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Apple Is Completely Overhauling Maps App Using Its Own Data

Apple Maps is in for a big overhaul. Apple is rolling out new Maps data for those enrolled in the iOS 12 Beta program, which will eventually reach all iOS versions.

Apple June 30, 2018

Here’s How To Download macOS Mojave On Your Mac Right Now

A public beta version of macOS Mojave is now available to download and install. Make sure you have a compatible Mac and you’re enrolled in Apple’s Beta Software Program.

Apple June 27, 2018

GarageBand Update Brings New Loops, Instruments, And Free Artist Lessons

Apple released a new update for its music creation software GarageBand. The new update brings a host of new sounds, loops, and instruments, and also offers Artist Lessons for free.

Apple June 23, 2018

Apple Throws Epic Shade At Facebook With New Anti-Tracking Features On Safari

Though it has barely recovered from its data scandal, Facebook has now become the latest target of some serious shade-throwing. At the WWDC, it seemed as though Apple was criticizing Facebook as it demonstrated new anti-tracking features in Safari.

Apple June 5, 2018

Apple Unveils macOS Mojave: Dark Mode, All-New App Store, Stacks, And More

macOS Mojave, the next major macOS update, is launching this fall. It brings a number of much-needed improvements, including Stacks, Group FaceTime, a redesigned Mac App Store, and more.

Apple June 5, 2018

Apple Begins Notifying macOS Users That It’ll Soon End Support For 32-Bit Apps

Goodbye, 32-bit apps: the next version of macOS will no longer support you. Apple is now warning users that they should update their apps to 64-bit, because the next version of macOS will start phasing them out.

Apple April 12, 2018

Apple Brings External GPU Support With macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 Update

Select MacBook laptops now support external GPUs with the release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.4. eGPU support works via Thunderbolt 3, adding extra power to MacBook laptops with underpowered graphics cards.

Apple March 30, 2018

Apple Could Be Revising Its Approach To iOS, macOS Updates

Apple has reportedly told its engineers to renew its approach to developing software updates for iOS and macOS. They no longer have to follow a strict schedule and can push back a feature if they feel it needs more work.

Apps/Software February 13, 2018

Apple Rolls Out Meltdown, Spectre Patches For Older macOS Versions

Apple has finally released security patches for macOS Sierra and OS X El Capitan. The updates come after similar patches for High Sierra, the latest version of Apple’s operating system.

Apps/Software January 24, 2018

New macOS High Sierra Vulnerability Allows Access To App Store System Preferences With Any Password

A security bug on the macOS High Sierra was detected on version 10.13.2. The App Store System Preferences will easily unlock when logged in as an administrator and using any password as claimed in a bug report on Open Radar.

Apple January 12, 2018

Intel CPUs From The Past Decade Have A Security Flaw And Fixing It Will Significantly Slow Down PCs

Fixing a design flaw found in Intel processors from the past decade could translate in a significant performance drop. Depending on processor model and task, PCs could get up to 30 percent slower.

Computers January 3, 2018

Apple To Launch Cross-Platform iOS And macOS Apps Next Year?

Apple developers might soon start building apps that run on both iOS and macOS. If true, Apple wouldn’t be the first to take a cross-platform approach to apps, but it will still be a big deal.

Apple December 23, 2017

Apple's $4,999 iMac Pro To Go On Sale This Thursday, Dec. 14

Apple's first ever iMac Pro is ready to hit retail soon and launch on Dec. 14. The machine will start at $4,999 for the base model, with higher configurations available to meet various needs and preferences.

Apple December 13, 2017

Updating To macOS 10.13.1 Reverses The High Sierra Root Patch: Here's How Keep Your Mac Safe

Apple seems to be doing badly in ensuring Macs are secure. Several users have now discovered that updating to the latest version of macOS High Sierra undoes the security patch released recently that’s meant to fix a critical security flaw.

Apps/Software December 3, 2017

Critical Security Flaw Allows Root Access To macOS High Sierra Without Password: Here’s How To Avoid It

A major security flaw has been discovered within macOS High Sierra. When exploited, it enables admin access to Macs, allowing users to perform every task an administrator can also do.

Security November 28, 2017

Apple Launches macOS High Sierra With Massive Security Risk That Allows Hackers To Steal Passwords

A former NSA hacker revealed a vulnerability that allows hackers to steal passwords stored in a Mac computer just as Apple launched macOS High Sierra. What can users do to protect themselves from the exploit?

Apple September 26, 2017

WWDC 2017: External GPU And VR Support Are Coming To macOS

WWDC has already gotten off to a big start for Apple with plenty of new products and updates to talk about. One of the bigger ones for Mac users came in the form of external GPU and VR support coming to macOS.

Apple June 6, 2017

Apple Rolls Out iOS 10.3.2 To Fix Bugs For iPhones And iPads; macOS, watchOS, And tvOS Also Updated

Apple has rolled out iOS 10.3.2, the last update for its mobile operating system before iOS 11 is unveiled at the upcoming WWDC 2017. Apple has also released macOS 10.12.5, watchOS 3.2.2, and tvOS 10.2.1.

Apple May 16, 2017

Apple WWDC 2017 Starts On June 5: Details On Date, Location, Price, And Registration Now Official

Apple has officially announced details for its WWDC 2017 event and it has a surprise: after 13 years of holding WWDC in San Francisco, the company is returning to San Jose this year. Here's all you need to know about WWDC 2017.

Apple February 17, 2017

Dropbox Is Launching Paper Out Of Beta And Rolling Out Smart Sync

Dropbox announced that Paper and Smart Sync services are now available for its users. These solutions are crucial in the manner the company is reinventing itself into a more collaborative platform for business.

Apps/Software January 30, 2017

Chrome 56 Makes Page Reloads 28 Percent Faster, Improves Power And Bandwidth Efficiency

The newly released Chrome build 56 addresses an antiquated process that drastically reduces reloading inefficiency. The improved outcome will not only let users reload pages faster but also help them reduce power consumption.

Google January 27, 2017

Apple Is Finally Adding The Night Shift Feature Of iOS to macOS To Help You Sleep Better

Apple will soon bring the Night Shift feature of the iOS to the macOS through the next update for the computer operating system. Night Shift adjusts the display settings of devices to help users sleep better at night.

Apple January 25, 2017

Apple Confirms Swift 3.1 Spring 2017 Launch: Here's What To Expect

Apple has confirmed that several changes are going to ship with Swift 3.1 once it rolls out next year. In this version, the company will be introducing limited number of enhancements alongside bug fixes to pave the way for Swift 4's development.

Apple December 12, 2016

Apple Now Seeding Latest MacOS Sierra Beta To Developers, Public Beta Testers Ahead Of Final Release

Apple just released the sixth public and seventh developer and beta tester previews of macOS Sierra. The latest desktop OS from Apple brings a slew of improvements, some of which are borrowed from iOS 10.

Apple August 23, 2016

MacOS Sierra For MacBook, Mac Pro, iMac And Mac Mini: What Experts Are Saying

Apple has recently rolled out the developer beta version of its next desktop operating system named macOS Sierra for MacBook, Mac Pro, iMac and Mac Mini. Here's what experts are saying so far.

Apps/Software June 23, 2016

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