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Topic: macOS

Apple debuts fifth iOS 12.4, fourth watchOS 5.3, and third macOS 10.14.6 developer betas

06/24/2019, 01:06 pm

Apple is continuing to roll out new builds of its developer betas, with a new fifth build of iOS 12.4 joined by the fourth build watchOS 5.3 and the third build of macOS 10.14.6 now available for testing.

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Hands on with Apple's first public beta of macOS 10.15 Catalina

06/24/2019, 01:06 pm

Apple's macOS Catalina is another ambitious refinement of the Mac featuring a fundamental rethinking of iTunes and an infusion of fresh ideas from iOS: from Sidecar to Continuity Sketch to Screen Time, a whole new world of Catalyst apps from iPad, and many more features under the hood. But note: Catalina is still in beta!

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Apple issues battery recall on 2015 15-inch MacBook Pro models

06/20/2019, 12:06 pm

Apple today announced a voluntary recall of some 15-inch MacBook Pro units that have a battery that may overheat and potentially pose a safety risk, and is asking affected users to stop using the machines if they are impacted.

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Apple says Trump tariffs would 'tilt the playing field' in favor of competitors

06/20/2019, 10:06 am

Apple has formally requested that the U.S. not impose tariffs upon its imported products in a letter, saying that it would greatly impact Apple's business, and unfairly benefit competitors.

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Adobe brings Lightroom to the Mac App Store

06/20/2019, 10:06 am

Adobe has brought Lightroom, its flagship photo editing and management app, to the Mac App Store a year after Apple announced its big revamp coinciding with the release of macOS Mojave. The move is Adobe's first major app to make the leap.

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Survey finds reliability is the reason workers choose Mac

06/20/2019, 09:06 am

Jamf, a company that helps businesses manage Apple integration in businesses, has shown that Mac's reliability is a top reason employees prefer using Mac in the workplace.

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macOS Catalina beta hints Apple is building Catalyst versions of Messages and Shortcuts

06/19/2019, 08:06 pm

Code discovered in the latest macOS 10.15 Catalina beta suggests Apple is employing its Project Catalyst framework to develop new versions of Messages and Shortcuts, the latter of which is currently limited to iOS devices.

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WWDC19: SwiftUI was the brightest star in a galaxy of new ideas

06/19/2019, 02:06 pm

I talked to lots of developers at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, from fresh-faced scholarship winners entirely new to WWDC to an experienced veteran who reported having first attended Apple's annual dev event back in 1991. The unanimous answer to "what's the most exciting thing you saw this week?" was SwiftUI, hands down.

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Apple News, Stocks, Home getting a Catalyst upgrade in macOS Catalina

06/19/2019, 02:06 pm

Apple is planning to upgrade News, Stocks, Voice Memos and Home -- the first four apps converted from iOS to macOS under Marzipan, now known as Project Catalyst, software head Craig Federighi said on Wednesday.

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Mac page design app Affinity Publisher comes out of beta

06/19/2019, 01:06 pm

The long-awaited page layout app Affinity Publisher has launched after an extended public beta period. Alongside its own design tools, the app leverages its sister Affinity products to create a publishing workflow.

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Reminder: iWork '09 & some iMovie files won't work in macOS Catalina

06/19/2019, 11:06 am

If you've been hanging on to a popular version of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, or have some iMovie files relying on older plugins, time's up. You're going to have to take some steps in order to move to macOS Catalina.

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Apple has expanded authorized repair services to Best Buy

06/19/2019, 10:06 am

Apple has announced that nearly 1,000 Best Buy stores are now Apple-authorized service centers, giving customers more locations for repair for the Mac, iPad and iPhone.

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Apple issues second iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, watchOS 6, macOS 10.15 betas

06/17/2019, 01:06 pm

Apple has moved on to its second round of betas for its milestone releases, offering developers new builds of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, watchOS 6 and macOS 10.15 Catalina for testing.

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Microsoft brings native version of To-Do to macOS

06/17/2019, 10:06 am

Microsoft has released a native Mac version of To-Do, its day planner and checklist app ultimately intended to replace Wunderlist.

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Aspyr ends 32-bit Mac game sales in shift to 64-bit support only

06/17/2019, 09:06 am

Game publisher Aspyr is ceasing sale of its 32-bit Mac game catalog on Tuesday, with Monday being the last day the company is offering the titles for purchase, citing Apple's shift of macOS to 64-bit and end of support for 32-bit as the reason for the change.

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Best Alternatives to Adobe Illustrator for iOS and Mac

06/16/2019, 01:06 pm

Adobe Illustrator used to be the gold standard for graphic design for years, but due to an increasingly expensive subscription model, many users are moving away from it. Here's our list of our favorite vector-based design software.

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Cellebrite says it can pull data from any iOS device ever made

06/15/2019, 09:06 am

Israeli mobile device forensics company Cellebrite proclaimed on Friday that it can break into any iOS device, including those running iOS 12.3.

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Apple restricts online Apple Store access to newer versions of Safari and macOS

06/14/2019, 07:06 pm

In a move presumably designed to protect customers from potential online threats, Apple recently changed access requirements of its online store to restrict compatibility to more current versions of macOS and Safari.

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How to use Tags in macOS Mojave and Catalina

06/14/2019, 01:06 pm

Apple seems to have decided that tags for the Mac didn't need changes, with no improvements coming in macOS Catalina. Yet, when you know how to use what we've already got, tags can become a superb way to organize your files.

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Patch for macOS Mojave fixes Boot Camp issue on Fusion Drive Macs

06/13/2019, 02:06 pm

Apple has issued a patch for macOS Mojave 10.14.5 that fixes a problem with Boot Camp, one that prevents users from using the tool to produce a new partition on some Macs equipped with a Fusion Drive.

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