

01/04/2019, 01:01 pm

Safari will handily offer you the right password when you want to log into a website but it appears useless if you need the same login for an app. AppleInsider shows you how to use Safari's stored passwords wherever you need.

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