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Topic: Mac OS X

Thunderbolt, Thunderbolt 2 eGPU compatibility purged from macOS High Sierra beta 5

03/14/2018, 10:03 am

Monday's update to the High Sierra 10.13.4 beta has continued to advance external GPU technology, but at a cost -- older hardware using Thunderbolt 2 including the cylinder Mac Pro -- are out out luck at present.


'Calendar 2' returns to Mac App Store after Apple takedown, developer to put cryptocurrency mining proceeds toward improved features

03/13/2018, 08:03 pm

Popular scheduling app "Calendar 2" returned to the Mac App Store on Tuesday after an earlier version of the software sparked concern over its integration of a cryptocurrency miner, with developer Qbix confirming Apple pulled the software citing excessive resource utilization.


Hands on: visual clipboard manager Paste 2 is updated for the Mac and comes to iOS

03/13/2018, 01:03 pm

You probably need an app like this, but the unique features in Paste 2 could push you all-in on the idea, or force you out completely.


Hands on: Fine tune apps that launch on your Mac at boot with Startupizer 2

03/13/2018, 09:03 am

Mac users who need to manage apps that load at startup, but want greater control than macOS' existing settings can offer need to look at Startupizer 2, a tool providing extensive and flexible organization of when an app launches after logging in, or in some cases, if an app will load at all.


Hands on: Agenda 2.0 for Mac is a beautiful new notes app with unique calendar features

03/12/2018, 02:03 pm

Sometimes, a new and fresh look at what a class of app can do is what you need to like an app, but it can also be a turn-off if it lacks something you need.


Hands on: Use A Better Finder Rename 10 on your Mac to wrangle file names

03/11/2018, 12:03 pm

A Better Finder Rename is a tool akin to a sledgehammer for file name changes on the Mac, but used precisely, sometimes a big hammer is what you need.


Hands on: Tighten up the creep of Menubar apps in macOS with Bartender 3

03/09/2018, 11:03 am

Bartender, by Surtees Studios, can make your Mac Menubar work harder for you in with a cleaner presentation -- but not all apps play nice.


Hands on: Things 3.4 for Mac and iPhone connects apps to generate To Do tasks faster

03/08/2018, 12:03 pm

If you're willing to adjust and learn a few tricks, the new tools in Things 3.4 are a boon for both you and developers of your favorite apps.


Hands on: Twitterrific 5.2.4 will make you like Twitter on the Mac again

03/05/2018, 10:03 am

In the wake of Twitter killing the official Mac app, there's going to be a power vacuum -- and Twitterrific can, and does, fill it.


Stream Xbox One games to your Mac with OneCast

03/01/2018, 08:03 pm

Xbox One owners have been able to stream their games to PCs running Windows 10 since 2015, but Mac compatibility has been notably, and expectedly, lacking. A new app, OneCast, promises to deliver the same game streaming experience to macOS for a mere $10.


Apple issues third beta releases for iOS 11.3, macOS High Sierra 10.13.4, tvOS 11.3

02/20/2018, 01:02 pm

Apple has updated three OS beta releases, with third revisions of the High Sierra 10.13.4, iOS 11.3, and tvOS 11.3 now available for developer testing.


Hands On: OmniPlan 3.9 is project management for complex jobs on the Mac and iPad

02/17/2018, 07:02 am

You tend to know when you need a project management app. You'd be a little crazy to plan a small, intimate dinner party with a project management app but you'd be insane to build an office block without something like OmniPlan.


Twitter shuts down official Twitter for Mac app

02/16/2018, 06:02 pm

Ubiquitous microblogging service Twitter on Friday announced an imminent end to its native Mac client, saying the change comes as part of efforts to maintain a consistent user experience across all platforms.


Hands On: Rogue Amoeba's Loopback is the Mac utility every audio user needs

02/10/2018, 09:02 am

You'll buy Loopback for one job, and then keep finding more uses for this sound routing app for your Mac.


How to install fonts on a Mac and make them available to all users

02/07/2018, 07:02 pm

Whether you're working on a personal project, trying to open a document from a coworker, or creating marketing materials for your business, you may find yourself in need of installing a new font on your Mac. How to do so may not be clear, so AppleInsider is here to walk you through the process.


MacUpdate served up Mac cryptominer to unsuspecting users in Firefox, OnyX, and Deeper downloads on Feb. 1

02/07/2018, 05:02 pm

Download aggregator MacUpdate briefly linked to three malicious applications masquerading as legitimate downloads for Firefox, OnyX, and Deeper, that not only install the apps, but also deposit a cryptocurrency miner on downloader's systems.


Apple makes available second macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 beta, with renamed Books app

02/06/2018, 04:02 pm

Three hours after the release of the second iOS 11.3 and tvOS 11.3 betas, Apple has deployed the second macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 beta.


How to get Windows 10 up and running on Mac using Boot Camp

02/05/2018, 06:02 pm

Choosing between a Windows computer and a Mac can be a tough decision. Some users think they'll be giving up features or apps they enjoyed on Windows when making the switch to Mac. Luckily, you can have the best of both worlds by running Windows on a Mac using Apple's Boot Camp.


All models of iMac Pro shipping to customers, 14-core models now arriving

02/05/2018, 08:02 am

The last configuration of iMac Pro is starting to ship to consumers worldwide, with readers informing AppleInsider that they have custody of the machine now.


Hands On: Self publish the next great novel with Vellum 2.1.2 from your Mac

02/04/2018, 10:02 am

The latest version of the eBook creator application Vellum does just about everything to streamline book creation for iBooks, Kindle and paperback, other than write the text itself.