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Topic: macOS

Apple working on ways to use an iPad as a display for the Mac

04/16/2019, 09:04 am

The next version of macOS is expected to add a feature, codenamed "Sidecar," which lets you extend your Mac's desktop to a second monitor or even iPad -- functionally the same way as the third-party Luna Display and other software utilities.

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macOS 10.15's standalone Music, Podcasts & TV app details & icons revealed

04/10/2019, 10:04 am

A report on Wednesday reinforced evidence that the next major version of macOS will have standalone Music, Podcasts, and TV apps, also giving a glimpse at new icons.

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Second public beta builds of iOS 12.3, tvOS 12.3, and macOS 10.14.5 now available to download

04/09/2019, 01:04 pm

Apple has issued the second public betas of iOS 12.3, tvOS 12.3, and macOS 10.14.5 for testing, just one day after the developer counterpart builds were offered up to download by participants in the test program.

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Apple amping up requirements for app notarization starting in macOS 10.14.5

04/09/2019, 07:04 am

All new apps developed using a fresh Developer ID must be notarized to pass through Gatekeeper from macOS 10.14.5 onwards, Apple has advised, with the extra security process requirement landing ahead of an expansion to all macOS software in a future update.

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Apple posts second developer betas of iOS 12.3, tvOS 12.3, macOS 10.14.5, watchOS 5.2.1

04/08/2019, 01:04 pm

Apple has moved onto the second round of developer betas, offering new builds of iOS 12.3, tvOS 12.3, watchOS 5.2.1, and macOS 10.14.5 for participants of its developer testing program to download.

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Evidence of standalone Music, Podcasts apps for macOS surfaces, signals iTunes breakup

04/05/2019, 06:04 pm

Noted developer Steve Troughton-Smith on Friday said he is confident that Apple is working on new, standalone Music, Podcast and potentially Books apps for macOS, suggesting the company plans to dismantle its lumbering iTunes giant.

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Adobe updates Creative Cloud video and audio tools ahead of NAB

04/03/2019, 09:04 am

Ahead of the NAB Show in Las Vegas this weekend, Adobe on Wednesday unveiled a wealth of enhancements to its video and audio editing software suite, with significant new features added to Creative Cloud apps like Premiere Pro, After Effects and more.

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Radeon VII will be compatible with macOS Mojave 10.14.5

04/02/2019, 12:04 pm

Now available at retail, AMD's Radeon VII graphics card can be used in a Thunderbolt 3 eGPU enclosure with the latest macOS Mojave beta.

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Macs sold in China no longer able to display Taiwanese flag

03/29/2019, 01:03 pm

Following Monday's release of macOS 10.14.4, Macs sold in China are reportedly no longer displaying the Taiwanese flag emoji -- though it's apparently easy to rectify the issue.

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Jamf's Apple device management platform gets Google sign-on support

03/28/2019, 01:03 pm

Jamf's Apple device management platform is being upgraded with Google Cloud Identity support, letting corporate and educational users quickly access their Mac apps.

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Apple seeds first macOS 10.14.5 beta to developers

03/27/2019, 04:03 pm

Apple on Wednesday released the first beta of macOS 10.14.5 for developer testing, joining seeds of iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3.

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Alongside efforts to drive coding competency, Apple releases Swift 5 with ABI compatibility, new features

03/27/2019, 03:03 pm

This week, Apple's Swift programing language team released version 5 for use in Xcode 10.2, reaching the milestone of ABI stability-- compatibility with code compiled with future versions of Swift compilers-- and introducing new coding features for developers. Swift as a language is maturing alongside Apple's efforts to make code development an attainable skill for students.

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Some macOS Mojave 10.14.4 users having problems with Gmail & G Suite authentication in Apple Mail

03/27/2019, 07:03 am

While it does not appear to be affecting all users, a number of people are reporting being unable to access their G suite or Gmail accounts when using Apple's Mail app, since updating to macOS Mojave 10.14.4.

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Apple releases macOS Mojave 10.14.4 with Apple News+ integration, more

03/25/2019, 07:03 pm

Hours after the release of iOS 12.2 on Monday, Apple pushed out the latest version of its Mac operating system, macOS 10.14.4 Mojave, with support for the recently announced Apple News+ subscription service.

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Apple releases updates for iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2 with new Animoji, HomeKit TV support [u]

03/25/2019, 03:03 pm

Apple has publicly released iOS 12.2 and tvOS 12.2 just after its special event, with the latest versions of the operating systems now available to download by all iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple TV users.

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Apple debuts subscription 'Apple News+' integrating magazines & other publications

03/25/2019, 01:03 pm

At Apple's "its show time" event, Apple has debuted a paid news subscription called "Apple News+" integrating traditional magazines into Apple News. The service launches in the US for $9.99 per month and in Canada for $12.99 today, with other countries to follow.

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Final Cut Pro & iMovie for Mac update preps for macOS dropping 32-bit support

03/21/2019, 02:03 pm

Apple on Thursday updated its two Mac video editing suites, Final Cut Pro and iMovie, with tools geared to ensure videos remain compatible as macOS drops all 32-bit app support.

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Two critical zero-day Safari vulnerabilities exposed at Vancouver security conference

03/21/2019, 11:03 am

Two major Safari security flaws were uncovered at this week's Pwn2Own conference in Vancouver, one of which could seize full control of a targeted Mac.

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Microsoft brings formerly Windows-centric Defender antivirus to macOS

03/21/2019, 08:03 am

Reflecting its increasingly platform-agnostic stance, Microsoft on Thursday revealed plans to bring its Defender antivirus software to the Mac, if initially in limited form.

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Updated AirPods specs signal major iOS, macOS & watchOS updates next week

03/20/2019, 09:03 am

Hidden in the specifications for Apple's new AirPods is the fact they require macOS 10.14.4, iOS 12.2, or watchOS 5.2 -- updates that are still in beta, therefore signaling their imminent public launch.

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