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Topic: macOS

Ex-Workflow employee publishes library of 150 Siri Shortcuts

09/23/2019, 02:09 pm

An employee of Siri Shortcuts progenitor Workflow has shared a collection of over 150 Siri Shortcuts for people to use, providing a way for iOS users to get more out of the virtual assistant's automation toolkit.

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How to use Screen Time to control your Mac and iOS use

09/22/2019, 07:09 pm

Whether it's for your curiosity, your health or for working out exactly how much to bill your clients, it's much better to know what exactly you do on your Macs and iOS devices. Screen Time will do exactly that -- and there are alternatives that do it better.

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How to make more use of Notification Center in macOS

09/15/2019, 04:09 pm

There is a whole extra facet to your Mac that gives you fast information and quick access to tools, but most of us simply forget that it's there. Here's how to use it and how to get more out of Notification Center.

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Review: The Tap Strap keyboard is a unique, but complicated, solution to typing

09/15/2019, 01:09 pm

The Tap Strap keyboard is a series of Bluetooth enabled rings that help you to type quickly with just one hand -- but how well does it really work?

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Apple updates 'Sign in with Apple' & kids privacy rules for developers

09/12/2019, 02:09 pm

Apple has released new updates outlining the deadlines for implementing both "Sign in with Apple" as well as complying with Apple's new regulations for children's apps.

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Slack now has dark mode on macOS, here's how to turn it on

09/12/2019, 12:09 pm

Much to the relief of night owls everywhere, Slack has finally released a dark mode for macOS, Windows, and Linux. Here's how to banish the white background, and head over to the dark.

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Long, optical Thunderbolt 3 cables are coming soon

09/11/2019, 11:09 am

Sonnet is teaming up with Archiware to demonstrate the first in a line of optical Thunderbolt 3 cables, allowing for high-speed data transfers across the protocol at long range.

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Apple releases iOS 13 GM to developers alongside new betas of iOS 13.1, iPadOS 13.1, tvOS 13 and macOS Catalina

09/10/2019, 04:09 pm

Apple has shifted on to another round of developer betas for testing, with updated third builds of iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1 accompanied by the tenth milestone version beta of tvOS 13, and the gold master version of iOS 13.

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Apple Arcade available on September 19, play all you want for $4.99 a month

09/10/2019, 01:09 pm

Apple has launched its new gaming service, Apple Arcade, featuring a play-all-you-want subscription model.

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New iPhones, and the greatest ever cull of Mac games on the AppleInsider Podcast

09/06/2019, 09:09 am

Ahead of next week's iPhone event, William Gallagher and Mike Wuerthele talk about what's definitely coming and what's definitely not. Plus Mike talks about why the move to macOS Catalina is going to permanently break an awful lot of games.

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Apple's Catalyst polarizes developers ahead of iOS 13, Catalina launch

09/04/2019, 10:09 am

After months of working with Catalyst, and just ahead of the release of macOS Catalina, developers have thoughts on what's good and what's still surprisingly bad about Apple's project to get iOS apps on the Mac.

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Western Digital updates My Passport for Mac with up to 5TB of USB-C storage

09/04/2019, 05:09 am

Western Digital has updated its popular My Passport for Mac drives with a new 5TB model and new colors to complement the fresh design.

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Supposed leaked Apple document reveals 'iPhone 11' branding, OS release dates, new iPads in October, more

09/03/2019, 10:09 pm

A supposedly leaked internal document reveals a wealth of information regarding Apple's fall product lineup, including the names and release timelines of new iPhone, Apple Watch and iPad models, operating system release dates and more.

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Apple eases app notarization conditions ahead of macOS Catalina release

09/03/2019, 08:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday adjusted app notarization requirements for macOS Catalina ahead of the operating system's launch this fall, saying it will temporarily ease a stringent set of prerequisites as developers work to bring their apps in compliance with the new guidelines.

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How to update your Steam install to 64-bit before macOS Catalina

09/03/2019, 03:09 pm

Yes, the Steam client itself is 64-bits, and most of your games probably are too, but if you've had an install for a while, your client is probably only 32-bit. Here's how to make sure you've got a Steam client compatible with macOS Catalina.

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USB 4 is here, and is essentially Thunderbolt 3

09/03/2019, 12:09 pm

After a tease in March, the USB Implementation Forum has declared that it has completed the USB 4 standard, implementing the USB-C connector, plus 40Gbps speed and other features of Thunderbolt 3.

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Firefox macOS test build is far better for your battery life

09/03/2019, 10:09 am

Firefox on macOS will soon be more beneficial to MacBook Air and MacBook Pro users who want to preserve battery life, with Nightly builds of the Mozilla-produced browser now requiring as little as a third of the power of the main public release to render web pages.

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Apple opening up repair parts and tools to more third-party repair shops

08/29/2019, 08:08 am

Apple has announced a new repair program, offering more independent repair businesses of all sizes the same genuine parts, tools, training, repair manuals, and diagnostics as its Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers.

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Apple releases seventh developer beta of macOS 10.15 Catalina

08/28/2019, 01:08 pm

One day after releasing the first iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1 betas, Apple has provided participants of its beta program with a new seventh build of macOS 10.15 Catalina for testing.

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Apple announces plans to improve Siri's privacy protections for users

08/28/2019, 11:08 am

Apple's review of Siri privacy guarantees has completed, and the company is making a few changes going forward to further ensure users' privacy and data safety.

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