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Topic: macOS

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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How to take screen recordings on Mac, iOS and Apple TV

08/24/2019, 02:08 pm

Apple has provided ways to record videos of your Mac, iOS, and Apple TV screens, but it doesn't make it easy to figure out how to do it. Here's how to get it done.

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'iPhone 11' camera & new 'A13' chip element will provide far better photography

08/22/2019, 07:08 am

A new "iPhone 11" rumor roundup has been posted mostly repeating what has been said before -- but Bloomberg's Mark Gurman is predicting big improvements from the triple lens camera for photographers and videographers.

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Huge lineup of new 2019 iPhone & Apple Watch models revealed by regulatory filings [u]

08/21/2019, 10:08 am

Apple's fall lineup of products spanning iOS, watchOS, and macOS devices have been spotted in a large filing made with the Eurasian Economic Commission.

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Apple, Google, Mozilla take steps to block Kazakhstan government surveillance

08/21/2019, 09:08 am

Following moves by Google and Mozilla to block a Kazakhstan government-mandated certificate that facilitated state-sponsored internet surveillance, Apple has done the same in Safari.

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Apple Arcade offers easy sign-ups, installations through Mac App Store

08/20/2019, 02:08 pm

Mac users will discover an already familiar usability experience when Apple Arcade goes live, with a trial of the service and the currently-available six titles revealing not only that they can be downloaded and installed through the macOS App Store, but also the quality of games the service will offer.

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Apple releases sixth developer beta of macOS 10.15 Catalina [u]

08/19/2019, 01:08 pm

Continuing the newest round of developer betas for its milestone operating systems, Apple has provided participants of its beta program with a new sixth build of macOS 10.15 Catalina for testing.

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How to transfer playlists from Spotify to Apple Music

08/18/2019, 04:08 pm

So you've decided to move from from one streaming service to another but you don't want to leave behind years of painstakingly curated playlists and collections of songs, albums, and artists. We've got the perfect solution -- here's how to take all your playlists with you.

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YouTuber iJustine launches Final Cut Pro X training app for macOS

08/15/2019, 11:08 am

Prominent YouTube personality iJustine is moving into education, partnering with Ripple Training to produce a course on how to use Final Cut Pro X, one that could help inspire the next generation of content creators to produce their own videos for the streaming service.

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Review: The Doxie Go SE portable scanner will help you organize your life

08/14/2019, 10:08 am

The Doxie Go SE is an ultraportable scanner that doesn't require a computer in order to use it. It's great for those last straggling bits of old paperwork, photos, and artwork that you haven't converted to digital formats yet.

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How to check which Mac apps are 32-bit and won't work in macOS Catalina

08/13/2019, 01:08 pm

Check right now what 32-bits apps you still have, because they won't run at all after you've upgraded to Apple's macOS Catalina in September.

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