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General — Apple / Mac — May 8th, 2024

AI and holography bring 3D augmented reality to regular glasses
Researchers in the emerging field of spatial computing have developed a prototype augmented reality headset that uses holographic imaging to overlay full-color, 3D moving images on the lenses of what would appear to be an ordinary pair of glasses. Unlike the bulky headsets of present-day augmented reality systems, the new approach delivers a visually satisfying 3D viewing experience in a compact, comfortable, and attractive form factor suitable for all-day wear.
May 8th, 2024Source

Best Mac VPN for 2024
If you're a MacOS user, your virtual private network should be as smart as your machine. Here are the VPNs we recommend based on our latest testing.
May 8th, 2024Source

EVAP System Leak: Everything You Should Know
If you know what an EVAP system does in the working of your car, then an EVAP system leak is something that needs to be addressed as soon as possible. What is an EVAP system leak, and how can you fix it?
May 8th, 2024Source

Fedora Asahi Remix 40 brings Linux to Apple Silicon Mac
Fedora Asahi Remix 40 is now available, bringing the latest Fedora Linux 40 release to Apple Silicon Mac computers. Yes, you can run Fedora Linux on your Mac with ease!
May 8th, 2024Source or Source

FTX customers to get their money back in full (with asterisk)
A court filing has confirmed that the company now has more than enough money to repay customers. In recognition of the lost gains, creditors owed $50k or less will receive around 118% of their deposit value at the time of the Chapter 11 filing.
May 8th, 2024Source

Matter 1.3 Specification Adds Energy Reporting, Electric Vehicle Charging, Water Management Support and More
The Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA) today announced the debut of a new Matter 1.3 specification that's available for device makers and platforms. Matter is a smart home protocol that allows smart devices to work across multiple platforms, including HomeKit.
May 8th, 2024Source

More ads coming to Prime Video, including interactive shopping ads during pauses
2024 is shaping up to be the year of ads for Amazon Prime Video.
May 8th, 2024Source

The best VPN for Mac: Expert tested
Mac VPNs should offer high performance, speed, and security. Here are our Mac VPN recommendations for 2024.
May 8th, 2024Source

You may soon be able to cross-post from Instagram to Threads
Meta is testing a new option which allows users to cross-post from Instagram to Threads. The move is likely intended to boost engagement on the company's newest social network ...
May 8th, 2024Source

What Is Error Code 8076 on Mac and How To Fix It
and folders that you don't have permission to edit. How much control you have over the problem depends on whether you can contact the original author and various things with your device. This error code impacts both Intel and Apple Silicon Macs.
May 8th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — May 7th, 2024

Apple @ Work Podcast: Layers and layers of security
In this episode of Apple @ Work, I talk with Gary Orenstein from Bitwarden about their recent survey about using passwords across the industry.
May 7th, 2024Source

Apple Car Interest Revived by Rivian Partnership Rumor
Apple canceled its Apple Car project in February 2024 and stopped all internal work on autonomous, electric vehicles. But the company still has its sights set on impacting the EV market, and Rivian could be the avenue for its ambitions, according to rumors out of Taiwan.
May 7th, 2024Source

Apple Announces M4 SoC Just Months After Launching M3 Silicon
The new chip is only offered in the revamped iPad Pro, for now.
May 7th, 2024Source

Apple announces M4 with more CPU cores and AI focus, just months after M3
Aggressive update schedule is a major departure for Apple Silicon.
May 7th, 2024Source

Apple announces new M4 chip with big focus on AI and 'giant leap in performance'
The Apple M processor family, which debuted in 2020 in the MacBook Air and Mac mini, today enters its fourth generation. The Apple Silicon M4 processor is now official, promising a "giant leap in performance" and a significant focus on AI.
May 7th, 2024Source

Apple Announces The M4 Chip With Up To 10 CPU Cores
While rolling out the new iPad Pro tablets today, Apple announced the M4 as their newest in-house silicon design.
May 7th, 2024Source

Apple claims its M4 chip's AI will obliterate PCs. Nah, not really
Qualcomm's Snapdragon X Elite PC processor is waiting in the wings.
May 7th, 2024Source

Apple Debuts Next-Generation M4 Chip
Apple today unveiled the M4 chip, its newest system on a chip for the 2024 iPad Pro lineup.
May 7th, 2024Source

Apple Introduces the M4 Chip
Apple today announced M4, the latest chip delivering phenomenal performance to the all-new iPad Pro. Built using second-generation 3-nanometer technology, M4 is a system on a chip (SoC) that advances the industry-leading power efficiency of Apple silicon and enables the incredibly thin design of iPad Pro. It also features an entirely new display engine to drive the stunning precision, color, and brightness of the breakthrough Ultra Retina XDR display on iPad Pro.
May 7th, 2024Source

Apple Introduces Logic Pro 2 With New AI Features
To go along with the new iPad Pro models that were introduced today, Apple debuted updated versions of both Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro. The updated Logic Pro 2 software is "smarter than ever," delivering new experiences for songwriting, beat-making, producing, and mixing.
May 7th, 2024Source

Apple leaps to next-generation M4 in just seven months
Just seven months after the M3 chip debuted, Apple shocked expectations by unveiling the new iPad Pro with the introduction of the brand-new M4 chip. The M4 chip is built on second-generation three-nanometer technology that's even more power efficient.
May 7th, 2024Source

Apple Let Loose Event: Everything Announced
Letting loose with a new iPad
May 7th, 2024Source

Apple rolling out RC builds of iOS 17.5, watchOS 10.5, more [U]
Following the Let Loose event this morning, Apple is now releasing RC builds of iOS 17.5, iPadOS 17.5, watchOS 10.5, and tvOS 17.5 to developers and beta testers. The updates add some new features and also come with bug fixes.
May 7th, 2024Source

Apple teases new AI features coming to Final Cut Pro for macOS
Apple on Tuesday announced new iPads at its "Let Loose" event, but the company also took the opportunity to unveil a major update coming to Final Cut Pro for iPad. However, what the company didn't mention at the event is that there's also an update coming to the Mac version of Final Cut, which will introduce new AI-based features.
May 7th, 2024Source

Apple unveils breakthrough M4 chip with fastest ever Neural Engine for AI power
Apple today announced M4, the latest chip delivering phenomenal performance to the all-new iPad Pro. Built using second-generation 3-nanometer technology, M4 is a system on a chip (SoC) that advances the industry-leading power efficiency of Apple silicon and enables the incredibly thin design of iPad Pro. It also features an entirely new display engine to drive the stunning precision, color, and brightness of the breakthrough Ultra Retina XDR display on iPad Pro.
May 7th, 2024Source or Source

Apple unveils powerful new AI-focused M4 chip
Apple unveiled its latest iPad Pro models on Tuesday powered by new Apple Silicon, the M4 SoC, with a new Neural Engine for artificial intelligence and machine learning as it rushes to catch up with its Big Tech rivals in the AI race.
May 7th, 2024Source

Apple's so behind on AI it needs an intervention
Apple's on-device AI plans
May 7th, 2024Source

Australian engineers develop an ultrasonic cold brew coffee machine
A new method to deliver a quality cold brew coffee in less than three minutes solidifies Australia's position as the innovators of modern coffee, according to researchers from The University of Queensland.
May 7th, 2024Source

Best VPN for Mac: Reviews and buying advice for Mac users
Find out what is the best VPN for Mac with our complete guide in which we review and rank the top VPNs for Mac.
May 7th, 2024Source

Bottoms up: This German beer is made from recycled wastewater
'Reuse Brew isn't just a beverage — it's a conversation starter'
May 7th, 2024Source

Car of The Week: Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 8
Lancer Evo 8 is one of the cars that kickstarted my obsession with cars. It was a car that you could buy with very little credit in a Need for Speed game. However, it was a boss killer that could beat just about every other car in the game with minimal modifications.
May 7th, 2024Source

Every new Apple product coming in 2024
We predict the upcoming Apple product releases in 2024 and recap on what launched in 2023. Here are the new Apple products we expect to come out in 2024 and beyond.
May 7th, 2024Source

How to Enable Screen Sharing in MacOS Sonoma & Ventura
Screen sharing on a Mac allows users to remotely control or view another users computer, including their desktop, apps, and whatever else they're doing on their Mac. This allows for many remote collaboration opportunities, along with easy remote assistance, troubleshooting, and remote management of computers.
May 7th, 2024Source

How to Uninstall Any Mac App: A Detailed Guide
Uninstalling applications on a Mac can vary in complexity depending on the source and type of the app. Whether you aim to free up space, tidy up your system, or simply get rid of software you no longer use, knowing the most effective method to manage apps on your Mac is crucial.
May 7th, 2024Source

New Mac malware 'Cuckoo' can take screenshots of your desktop and other creepy actions
The malware, dubbed Cuckoo, was caught being distributed with a Spotify music downloader.
May 7th, 2024Source

Is the Apple Store down? Here's why
There could be lots of reasons why the Apple Store is down - including new products and upcoming events.
May 7th, 2024Source

Plugable launches new connectivity accessories for iMac and laptop
Plugable has announced the release of two new products aimed at enhancing connectivity for both iMac and laptop users: the AD-6IN1 hub and the USBC-E2500PD Ethernet and charging adapter. These new offerings are designed to address common connectivity limitations faced by users of these devices.
May 7th, 2024Source

Razer Introduces New Meta Quest 3 Accessories
As the Product Evangelist for Razer's VR accessories, it's my absolute pleasure to introduce an exciting leap forward in virtual reality gaming: the launch of our new Razer Facial Interface and Razer Adjustable Head Strap System for Meta Quest 3. In developing these products, we aimed to merge Razer's cutting-edge technology with the needs of the modern VR gamer, creating a truly immersive and comfortable experience. These join our current line of products for Meta Quest, including the Razer Hammerhead HyperSpeed for Meta Quest 3.
May 7th, 2024Source

Samsung forms OLED research team dedicated to Apple products
Samsung Display has reportedly formed a dedicated team to develop OLED panels for Apple. Called the "A Team," it will oversee the research and development (R&D) of OLED displays for various Apple products. The team is part of the company's Giheung Research Institute in Yongin, South Korea.
May 7th, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Apple PR guru Katie Cotton steps down
May 7, 2014: Katie Cotton, the fearsome, much-admired head of Apple's worldwide publicity machine, steps down from her VP post after 18 years with the company.
May 7th, 2024Source

What to do Before Updating to iOS 17.5
Apple will release their iOS 17.5 and ipadOS 17.5 software updates this week, Are you gearing up to upgrade your iPhone to the latest iOS 17.5? It's essential to know what this update entails, especially considering the mixed feedback from its beta testing phase.
May 7th, 2024Source or Watch Video

General — Apple / Mac — May 3rd, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: May 3, 2024 -- AAPL Q2 earnings and AI promises
How much Google paid Apple to be Safari's search engine in 2022. Tim Cook says DOJ antitrust lawsuit against Apple is 'misguided'. Apple iPad Event 2024: New iPad Pro, Air, Magic Keyboard, Pencil Coming May 7 -- Bloomberg. Apple announces Q2 2024 earnings, slightly beating expectations with $90.75 billion revenue -- 9to5Mac
May 3rd, 2024Source

Apple Arcade FAQ: Three new games for May
Apple's game subscription service features carefully curated games with no ads or in-app purchases.
May 3rd, 2024Source

Apple buys itself some time as it scrambles to catch up in AI
Apple's board of directors on Thursday announced the authorization of an additional program to buyback up to $110 billion of the company's common stock. The stock price surged in pre-market trading.
May 3rd, 2024Source

Apple Maps cycling routes come to bicycle-friendly Netherlands
Starting today, Apple Maps users in the Netherlands can access cycling route data on iPhone and Apple Watch. Dutch culture is known for being especially bike-friendly, so bringing this navigation feature to users is notable.
May 3rd, 2024Source

Apple Q2 2024 earnings brought to life by Six Colors, with video too
Yesterday saw the announcement of the Apple Q2 2024 earnings report, which were pretty much exactly as expected -- revenue coming in at $90.75B against Wall Street expectations of $90.1B.
May 3rd, 2024Source

Apple's M3 chip is a victim of the times
The chip that was supposed to be the next generation of Apple silicon has suddenly become a footnote in Apple history.
May 3rd, 2024Source

PureVPN for Mac review
PureVPN has a sleek Mac VPN client, is easy to use and offered reliable geo-unlocking in our tests.
May 3rd, 2024Source

Snagit Review: Is It a Good Screen Capture Tool for Mac?
Although Apple devices have native screen recording and capturing tools, they offer very few editing options. For more polished results, third-party tools like Snagit for Mac can help. They let you take, customize, and refine your screengrabs under one convenient, user-friendly platform.
May 3rd, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Mac's first 100 days prove a roaring success
May 3, 1984: Apple marks the all-important first 100 days of Mac sales, signaling whether the product launch is a hit with customers.
May 3rd, 2024Source

What did we learn from Tim Cook's comments yesterday?
There were no surprises in Apple's earnings report yesterday, with the company reporting close to the $5B year-on-year fall in revenue it had warned us to expect.
May 3rd, 2024Source

Your MacBook Is Probably Pretty Gross. Here's How to Properly Clean It
Cleaning your MacBook isn't as simple as cleaning your iPhone. Here's what to know.
May 3rd, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — May 1st, 2024

Apple @ Work Podcast: Security and productivity in the age of AI
Apple @ Work is exclusively brought to you by Mosyle, the only Apple Unified Platform. Mosyle is the only solution that integrates in a single professional-grade platform all the solutions necessary to seamlessly and automatically deploy, manage & protect Apple devices at work. Over 45,000 organizations trust Mosyle to make millions of Apple devices work-ready with no effort and at an affordable cost.
May 1st, 2024Source

Best password managers for Mac and iPhone
Password managers mean you no longer need to remember all of your login details, as they do it for you
May 1st, 2024Source

Why I found a fresh install of macOS the solution to (almost) all my problems
A clean break can be good for you.
May 1st, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — April 30th, 2024

Help, my Mac is broken! 7 easy fixes for common Mac problems
Problems with your Mac? Follow these tips.
April 30th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — April 29th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: April 29, 2024 -- M4 iPad Pro, iOS 18 rumors
Gurman: New iPad Pro may actually be powered by the M4 chip, touting AI features. New Apple Pencil to include haptic feedback and new gestures. Report: iOS 18 to update many of the built-in apps, home screen updates, 'modular' design tweaks. EU will force Apple to add app sideloading, alternative browser engine support to iPad. iPad users will miss out on third-party app stores, browser engines, and more.
April 29th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — April 28th, 2024

Mimestream, my favorite Mac email app, is getting an iOS version
Mimestream is going mobile.
April 28th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — April 27th, 2024

Some Apple users say they've been mysteriously locked out of their accounts
Frustrated users reported that they were signed out of their Apple IDs and asked to change their passwords.
April 27th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — April 26th, 2024

5 Ways To Troubleshoot A Mac That Isn't Charging When Plugged In
Even the biggest anti-Mac people in the world might be inclined to admit that Apple has produced some of the best and most forward-thinking devices of the past half-century. As for Mac lovers, even the most devout members of the Cult of Mac know the company's products are far from perfect, with battery problems ranking high on the list of the most frustrating issues an Apple user can endure.
April 26th, 2024Source

9to5Mac Daily: April 26, 2024 -- The latest on the possible US TikTok ban
New episodes of 9to5Mac Daily are recorded every weekday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee new episodes are delivered as soon as they're available.
April 26th, 2024Source

Apple pulls AI image apps from the App Store after learning they could generate nude images
Apple is cracking down on a category of AI image generation apps that "advertised the ability to create nonconsensual nude images." According to a new report from 404 Media, Apple has removed multiple AI apps from the App Store that claimed they could "create nonconsensual nude images."
April 26th, 2024Source or Source

Apple Thunderbolt Display requires native Thunderbolt, not just USB-C
Apple's favorite older display works with newer Macs only with a Thunderbolt port.
April 26th, 2024Source

Apple's Regular Mac Base RAM Boosts Ended When Tim Cook Took Over
Apple used to regularly increase the base memory of its Macs up until 2011, the same year Tim Cook was appointed CEO, charts posted on Mastodon by David Schaub show.
April 26th, 2024Source

Fallout 4 next-gen update is a mess on Windows — but surprisingly, finally works like a charm on Mac
It's all thanks to Whisky.
April 26th, 2024Source

Handsome desk shelf brings calm to chaos [Setups]
Monitor stands, aka monitor risers or desk shelves, are often unsung heroes of computer setups. Even just a single shelf can add so much in terms of organization and ergonomics. In today's colorful and artistic Mac mini workstation, the Fenge monitor riser is crucial. Without it, the desktop would devolve into chaos.
April 26th, 2024Source

How to download and convert YouTube videos to MP4
The easiest way to convert a YouTube video to an MP4 for free is with an app called 4K Video Downloader for Mac and PC. This tool gives you all kinds of options for converting video and audio from YouTube, TikTok, Facebook, Soundcloud, Twitch and more.
April 26th, 2024Source

The MacBook Pro might finally have some competition as Microsoft's Qualcomm X Elite-powered Surface Laptop 6's benchmarks leak
Speed demons everywhere.
April 26th, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: It's the beginning of the end for Mac OS Copland
April 26, 1996: Mac OS Copland, Apple's eagerly anticipated but much-delayed operating system for the Macintosh, suffers a fatal blow when the senior VP in charge of the project leaves the company.
April 26th, 2024Source

TSMC's shrinking silicon roadmap could mean big things for your Apple devices
The company that makes Apple's chips has provided an update on its roadmap for the next few years—here's what it all means.
April 26th, 2024Source

Which MacBook Should You Buy in 2024
As you embark on the journey of purchasing a new MacBook in 2024, you'll find yourself navigating through Apple's diverse range of models, each designed to cater to specific needs and budgets. From the budget-friendly M2 MacBook, starting at a modest £999, to the premium M3 MacBook Pros, which can surpass £7,000, Apple ensures that there is a MacBook for everyone.
April 26th, 2024Source or Watch Video

General — Apple / Mac — April 24th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: April 24, 2024 -- Vision Pro shipments, Apple TV and sports
Rumors: Calculator app coming to the iPad this year, new Mac app in the works, more. Kuo: Apple cuts Vision Pro shipments, now 'reviewing and adjusting' headset strategy. Apple nearing billion-dollar streaming TV deal with FIFA; still in the running for NBA rights.
April 24th, 2024Source

Apple launches 'Made for Business' in select stores around the world
Beginning in May, a special "Today at Apple" series titled "Made for Business" will offer small business owners and entrepreneurs free opportunities to learn how Apple products and services can support their growth and success. Led by small business owners, the sessions will highlight how these organizations have used Apple products such as iPhone, iPad, and Mac — along with resources such as Apple Business Connect, Apple Business Essentials, and Tap to Pay on iPhone — to build their businesses, reach customers in new ways, and push their organizations forward.
April 24th, 2024Source or Source

EU's new right-to-repair rules force companies to repair out-of-warranty devices
The law is awaiting approval by member states.
April 24th, 2024Source

How to edit a PDF on Mac
Wondering how to edit a PDF on a Mac? Want to do it for free? You can! There is a free PDF editor built right into MacOS and it's really easy to use. We show you how to edit a PDF on a Mac, plus some alternatives that let you finesse the finished product a bit.
April 24th, 2024Source

macOS Sonoma 14.5 Beta 3 Released to Developers
Apple has recently announced the release of macOS Sonoma 14.5 Beta 3, which is now available for developers to download and test on their Mac devices. This new beta version marks the third iteration in the macOS Sonoma 14.5 series and arrives just one week after the release of the second beta.
April 24th, 2024Source

This time management app works across all your Apple devices and will make planning your days a piece of cake
The Tyme 3 iPhone and Mac app is for individuals and teams.
April 24th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — April 22nd, 2024

2024 Mac mini: Everything you need to know
Apple's most affordable desktop Mac is due for an upgrade, will it happen this spring?
April 22th, 2024Source

Apple reportedly plans M4 Mac mini for late 2024 or early 2025, skipping the M3
But this would be a faster turnaround time than we saw for the M3 or the M2.
April 22th, 2024Source

Apple Vision Pro Customer Interest Dying Down at Some Retail Stores
Apple Vision Pro, Apple's $3,500 spatial computing device, appears to be following a pattern familiar to the AR/VR headset industry -- initial enthusiasm giving way to a significant dip in sustained interest and usage.
April 22th, 2024Source

Best laptop stands for Apple MacBook Pro and MacBook Air
Your MacBook doesn't have to sit flat on your desk. Try to keep the screen at eye level, to reduce neck strain, or hold the laptop in a special stand that keeps your desk tidy and MacBook plugged in nearby.
April 22th, 2024Source

How to enable 120Hz for all games on the Oculus Quest 2
Make your VR experience even smoother.
April 22th, 2024Source

There Will Be No M3 Mac mini, As Apple Is Expected To Launch The M4 And M4 Pro Variants By The End Of This Year
Apple has upgraded the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air lineup with its new M3 SoC, but the chip still has to reach the Mac mini and the Mac Studio before the next version is announced. It appears that the M3 Mac mini will not see daylight at all as the company aims to jump directly to the M4 version.
April 22th, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Apple teams with Volkswagen for iBeetle car
April 22, 2013: The world gets its first Apple car. Well, kind of. In reality, the iBeetle is a collaboration with German automaker Volkswagen that offers a car "stylistically linked" to Apple.
April 22th, 2024Source

Waiting for an M3 Mac mini or Mac Pro? You're probably wasting your time, Apple's all about those M4 chips instead
Don't expect to be buying a new Mac any time soon.
April 22th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — April 19th, 2024

5 Apps To Install On Your MacBook If You Are Switching From Windows
It's no secret that MacBooks are some of the best laptops in the consumer market, offering both performance and style. A major reason to go with a MacBook is how portable these computers are — and it's even more impressive when you factor in their industry-leading battery life. Deciding to make the big switch is as exciting as it may seem daunting. 
April 19th, 2024Source

Apple Time Machine review
You know you need to back up your Mac. Time Machine is an easy way to do so, but does it do enough?
April 19th, 2024Source

Apple plans to spend more in Socialist Republic of Vietnam as it looks beyond China
As Apple and other global tech firms to look beyond China to secure their supply chains, cut costs, and open up new markets, Apple is planning to set up assembly factories with partners and buy more components from Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
April 19th, 2024Source

Apple to Overhaul Calculator on macOS 15 With Math Notes, Real-Time Currency Exchange, and More
The Calculator app is one of the most fundamental ones in macOS. Although there's still no version for iPad, it seems that Apple continues to focus on improving it in its other operating systems. According to AppleInsider, the company is reportedly readying an overhaul of its macOS app. We should be able to see it very soon.
April 19th, 2024Source

Apple's Alternative App Store Implementation Sparks Developer Backlash
The arrival of AltStore, the first officially sanctioned third-party app store in the European Union, has been met with a wave of criticism directed not at AltStore itself, but at Apple's implementation of the system. Developers are expressing frustration with the user experience, citing excessive complexity and a slew of technical issues.
April 19th, 2024Source

Best Buy Envision App for Apple Vision Pro Lets You Shop Using Augmented Reality
Online shopping has been available for nearly half a century, but it saw a major spike during the pandemic across the world. Of course, it's sometimes tough to rely on e-commerce because you can't see the products in person, but with augmented reality, things might get a little easier for everyone.
April 19th, 2024Source

European Regulators Will Soon Approve Apple's Plan to Open Up Tap-to-Pay to Banks and Payment Providers
As part of the changes introduced in Europe in iOS 17.4, Apple gave third-party payment apps and banks direct access to the NFC chip, allowing for non-Apple Pay tap-to-pay payment options. The European Commission is set to approve Apple's plan to open up tap-and-go mobile payments "as soon as next month," according to Reuters.
April 19th, 2024Source

macOS 15 Rumored to Feature Revamped Calculator App
Apple will debut a major revamp of the Calculator app in macOS 15 later this year, according to AppleInsider.
April 19th, 2024Source

Here's every M4 Mac Apple is going to release in 2024/5 — the next generation of Apple silicon is closer than you think
Every M4 Mac and more in... The Core.
April 19th, 2024Source

How bedsharing, maternal smoking, stomach sleeping contribute to sudden unexpected infant deaths
Unsafe sleep practices underlie most sudden unexpected infant deaths in the U.S., with three-quarters of infants affected by multiple unsafe practices at the time of death, and almost 60% sharing a sleep surface with another person. These are the key findings from our recent study published in Pediatrics.
April 19th, 2024Source

How to find and delete duplicate files on Mac
Looking for a duplicate file finder for your Mac? Here's we'll explain how to find and delete duplicate files using the Finder and other options so you can save space and maybe even speed up your Mac.
April 19th, 2024Source

How to play Windows Steam games on your Apple Silicon MacBook or Mac
Are you an Apple Silicon Mac owner wanting to play your Windows Steam Games library on your new MacBook or Mac? Well you will be pleased to know that you now can, using the Whiskey virtualization tool. Play a wide range of Windows Steam Games on your Mac, check out the Windows games currently supported by Whiskey to learn more about what your missing out on.
April 19th, 2024Source

M3 MacBook Pro serves as charming rig's third display [Setups]
A medical school student's charming dual-display setup adds an M3 MacBook Pro as a third display by keeping it open on a stand. And the three displays form a pleasingly staggered formation, with one in portrait on the left, one in landscape at center and then the laptop's screen.
April 19th, 2024Source

MacBook Air M3 versus M2 versus M1 gaming performance comparison
The introduction of Apple's M1, M2 and M3, and the forthcoming M4 chips has changed the gaming capabilities of the MacBook Air. These slim laptops, once considered unsuitable for gaming, have now become surprisingly adept at handling a variety of games.
April 19th, 2024Source

macOS 15 set to get a revamped and smarter Calculator app that looks like the one on iOS
Part of a bigger overhaul?
April 19th, 2024Source

macOS 15: Everything you need to know about the next big Mac update
The next major version of the Mac operating system could be a maintenance release.
April 19th, 2024Source

Major Apple supplier TSMC cuts chip market outlook as consumer weakness persists
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) scaled back its outlook for a chip market expansion, cautioning that the smartphone and personal-computing markets remain weak.
April 19th, 2024Source

One of macOS 15's big new features might be a superpowered Calculator
Redesign and new features in the works.
April 19th, 2024Source

Tap-To-Pay Coming Soon to Europe: Regulators To Approve Apple's Plan Next Month
One of the steps Apple took in Europe to avoid further antitrust investigations was to make its NFC chips open to third parties. Apple did this with the release of iOS 17.4. This is something that isn't available in any other country in the world. Now regulators could approve Apple's plan and authorize this feature across the EU.
April 19th, 2024Source

The MacRumors Show: AI Macs With M4 Chips
On this week's episode of The MacRumors Show, we discuss the latest AI consumer technology and Apple's rumored plans to bring major AI-focused hardware enhancements to the Mac later this year.
April 19th, 2024Source or Source

Today in Apple history: Newton boss departs as device struggles
April 19, 1994: Gaston Bastiaens, the executive in charge of Apple's revolutionary new Newton MessagePad product line, parts ways with the company.
April 19th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — April 17th, 2024

1Password review -- Keep your passwords safe and secure
Tired of dealing with so many passwwords? There's an app for that - 1Password
April 17th, 2024Source

9to5Mac Daily: April 17, 2024 -- iOS 17.5 beta 2, next-gen iPhone SE
iOS 17.5 beta 2 coming today with new Web Distribution sideloading feature in the EU. Apple to let users watch their own videos during Vision Pro demo. Apple releases second betas for iOS 17.5, macOS 14.5, and more.Four things to expect from the next-generation iPhone SE.
April 17th, 2024Source

Apple 2030 environmental goals: 95% of suppliers now using clean energy
We've today received an update on Apple's 2030 environmental goals, one of which is for the company's entire supply-chain to be carbon neutral by that date.
April 17th, 2024Source

Apple Boosts Efforts in Renewable Energy and Water Sustainability
Apple is intensifying its global investment in clean energy and water sustainability, advancing towards its "Apple 2030" goal of achieving carbon neutrality across its entire value chain by the decade's end, the company has Source.
April 17th, 2024Source

Apple @ Work: Is there room for another productivity suite on macOS?
While competing alongside it are Google Workspace and the Google Drive ecosystem, iWork is Apple's free option with Pages, Keynote, and Numbers. These platforms are good but are simply part of a company's larger product portfolio. What if there was an option from a company that simply wanted to make great productivity apps? That's what I've found with OfficeSuite.
April 17th, 2024Source

Apple CEO Cook's visit to Indonesia is all about China
Apple will consider building an assembly facility in Indonesia, CEO Tim Cook said on Wednesday after meeting President Joko Widodo, who hoped the tech giant would increase its local production by partnering with domestic firms.
April 17th, 2024Source

Apple considering an assembly facility in Indonesia
Apple will consider building an assembly facility in Indonesia, CEO Tim Cook said on Wednesday after meeting President Joko Widodo, who hoped the tech giant would increase its local production by partnering with domestic firms.
April 17th, 2024Source

Apple Considers Expanding Manufacturing Base to Indonesia
Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company is "looking at" potential manufacturing opportunities in Indonesia following his recent meeting with the country's president.
April 17th, 2024Source

Apple eyes Indonesia as new manufacturing base
Apple CEO Tim Cook told the president of Indonesia Wednesday the company will "look at" manufacturing in the country, according to reports.
April 17th, 2024Source

Apple Seeds Second Public Beta of macOS 14.5
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.5 update to public beta testers, allowing non-developers to test the software ahead of its launch. The public beta comes two weeks after Apple released the first public beta.
April 17th, 2024Source

Apple triples clean energy use since 2020
Apple said Wednesday it has tripled its use of clean energy since 2020, among other benchmarks of progress toward its goal to reach carbon neutrality across its supply chain by 2030. And on Thursday, the iPhone giant released its full 2024 Environmental Progress Report.
April 17th, 2024Source

Apple's parental controls are no good for parents or kids
Anyone who has tried to set up an iPad for a toddler knows how frustrating the journey is.
April 17th, 2024Source

ASML shares dive on lower profits, orders
Shares in Dutch tech giant ASML, which supplies chip-making machines to the semiconductor industry, slumped Wednesday after the firm reported a drop in net profits and orders amid a high-tech trade spat between China and the West.
April 17th, 2024Source

Best Apple Pro Display XDR alternatives in 2024
You don't have to spend a small fortune on a quality display.
April 17th, 2024Source

Canada follows Europe with digital services tax likely to hit Apple
Canada is introducing a new digital services tax starting this year, which will see foreign tech giants like Apple and Google receive tax demands for income earned in Canada but not currently taxed there.
April 17th, 2024Source

Dashlane review: Passwords and plenty more
Take control of your passwords once more with Dashlane
April 17th, 2024Source

Editorial mistakes & covering rumors at The Mac Observer
We acknowledge and would like to offer our public apologies for the editorial mistake that happened yesterday, April 16th, in MacObserver's newsroom.
April 17th, 2024Source

Every New iOS 17.5 Beta 2 Feature Revealed
Apple's latest beta release, iOS 17.5 Beta 2, is now available to developers and soon to public beta testers, heralding a suite of enhancements across its ecosystem, including iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, TVOS, HomePod OS, and Vision OS. This update not only promises improved functionality but also brings exciting new features, especially for users within the European Union.
April 17th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Exploring the versatile roles of tissue macrophages beyond immune defense
A recent study published in Science Immunology summarized the role of resident tissue macrophages (RTMs) in homeostasis and disease.
April 17th, 2024Source

How to Make the Constant Menu Bar Dot in Sonoma Disappear
The colored dots on the macOS Sonoma menu bar are helpful when checking which functions your apps are using, but they shouldn't stay visible 24/7. Seeing these indicators unnecessarily pop up can feel alarming. You might worry that your camera is still running. Thankfully, there are several easy fixes—let's look at the best ones.
April 17th, 2024Source

How to set boundaries in the early stages of dating
We're all entitled to boundaries and we deserve to have them respected.
April 17th, 2024Source

Data Usage on Personal Hotspot
Recent iOS update bugs and software glitches can spike your Other Devices data usage in Personal Hotspot. You might even notice unexpected charges on your monthly phone bills. To help you manage your data better, here are the troubleshooting steps for removing unknown background data users.
April 17th, 2024Source

How to Use Hover Text on Mac to Magnify On-Screen Text
Hover Text is an interesting macOS accessibility feature that magnifies the text that's displayed on your screen. This can be any regular text, a menu item, or a button. As the name suggests, when you hover your mouse cursor over the text, macOS will magnify and display a high-resolution zoomed version of the text in a separate window.
April 17th, 2024Source

macOS Sonoma 14.5 Beta 2 Released to Developers
Apple has released macOS Sonoma 14.5 beta 2 to developers, the software comes two weeks after the previous beta and it brings a range of performance improvements and bug fixes to the Mac, it may also include some new features. Apple also released iOS 17.5 beta 2 for the iPhone and iPadOS 17.5 beta 2 for the iPad.
April 17th, 2024Source

Maxim Group issues 'Hold' on Apple stock, cites over-dependence on China
Maxim Group on Wednesday initiated coverage of Apple with a "Hold" rating and $178 price target. Apple is too dependent on China, from a sales and supply-chain standpoint, and it is overweight a single product, the iPhone, when it comes to its near-term operating results, the firm says.
April 17th, 2024Source

Modern MacBook Pro drives vintage displays [Setups]
Multi-display computer setups with asymmetrical placements — aka, screens oriented in landscape and portrait orientations — are so popular that even vintage Apple displays are getting in the action. Today's featured rig uses a modern MacBook and vintage displays. A M1 Pro MacBook Pro from 2021 drives a Cinema Display and Thunderbolt Display from many years earlier.
April 17th, 2024Source

Report: China Might Be the Culprit Behind Recent Apple Spyware Attacks
A new security blog surfaced online, suggesting LightSpy, a piece of spyware that seems to have Chinese connections, was responsible for the most recent attack on Apple iPhones.
April 17th, 2024Source

Riley Testut launches Delta game emulator on App Store for everyone, AltStore marketplace for EU
The game emulation situation on iOS just got real. The oft rejected game emulator Delta has finally made its way to the App Store. Additionally, the Delta developer has also published their alternative marketplace, AltStore, in the EU today.
April 17th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Schiller doesn't know whether the App Store is profitable; there are no minutes of meetings
Phil Schiller has told a court in an antitrust case that he doesn't know for sure whether the App Store is profitable, and never considered the return on investment when launching it.
April 17th, 2024Source

StudioLink-Pro Apple Mac modular external storage solutions
As a Mac user, you know that your device is more than just a tool; it's an extension of your creativity and productivity. You're used to the sleek design, intuitive interface, and powerful performance that Apple is known for. But what if you could take your Mac experience to the next level?
April 17th, 2024Source

The third beta of macOS 14.5 is here
Get it on your Mac right now.
April 17th, 2024Source

This hopping robot with flailing legs could explore asteroids in the future
Students from ETH Zurich recently took SpaceHopper on a parabolic test flight.
April 17th, 2024Source

Tim Cook makes diplomatic noises about Apple manufacturing in Indonesia
Tim Cook made a diplomatic comment about the possibility of Apple manufacturing in Indonesia, after the country's president pressed him on the issue. The country is an important market for Apple, as the world's 4th most populous country after China, India, and the US.
April 17th, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Apple II brings color computing to the masses
April 17, 1977: The Apple II launch at the West Coast Computer Faire positions Apple at the forefront of the looming personal computer revolution.
April 17th, 2024Source

World of Warcraft is always ready for Mac gamers
World of Warcraft looks and performs very well on Mac. It's a standout option for gamers frustrated that few other big-name games come to macOS.
April 17th, 2024Source

Why you should expect a new M-series Mac chip every year
A recent report that the Apple M4 Mac processor will launch this fall — only a year after the debut of the M3 — met with some surprise and skepticism. But it shouldn't have — Apple's goal to refresh the chip line every year is ambitious but achievable.
April 17th, 2024Source

You Can Now Download the Delta Emulator From the App Store
The App Store now officially permits emulators, with Riley Testut's Delta emulator being the latest addition. This announcement comes after Apple recently removed the iGBA emulator, which was riddled with ads and tracking and was just a copy of Delta's predecessor GBA4iOS.
April 17th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — April 15th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: April 15, 2024 -- Game emulators on the App Store and more
Apple argues in favor of selling Macs with only 8GB of RAM. iPhone 'iGBA' emulator removed from App Store, but we aren't sure why. iPhone 16 Pro camera could fix one of the biggest problems.
April 15th, 2024Source

Apple is nearing production of powerful AI-focused M4 chips for Mac
Apple is nearing production of M4 chips and is planning to release its first Macs with the components later this year, Mark Gurman reports for Bloomberg News.
April 15th, 2024Source

Apple Sports App Updated for NBA and NHL Playoffs
Apple's recently-launched Sports app for the iPhone was updated today ahead of the NBA and NHL playoffs, which both begin this weekend.
April 15th, 2024Source

Apple's ambitious M4 Mac roadmap will finally give every model the latest chip
The move would represent the first time every Mac is on the same generation of chip.
April 15th, 2024Source

Apple's entire M4 Mac lineup just leaked — here's where Apple is taking computing next
While Apple's latest best MacBook, the M3 MacBook Air is barely fresh out of the oven, and Apple's M3 line of chips is but a few months old, all eyes are firmly on what Apple has in store next for its computing lineup. Now, we've just got our clearest look yet at Apple's future plans for Mac.
April 15th, 2024Source

Big curved Dell 4K display serves MacBook duo [Setups]
A Dell curved 4K monitor — especially a big 40-incher — can make an excellent external display, if today's featured MacBook Air and MacBook Pro setup is any indication. The user put the dramatic display together with a 27-inch 4K monitor after trying two other configurations.
April 15th, 2024Source

Here's why Apple removed the first Game Boy emulator from the App Store
Earlier this month, Apple revised its App Store Guidelines to permit game emulator apps for the first time. On Saturday, one of the first such apps was approved: iGBA. This app allowed users to import and play ROMs download from the internet. On Sunday, however, the app was pulled from the App Store without full explanation.
April 15th, 2024Source

How to recover unsaved Excel files on Mac in 4 ways
Lost an Excel file? Here's how to find it
April 15th, 2024Source

M4 MacBook Pro: Everything you need to know
Here's everything you need to know about the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with M4, M4 Pro and M4 Max.
April 15th, 2024Source

Once Again, Apple Advocates for 8GB of RAM being Enough for MacBooks
There's no doubt MacBooks are some of the best laptops available in the market, and what money can buy, but some strings are attached to this statement.
April 15th, 2024Source

Rising complaints of unauthorized Obamacare plan-switching and sign-ups trigger concern
Federal and state regulators aren't doing enough to stop the growing problem of rogue health insurance brokers making unauthorized policy switches for Affordable Care Act policyholders, say consumers, agents, nonprofit enrollee assistance groups, and other insurance experts.
April 15th, 2024Source

Stage View: Is this app the fix Stage Manager for Mac needs?
Quick previews for Stage Manager on your Mac
April 15th, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Apple scrambles to fix doomed Apple III
April 15, 1981: Apple CEO Mike Markkula defends the struggling Apple III with a surprisingly straightforward admission. The comment comes even as the company pushes an unorthodox "fix" for the Apple III motherboard, which tends to overheat due to a questionable design.
April 15th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — April 12th, 2024

AirTag Not Updating Location? Here's How To Fix It
Some users have recently been complaining about AirTag not updating its location. This is a big problem, given that its primary purpose is to show your belongings on Find My. Thankfully, there are several troubleshooting steps you can take—let's look at the most effective ones.
April 12th, 2024Source

Apple Could Be Pushing More AI With New M4 Chips for Macs, iPads
Apple's next M-series chips are coming later this year, according to a new report.
April 12th, 2024Source

Apple Executives Defend Company's MacBook Lineup With 8GB Unified RAM, Says This Configuration Is 'Suitable' For Many Tasks
The new 13-inch, 15-inch M3 MacBook Air and the base M3 MacBook Pro all have 8GB unified RAM for the base configuration. Where Apple's competitors have started outfitting their premium notebooks with 16GB RAM as standard, the company has taken a backseat when it comes to upping the total memory count.
April 12th, 2024Source

Apple loses attempt to throw out UK lawsuit over App Store fees
Apple's attempt to dismiss a lawsuit valued at nearly $1 billion was rejected on Friday, with a judge ruling it must face allegations it charged more than 1,500 UK-based developers unfair commission fees on purchases of apps and other content.
April 12th, 2024Source

Apple M3 MacBook Air versus Snapdragon X Elite Surface Laptop
In this article, we look at how the current M3 MacBook Air compares to the yet-to-be-released Snapdragon X Elite processor coming in the Microsoft Surface 6. In the fiercely competitive world of premium laptops, a new contender is set to challenge the reigning champion. Microsoft's Surface Laptop 6, powered by Qualcomm's state-of-the-art X Elite chips, is poised to go head-to-head with the Apple M3 MacBook Air.
April 12th, 2024Source

Apple M4 processor family tipped to deliver AI focus — three next-gen chips believed to be nearing production
The Apple M3 came with an 18 TOPS Neural Engine.
April 12th, 2024Source

Apple Preparing M4 Chips with AI Capabilities to Fight Declining Mac Sales
While everyone has been focused on shipping an AI-enhanced product recently, one tech giant didn't appear to be bothered- Apple. However, according to Mark Gurman from Bloomberg, Apple is readying an overhaul of its Apple Silicon M-series chips to embed AI processing capabilities at the processor level
April 12th, 2024Source

Apple Shares 5 Helpful AirPods Tips and Tricks
A recent video uploaded to the Apple Support channel on YouTube offers five helpful tips and tricks for AirPods that you may not have known about.
April 12th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Apple TV+ commits to Monarch: Legacy of Monsters season 2 with Godzilla and Kong
The hit series Monarch: Legacy of Monsters is officially getting a season two. In addition, Apple TV+ struck a deal with Legendary Entertainment that will result in multiple spinoff series based on the franchise.
April 12th, 2024Source

Apple's first AI-focused M4 Macs are on the way just months after the M3 debuted, and they'll reportedly launch this year
M3 is old news already.
April 12th, 2024Source

How To Erase and Factory Reset Your Mac
When the time comes to sell or pass on your Mac to a new owner, it's crucial to take the necessary steps to protect your personal information and ensure a smooth transition. Apple has made the process of erasing all your data and restoring the computer to its factory settings more straightforward than ever.
April 12th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Huawei's new MateBook X Pro 2024 ultrabook is 'lighter than light'
Huawei has announced a new ultrabook in its homeland, the MateBook X Pro 2024. This device was announced in China, though it will likely be coming to way more markets. That was the case with its predecessors, at least.
April 12th, 2024Source

M4 Mac Pro and Mac Studio Launching Soon: Here's What We Know
Within Apple's computer line, the Mac Studio and Mac Pro are the most powerful ones. They are designed for high-end users who need to get the most out of their computer. For that reason, they are also the most expensive of the line, but also the most interesting. Their M4 variants are due next year, and this is what we know about them.
April 12th, 2024Source

New M4 MacBook Pro with AI focus tipped to come soon — here's what we know
New M4 iMacs and Mac minis are reportedly in the works, too.
April 12th, 2024Source

Next-Gen Apple M4 Chip Could Be A Mac AI Powerhouse
Apple is looking to include Source" target="new" class="RM1">AI smarts in its next generation M4 chips, according to Bloomberg's Marc Gurman. The company is hoping to get a boost after seeing its Mac line of computers struggle to generate sales. Gurman says that sales of the Mac went down by 23% last fiscal year, and the most recent holiday period didn't see any bump in units sold.
April 12th, 2024Source

Pixelmator Pro Adds Support for Editing Text in PDFs
Pixelmator Pro 3.5.8 has gone live on the Mac App Store, and the latest update to the popular image editing app brings the ability to edit text in PDFs, along with a handful of other notable additions.
April 12th, 2024Source or Source

That scary Safari malware that infected your Mac? There might be a very simple fix
It might just be a scary-looking notification.
April 12th, 2024Source

The MacRumors Show: Apple Shortcuts and iOS 18 ft. Matthew Cassinelli
Matthew Cassinelli, one of the minds behind Workflow, joins us on this week's episode of The MacRumors Show to talk Apple Shortcuts and potential improvements and AI features coming to the app in iOS 18.
April 12th, 2024Source or Watch Video

The Playdate Stereo Dock got stuck in factory limbo, but it's still coming
Expect an official update later this year.
April 12th, 2024Source

This Mac app is the best way to visualize your family tree
MacFamilyTree 10 creates beautiful 3D visualizations of your family tree.
April 12th, 2024Source

UK Rejects Apple's Argument for Dismissal for App Store Fee Lawsuit
A UK board has denied Apple's request to have its case dismissed, meaning that a class action lawsuit against the company regarding the App Store's 30% fee may proceed.
April 12th, 2024Source

You wish you had this MacBook workstation's killer keyboard [Setups]
Today's featured computer setup runs on two powerful MacBooks, which of course have their own keyboards. But the user doesn't settle for those, except maybe when he's away. Instead, he chooses to use a mechanical external keyboard with his dual laptops and dual displays. It's a Keychron Q3 Pro custom keyboard, and it's a beauty.
April 12th, 2024Source

Zagg Pro Stylus 2 review: An Apple Pencil alternative for everything but Photoshop
Zagg's Pro Stylus 2 is a viable alternative for most people.
April 12th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — April 11th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: April 11, 2024 -- Apple News+ puzzles, Safari speed upgrades
Apple Watch 'ghost touch' problem continues to haunt users as Apple investigates. iOS 17.5 expands Puzzles collection with leaderboards and new 'Quartiles' word game. Apple touts major 60% leap in Safari and WebKit performance.
April 11th, 2024Source

32-inch iMac Pro: What you need to know about the rumors
Apple no longer makes an iMac with a larger screen, but could Apple be planning to revive the larger model? Here's what we've heard.
April 11th, 2024Source

Apple aiming to release first M4-powered Macs this year with a focus on AI
Apple is planning a major overhaul to its Mac lineup with the advent of the M4 family of chips. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple is planning a "new family of in-house processors designed to highlight artificial intelligence."
April 11th, 2024Source

Apple finally allows used parts for independent product repairs
Customers and independent repair services can include used Apple parts in repairs for the first time beginning in fall 2024 with select iPhones, the company said Thursday.
April 11th, 2024Source

Apple is reportedly planning a big AI-focused M4 Mac upgrade
The new Macs could arrive later this year and into 2025, according to Bloomberg.
April 11th, 2024Source

Apple may start releasing AI-centric, M4-powered Macs later this year
Every Mac model is set to get an M4 upgrade, according to Bloomberg.
April 11th, 2024Source

Apple preps dramatic overhaul of entire Mac line powered by AI-focused M4 chips
Looking to boost sluggish computer sales, Apple is preparing to overhaul its entire Mac line powered by a new family of M4 Apple Silicon processors designed to highlight artificial intelligence features.
April 11th, 2024Source

Apple To Update Mac Lineup With M4 Chips, Focused on AI Performance
Apple is gearing up to refresh its Mac lineup with the introduction of the M4 chips, expected to debut in late 2024. According to a report by Bloomberg, the M4 chips are aimed at enhancing performance for artificial intelligence (AI) tasks, building on the foundation laid by the M3 chips introduced last year.
April 11th, 2024Source

Be careful of this Apple 'Find My' app scam
Have you had someone recently come to your house asking about their lost Apple device? If so, you're not alone. There have been a lot of such reports recently where a random person comes to someone's house asking for their lost Apple Watch, or iPhone.
April 11th, 2024Source

From BioWare to Ubisoft, the Developers Behind Eternal Strands Have Some Serious AAA Chops - IGN First
What do Dragon Age: Origins and Assassin's Creed: Odyssey have in common? They share developers with Yellow Brick Games' upcoming action-adventure.
April 11th, 2024Source

How Apple made Safari about 60% faster in the last 6 months
Progressing from Safari 17 to 17.4, Apple used the new Speedometer 3.0 to guide WebKit optimizations.
April 11th, 2024Source

How To Disable Adobe Genuine Service Alert on Mac: 3 Methods
useful in certain situations. However, it would be best if you considered talking to Adobe support. Nonetheless, I had a friend who needed help removing this alert due to an error they were experiencing, and getting it done was surprisingly simple.
April 11th, 2024Source

How to Play Windows Steam Games on a Mac
Have you ever felt limited by the selection of games available on macOS? The good news is that you can now expand your gaming horizons by playing Windows Steam games on your Mac, and you don't have to spend a dime to do it. Enter Whiskey, a free virtualization tool that's changing the game for Mac users everywhere.
April 11th, 2024Source

Investors have historically underestimated Apple's gross margins -- BofA
"Investors have historically underestimated Apple's gross margins and it appears that it is happening again," BofA Securities analyst Wamsi Mohan writes in a note to clients.
April 11th, 2024Source

iOS 18 rumors, game emulators in the App Store, Vision Pro camera access
Benjamin and Chance delve into the latest rounds of iOS 18 rumors, including a curious discovery of a new 'Safari browser assistant' in development. Apple has also changed the rules surrounding game emulators in the App Store, with somewhat unclear implications. Apple News+ adds a new Quartile word puzzle, and the wait for the new iPad Pro continues.
April 11th, 2024Source

Judge in Apple antitrust case steps down, due to apparent conflict of interest
The judge due to hear the Apple antitrust case brought by the US Department of Justice has recused himself, meaning that he will no longer preside over the case.
April 11th, 2024Source

M3/M4 Mac mini: Everything you need to know
Apple's most affordable desktop Mac is due for an upgrade.
April 11th, 2024Source

Macs to Get AI-Focused M4 Chips Starting in Late 2024
Apple will begin updating its Mac lineup with M4 chips in late 2024, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. The M4 chip will be focused on improving performance for artificial intelligence capabilities.
April 11th, 2024Source

Macs with AI-focused M4 chip launching this year
Mac users won't need to wait until 2025 for the Apple M4 processor, according to a reputable Apple tipster. The replacement for the current M3 will emphasize AI — and will start appearing in Macs this autumn.
April 11th, 2024Source

Opinion: Shiny Keys on MacBook Air & Pro Are Ugly and Shouldn't Happen
One of the worst things about the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro is the shiny key issue. If you're unfamiliar, the image above demonstrates the beginning stages of the shiny key development on my otherwise beautiful six month old MacBook Air, visible mostly on the shift key, but "A" and "S" are also beginning to display the hallmark worn key shine.
April 11th, 2024Source

The best MacBooks: Which Apple laptop would we buy in 2024?
Whether you want something current or from a previous generation, we've got you covered.
April 11th, 2024Source

The M4 chip is coming sooner than we thought--and it'll be packed with AI tech
The new M4 series chips will feature enhanced AI capabilities.
April 11th, 2024Source

This Mac clipboard manager app will help you find anything you've ever copied
Paste - Endless Clipboard lets you search through unlimited clipboard history.
April 11th, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Apple-1 starts a revolution
Designed and hand-built by Steve Wozniak, the computers are sold wholesale by "Steven" Jobs. To finance their manufacturing, Wozniak sells his HP-65 calculator for $500, while Jobs sells his Volkswagen van. Years later, in 2014, a working Apple-1 will sell at auction for $905,000.
April 11th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — April 10th, 2024

6 Best Open Source Password Managers for Mac in 2024
Explore the top open-source password managers available for Mac users. Find the best one that suits your needs and secure your online accounts effectively.
April 10th, 2024Source

Best Antivirus for Mac 2024: Top Security Software Compared
14 of the best antivirus software packages and security suites for protecting your Mac or MacBook from viruses and malware, reviewed and ranked by our expert editors.
April 10th, 2024Source

Dual-display rig boasts speedy M3 and M2 MacBooks [Setups]
Who doesn't love a good MacBook? Or maybe two MacBooks, like in today's setup. The guy has his own M2 MacBook Air, a formidable machine. But he's lucky enough to add to it an absolutely screaming M3 Max MacBook Pro courtesy of his employer. Nice perk, that.
April 10th, 2024Source

Here's how to find your System Report in macOS Sonoma
Like macOS Ventura, Sonoma comes with System Settings as the replacement for System Preferences. With that, the Mac System Report isn't where it used to be. Here's how to find it to get all the fine details of your Mac.
April 10th, 2024Source

How to change the size and color of the Mac pointer
The Mac pointer (also called the cursor) is black with a white outline by default, but you can change the pointer color if you want to make it more prominent. Plus, you can even change the Mac pointer size.
April 10th, 2024Source

How to Check Disk Health on Mac with smartctl
There are various ways to check the health of a hard disk drive and solid state drive that is used on a Mac with drives that support SMART, which stands for Self-Monitoring Analysis Reporting Technology. These options range from fairly simple using Disk Utility to check the SMART status of a drive, to much more complex with third party tools like DriveDX.
April 10th, 2024Source

How to Spring Clean Your Mac
Spring isn't just a time for cleaning out closets and dusting off shelves; it's also the perfect opportunity to give your Mac a thorough cleanse. If you're wondering how to begin this digital decluttering, you will be pleased to know that with a few simple steps and some handy apps, you can transform your Mac into a more organized, efficient, and secure device.
April 10th, 2024Source or Watch Video

How to Use Smart Folders on Your Apple Mac
Are you tired of navigating through a chaotic desktop on your Mac, constantly searching for files buried deep within folders? It's time to embrace the efficiency of Smart Folders, a powerful built-in feature in macOS designed to streamline your file organization and boost your productivity.
April 10th, 2024Source

Rust rustles up fix for 10/10 critical command injection bug on Windows in std lib
BatBadBut hits Erlang, Go, Python, Ruby as well
April 10th, 2024Source

Some Vision Pro Users Are Blaming the AR/VR Headset for Causing Health Issues
Apple Vision Pro has now been available in the U.S. for quite a few months, and some owners have come out to share their experiences alleging that the top-dollar AR/VR headset is causing health issues such as headaches, neck issues, and black eyes.
April 10th, 2024Source

The next major step for Apple chips could happen next year
TSMC is on schedule with its 2nm manufacturing process.
April 10th, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs loses control of the Mac
April 10, 1985: During a fateful meeting, Apple CEO John Sculley threatens to resign unless the company's board of directors removes Steve Jobs as executive VP and general manager of the Macintosh division.
April 10th, 2024Source

Viture One glasses now support Vision Pro-like multiple Mac monitors in VR
One of Vision Pro's most exciting capabilities, to me personally, is the ability to display multiple Mac monitors in virtual form. Viture One XR glasses have now gained that same capability.
April 10th, 2024Source

Why a great gaming setup needs more than just a powerful PC
Gaming is a passion that requires the right setup. An optimized setup can not only improve the gaming experience, but also increase the chances of winning, and is simply more fun.
April 10th, 2024Source

Why I'm not switching my most powerful Intel Mac to Apple silicon just yet
The 2019 Mac Pro is still one of the best, most upgradable products Apple has ever released.
April 10th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — April 6th, 2024

Apple @ Work: What is the short and long-term impact of Vision Pro in the enterprise?
Apple @ Work is exclusively brought to you by Mosyle, the only Apple Unified Platform. Mosyle is the only solution that integrates in a single professional-grade platform all the solutions necessary to seamlessly and automatically deploy, manage & protect Apple devices at work.
April 6th, 2024Source

How To Update Safari On Your Mac: A Step-By-Step Guide
It's no secret that Safari is the go-to browser for many Mac users. Sure, other browsers like Google Chrome have their advantages, especially if you're deep into Google's ecosystem, but using third-party browsers other than Safari on your Mac has downsides. Safari is optimized for macOS and integrates seamlessly with your other Apple devices like your iPhone and iPad by using Handoff.
April 6th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — April 5th, 2024

5 Preview App Features On macOS You Should Be Using
If you thought Preview was just another built-in macOS app for opening images on your Mac, you would only be partially correct. Preview has been a low-key powerful multipurpose tool you can use for a huge chunk of your digital errands. Think of it as a Swiss army knife with all kinds of features that you can use to interact with documents, images, and videos.
April 5th, 2024Source

App Store guidelines now allow game emulators; music apps in the EU can take users to an external website
After the EU commission fined Apple $2 billion and announced that it's not satisfied with the changes the company made to comply with the Digital Markets Act (DMA), Apple on Friday updated the App Store guidelines again. This time, the company is making it easier for music streaming apps to redirect users to an external website in the EU.
April 5th, 2024Source

Apple Arcade FAQ: Three new games for April
Apple's game subscription service features carefully curated games with no ads or in-app purchases.
April 5th, 2024Source

Apple launches new Apple Developer channel on YouTube
Apple this week shared an introductory video for its new Apple Developer channel on YouTube, where developers will be able to watch WWDC 2024 sessions in June.
April 5th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Apple lays off 600+ employees after canceling Apple Car project
Following the shutdown of the Apple Car project, the Cupertino giant is laying off more than 600 employees. Many other affected employees worked on developing micro LED displays for the Apple Watch and future products.
April 5th, 2024Source or Source

Apple silicon was supposed to save the Mac desktop. Instead, it's killing it
After several years and few innovations, the state of Apple's desktop Macs is bleak.
April 5th, 2024Source

Apple teases new 'Prehistoric Planet' Immersive Video coming to Vision Pro this month
Apple Vision Pro users will soon have another piece of Immersive Video to enjoy. In the Apple TV app, Apple says that a new episode of its Prehistoric Planet Immersive series will be available on April 19.
April 5th, 2024Source

Apple Updates App Store Guidelines to Permit Game Emulators, Website Links in EU Music Apps
Apple today updated its App Store guidelines to comply with an anti-steering mandate levied by the European Commission. Music streaming apps like Spotify are now permitted to include a linkbuy button that leads to a website with information about alternative music purchasing options, though this is only permitted in the European Economic Area.
April 5th, 2024Source

Apple's First Post-Pandemic Layoffs Affect Over 700 Workers
2023 saw a peak of tech layoffs, with companies such as Amazon, Meta, Google, Microsoft, and more announcing layoffs, adding up to over a quarter million layoffs across the world, cumulatively but one company that largely avoided layoffs and to a point CEO Tim Cook came forward to comment on it, during a one-on-one interaction with CNBC
April 5th, 2024Source

Jony Ive and OpenAI's Sam Altman Seeking Funding for Personal AI Device
OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and former Apple design chief Jony Ive have officially teamed up to design an AI-powered personal device and are seeking funding, reports The Information.
April 5th, 2024Source

Notice: Apple ID Balances in Singapore Cannot Be Spent Starting July 1
Starting on July 1, 2024, it will no longer be possible to spend an Apple ID balance in Singapore, according to an Apple support Source document spotted by MacRumors contributor Aaron Perris. Apple did not provide an explanation for this decision, but it appears to relate to new regulations introduced by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. In general, gift cards are frequently involved in scams that defraud people.
April 5th, 2024Source

PNY PICO Enterprise VR headsets
If your business is looking to upgrade its virtual reality (VR) headsets you might be interested in the new PNY PICO Enterprise VR headsets launch this week. PNY Technologies has forged a strategic alliance with PICO, a specialist in the VR industry. To transform PNY's enterprise VR offerings, enabling them to deliver unparalleled immersive experiences across a wide range of industries, including sports, entertainment, education, healthcare, and corporate training.
April 5th, 2024Source

Security Bite: iCloud Mail, Gmail, others shockingly bad at detecting malware, study finds
Email security today has many shortcomings. It is widely known that email service providers cannot prevent every suspicious email from being received. However, a new study by web browser security startup SquareX reveals how little companies are doing to block malicious attachments and protect users.
April 5th, 2024Source

Steam download causes M2 MacBook Pro SSD to became so full that data couldn't be deleted — user had to wipe SSD to make system functional again
A Steam game download filled the disk.
April 5th, 2024Source

Sunbird, the security nightmare that tried to bring iMessage to Android, is returning
It's pretty clear that iMessage for Android is not going to be an easy task, but one of the apps that tried to do it (before we found out that it was a terrible security nightmare), Sunbird, is giving it another shot.
April 5th, 2024Source

The MacRumors Show: Apple's Next Big Thing -- Robots?
On this week's episode of The MacRumors Show, we discuss Apple's recently rumored "personal robotics" projects, iOS 17.5, Apple Pencil rumors, and more.
April 5th, 2024Source or Watch Video

The Writer: Josh Gad Makes the Jump to Comics In New Fantasy Series
"It's as if Indiana Jones and Back to the Future had a baby."
April 5th, 2024Source

Tim Cook offloads nearly 200,000 shares of AAPL stock worth $32 million
Apple CEO Tim Cook this week offloaded nearly 200,000 shares of AAPL stock, valued at around $32 million. After taxes, the sale netted Cook just over $16.4 million.
April 5th, 2024Source or Source

Today in Apple history: Boot Camp lets Mac users run Windows
April 5, 2006: Apple introduces the public beta of Boot Camp, software that allows users with an Intel-based Mac to run Windows XP on their machines.
April 5th, 2024Source

TSMC Keeps 2024 Revenue Guidance Unchanged After Taiwan Earthquake
After a historic earthquake struck Taiwan on the 3rd and led to a production halt at its sites in the country, the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has stressed that within ten hours of the catastrophe, it has recovered 70% of its production capabilities.
April 5th, 2024Source

Updates From The Acolyte, and More
Plus, Rob Liefeld's next comic book adaptation is heading to the big screen.
April 5th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — April 4th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: April 4, 2024 -- Apple's robot plans, Beats Solo4 headphones
Gurman: Apple working on personal robotics as next skunkworks project. Spotify raising prices for subscribers again this year. Apple's new Beats Solo 4 headphones hit the FCC ahead of launch. Exclusive: Beats Solo4 headphones will pack USB-C, re-engineered sound, and 50 hour battery for $199.
April 4th, 2024Source

Android 15 may not let you completely turn your Bluetooth off
As reported today, Google is about to take the wraps off of its long-awaited "Find My Device" network. However, there is one side effect to this that will likely affect the way you use your Android device from now on: Bluetooth can only be paused and not completely turned off.
April 4th, 2024Source

Android 15's Private Space leak details how you can improve your phone privacy
Lately, there's been talk about Android 15 possibly taking a cue from Samsung's Secure Folder with a new Private Space feature. Now, more info about this feature, including how it might work, has popped up online.
April 4th, 2024Source

Apple explores making personal robots: Report
Apple engineers are working on making personal robots, a report said on Wednesday, just weeks after the iPhone-maker abandoned its efforts to develop an electric car.
April 4th, 2024Source

Apple home robots, Spatial Personas on Vision Pro, iOS 17.5 beta
Benjamin and Chance discuss the bizarre idea that Apple is interested in making a humanoid robot to help with household chores, as its "next big thing". Also, Apple launches the first ever sports 'film' shot in Immersive Video, and releases Spatial Personas for all Vision Pro users.
April 4th, 2024Source

Apple releases first betas for iOS 17.5, macOS 14.5, visionOS 1.2, and more
Miss living on beta? All aboard the iOS 17.5 beta train. After a few too many weeks with no developer beta, Apple has released the first iOS 17.5 beta for testing. The full list of beta releases today includes Apple's other platforms as well:
April 4th, 2024Source or Source

Apple Silicon supplier TSMC resumes work at production sites after earthquake pause
Apple Silicon supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) resumed work at its production sites in the earthquake-hit country after pausing it for a day for inspections, the company said in a statement on Thursday.
April 4th, 2024Source

How to Convert MOV to MP4 on Mac Free with ffmpeg
If you have a video file in MOV format, you may wish to convert the MOV video to MP4 format instead. While there are a variety of methods for converting MOV to MP4, the approach we're going to address here is by using the command line, with a super easy to use and free tool called ffmpeg.
April 4th, 2024Source

How to open a Mac app from an unidentified developer
Is your Mac stopping you opening an app from an unidentified developer? Here's how to allow unidentified developer apps on your Mac.
April 4th, 2024Source

Macworld Podcast: The U.S. versus Apple
Listen to the Macworld Podcast episode 879.
April 4th, 2024Source

Pepper Grinder, Open Roads Review, And Stellar Blade Demo | GI Show
On this week's episode of The Game Informer Show, the crew discusses our time playing the public demo of Stellar Blade, the character action game formerly known as Project Eve. We drill into Pepper Grinder, the latest title from Devolver Digital, and then discuss a rad town-building sandbox called Summerhouse.
April 4th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — March 29th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: March 29, 2024 -- Apple sues a former engineer
iPhone 12 Qi2 charging is a surprise upgrade in iOS 17.4. Bloomberg: New iPad Pro and iPad Air updates expected in 'early May'. Apple sues former iOS engineer for leaking Journal app, Vision Pro details, and more.
March 29th, 2024Source

Anker dock handles MacBook Pro and PC laptop
It's the best of both worlds: A computer setup with a Mac and a PC. They each have their strengths. But how best to use both in the same workstation? Well, today's setup does it with a MacBook Pro and Anker dock arrangement.
March 29th, 2024Source

Apple files lawsuit against former engineer for leaking details of projects he wanted to kill
Including the Journal app and the Vision Pro
March 29th, 2024Source

Apple M1 MacBook Air vs M3 MacBook Air
Are you in the market for a new MacBook Air and find yourself weighing the pros and cons of the latest M3 model against the tried and true M1? You're not alone.
March 29th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Apple's MacBook Air M3 hits an all-time low, plus the rest of the week's best tech deals
Including discounts on AirTags, the Meta Quest 2 and a few wireless earbuds we like.
March 29th, 2024Source

Apple's new iPad Pro is coming in May, report claims
There will be a new iPad Air as well.
March 29th, 2024Source

How Do I Fix the Calibrate Screen Pop-Up on the iPad
Does your iPad display a Calibrate screen when using certain e-commerce/online shopping apps? You're not alone. There have been numerous reports about iPad users encountering a "Calibrate Screen" pop-up in certain applications. While this screen has a Cancel button, it doesn't work. This leaves you with the only option which is to quit the app.
March 29th, 2024Source

MacBook Air M3 Review (2024): Fantastic When You Need It, Expensive If You Don't
When Apple launched the M2 MacBook Air in 2022, it redefined the concepts of an entry-level macOS laptop, with all its lingering frustrations in tow. "There's just a lot more to enjoy here," surmised SlashGear's review of the machine.
March 29th, 2024Source

Meta is Discontinuing Quest 1 Support for New Apps Starting Next Month
Meta announced last year it was sunsetting the original Quest, which was first released in 2019. While many developers of new apps have since stopped including the nearly five year-old headset as a supported device, now the company says it's taking choice out of the equation, as no new apps will be able to offer support for Quest 1 starting on April 30th.
March 29th, 2024Source

Redesigned M3 iPad Pros, large-screened iPad Air now expected in May
Next-gen iPads will be Apple's first new tablets since late 2022.
March 29th, 2024Source

The best Linux laptops you can buy: Expert tested
We tested the best Linux laptops based on performance, graphics, and cost to help you find the right machine for both beginners and professionals.
March 29th, 2024Source

The MacRumors Show: WWDC Announced and the Latest iOS 18 Rumors
On this week's episode of The MacRumors Show, we discuss all of the rumors surrounding WWDC 2024 and iOS 18.
March 29th, 2024Source or Watch Video

General — Apple / Mac — April 2nd, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: April 2, 2024 -- AirPods Lite rumors, iPadOS 18 compatibility
'AirPods Lite' to debut later this year, new report says. iPadOS 18 rumored to drop support for these iPads; iOS 18 support unchanged. Apple AI researchers boast useful on-device model that 'substantially outperforms' GPT-4.
April 2nd, 2024Source

A photonic feature extractor for broadband radio-frequency signals
In intelligent sensing fields such as radar, machine vision and medical imaging, the critical information used for decision-making is often sparse. For example, a monosyllabic waveform requires thousands of sampling points, but contains only a few bits of information.
April 2nd, 2024Source

Alleged iOS 18 Design Resource Reveals visionOS-Like Redesign
A first look at iOS 18's rumored visionOS-style redesign may have been revealed by a new image of the Camera app.
April 2nd, 2024Source

Anker finally shipping its new 15W 3-in-1 Qi2 magnetic charging stations
The final Anker Qi2 releases that were first shown off at CES 2024 are beginning to ship. We've seen a handful of the company's new 15W chargers already debut, but today, the brand's new 3-in-1 charging stands hit store shelves, complete with 15W magnetic power pads and Apple Watch fast charging.
April 2nd, 2024Source

Apple @ Work Podcast: The iPad's legacy
Apple @ Work is exclusively brought to you by Mosyle, the only Apple Unified Platform. Mosyle is the only solution that integrates in a single professional-grade platform all the solutions necessary to seamlessly and automatically deploy, manage & protect Apple devices at work.
April 2nd, 2024Source

Apple Card Savings Account Holders To See A Drop In Interest Rate For The First Time; Is Goldman Sachs' Soured Relationship Causing This?
Apple Card Savings officially launched last year, with its most attractive feature being the high 4.15 percent Annual Percentage Yield (APY). Slowly, that figure climbed upwards and, at its peak, touched 4.5 percent.
April 2nd, 2024Source

Apple could launch new entry-level AirPods and updated AirPods Max later this year
They new entry-level model could be manufactured in India by a Foxconn subsidiary
April 2nd, 2024Source

Apple M3 Ultra Chip Could be a Monolithic Design Without UltraFusion Interconnect
As we witness Apple's generational updates of the M series of chips, the highly anticipated SKU of the 3rd generation of Apple M series yet-to-be-announced top-of-the-line M3 Ultra chip is growing speculations from industry insiders. The latest round of reports suggests that the M3 Ultra might step away from its predecessor's design, potentially adopting a monolithic architecture without the UltraFusion interconnect technology.
April 2nd, 2024Source

Apple MacBook Pro M4 what specifications can we expect?
If you are patiently waiting for the upcoming 2024/2025 Apple MacBook Pro M4 laptop that is anticipated to feature the new M4 Pro chipset, succeeding the M3 Pro. You might be interested in this quick overview created by Matt Talks Tech on what might be included in the next Apple MacBook Pro M4 laptop when it is launched by Apple hopefully later this year or early next.
April 2nd, 2024Source

Apple releases Pages, Keynote, and Numbers updates for Mac, iPad, and iPhone
Apple on Tuesday updated its Work apps: Pages, Keynote, and Numbers for the Mac, iPad, and iPhone.
April 2nd, 2024Source

Apple Seeds First Beta of macOS Sonoma 14.5 to Developers
Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.5 update to developers, with the software coming nearly a month after Apple released macOS Sonoma 14.4.
April 2nd, 2024Source

Apple shareholders look for positive signs after worst quarter relative to S&P since 2013
With Apple's stock coming off its worst quarterly performance relative to the S&P 500 Index in over a decade, AAPL investors are looking for something -- anything -- positive.
April 2nd, 2024Source

Apple Updates iWork Apps With New Features on Mac, iPad, and iPhone
Apple today updated its trio of iWork apps Keynote, Numbers, and Pages for the Mac, iPad, and iPhone with several new features and changes.
April 2nd, 2024Source

Don't buy Apple AirPods yet: 3 new models we're expecting in 2024
Keep an eye out for AirPods Max 2 and 4th-gen AirPods.
April 2nd, 2024Source

iOS 17.5 finally arrives alongside macOS 14.5 and visionOS 1.2 after weeks of no developer betas
Get your betas here
April 2nd, 2024Source

iWork 14 brings useful tweaks to Pages, Numbers and Keynote
Apple updated its iWork suite of productivity applications Tuesday with improvements related to shared documents, HEIC photos and iPad keyboards. The updated apps in iWork 14.0 — Pages, Numbers and Keynote — are all available free on Mac, iPad and iPhone.
April 2nd, 2024Source

MacBook Air M3 benchmarks and more explored
The M3 chip in the new MacBook Air represents a significant step forward in Apple's silicon journey. With a 20% performance boost over the M2 and a staggering 35% improvement compared to the M1, as evidenced by these MacBook Air M3 benchmark scores, revealing that the latest Apple M3 Silicon offers users a substantial upgrade in processing power.
April 2nd, 2024Source

Remove duplicate files and clean up your Mac with Washing Machine X9
It's almost time for spring cleaning — and that can and should include tidying up your Mac's files. If you want to do the job right, try professional software like Mac Washing Machine X9 from Intego's robust software suite.
April 2nd, 2024Source

Report: Apple Podcasts Favors Shows With Subscriptions
Apple favors podcasts in its "Browse" tab that participate in its subscriptions program, according to Semafor.
April 2nd, 2024Source

Spatial Personas Coming to Apple Vision Pro in Beta Today
Apple today announced that Spatial Personas are now available for all Vision Pro users in a public beta.
April 2nd, 2024Source

The BenQ ideaCam S1 Pro is completely unique thanks to its secret weapon — a detachable camera for show-and-tell
Detachable, you say?
April 2nd, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Microsoft's first hardware debuts ... on the Apple II
April 2, 1980: Microsoft releases its first hardware product, the Z80 SoftCard. A microprocessor card that plugs into the Apple II, it allows the computer to run programs designed for the CP/M operating system, a popular OS for business software.
April 2nd, 2024Source

World's first hybrid CXL device combines flash memory and DRAM — storage tiering comes to remote memory over PCIe
Adding more DDR5 memory to your server is no longer the only way to increase RAM capacity.
April 2nd, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — March 28th, 2024

A powerful M3 Extreme Mac chip could be a real possibility if this M3 Max rumor is true
Could this mean the arrival of the first Extreme chip?
March 28th, 2024Source

Apple Immersive Video Featuring 2023 MLS Playoffs Coming to Vision Pro Tonight
Apple today plans to release an Apple Immersive Video that features the best of the 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs. It is the first-ever sports film captured in Apple Immersive Video, and it will be available on the Vision Pro headset.
March 28th, 2024Source

Apple Notifying WWDC 2024 Swift Student Challenge Winners
Students who entered the WWDC 2024 coding challenge can today sign in to Apple's Swift Student Challenge website to find out if they've won. Apple has selected 350 winners, who are eligible to attend the ‌WWDC 2024‌ special event at Apple Park on Monday, June 10.
March 28th, 2024Source

Apple rolls first-ever sports Immersive Video with MLS playoff recap
And the 180-degree 3D soccer blowout with Spatial Audio will be free in the Apple TV app for all Vision Pro users.
March 28th, 2024Source

Apple Silently Changed The Design Of The M3 Max Chip Which Could Have A Huge Impact On The M3 Ultra Chip
Apple Silicon has come a long way, and the company has introduced various versions of its M-series of chips to power Macs and iPads. Last year, the company introduced its latest M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max chips in the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models that feature advanced computational and graphical performance over the M2 series of chips.
March 28th, 2024Source

Apple Sues Former Employee for Leaking iPhone's Journal App and More
Apple this month sued its former employee Andrew Aude in California state court, alleging that he breached the company's confidentiality agreement and violated labor laws by leaking sensitive information to the media and employees at other tech companies. Apple has demanded a jury trial, and it is seeking damages in excess of $25,000.
March 28th, 2024Source or Source

Apple to Launch New iPad Pro and iPad Air Models in May
Apple will introduce new iPad Pro and iPad Air models in early May, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. Gurman previously suggested the new iPads would come out in March, and then April, but the timeline has been pushed back once again.
March 28th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Apple's M3 and M2 MacBook Airs have never been cheaper
The entry-level M3 Air is now on sale for $999, while the older M2 model is down to $849.
March 28th, 2024Source

Apple's rotten, no-good first quarter
Apple is in the midst of what is basically a rotten, no-good year so far. The company is contending with a high-profile antitrust battle with the Department of Justice, plummeting iPhone sales in China, and another EU regulatory investigation.
March 28th, 2024Source

Beware fake CleanMyMac apps that try to steal your passwords and data, company behind the app warns
CleanMyMac X, the popular Mac management and clean-up app from MacPaw, has become the target for scammers who want to use it to try and steal users' personal information including passwords. The fake apps are being distributed online and via stolen YouTube accounts, according to the company.
March 28th, 2024Source or Source

Can You Stop Mirroring Camera on MacBook? Yes... Sometimes
You may have noticed while on a video call or teleconference that your video is mirrored, or flipped, by default on the Mac. Mirrored video means the image on screen is what you see when looking in a mirror, not your regular orientation from an observers perspective, thus the name.
March 28th, 2024Source

Google says Apple is bringing RCS to the iPhone in 'fall of 2024'
The Android website has added a new landing page for Google Messages that talks about the first-party messaging experience, while also noting that RCS on the iPhone is coming in fall 2024.
March 28th, 2024Source

How to take a screenshot on a Mac
One of the most helpful tools.
March 28th, 2024Source

My 4 favorite music players for MacOS (that aren't Apple Music)
If music is your jam and Apple Music isn't, don't fret because you have plenty of outstanding options from which to choose.
March 28th, 2024Source

Parts pairing used by Apple has been outlawed by Oregon
The practice of parts pairing -- which can prevent third-party repair shops from cannibalising broken devices for parts -- has been outlawed by Oregon, taking effect for any product made after January 1, 2025.
March 28th, 2024Source

Redesign could give Apple M3 Ultra processor wicked performance boost
Apple's upcoming M3 Ultra chip won't consist of two M3 Max processors merged together, according to information leaking out of Cupertino. The change from its predecessors would free up designers to make the next-gen Apple silicon even more powerful.
March 28th, 2024Source

The Twelve South BookArc Flex is a super-stylish MacBook stand — it's just a shame it's not as stable as it is slick
Super-stylish, but super shaky, too.
March 28th, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Apple racks up staggering $700 million loss
March 28, 1996: In a dire message to Wall Street, Apple warns that it will report a $700 million after-tax loss for its most recent quarter.
March 28th, 2024Source

What's New in macOS Sonoma 14.4.1
Apple's macOS Sonoma 14.4.1 update has been rolled out globally, marking a significant enhancement in the MacOS ecosystem, especially for those wielding the powerhouse M3 Max MacBook Pro.
March 28th, 2024Source or Watch Video

General — Apple / Mac — March 27th, 2024

5 simple things you should do to make MacOS more secure
Although MacOS is fairly secure out of the box, it could still use a bit of tweaking to get the most out of security. Here are five things you can do to protect your machine and your data.
March 27th, 2024Source

9to5Mac Daily: March 27, 2024 -- WWDC24 officially announced
Following DOJ, Apple faces new class action lawsuits alleging the iPhone is a monopoly. Apple pursuing ways to launch TV+ and more in China, report says. WWDC 2024 confirmed for June 10: iOS 18 and more expected, Apply for WWDC24 in-person event, Apple teases 'Absolutely Incredible' AI-focused WWDC.
March 27th, 2024Source

Apple users targeted by incredibly annoying 'Reset Password' attack
Those requests just keep on coming.
March 27th, 2024Source

Apple users targeted by sophisticated phishing attack to reset their ID password
There are many known phishing attacks that target users of Apple devices to gain access to their Apple ID. However, a new "elaborate" attack uses a bug in the Apple ID password reset feature with "push bombing" or "MFA fatigue" techniques to flood Apple devices with password reset requests.
March 27th, 2024Source

Apple's A18, A18 Pro Might Have Bigger Die Sizes To Accommodate A Bigger Cache, Large Neural Engine And More
On paper, this would translate into negligible performance gains for the upcoming iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max, but there might be a silver lining in all of this, according to a YouTuber's latest speculation, which states that Apple could increase the die sizes of both the A18 and A18 Pro to incorporate additional upgrades.
March 27th, 2024Source

Apple's M3 and M2 MacBook Airs have never been cheaper
The entry-level M3 Air is now on sale for $999, while the older M2 model is down to $849.
March 27th, 2024Source

Apple's Phil Schiller Works 80 Hours a Week Overseeing App Store
With the App Store and app ecosystem undergoing major changes in the European Union, The Wall Street Journal today shared a profile on ‌App Store‌ chief Phil Schiller, who is responsible for the ‌App Store‌.
March 27th, 2024Source or Source

DOJ compares AAPL share buybacks with R&D spend as 'evidence' of lack of competition
A new report highlights what probably amounts the most most absurd stretch in the DOJ's antitrust lawsuit. A section notes that Apple last year spent half as much on research and development (R&D) as it did on AAPL share buybacks, presenting this as 'evidence' of the lack of competition faced by the company.
March 27th, 2024Source

Here's Your First Look at How Apple Will Update Sealed iPhones to the Latest iOS
Apple was recently reported to use Presto, an indigenous system, to update sealed iPhones to the latest iOS version. The company plans to deploy this technology in its operations starting next month in the U.S., followed by nationwide implementation in the coming months.
March 27th, 2024Source

How a smart ring works
Stylish and functional.
March 27th, 2024Source

How to get InDesign on a Mac
Start your own publishing empire with InDesign on Mac.
March 27th, 2024Source

How Does AirTag Tracking Actually Work?
The AirTag is one of Apple's best inventions of the last decade, but few people recognize just how groundbreaking these devices are. They are small enough to be used on a keychain or as a luggage tag while containing a surprising amount of computer power. Now, find out how these little devices manage to keep track of your stuff without you being nearby.
March 27th, 2024Source

Is AppleCare+ Worth It for MacBook Air and MacBook Pro in 2024?
AppleCare+ is something Apple recommends bundling with most of its products, especially Mac and iPhone. Indeed, you get protection from accidental damages with the package. However, AppleCare+ for Mac comes with its caveats. So, the question remains: is AppleCare+ worth it for MacBook Air/Pro in 2024?
March 27th, 2024Source

Judge tosses class action crypto-payment antitrust case against Apple
A federal judge in San Francisco has dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit accusing Apple of driving up fees at platforms such as Venmo and Cash App by prohibiting payment apps from implementing cryptocurrency transactions.
March 27th, 2024Source

User's first Mac workstation is a doozy [Setups]
Mac mini may be Apple's smallest desktop computer, but that doesn't make it meek. It's anything but meek, in fact. Today's M2 Mac mini setup is the user's first Apple rig, and the computer, working alongside a recent 12.9-inch iPad Pro, drives an impressive 35-inch LG ultra-wide display.
March 27th, 2024Source

What Is the Services Menu on Mac? And How To Use It?
macOS has evolved over the years, and Apple has introduced many features. Many improve your workflow and productivity, such as Universal Control, Hot Corners, Spotlight, Mission Control, and more.
March 27th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — March 25th, 2024

Apple Pay Declined but Card Works? Here's How to Fix
Apple Pay is an easy and convenient way to make purchases in-store and online, but there are times when it doesn't work properly. That's why you should always carry a backup payment method, such as cash or a debit/credit card. Fortunately, most cases of Apple Pay getting declined are pretty minor, especially if the attached card still works.
March 25th, 2024Source

Apple releases macOS 14.4.1 with several important bug fixes, so install now
Small update fixes problems with USB hubs on external displays, audio plug ins, and Java apps.
March 25th, 2024Source or Source or Source

How to Take a Screenshot and Screen Record on a Mac
Navigating the landscape of digital content creation and sharing, capturing the perfect screenshot or recording a tutorial on your Mac can seem daunting. Yet, with the right knowledge, this task becomes not only manageable but second nature.
March 25th, 2024Source or Watch Video

macOS Sonoma 14.4.1 rolling out to fix USB hub issues and other bugs on your Mac
Bug fixes and security improvements!
March 25th, 2024Source

Macs Running Apple's M1, M2, And M3 Chips Have An Unfixable Flaw That Can Leak Security Keys
Apple's in-house chips are some of the finest in terms of performance and efficiency. So much so that I have been meaning to upgrade to a Mac myself, but it appears that all M1, M2, and M3-powered Macs have a severe flaw that cannot be fixed.
March 25th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — March 22nd, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: March 22, 2024 -- iOS 17.4.1 now available, Apple Watch on Android
Apple says it spent three years trying to bring Apple Watch to Android. DOJ lawsuit is an attempt to turn the iPhone into Android, Apple alleges. Apple releases iOS 17.4.1 for iPhone users, more. Epic will take 12% cut of Epic Games Store sales when it launches on iPhone this year.
March 22nd, 2024Source

Apple Silicon Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Extract Encryption Keys
An unpatchable vulnerability has been discovered in Apple's M-series chips that allows attackers to extract secret encryption keys from Macs under certain conditions, according to a newly published academic research paper (via https://arstechnica.com/security/2024/03/hackers-can-extract-secret-encryption-keys-from-apples-mac-chips/).
March 22nd, 2024Source

Apple's antitrust fight begins
On The Vergecast: the case against Apple as a monopoly, how super apps became part of an antitrust fight, and why your Apple Watch can't hang on Android.
March 22nd, 2024Source

Best photo editing software for Mac
We evaluate the photo editing apps used by professional photographers including Photoshop, Pixelmator, Photomator, Affinity Photo and others.
March 22nd, 2024Source

Best virtual machine software for Mac
We look at the best virtualisation and virtual machine software for Mac, and consider other ways you can run Windows and Windows apps on a Mac.
March 22nd, 2024Source

Crossover for Mac review
One of the simplest ways to run Windows apps on a Mac.
March 22nd, 2024Source

Hackers can exploit flaw in Apple M-series processors
Security researchers have found a serious exploit in all Apple M-series processors. The hard-wired flaw could potentially could be used by hackers to get user credit card information or read encrypted messages.
March 22nd, 2024Source

How to connect two or more external displays to an M1, M2 or M3 MacBook
Get around Apple's annoying M1/M2/M3 Mac single-display limitation via software and adapters
March 22nd, 2024Source

How to Setup a Timer on Mac with Clock App
Timers have arrived on the Mac with the addition of the Clock app coming to modern versions of MacOS. This is exciting if you've long wanted to use a timer on your Mac, whether to set a timer for a project, for your own pomodoro or work, cooking something, how long a break should take, or anything else you might want to use a timer for.
March 22nd, 2024Source

New Apple silicon security flaw could allow the extraction of encryption keys, but don't dust down that old Intel Mac just yet
Your Mac is a bit less secure than you thought.
March 22nd, 2024Source

Parallels Desktop full review: including new features in Parallels Desktop 19
Parallels Desktop lets you run multiple operating systems, including Windows, Linux and more, as virtual machines on your Mac. Our full review includes the new features in the latest version - Parallels Desktop 19.
March 22nd, 2024Source

The MacRumors Show: Apple's Four Upcoming AirPods Models
On this week's episode of The MacRumors Show, we discuss Apple's rumored plan to refresh the entire AirPods lineup with a series of new models.
March 22nd, 2024Source or Watch Video

U.S. DOJ's Apple case is wrong on the facts and law and should never have been brought
The U.S. DOJ's Apple case is wrong on the facts and law and should never have been brought, said legal experts who weighed in on the government's perplexing claims.
March 22nd, 2024Source

U.S. Justice Department is Suing Apple
In a groundbreaking move, the United States has filed a lawsuit against tech giant Apple, accusing the company of maintaining an illegal monopoly in the smartphone market. This legal challenge centers around the iPhone and its ecosystem, which the U.S. Justice Department claims stifles competition and innovation.
March 22nd, 2024Source or Source

Unpatchable security flaw in Apple Silicon Macs breaks encryption
University researchers have found an unpatchable security flaw in Apple Silicon Macs, which would allow an attacker to break encryption and get access to cryptographic keys.
March 22nd, 2024Source

Update: Apple fixes the mess it made of macOS Sonoma with the new 14.4.1 update
Where is macOS 14.4.1?
March 22nd, 2024Source

US v. Apple: everything you need to know
The US Department of Justice has filed a case against Apple for violating antitrust laws. More specifically, the case revolves around how Apple has used its locked-down iPhone ecosystem to build a monopoly.
March 22nd, 2024Source or Watch Video

General — Apple / Mac — March 20th, 2024

3D printed Macintosh Plus created with 'Steve Jobs-like attention to detail'
A guy who describes himself as a huge Apple enthusiast and a "designer and tinkerer" has created a painstakingly accurate 3D printed Macintosh Plus.
March 20th, 2024Source

9to5Mac Daily: March 20, 2024 -- iPhone bezels, iPad Pro displays
NYTimes echoes report of AI partnership talks between Apple and Google. iPhone 16 bezels will shrink as screen size expands, says report. New iPad Pro could be available in new matte screen option, rumor claims.
March 20th, 2024Source

All About The Dodge Macho Power Wagon
The year was 1977. Jimmy Carter was the U.S. president, bell bottoms were all the rage, and the original "Star Wars" was capturing hearts and minds for the very first time. In the midst of this disco-fueled year of excitement, Dodge released one of its strangest and most controversial vehicles of all time: The Dodge Macho Power Wagon.
March 20th, 2024Source

Apple CEO Cook visits Shanghai with iPhone sales under pressure in China
On a visit to China that comes amid a drop in iPhone sales, Apple CEO Tim Cook touted China's importance in the firm's supply chain as he met suppliers including BYD Electronics on Wednesday.
March 20th, 2024Source

Apple could be in trouble over DMA security warnings, as well as Core Technology Fee
It was already clear that Apple's Core Technology Fee would come in for close scrutiny by the EU, but an interview with the bloc's antitrust chief has revealed that the company could also be headed for trouble with its security warnings about alternative app stores.
March 20th, 2024Source

Apple Launches All-in-One 'Manuals, Specs, and Downloads' Website
Apple recently added a new "Documentation" page to its website that provides links to user guides, repair manuals, tech specs, software downloads, and more for a variety of products. Some of this information was previously found across separate pages on Apple's website, and it has now been combined in one place for convenient access.
March 20th, 2024Source

Apple Leadership Talks iPhone While Riding Golf Cart Around Apple Park
Apple's marketing chief Greg Joswiak, vice president of iPhone marketing Kaiann Drance, and a few other senior employees at the company recently participated in a ride-along interview with YouTube video creator Brian Tong.
March 20th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Apple MacBook Pro versus MacBook Air: All the Mac laptops compared
Which MacBook is the best, Air or Pro?
March 20th, 2024Source

Apple redesigns App Store Purchase History page with more details and filters
Following the release of iOS 17.4 a few weeks ago, iOS users have been noticing a discreet change when it comes to the App Store. More specifically, Apple has redesigned the App Store's Purchase History page, which now provides more details about each purchase and also introduces new filters.
March 20th, 2024Source

Apple's New Documentation Website Gives Easy Access to Product Information
There's a new and much easier way to find information about any Apple product you might be curious about or already own. Apple just quietly launched a new "Documentation" website, which unifies many of its previous support pages as one.
March 20th, 2024Source

Does 'Find My' Work Internationally? Using Find My iPhone/Mac/iPad Abroad
The "Find My" feature is a location tracking service available from Apple for most Apple devices, including iPhone, iPad, Mac, AirPods, AirTags, and more. Find My is unique in that it can be used to share your location, keep track of your people's locations like your friends, family, and loved ones who share their location, but also as a way to locate lost or stolen devices.
March 20th, 2024Source

Don't use your M3 MacBook Air with the lid closed — tests reveal 50% speed reduction in clamshell mode as the temperature increases
The M3 is fast, except when it isn't.
March 20th, 2024Source or Watch Video

EU Antitrust Chief Warns Apple About App Store Fees and Safety Warnings
Key parts of Apple's compliance with the Digital Markets Act (DMA) are set to be investigated by European regulators based on developer feedback, the EU's antitrust chief warned on Tuesday.
March 20th, 2024Source

Everything you can do to get the latest AirTag firmware update
A firmware update out for AirTag has begun gradually rolling out. You'll probably want it, but it turns out that updating the software for Apple's item tracker is both easy and hard. You don't have to jump through hoops, but neither do you have much control.
March 20th, 2024Source

How to Fix Apple Podcasts Skipping Randomly
As good as the Apple Podcasts app is, lately, many users have been complaining about podcasts skipping randomly back and forth. Nobody would like to keep listening to the same segment over and over again or listen to random frames of a podcast every other minute. Therefore, we've put together this guide to help you fix Apple Podcasts skipping randomly.
March 20th, 2024Source

How To Quickly Update AirTag Firmware [2024]
A new firmware update is available for AirTag users, though some will have to wait a couple of weeks to receive it. Keeping your devices up to date is pretty smart for a number of reasons, so let's take a quick look at updating your AirTags.
March 20th, 2024Source

I can't recommend the 15-inch MacBook Air enough, even if it's not for me
While the new M3 model is great, last year's 15-inch MacBook Air remains an excellent choice.
March 20th, 2024Source

iPhone and iPad halo effect boosts Mac switchers
Consumer Intelligence research Partners (CIRP) reports that a substantial percentage of personal computer buyers in 2023 upgraders from a crappy Windows PC or Chromebook to a Mac driven by those who already owned an iPhone and/or iPad.
March 20th, 2024Source or Source

Judge denies Apple's attempt to dismiss a class-action lawsuit over AirTag stalking
A judge has denied Apple's motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit claiming that Apple hasn't done enough to prevent stalkers from using its AirTag devices to track victims.
March 20th, 2024Source

macOS Sonoma 14.4 iCloud Drive bug is another reason to skip this update
Saved versions get lost when moved to iCloud Drive.
March 20th, 2024Source

Meta, Microsoft, X and Match Join Epic Games in Protesting Fees for Non-App Store Purchase Links
Meta, Microsoft, X, and Match today joined Epic Games to protest the way Apple complied with a court ruling requiring it to walk back its anti-steering rules. In an amicus brief in support of ‌Epic Games‌ (via The Wall Street Journal), the four companies said that the fees Apple is charging are too high, and that there are too many restrictions on how developers link to their websites.
March 20th, 2024Source or Source

Microsoft Office for Mac: Microsoft 365 vs Office 2021 buying advice
We compare Microsoft 365 and Office 2021 for Mac, reveal prices for apps like Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and discuss the cheapest way to get Office for Mac.
March 20th, 2024Source

New Axie 3-in-1 power bank makes global charging a snap [Review]
Journey's new Axie 10,000mAh Global Charger and Power Bank is a handy, MagSafe-compatible 3-in-1 charging device that comes with three extra plugs and a travel case for use worldwide.
March 20th, 2024Source

New page on Apple's website helps users find product manuals and guides
With the help of the Apple Support website, users can find a lot of information about the Apple devices they own. This includes things like technical specifications, guides, and support articles. However, all this information used to be spread across multiple pages -- but Apple is changing that with a new "Documentation" page.
March 20th, 2024Source

Nvidia and Amazon Upgrade Project Ceiba AI Supercomputer to Blackwell
The change will increase the AI performance of the upcoming machine by 6x, according to Nvidia.
March 20th, 2024Source

Office 2024 for Mac will be available as a one-off purchase
While Microsoft pushes Office 365 subscriptions hard, it has so far retained the option of one-off purchases of new editions -- and it has confirmed that this will also be available for Office 2024 for Mac.
March 20th, 2024Source

Samsung to launch AI chips to challenge Nvidia, others — 'Mach 1' chips to launch in early 2025
Samsung will enter AI processor game next year.
March 20th, 2024Source

Semarion introduces SemaCyte Multiplexing Platform to enhance cell assay data quality and speed during drug discovery
Semarion Ltd, a University of Cambridge spin-out company from the Cavendish Laboratory combining materials engineering and cell biology to tackle unmet drug screening needs, today introduced its SemaCyte® Multiplexing Platform, an expansion to the existing SemaCyte Microcarrier platform to utilize optical barcoding to accelerate screening processes during in vitro drug discovery.
March 20th, 2024Source

Study demonstrates spontaneous self-organization of microdroplets through quasi one-dimensional confinement
Polymer systems composed of multiple components can spontaneously induce emulsion or microdroplets by mechanical mixing, as an intermediate state of macroscopic phase separation. Unfortunately, the size of generated droplets is nonuniform and their spatial-arrangement is rather random. In addition, they tend to grow larger with time (coarsening).
March 20th, 2024Source

The latest macOS update breaks Java Virtual Machine, among other things
macOS 14.4 changes how the operating system deals with processes on Apple Silicon machines
March 20th, 2024Source

The Satechi Stand & Hub is my favorite accessory for Mac mini and an essential purchase for any tiny Mac desktop owner
A fantastic addition.
March 20th, 2024Source

This 3D-printed Macintosh Plus might be even cooler than the original 1986 model, here's how it was made
Not all Macintoshes are created equal.
March 20th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Threads joining the fediverse; Trending posts fully rolling out in the US
We've known for a while that Threads is joining the fediverse, and parent company Meta has now provided a preview of how things will work.
March 20th, 2024Source

Tim Cook is in China: Photos from store opening and more
Tim Cook is in China, attending the opening of the beautiful new Jing'an Apple Store in Shanghai, and meeting with Apple suppliers, developers, and more.
March 20th, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Twentieth Anniversary Mac lands with a thud
March 20, 1997: Apple launches its Twentieth Anniversary Macintosh, a futuristic, special-edition Mac that's ahead of its time in every way. Not part of any established Mac line, it brings a look (and a price!) unlike anything else available — and Apple delivers them to buyers in a limo!
March 20th, 2024Source

Your AirTag is getting an update, but as always no one knows what it does
Nor do we know exactly when it'll arrive... but it's coming.
March 20th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — March 18th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: March 18, 2024 -- Apple/Google AI partnership, AirPods 4 rumors
Mass production of two new AirPods models to start in May, targeting fall release. Walmart begins selling the Mac for the first time: M1 MacBook Air for $699. Apple might use Google Gemini to power some iPhone AI features.
March 18th, 2024Source

Apple is reportedly in talks to license Google's Gemini AI for use in iOS
This deal could be as big as Apple's deal to make Google its default web search engine.
March 18th, 2024Source

Apple looking for a solution to prevent the Core Technology Fee from bankrupting free app developers
During a workshop event in the European Union today, Apple shed new light on how the Core Technology Fee plays into its compliance with the Digital Markets Act. In particular, the company acknowledged concerns that the CTF could ultimately end up bankrupting small developers who have a free app go viral.
March 18th, 2024Source

Apple pushes back on criticism, says it's fully complying with the DMA
With iOS 17.4 this month, Apple debuted a number of new features as part of its efforts to comply with the Digital Markets Act in the EU. These efforts include alternative app marketplaces, new business terms for developers, and support for third-party browser engines.
March 18th, 2024Source

Apple Working on Solution for EU Core Technology Fee Possibly Bankrupting Apps That Go Unexpectedly Viral
Since Apple announced plans for the 0.50 euro Core Technology Fee that apps distributed using the new EU App Store business terms must pay, there have been ongoing concerns about what that fee might mean for a developer that suddenly has a free app go viral.
March 18th, 2024Source

Apple: Yes, we're complying with EU's Digital Markets Act
Apple on Monday disputed criticism that it has not done enough to open up its ecosystem as required under the European Union's Digital Markets Act, saying it has complied with the legislation.
March 18th, 2024Source

Best Checkbook Apps for Mac- 8 Top Options in 2024
Looking for the best checkbook apps for Mac? Earning is one side of the story of finances, while the other side is managing it. Tracking income and expenses is crucial when managing your money efficiently. That's where a checkbook comes into play.
March 18th, 2024Source

Best Mac for programming and developers
Looking for a Mac or MacBook for coding? Here's why you need a Mac for iOS and macOS development and the best Mac for coding your app.
March 18th, 2024Source

Fix: WallpaperVideoExtension High RAM Usage on macOS Sonoma
Although the live wallpapers on macOS Sonoma look cool, you'll notice that WallpaperVideoExtension has a high RAM usage. It's a cosmetic process that causes lagging and drains the battery. The lack of available memory space could eventually stunt your Mac's overall efficiency, making it harder to launch multiple programs
March 18th, 2024Source

How to find an external drive that's not showing up on a Mac
Here's what to do when you can't access or open an external drive on your Mac because the it isn't showing up. Plus how to format a drive for Mac and PC.
March 18th, 2024Source

How To Listen to Apple Podcasts on Android
Are you looking for a way to listen to Apple Podcasts on your Android phone? Unfortunately, Apple hasn't released the Apple Podcasts app for Android phones as of yet. But, don't be disheartened as there are a couple of workarounds.
March 18th, 2024Source

How to print to PDF on Macbook to make a PDF file
PDFs or Portable Document Format as the files are also known, have become a hugely popular file format for sharing documents across various platforms and devices. Whether you need to save a webpage, create a digital copy of a document, or combine multiple files into one, PDF is a versatile and reliable choice.
March 18th, 2024Source

Is 2024 the year Apple gets everything right?
All the news, rumors, and tips you missed last week.
March 18th, 2024Source

Lawsuit claiming AirTag is a stalker tool gets judge's go-ahead
A U.S. federal judge gave a go-ahead to a class action lawsuit accusing Apple's AirTag of being "the weapon of choice of stalkers and abusers."
March 18th, 2024Source

macOS Sonoma 14.4 Has Run out of Application Memory? Try This
Is your Mac displaying the error message "Your system has run out of application memory" after the macOS Sonoma 14.4 update? This usually makes the system slower, and you might be unable to open apps such as Safari, Chrome, Mail, etc.
March 18th, 2024Source

MagSafe Monday: ESR for Qi2 15W MagSafe car mount delivers fast charging on the go
Oddly enough, wireless charging is one of my top use cases for MagSafe. Some of my earliest MagSafe accessories have been wireless chargers in the car. I don't have long commutes every day, so I am frequently in and out of the car.
March 18th, 2024Source

Proton Mail app finally arrives for MacOS and Windows out of beta, and for Linux in beta
If you're a current Proton Mail user or someone who's been looking for a new email client, the popular service has finally delivered on its promise to launch a desktop app.
March 18th, 2024Source

USB hubs, printers, Java, and more seemingly broken by macOS 14.4 update
Issues seem to be related to security fixes made in Apple's latest OS.
March 18th, 2024Source

What's the Best Mac Laptop or Desktop for You?
The MacBook Air is a great choice for most people, but the MacBook Pro is better for intensive work like 3D rendering. The Mac Mini and iMac desktops offer certain benefits, too.
March 18th, 2024Source

Why the M1 MacBook Air is the best Mac value ever
The MacBook Air lineup is stronger than ever right now, but maybe not for the reasons you think. Yes, the M2 and M3 MacBook Air are great computers. But do you know what's also a great computer? The M1 MacBook Air, especially when it's available for under $700.
March 18th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — March 15th, 2024

Apple predicted to release 7.8-inch foldable iPhone in 2026
Kang Min-soo, a senior analyst with Omdia, tells The Elec, "Apple is predicted to release a 7-8 inch foldable iPhone in 2026" (machine translation).
March 15th, 2024Source

HomeKit Weekly: eufyCam 2C is the most affordable (and easiest) way to use HomeKit Secure Video outdoors
I've been a big proponent of HomeKit cameras built into flood lights as they eliminate the need to get an additional wire or rely on batteries. Sometimes, you want to put a camera somewhere that isn't easy to wire. HomeKit battery cameras have come a long way in terms of reliability, though. I recently picked up the eufyCam 2C 2 Cam Kit to augment a few areas outside my home that I wanted coverage of but didn't want to fool with running wires.
March 15th, 2024Source

How to Find Universal Control Settings on MacOS Sonoma & Ventura?
Universal Control is one of the most useful features available for Mac users who have multiple Macs and iPads that they'd like to control with a single mouse and keyboard, it works really well and offers a great experience once it's setup and working. But, like so many other recent changes to the Mac that arrived with the redesigned System Settings experience, not every Mac user has been able to find the settings for Universal Control since updating MacOS to Sonoma or Ventura.
March 15th, 2024Source

How to recover unsaved Word documents on a Mac
We're here to help you recover a unsaved or deleted Word document on your Mac, including how to find the AutoRecovery folder and how to see old versions.
March 15th, 2024Source

Microsoft is once again asking Chrome users to try Bing through unblockable pop-ups
Microsoft (cringingly) framed the intrusive ad as an opportunity to get free Copilot tokens.
March 15th, 2024Source

What is Darwin AI and how could Apple use its new tech?
What's interesting about the purchase of Canada's Darwin AI is that the company was focused on machine vision intelligence, smart manufacturing, improved machine learning efficiency and edge-based intelligence.
March 15th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — March 14th, 2024

3 Methods To Cancel Apple Arcade Subscription
You can cancel your Apple Arcade subscription directly from your Apple devices. I have created this quick guide to help you every step of the way. Let's check out all the methods!
March 14th, 2024Source

5 Best MP3 Converters for iOS and macOS (2024)
Despite the rise of music and video streaming apps, many still download media files onto their smartphones. Personally, I like saving podcasts from YouTube. Sure, I could use Apple Podcasts or Spotify, but they waste too much cellular data when traveling.
March 14th, 2024Source

9to5Mac Daily: March 14, 2024 -- Potential TikTok ban, Apple Sports update
TikTok ban: Here's everything we know. Apple Sports app receives first update with MLB support, NCAA March Madness data, more. visionOS code hints at Vision Pro coming soon to more countries. Stripe officially launches Apple Pay Later support, now enabled by default for merchants.
March 14th, 2024Source

8GB versus 16GB M3 MacBook Air: Which One Should You Buy
Deciding between the 8GB and 16GB M3 MacBook Air models can feel like a high-stakes choice, especially when you're trying to balance cost against performance needs. If you're on the fence about which version to invest in, you'll be pleased to know that a detailed comparison has shed light on the differences in performance across various tasks.
March 14th, 2024Source

Admins see snags as macOS Sonoma 14.4 hits Macs
Popular Addigy tool MDM Watchdog no longer works and problems with some USB hubs and printer descriptions frustrate some Mac admins.
March 14th, 2024Source

Apple acquires fundamental AI smarts by buying DarwinAI
Apple reportedly purchased DarwinAI, a small startup previously based in Waterloo, Ontario. The company developed software that might make artificial intelligence systems running on an iPhone or other computer more efficient.
March 14th, 2024Source

Apple acquires DarwinAI startup ahead of iOS 18's AI push
Apple has acquired DarwinAI, an artificial intelligence startup focused on making AI systems smaller and faster, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Apple has added dozens of DarwinAI employees to its own AI team following the acquisition earlier this year.
March 14th, 2024Source

Apple Begins Selling Refurbished iMac With M3 Chip in Canada
Apple this week added the latest-generation iMac with the M3 chip to its certified refurbished store in Canada for the first time since the computer was introduced in October. As a reminder, availability in the U.S. began last month.
March 14th, 2024Source

Apple in Trouble Again As Epic Games Brings A New Lawsuit To The Company Over App Store Commission
It seems like Apple and Epic Games are not going to be playing nicely after all. The game developer and publisher have just gone ahead and filed a new lawsuit against the iPhone maker. This time, the company is being accused of not complying with the court order issued in 2021.
March 14th, 2024Source

Apple M3 MacBook Air Repairability Deemed Average Following iFixit Teardown
Earlier teardowns of 13-inch Apple M3 MacBook Air models revealed a pleasing storage performance upgrade. Popular American e-commerce watchdog, iFixit, has joined in on the fun—CEO Kyle Wiens has confirmed that the 15-inch M3 MacBook Air 256 GB base model also houses two 128 GB flash storage chips.
March 14th, 2024Source

Apple Pay promo offers early access to Anthropologie's 'Palm Royale Collection'
The upcoming Apple TV+ movie "Palm Royale" is set to debut on March 20. Ahead of the release, Apple Pay has a new promotion for early access to the "The Palm Royale Collection" at Anthropologie.
March 14th, 2024Source

Apple Pencil Keeps Disconnecting? Here Are 9 Solutions
The Apple Pencil is an excellent accessory that can help you make the most of your iPad. Students can use it to take notes and professionals can work on apps like Procreate. However, the Apple Pencil is just a paperweight if it doesn't connect to the iPad.
March 14th, 2024Source

Apple set to expand Apple Vision Pro availability to many more countries soon
Based on code discovered by MacRumors, Apple will soon add 12 new languages to the virtual keyboard on the Vision Pro, which is currently only sold in the U.S. (launched on February 2, 2024). The company is expected to expand Apple Vision Pro availability to many more countries soon.
March 14th, 2024Source

Apple video feature is disrupting meetings with confetti, balloons; sometimes to hilarious effect
During video calls, people on newer Macs running macOS Sonoma (and other recently updated Apple devices) can use hand gestures to set off the eight effects, called "reactions," sometimes to hilarious effect.
March 14th, 2024Source

Apple's latest DMA changes, new iPad Pro details, Apple AI ads platform
Benjamin and Chance analyze the latest round of Apple's changes to appease the EU, get hyped for the impending 2024 iPad Pro features, and news that Apple is testing an AI platform for advertising.
March 14th, 2024Source

Base model 13-inch M3 MacBook Air with 256GB of storage is fast again
The new 13- and 15-inch MacBook Air soars with the powerful M3 chip, featuring a super-portable design, power-efficient performance, and all-day battery life.
March 14th, 2024Source

Best online backup 2024: iDrive, Backblaze, Livedrive, and more
We'll help you choose the best online backup service.
March 14th, 2024Source

Digital driver's licenses flow into Apple's Wallet like frozen molasses
Driver's licenses and state IDs in Apple Wallet provide an easy, fast, and more secure way for people to present their driver's license or state ID from their iPhone or Apple Watch.
March 14th, 2024Source

Google beefs up Chrome browser security for Mac and iOS devices
Privacy-preserving URL protection and beefed-up password protection are coming to Google Safe Browsing for the popular Chrome browser for macOS and iOS, Google said Thursday. The Chrome security update comes to Macs, iPhones and iPads first. Android devices will see them later in March.
March 14th, 2024Source

Google Chrome Gains Real-Time URL Protection on Mac and iOS
Google today announced that it is upgrading Google Safe Browsing with real-time URL protection to keep Chrome users safe from malicious websites. Safe Browsing is designed to protect against phishing attacks, malware, and unwanted software by checking URLs against a master list.
March 14th, 2024Source

How To Listen to Apple Podcasts on Windows Computer and Browser
Apple Podcasts is one of the most used platforms around the globe. While its success can be attributed to the large iPhone user base, the user interface, and the overall experience is excellent.
March 14th, 2024Source

How to Optimize Your M3 MacBook Air
Last week Apple launched its new M3 MacBook Air, the device is available with two display sizes, 13-inch and 15-inch, and also a choice of RAM and storage options. If you recently purchased the new M3 MacBook Air, there are several different things that you can do to optimize your new MacBook to get the most out of it, the video below from Brandon Butch s designed to walk you through 23 essential tips and settings adjustments that will elevate your MacBook's performance and usability.
March 14th, 2024Source

How to simplify AirDrop transfers by using proximity
AirDrop's ease of use gets even better with iOS 17's option to get close.
March 14th, 2024Source

How to type the Pi (π) symbol on a Mac or iPhone
Learn how to use the coolest math symbol on your Apple device.
March 14th, 2024Source

From the Ashes: Marvel's Ambitious X-Men Relaunch Revealed
After Krakoa falls, a new era begins for the X-Men.
March 14th, 2024Source

M3 MacBook Air laptop internals examined in detail by iFixit
iFixit has conducted a thorough analysis of the M3 MacBook Air, revealing insights into its design and repairability. The MacBook Air, available in both 13 and 15-inch models, is similar in weight to the MacBook Pro unless opting for the 16-inch version.
March 14th, 2024Source

M3 MacBook Air teardown shows that little has changed since the M2 — apart from the internal SSD
Look ma, there are two SSD chips in my new MacBook.
March 14th, 2024Source

Macworld Podcast: Why we like the M3 MacBook Air
Listen to the Macworld Podcast episode 877.
March 14th, 2024Source

OmniFocus 4 task app gets native version for Apple Vision Pro
The popular OmniFocus task app is already available for pretty much every Apple platform, from iOS to watchOS and macOS. As of today, Apple Vision Pro owners will also find a new version of OmniFocus ready for Apple's mixed reality headset.
March 14th, 2024Source

Proton Mail desktop app arrives for Mac and Windows with these features
After starting with a beta at the end of 2023, Proton has officially launched its desktop app for Mac and Windows. The software was designed to offer a fast, focused, and secure native experience.
March 14th, 2024Source or Source or Source

Sort your digital life out with a single click thanks to the Folder Tidy app for Mac
Clean up your messy Mac in just seconds with Folder Tidy for Mac.
March 14th, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Power Mac 7100 lands Apple in hot water with Carl Sagan
March 14, 1994: Apple introduces the Power Macintosh 7100, a midrange Mac that will become memorable for two reasons.
March 14th, 2024Source

Use the Terminal cheat Tool to Generate CheatSheets for Commands
While there are some command line wizards out there who never need to look at references, search manual pages, defer to command listsSource, LLM queries, or web searches, the rest of us mere mortal commands line users can be helped by a really great tool called cheat. The cheat command is able to provide a cheatsheet with usages, flags, and options for using varying commands, which should be useful for just about anyone who finds themselves in the Terminal.
March 14th, 2024Source

When will Apple announce WWDC 2024? Here's what to expect
As we inch closer toward June, we're getting a lot of questions from eager 9to5Mac readers about when Apple will officially announce WWDC 2024. After all, there are some big rumors about new AI features coming soon. Here's what history tells us...
March 14th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — March 11th, 2024

2 Easy Ways to Compress Images on Mac
Compressing images can be a necessary task for many Mac users, whether they're getting ready to post an image to the web, share a photo through email or messages, or they're simply trying to compress and reduce the file size of an image for any other purpose.
March 11th, 2024Source

9to5Mac Daily: March 11, 2024 -- AirPods Pro hearing aid features, more
Will TikTok be banned in the United States? Here's the latest news. Base M3 MacBook Air offers significantly faster SSD speeds than before. iOS 18 to include new 'hearing aid mode' for AirPods Pro, report says.
March 11th, 2024Source

15-inch MacBook Air (M3) review: Apple's best laptop gets better
The M3 update to Apple's most popular laptop line improves on greatness.
March 11th, 2024Source

15-inch MacBook Air (M3) review: Simply the best, but better
The M3 update to Apple's most popular laptop line improves on greatness.
March 11th, 2024Source

Age verification should be Apple's job, says Tinder parent Match
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has argued that for age-restricted apps, age verification should be Apple's job. He's now been joined in this view by the new head of trust and safety at Match, the company behind leading dating apps like Tinder, Hinge, OkCupid, and Plenty of Fish.
March 11th, 2024Source

Apple Arcade FAQ: Three new games for March
Apple's game subscription service features carefully curated games with no ads or in-app purchases.
March 11th, 2024Source

Apple CEO Tim Cook Makes Unusual Appearance in Porsche Taycan Turbo GT Premiere Video
Apple CEO Tim Cook today appeared in Porsche's video announcement for the Taycan Turbo GT electric performance car.
March 11th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Apple MacBook Air M3 Teardown Reveals Two NAND Chips on Basic 256 GB Config
Apple introduced its new generation of MacBook Air subcompact laptops last week—their press material focused mostly on the "powerful M3 chip" and its more efficient Neural Engine. Storage options were not discussed deeply—you had to dive into the Air M3's configuration page or specification sheet to find out more.
March 11th, 2024Source

Apple patent may (slightly) hint at touchscreen iMac similar to Microsoft Surface Studio
Although Apple has long rejected the concept of a touchscreen iMac or MacBook, and for good reason, there was one product which made us wonder whether there might be a role for such a device: the Microsoft Surface Studio.
March 11th, 2024Source

Apple tests new AI-powered tool for optimizing App Store ads
Apple is experimenting with a new AI-powered way to buy its App Store ads, Business Insider reports Monday citing "two people familiar with the matter."
March 11th, 2024Source

Apple's MacBook Air update brings a surprise upgrade over the M2
The entry-level model has much faster SSD speeds.
March 11th, 2024Source

Best Mac monitors and displays 2024
We test, review and rank the best screens, monitors and displays to use with your MacBook, Mac mini, Mac Studio or Mac Pro.
March 11th, 2024Source

Best NAS drives for Mac
Looking for a Wi-Fi storage option for a home with multiple Macs or an office with a team of people needing shared storage? Network attached or personal cloud storage is a great option.
March 11th, 2024Source

Apple to open new Shanghai retail store as iPhone sales slump in China
Apple is preparing to open its eighth store in Shanghai, China this month, adding to its second largest retail network after the U.S. amid slowing iPhone sales in China.
March 11th, 2024Source

Best Thunderbolt docks 2024: Extend your laptop's capabilities
Thunderbolt docks can be expensive, with gobs of ports—but more manufacturers are designing low-cost options to fit more budgets.
March 11th, 2024Source

Best USB-C hubs and adapters for Mac 2024
USB-C and Thunderbolt Macs often need more ports. These USB-C hubs and adapters for MacBooks and Macs are the best we have tested.
March 11th, 2024Source

Classic Macintosh SE stands with new Studio Display [Setups]
Pimping out a computer setup with vintage gear is super-cool, even if the old stuff doesn't get much use (or is solely for display purposes). Today's M1 MacBook Pro setup recently added a new Studio Display, and both of those modern machines bask in the glory of a nearby classic Macintosh SE from the 1980s.
March 11th, 2024Source

Entry-level M3 MacBook Air uses significantly faster SSD
Apple fixed the slow storage speed that plagued M2 Macs on the M3 MacBook Air. Early testing indicates the entry-level M3 MacBook Air delivers significantly faster read/write speeds than its predecessor.
March 11th, 2024Source

Google, Apple, and Firefox release new Speedometer 3.0 browser benchmark
Speedometer has long been Google's preferred benchmark, previously noting how it's the "most reflective of the real world" when comparing JavaScript performance. Speedometer 3.0 is now available.
March 11th, 2024Source

How to find and cancel your unused subscriptions
Plus tips and tricks to make the process easier.
March 11th, 2024Source

Is 8GB of RAM Enough for a Mac in 2024?
The debate over whether 8GB of RAM is sufficient for a Mac has long been a topic of contentionSource. The controversy goes back to at least 2012, when Apple launched the first MacBook Pro with Retina display, which started with 8GB of RAM.
March 11th, 2024Source

M3 MacBook Air 13 inch vs 15 Inch
In the bustling realm of tech advancements, Apple's introduction of the new M3 MacBook Air models marks a significant milestone. If you're eyeing the latest in laptop technology, let's dive into the specifics of the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air versions, as reviewed by Brandon Butch. His comprehensive analysis, spanning from unboxing to performance evaluation, sheds light on what these devices have in store for potential users.
March 11th, 2024Source

M3 MacBook Air refresh boosts storage speeds for 256GB models
For the M2 Air, getting better storage speeds required a 512GB (or larger) SSD.
March 11th, 2024Source

M3 MacBook Air versus M2 MacBook Air
When it comes to upgrading your tech arsenal, the MacBook Air series by Apple stands out as a premier choice for professionals and casual users alike. If you're on the fence about choosing between the M2 and M3 MacBook Air models, you'll be pleased to know that the latest iteration offers significant improvements that cater to a wide array of computing needs.
March 11th, 2024Source or Watch Video

macOS 14 Sonoma superguide: Everything you need to know
Here's what you need to know about macOS Sonoma including new features, macOS 14.5 release date, and what's coming in future updates.
March 11th, 2024Source

Report: Apple testing AI-powered ads platform
Apple is said to be testing an AI-powered ads platform with a select group of partners, via Business Insider.
March 11th, 2024Source

[Solved] External Drive Not Showing up on macOS Sonoma
There are multiple reasons why your external drive is not showing up on macOS Sonoma, so expect troubleshooting to take a while. I actually spent days testing my Mac and hard drive when I faced this issue. If you need to access your files fast, check out the solutions that worked for me—I ranked them from most to least likely to work.
March 11th, 2024Source

This Mac app for Safari adds a dark mode to every website you visit
The Noir Safari extension is perfect for those who prefer to work in dark mode.
March 11th, 2024Source

This one accessory can turn your Mac Mini or Studio into a 'pro' machine
The Satechi Hub & Stand eliminates storage limitations on the Mac Mini or Mac Studio with 6-in-1 expansion ports and a sleek, seamless design.
March 11th, 2024Source

Tim Cook makes surprise appearance during Porsche event to talk Vision Pro
As our friends over at Electrek reported, Porsche today unveiled its new all-electric Taycan Turbo GT powerhouse. In a somewhat bizarre twist, Apple CEO Tim Cook made a guest appearance in Porsche's launch video alongside Apple Vision Pro.
March 11th, 2024Source

Why I use this 160W charger for my MacBook instead of the one Apple gave me
The Ugreen Nexode Pro 160W charger beats Apple's standard accessory in several meaningful ways.
March 11th, 2024Source

Why Am I Getting Billed for APPLE COM ONE?
It's common for a credit card bill to have a strange line item that you may not be familiar with. Companies may use a third-party billing system or go by a different name. One example of a strange name showing up on many people's bank statements is a bill payment to APPLE COM ONE.
March 11th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — March 8th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: March 8, 2024 -- More on iOS 17.4 and Apple's DMA plans
Apple planning default navigation app setting in iOS 18 for EU users. Apple working on a better way to transfer iPhone data to Android. iOS 17.4 lets budgeting apps easily access Apple Card, Cash, and Savings data.
March 11th, 2024Source

13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air with M3 chip now available in stores
Apple's new M3 MacBook Airs, announced earlier this week, are now on sale. The 13-inch and 15-inch models feature upgraded internals and faster Wi-Fi.
March 11th, 2024Source

14-inch M3 Pro MacBook Pro review: The sweet spot for price and performance
It's $400 more than the base 14-inch model, but you'll be glad you paid the difference.
March 11th, 2024Source

15 inch M3 MacBook Air vs 14 inch MacBook Pro
Apple just launched their new MacBook Air and the device comes with the Apple M3 processor it comes with a choice of a 15-inch or a 13-inch display.
March 11th, 2024Source

An approach to realize in-sensor dynamic computing and advance computer vision
The rapid advancement in machine learning techniques and sensing devices over the past decades have opened new possibilities for the detection and tracking of objects, animals, and people. The accurate and automated detection of visual targets, also known as intelligent machine vision, can have various applications, ranging from the enhancement of security and surveillance tools to environmental monitoring and the analysis of medical imaging data.
March 11th, 2024Source

Apple Jing'an store opening soon -- grab the gorgeous wallpaper here
Apple has teased the opening of a new retail store in China, Apple Jing'an. No date has been specified, but the company says it is "opening soon."
March 11th, 2024Source

Apple Arcade Guide: Here's everything available [New: Bloons TD Battles 2+ and more]
Apple Arcade launched with close to 100 titles and the service is seeing new games added almost every week with over 200 games now in the library. Follow along with our guide on all the available Apple Arcade games plus the latest releases.
March 11th, 2024Source

Apple capitulates, will restore Epic Games' developer account in the EU
Epic Games has committed to not violating Apple's App Store rules, for what that's worth, and now both companies say that Epic's developer account will be restored.
March 11th, 2024Source

Apple Has Big AI Plans for Mac — and iPhone, Too
 
March 11th, 2024Source

Apple releases MacOS Sonoma 14.4 with a whopping 64 bug fixes
The latest version adds podcast transcripts and new emojis, though it's the array of security patches that makes this a mandatory update.
March 11th, 2024Source

Apple Reportedly Developing 20.3-inch Foldable MacBook for 2027 Launch
According to renowned Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is actively working on a foldable 20.3-inch MacBook, with mass production expected to begin in 2027. In a recent post on X/Twitter, Kuo stated that this foldable MacBook is currently Apple's only foldable product with a clear development schedule.
March 11th, 2024Source

Apple updates its Windows Migration tool with macOS Sonoma support
If you are a Windows user thinking about switching to macOS, Apple has an app that can help make the transition easier. The Migration Assistant has just been updated to version 3.0.0.0 with support for macOS Sonoma, Apple's latest desktop operating system.
March 11th, 2024Source

Apple's Eighth Retail Store in Shanghai Expected to Open This Month
Apple today announced the imminent opening of its eighth retail store in central Shanghai, China, which will be named Apple Jing'an.
March 11th, 2024Source

Apple's M3 MacBook Air Can Churn Out Decent Frames In AAA Games, But Do Not Expect Anything Extraordinary From It
The M3 MacBook Air offers little internal changes compared to its direct predecessor, but now, Apple's latest chip is not only mass produced on TSMC's cutting-edge 3nm architecture but also supports technologies such as hardware-accelerated ray tracing.
March 11th, 2024Source

BenQ Unveils New PD3225U Design Monitor for Mac and MacBook Pro Users
BenQ, a global leader in display technology, announced today the launch of its newest professional monitor, the PD3225U. Featuring IPS Black for 2000:1 contrast ratio, Color Match with Mac devices through M-book mode, and iKeyboard Control, the PD3225U is the perfect creative complement for Mac users in need of color accuracy and enhanced connectivity.
March 11th, 2024Source

Best USB-C and Thunderbolt displays for Mac [March]
USB-C/Thunderbolt display options have really expanded over the last couple of years. While Apple's Pro Display XDR isn't the best fit for most Mac users at $5,000+, it also offers the more affordable Studio Display. But there are also lots of solid choices from LG, Samsung, BenQ, and more. Let's look at the best USB-C/Thunderbolt displays with many available in the $400-$1,600 range.
March 11th, 2024Source

Don't panic, but there's a day-one macOS update for the new M3 MacBook Air
Quirk of timing means macOS 14.4 came out while new laptops were in transit.
March 11th, 2024Source

Engadget Podcast: The MacBook Air M3 is great (but we still love the M2 Air)
What do you prefer, a slightly faster Air, or a better deal?
March 11th, 2024Source

Hands-On With the 2024 M3 MacBook Air
Apple's M3 MacBook Air models are in stores as of today, so we picked one up to test it out, see what's new, answer reader questions, and determine whether it's worth buying or upgrading to.
March 11th, 2024Source or Watch Video

HomeKit Weekly: Logitech Circle View continues to be one of the best outdoor HomeKit cameras
I recently took a fresh look at Eve's indoor HomeKit camera, and it inspired me to get my trusty Logitech Circle View camera and see how it continues to stack up against the competition. Circle View offers a straightforward, motion-triggered home security camera solution, avoiding constant video recording.
March 11th, 2024Source

How Copilot makes budgeting even easier with new Apple Card, Cash, and Savings integration
We've written a lot about Copilot, the best budgeting app for iPhone and Mac. This week, however, the app has gotten even better. With iOS 17.4, there is now direct integration with Apple Card, Apple Cash, and Apple Card. Read on to learn how it works.
March 11th, 2024Source

How the M3 MacBook Air finally completes the Apple Silicon transition
For the first time since Apple dumped Intel, there's a laptop for every want and every need.
March 11th, 2024Source

How to book an appointment at an Apple Store's Genius Bar
If you've got a problem with an iPhone, iPad or Mac, you can book an appointment with an Apple Genius and take your product into a store to see if it can be fixed.
March 11th, 2024Source

How to watch 'Anatomy of a Fall': Where is the Oscar-nominated film streaming?
Everything you need to know to rent it, buy it, or stream it.
March 11th, 2024Source

Ivory for Mastodon adds quote posts on iPhone, iPad, and Mac
Tapbots is out with a new version of its popular Ivory for Mastodon client on iPhone, iPad, and Mac. With this week's update, Ivory now supports quote posts for the first time.
March 11th, 2024Source

M3 MacBook Air Models Now Available for Same-Day Pickup
Starting today, Apple's refreshed MacBook Air models with M3 chips are available for same-day or next-day pickup at Apple Stores, with no pre-order required. Online orders are also beginning to arrive to customers today.
March 11th, 2024Source

MacBook Air Buyer's Guide: Comparing the Generations
Apple's MacBook Air has undergone some major changes in recent years, including the switch to Apple silicon, a complete redesign, and the introduction of a 15-inch model, making it all the more important to consider if now is a good time to upgrade or if an older model will suffice for your needs.
March 11th, 2024Source

MacBook Air M3 13-inch and 15-inch review (2024): Excellent yet unsurprising
Apple's M3 chip is a decent speed bump, but the M2 MacBook Air
March 11th, 2024Source

New M3 MacBook Air is Now Available for Same Day Pickup at Apple Store
Apple surprised us earlier this week with the announcement of the M3 variant of the MacBook Air. It was long overdue since the release of the M3 MacBook Pro models last year. While there aren't many changes to the design, the internals receive a substantial upgrade over its predecessor. Pre-orders for the M3 MacBook Air began on March 4th.
March 11th, 2024Source

Scarlett audio interface masters Mac Studio rig's sound [Setups]
If you're going to make and manipulate music or other sound with your Mac setup, odds are you need a good audio interface. Today's Mac Studio workstation relies on a Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 USB audio interface when the user makes YouTube videos, for example. Check it out below, along with the rest of the setup's gear.
March 11th, 2024Source

Setting the Default Web Browser from Command Line on Mac
Many advanced Mac users spend a lot of time working from the command line with the Terminal application. The command line offers ways to interact with various settings in MacOS through defaults commands and other tricks, so it's a reasonable question to wonder if you can set or change the default web browser on a Mac by using the Terminal. Sure, Mac users can change the default web browser at any time by using System Settings on modern MacOS, or System Preferences on older macOS versions, but what if you wish to change the default web browser through the command line on the Mac?
March 11th, 2024Source

Steve Jobs signed $201.41 Apple check to bring in considerably more at auction
A desirable Jobs-signed check paying Apple's telephone bill -- for a whole $201.41 -- made out to Pacific Telephone is up for auction.
March 11th, 2024Source

Stop reading this and go update your Apple device right now
Apple just delivered critical security patches to everything it sells.
March 11th, 2024Source

TechCrunch reviews Apple's M3 MacBook Air: 'I keep coming back to the Air'
The new 13- and 15-inch MacBook Air soars with the powerful M3 chip, featuring a super-portable design, power-efficient performance, and all-day battery life.
March 11th, 2024Source

The MacRumors Show: Apple's New MacBook Air With M3!
On this week's episode of The MacRumors Show, we discuss Apple's new MacBook Air models featuring the M3 chip.
March 11th, 2024Source

This Mac game gives me a much-needed break from work
Bring You Home is a simple and colorful Mac game.
March 11th, 2024Source

Tiny Archers Takes Aim Next Month On Quest, Pico & PC VR, With Smart Bow Accessory Support
Tiny Archers, an early access VR fantasy tower defense game, received a major update before its full release next month.
March 11th, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Apple outwits clone-makers with Mac OS 8
March 8, 1997: Apple renames the forthcoming Mac OS 7.7 update, calling it "Mac OS 8." It's more than just a name change, though: It's a sneaky sucker punch that ultimately knocks out Mac clones.
March 11th, 2024Source

Top 28 Mac games for 2024
These are the best Mac games available right now to play on your Mac, from RPGs to racing, shooting games to puzzles, together with links to buy at the best price.
March 11th, 2024Source

Update: Apple reinstates Epic's iOS developer account after EU inquiry
Apple blames Epic's 'past and ongoing behavior' for the decision.
March 11th, 2024Source

What can we expect from a folding MacBook? (Aside from a less awkward label)
It was claimed earlier this week that Apple is actively working on a folding MacBook, and that plans for this are further advanced than those for a folding iPhone or iPad.
March 11th, 2024Source

What's new in macOS Sonoma 14.4
Apple enthusiasts and macOS users, you'll be pleased to know that the latest macOS Sonoma 14.4 update is now available, bringing with it a suite of enhancements designed to enrich your user experience. If you're keen on understanding what this update entails and how it can impact your daily computing, let's dive into the details.
March 11th, 2024Source or Watch Video

Why the 15-inch M3 MacBook Air is the best MacBook Air
If you can get a larger-screen laptop that's still super portable, why wouldn't you?
March 11th, 2024Source

Windows Migration Assistant Upgraded for macOS Sonoma 14.4
In addition to releasing the latest macOS Sonoma 14.4 update on Thursday, Apple also released a new version of its Windows Migration Assistant software for PCs to include compatibility with the latest version of macOS.
March 11th, 2024Source

You can still buy an M3 MacBook Air for in-store pickup today
If you want to buy an M3 MacBook Air and missed pre-orders, it seems availability isn't an issue. Most of the standard configurations are available for in-store pickup today, or next day shipping.
March 11th, 2024Source

Your brand new M3 MacBook Air will receive a macOS update the moment it gets through the door
New version of macOS coming for M3 MacBook Air before it's even left the warehouse.
March 11th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — March 6th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: March 6, 2024 -- iOS 17.4 now available, free Apple TV+ movies
Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple's Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players.
March 6th, 2024Source

Alternative iOS App Stores Only Work for 'Grace Period' When Traveling Outside of EU
With the release of iOS 17.4, iPhone users in the European Union can access third-party app stores, but Apple warns that EU users traveling outside of the bloc will only have a "grace period" before some features stop working altogether when they're away.
March 6th, 2024Source

Anker MagGo 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Station review: travel-friendly Qi2 fast Apple charger
New Qi2 wireless charging tech matches Apple's MagSafe for speed.
March 6th, 2024Source

Apple Changes Trade-In Values for iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches
Apple today adjusted its estimated trade-in values for select iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch models in the U.S., with the changes reflected on its website.
March 6th, 2024Source

Apple shares three success stories from its Entrepreneur Camp for developers
Apple's Entrepreneur Camp was first launched back in 2018, focusing then on app-driven business owned or led by women. The latest edition is geared to developers from Indigenous backgrounds.
March 6th, 2024Source

Apple Stores Now Stock 14-Inch M3 MacBook Pro With 16GB of RAM
Apple retail stores now stock a configuration of the entry-level, M3 MacBook Pro with 16GB of unified memory.
March 6th, 2024Source

Apple's DMA response could render the law toothless, say campaign groups
Campaign groups say that if the EU lets Apple get away with its response to the Digital Markets Act (DMA), then the law will be rendered toothless.
March 6th, 2024Source

Here's why Apple doesn't care about Mac desktops
Apple's new Mac Studio and Mac Pro, the two most powerful Macs ever made.
March 6th, 2024Source

How to read auto-generated transcripts in Apple Podcasts
It just became a lot easier to read along with a podcast, or pull an interesting quote out of one. The Apple Podcasts app now automatically generates transcripts for series and episodes.
March 6th, 2024Source

How To Stop Apple Music From Automatically Playing [2024]
Tired of Apple Music blasting "Take On Me" every time you hop in your car, especially when you're already rushing? No worries, stopping it is easier than you might think. Sometimes, cars and phones have their own ideas of what to do when they team up, but there are a few tricks to keep Apple Music quiet.
March 6th, 2024Source

How to unblock Xnxx for free
Retain access to all your favourite sites by bypassing content restrictions.
March 6th, 2024Source

Logitech launches new MX Brio USB-C webcam with 8.5MP sensor and AI image enhancement
Logitech is launching one of the most capable webcams to date today. The new Logitech MX Brio debuts with all the bells and whistles you'd expect while also throwing some buzzwords like AI into the mix for good measure.
March 6th, 2024Source

Logitech's new flagship webcam combines ultra HD with AI
Logitech's new MX Brio and MX Brio 705 for Business 4K webcams combine ultra high-definition video performance with artificial intelligence to help find your best look, the company said.
March 6th, 2024Source

M2 versus M3 MacBook Air: Which laptop is right for you?
The 2024 MacBook Air lineup looks a lot like the previous models. However, the M3 chip inside gives the laptops a performance boost, and the new laptops come with several additional upgrades. But in an M2 versus M3 MacBook Air showdown, what are the differences? And is the new model worth paying more?
March 6th, 2024Source

Mechanical keyboard clicks with Mac Studio workstation [Setups]
This Keychron mechanical keyboard beat out a couple of Razer keyboards to be here.
March 6th, 2024Source

MacBook Pro versus MacBook Air: How to decide which Apple laptop to buy
There are many MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models to choose from, and picking the right one can be difficult if you're unsure of what you want and need. Here's how to decide which is best for you.
March 6th, 2024Source

MacBook Air versus MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide: 30+ Differences Compared
Apple recently updated the MacBook Air by adding the M3 chip, so how do the new machines compare to its latest MacBook Pro models?
March 6th, 2024Source

Surface versus MacBook: Can Microsoft's new Arm-based AI PCs compete with Apple?
Microsoft is set to announce a crop of new Surface devices optimized for AI, including its first-ever Arm-based laptop. But those devices won't ship for months, and that's a problem.
March 6th, 2024Source

What's the most popular Mac in the US? Here's what one study says
CIRP has shared its latest report today on the Mac lineup. As it happens, the new data says the most popular Mac in the US is not the MacBook Air -- although that came in second place. Here's what Mac CIRP says most US customers are going for.
March 6th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — March 4th, 2024

13-Inch M2 MacBook Air Now Starts From $999, 15-Inch M2 Model Discontinued
Following the announcement of new M3 MacBook Air models, Apple has reduced the starting price of the 13-inch MacBook Air with M2 chip by $100, putting it at under $1,000 for the first time.
March 4th, 2024Source

9to5Mac Daily: March 4, 2024 -- New M3 MacBook Air details
Apple launches new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air with M3 chip, support for two external displays, faster Wi-Fi, Here's what the MacBook Air lineup looks like with the new M3 models, Apple fined $2 billion by EU commission for 'abusive' App Store rules, Apple to appeal and iOS 17.4 won't remove Home Screen web apps in the EU after all
March 4th, 2024Source

All M3 MacBook Air Models Can Drive Up To Two External Displays, Making It One More Than The 14-Inch MacBook Pro
The new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air models sporting Apple's new M3 chipset have a trick up their sleeve that will turn them into portable and productive machines. Instead of supporting just one external display, both of the company's notebooks can support up to two monitors.
March 4th, 2024Source

All-New Apple Watch Hermès 'Tricot' Knitted Band Released
Apple and Hermès today released an all-new knitted "Tricot" Apple Watch band, available in four color options.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple announces 13 and 15-inch MacBook Air with the M3 processor
Apple has just refreshed its laptop lineup with the new M3-powered 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air. New chips offer better performance, faster connectivity, support for up to two external displays, and more.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple Announces New 13 and 15-Inch MacBook Airs Powered by M3 Chip
New chip and it finally supports dual displays.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple announces new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air models with M3 chip
Apple announced new MacBook Air models with 13-inch and 15-inch screen sizes with its own M3 chip. The 13-inch model starts at $1,099 ($100 less than the M2 Air model) and the 15-inch model starts at $1,299. Both variants are available for preorders in the U.S. starting today, with general availability slotted for March 8.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple Announces New MacBook Air Models With M3 Chip
Apple today announced new 13- and 15-inch MacBook Air models with M3 chip, improved external display support, Wi-Fi 6E, and more.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple Announces New MacBook Air With M3 Chip: Features 60 Percent Faster Performance From M1, Wi-Fi 6E, More
Apple has finally announced the new M3 MacBook Air with an upgraded processor. The company was initially expected to unveil the new machines by the end of this month at its Spring event. However, the company saw fit to announce the upgrade via press release. The latest release features a plethora of upgrades over the previous version in terms of performance and connectivity.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple announces new MacBook Airs with M3 chips
This is the same CPU that powers the latest MacBook Pro laptops.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple Discontinues MacBook Air With M1 Chip
Apple today discontinued the MacBook Air with the M1 chip, which launched in November 2020 as one of the first Apple silicon Macs.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple expands its Self Service Repair program for the Mac
Apple has announced that it is expanding its Self-Service Repair program for the Mac, the program now covers models of the MacBook Pro and iMac that are powered by the Apple M3 processors.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple Finally Adds 3nm M3 Chip to Its MacBook Air Lineup
The company says it's up to 60% faster than the M1 version.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple fined $2 billion by EU commission for 'abusive' App Store rules, Apple to appeal
The EU commission today announced that it is fining Apple 1.8 billion euros, or about $2 billion USD, for abusing its dominant position in the market for distribution of music streaming services, with 'abusive' App Store rules. Specifically, the EU says Apple's anti-steering provisions prevented Spotify and other Apple Music competitors from telling customers about alternative ways to subscribe.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple Goes After Windows Laptops and Claims Macs as a Great Platform for AI
A new AI battle is ongoing in the computing space, and Apple might want you to think it is at the forefront of it. In its announcements of the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air with M3 chip today, the Cuperito-based company fired some shots at what's happening with Windows laptops, laying claim that "every Mac is a great platform for AI."
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple hit with class action lawsuit claiming iCloud storage monopoly
Apple is accused in a new proposed class action lawsuit of unlawfully monopolizing the market for iCloud storage on its mobile devices, forcing the company's customers to pay what plaintiffs claim are artificially high prices.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple launches 13- and 15-inch MacBook Air with M3 chip. Here's what's new
Revamped models of the company's ultraportable laptops put more focus on AI computing, multitasking, and battery life.
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Apple MacBook Air gets refreshed with more powerful M3 processor -- but there's a HUGE catch
Apple has once again refreshed its MacBook Air laptop, this time featuring the potent M3 chip. Available in both 13-inch and 15-inch sizes, these laptops promise a blend of high performance, extended battery life and sleek design.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple says the new MacBook Air is 'the world's best consumer laptop for AI'
Apple's press release for the new M3 MacBook Air includes a bold claim, calling the machine the "world's best consumer laptop for AI." The claim comes ahead of WWDC 2024, during which Apple is expected to announce a slew of new artificial intelligence features across all of its platforms.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple Unleashes New 13- and 15-inch MacBook Air with the Powerful M3 Chip
Apple today announced the new MacBook Air with the powerful M3 chip, taking its incredible combination of power-efficient performance and portability to a new level. With M3, MacBook Air is up to 60 percent faster than the model with the M1 chip and up to 13x faster than the fastest Intel-based MacBook Air.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple Unveils M3 MacBook Air With Faster Wi-Fi And A Dual Display Twist
It was only a matter of time before Apple ported its custom M3 silicon over to its MacBook Air lineup and that time has arrived. As for the anticipated iPad refresh with OLED displays, that announcement might be coming soon as well, with rumors swirling that Apple is opting for a series of online launches in place of a dedicated Spring event for several new hardware products.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple unveils new M3-powered 13- and 15-inch MacBook Air
The new 13- and 15-inch MacBook Air soars with the powerful M3 chip, featuring a super-portable design, power-efficient performance, and all-day battery life.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple Unveils the New 13- and 15-inch MacBook Air with the Powerful M3 Chip
Apple today announced the new MacBook Air with the powerful M3 chip, taking its incredible combination of power-efficient performance and portability to a new level. With M3, MacBook Air is up to 60 percent faster than the model with the M1 chip and up to 13x faster than the fastest Intel-based MacBook Air.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple updates MacBook Air with M3 chip, multiple display support
13- and 15-inch models get a spec bump.
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Apple Updates MacBook Air With M3, Dual Monitor Support
The upgraded 13- and 15-inch MacBook Airs get a processing bump, while the M2 Air sticks around at a lower price. They're available from March 8.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple's Latest MacBook Air Finally Allows for Two External Displays
Apple announced refreshed MacBook Air laptops this morning, introducing the company's latest M3 series processors to Apple's most popular laptop series. The move to M3 brings increased power, faster Wi-Fi, and long-awaited support for two external displays.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple's MacBook Air gains M3 upgrade and support for two external displays — both 13-inch and 15-inch get improvements
The M3 chip is standard on the 15-inch MacBook Air, but optional on the 13-inch
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple's new MacBook Air 13 and 15 inch laptops have M3 processor and WiFi 6E
Apple is refreshing its MacBook Air family with two new laptops that look... virtually identical to their predecessors. But under the hood the new MacBook Air 13 and MacBook Air 15 pack a few significant upgrades that should bring a big boost in CPU, graphics, and wireless performance.
March 4th, 2024Source

Apple's New MacBook Airs Pick Up M3 Upgrade, Go Big On Battery Life
Apple has just introduced an updated MacBook Air portfolio, hawking it as the successor to its M1-powered line-up. The biggest upgrade this time around is the silicon, even though the design remains identical to the M2-based MacBook Air models.
March 4th, 2024Source

Best Antivirus for Mac 2024: Top Security Software Compared
14 of the best antivirus software packages and security suites for protecting your Mac or MacBook from viruses and malware, reviewed and ranked by our expert editors.
March 4th, 2024Source

Best antivirus software 2024: Keep your PC safe from malware, spyware, and more
You need more than just prayer and luck—choose from our top antivirus software picks to stay safe.
March 4th, 2024Source

EU Fines Apple $2 Billion for Anti-Competitive Behavior Toward Spotify
The European Commission today fined Apple €1.8 billion ($1.95 billion) for anti-competitive conduct against rival music streaming services. In a response published on its website, Apple fiercely attacked the Commission's decision, as well as Spotify's behavior.
March 4th, 2024Source or Source

EU takes a bite out of Apple with $2B in-app purchase fine
Cupertino blames Spotify, says Commission is just giving preference to another European company
March 4th, 2024Source

Here's what the MacBook Air lineup looks like with the new M3 models
Apple today unveiled its new M3 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air models, but what does that mean for the rest of the MacBook Air lineup? The M2 model is cheaper, and the M1 MacBook Air has been discontinued.
March 4th, 2024Source

Here's Why Your Android Phone Might Be Randomly Vibrating
Have you ever found yourself looking puzzled at your Android phone? You could swear you felt it vibrating, but when you check the screen, there's no new notification or missed call. Perhaps it's not even the first time this has happened, and you find yourself beginning to doubt your own sanity as you feel your phone randomly shuddering in ways that cannot be explained.
March 4th, 2024Source

How to connect two or more external displays to an M1, M2 or M3 MacBook
Get around Apple's annoying M1/M2/M3 Mac single-display limitation via software and adapters
March 4th, 2024Source

How to order the Apple MacBook Air with M3
The new M3-powered laptops are available to order today starting at $1,099.
March 4th, 2024Source

I use these macOS Sonoma widgets daily and you should too
Make your desktop more productive.
March 4th, 2024Source

M3 15-inch MacBook Air is now my default Mac recommendation
I guess most of us here find friends ask us which Mac they should buy, and for me the base model M3 15-inch MacBook Air just became the new default recommendation -- even for those with somewhat demanding needs.
March 4th, 2024Source

M3 MacBook Air battery life: Here's what you get
Apple has launched the new M3 MacBook Air laptops and the new machines come with some nice upgrades and the same super-slim, flat chassis design. So how about M3 MacBook Air battery life? Here's what to expect.
March 4th, 2024Source

M3 MacBook Air Features A New Anodization Seal To Reduce Fingerprints, Midnight Color To See Most Effect
Apple was initially rumored to host its event by the end of this month to announce the new OLED iPad Pro and the MacBook Air models. However, the company announced only the M3 MacBook Air today via press release. It appears that the company will wait to announce the OLED iPad Pro some other day, potentially later this month.
March 4th, 2024Source

M3 MacBook Air Supports More External Displays Than M3 MacBook Pro
If you frequently work with external displays, it's worth noting that Apple's just-announced M3 MacBook Air models support two external displays -- one more than the 14-inch MacBook Pro with the same M3 chip.
March 4th, 2024Source

M3 MacBook Air Supports Up to Two External Displays With Lid Closed
Apple's new MacBook Air models with M3 chip include support for up to two external displays with the laptop lid closed.
March 4th, 2024Source

M3 MacBook Air: Everything you need to know
Apple's most popular laptop has been updated. Here's everything you need to know about the M3 MacBook Air, including on-sale date, price, new features and other changes.
March 4th, 2024Source

Mac Studio and Studio Display refurbs seem new [Setups]
When new Apple gear comes out, sometimes it pays to wait a bit and grab it when the iPhone giant and other sellers start offering refurbished versions of it. Today's setup boasts a Mac Studio desktop computer and a Studio Display, both refurbished, and the user said he had a hard time telling they're not actually new.
March 4th, 2024Source

Midnight M3 MacBook Air should be less fingerprint-y than before
While the new M3 MacBook Air may look identical to its predecessor, there is one change for the midnight color. Apple says that the midnight M3 MacBook Air features a new anodization seal that aims to reduce fingerprints, similar to the space black M3 MacBook Pro.
March 4th, 2024Source

New M3 MacBook Air gets big specs boost with same awesome battery life
The 2024 MacBook Air lineup launched Monday by Apple runs on the company's M3 chip, bringing a significant performance boost to the laptop. It also benefits from Wi-Fi that's up to twice as fast. Plus, the new MacBook Air can support two external displays. This all comes in the same thin design, with the same two display sizes and four colors.
March 4th, 2024Source

New MacBook Air M3 models announced — 13-inch and 15-inch models land simultaneously, up to 60% faster than M1
Faster processor for more powerful computing.
March 4th, 2024Source

RIP M1 MacBook Air — the wedge-shaped great that changed MacBooks forever
The launch of the new M3 MacBook Air brings devastating news for one of Apple's best Mac designs. The M3 Air slots into the lineup above the 13-inch M2 Air, while the M2 15-inch and the M1 MacBook Air are gone for good. It's that last one that we'll be pouring one out for in the office today.
March 4th, 2024Source

Safari Freezing on iPhone? Here Are 8 Fixes That Work
Safari is Apple's default browser and many of us prefer using Safari due to the features it offers. Sadly, several users are encountering issues with Safari freezing on iOS 17. It can be a frustrating experience when you're searching for something urgently but Safari refuses to function smoothly.
March 4th, 2024Source

The Apple Car is dead, long live the Apple car
Shut up and drive: All the news, rumors, and tips you missed last week.
March 4th, 2024Source

The Apple spring event we're all waiting for probably isn't happening
But new products are still on the way.
March 4th, 2024Source

The MacBook Air gets an M3 upgrade
The newest 13- and- 15-inch MacBook Air laptops can support dual displays (when the lid is closed) for the first time.
March 4th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — March 3rd, 2024

Today in Apple History: CarPlay goes for its first drive
March 3, 2014: With the CarPlay launch, Apple introduces iOS functionality for iPhone users behind the wheel via the car's in-dash screen.
March 3rd, 2024Source

Veteran Apple engineering exec Dan Riccio 'nearing retirement'
In January 2021, Apple reshuffled its hardware engineering team by Dan Riccio shifting from Senior Vice President of Hardware Engineering to a "new role focusing on a new project." John Ternus then took the reins of the hardware engineering team and joined Apple's executive team.
March 3rd, 2024Source

WinRAR 7.0 boosts compression ratios with support for larger dictionary sizes
German developer win.rar GmbH has released WinRAR 7.0, a major new update to its powerful archiving tool for Windows.
March 3rd, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — March 2nd, 2024

6 cool things you can do with an old Mac
There are lots of things you can do with an old Mac. No one will fault you for upgrading to Apple's latest and greatest, but your old Mac can still find a job to do, too.
March 2nd, 2024Source

Apple @ Work: Need to switch MDM providers? Check out MacOnboardingMate
Apple @ Work is exclusively brought to you by Mosyle, the only Apple Unified Platform. Mosyle is the only solution that integrates in a single professional-grade platform all the solutions necessary to seamlessly and automatically deploy, manage & protect Apple devices at work
March 2nd, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — March 1st, 2024

5 MWC announcements that should have come from Apple
The Android show highlighted some new tech that we want to see in Apple products.
March 1st, 2024Source

7 Things To Expect From The 2024 M3 MacBook Air
Apple launched the M3 MacBook Pro devices last year at its 'Scary Fast' event, but MacBook Air devices missed the upgrade. But fret not, as M3 MacBook Air devices are coming soon.
March 1st, 2024Source

Apple Does Deep Dive Into Security Protections and Risks With Alternative App Marketplaces
Apple today published a whitepaper [PDF] detailing the privacy and security protections that it is implementing in the European Union to keep users as safe as possible while also complying with the requirements of the Digital Markets Act.
March 1st, 2024Source

Apple Maps versus Google Maps: Which Is Better?
Apple Maps has been providing navigational guidance to Apple users for almost 13 and a half years now, and much has changed about the app in that time. However, according to data from Canalys, the overwhelming majority of iPhones in the U.S. still have Google Maps downloaded as an alternative to ‌Apple Maps‌, which comes preinstalled on all iPhones.
March 1st, 2024Source

Apple on EU iOS changes: Has done its best but DMA makes users less safe
Apple is set to release iOS 17.4 to the public next week with a major update for EU users that allows third-party app stores and more. Now ahead of the Digital Markets Act going into effect, Apple has shared the most up-to-date and comprehensive resource about all the changes and its approach and "efforts to protect user security and privacy in the European Union."
March 1st, 2024Source

Apple One Individual versus Family: Which One is Cheaper?
An Apple One subscription plan is a great way to save money on streaming services. It packages popular services such as Apple Music and Apple Arcade and bills at one low monthly price. However, there are a few different tiers to choose from, with Apple One Individual and Family being the two most popular. Keep reading to find out what the difference is and which is best for you.
March 1st, 2024Source

Apple says iOS 17.4 won't remove Home Screen web apps in the EU after all
Last month, Apple confirmed that iOS 17.4 would remove support for Home Screen web apps in the European Union. At the time, Apple said this decision was due to requirements under the Digital Markets Act related to support for alternative browser engines on iPhone.
March 1st, 2024Source

Apple says multiple governmental agencies have concerns about sideloading apps on iPhone
Apple on Friday said that a number of governmental agencies in the European Union and elsewhere have voiced concerns about security risks as Apple is forced to allow app sideloading its iPhones and iPads to rival app stores to comply with EU tech rules. Under the EU's Digital Markets Act (DMA), Apple will be required as of March 7th to offer alternative app stores on iPhones and iPads.
March 1st, 2024Source

Buying an M3 iMac just got even cheaper — if you're willing to go with a refurbished model
Apple's best-ever iMac is now cheaper than Apple ever sold it, too.
March 1st, 2024Source

Chip Details of 16 Upcoming Apple Devices Revealed
The chip details of 16 new Apple devices have been discovered, according to technical information posted on X earlier today by a private account with a proven track record of sharing accurate information about Apple's plans.
March 1st, 2024Source

Chip Information For 16 Apple Products Revealed, Including The Unexpected Possibility Of The iPad Pro Featuring An M4 Chip
Apple is planning to release a wide range of products this year as it aims to refresh its devices with the latest chips. We are expecting the company to refresh its entire iPad lineup later this year, including the iPad mini and the iPad Air. According to the latest reports, details related to 16 Apple chips that could be part of the company's upgrade cycle have surfaced online.
March 1st, 2024Source

How to manage Time Machine backups between APFS and HFS+ drives
Your HFS+ Time Machine volumes can give you a depth of recovery for older snapshots, but APFS is the way of the future.
March 1st, 2024Source

Intego Mac Internet Security X9 review
Intego's combination of malware detection and eradication plus active network monitoring and reporting makes it an effective solution for the latest threats.
March 1st, 2024Source

Safari's Hidden Picture-in-Picture Mode Is a Mac Game-Changer
This hidden MacOS feature lets you watch videos in a floating window while you browse the web.
March 1st, 2024Source

Satechi's great USB-C hub and stand isn't just for Mac mini [Setups]
Satechi makes an awfully cool USB-C hub and stand for Mac mini that also suits Mac Studio perfectly. We're surprised we don't see that particular Satechi hub and stand more often in computer setups online.
March 1st, 2024Source

See Who Sent You a Link in Safari on iPhone, Mac, iPad
The latest versions of Safari for Mac, iPhone, and iPad, support a handy feature that allows you to quickly identify who sent you a particular link or webpage that you have open in the browser.
March 1st, 2024Source

Spotify, Epic Games, and Others Argue Apple's App Store Changes Do Not Comply With DMA
Spotify, Epic Games, Deezer, Paddle, and several other developers and EU associations today sent a joint letter to the European Commission to complain about Apple's "proposed scheme for compliance" with the Digital Markets Act (DMA).
March 1st, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: New card runs Apple II software on Macs
March 1, 1991: Apple introduces the Apple IIe Card, a $199 peripheral that lets users turn Macs into fully functioning Apple IIe computers.
March 1st, 2024Source

The MacRumors Show: RIP Apple Car
On this week's episode of The MacRumors Show, we discuss Apple's decision to cancel its long-rumored electric vehicle project.
March 1st, 2024Source or Watch Video

General — Apple / Mac — February 28th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: February 28, 2024 -- Apple cancels Apple Car project after a decade
Apple cancels Apple Car project after more than a decade, Rumor: These are the devices that will support iOS 18 and iPadOS 18 and New Beats Solo 4 headphones revealed by iOS 17.4 RC files
February 28th, 2024Source

AAPL investors don't care that the Apple Car is cancelled
It's not the first time we've heard it reported that the Apple Car is cancelled, but yesterday's Bloomberg report does seem definitive -- with two very senior Apple execs said to have made an official announcement to the Titan team.
February 28th, 2024Source

Apple Begins Selling Refurbished iMac With M3 Chip
Apple today added the iMac with the M3 chip to its certified refurbished store in the U.S. for the first time since the computer was introduced in October.
February 28th, 2024Source

Apple Likely Already Designing Chips Based on TSMC's 2nm Process
Apple is already designing the chips that will use TSMC's next-generation 2-nanometer fabrication process, according to information allegedly sourced from an Apple employee on LinkedIn.
February 28th, 2024Source

Apple Met With DOJ Antitrust Chief in Bid to Head Off Antitrust Lawsuit
Apple representatives met with the U.S. Justice Department last week in a last ditch effort to persuade the agency not to file an antitrust suit against the company, according to Bloomberg.
February 28th, 2024Source

Apple Patent Shows How Its Future Hardware Can Be Unified for a Smarter Home
Apple devices already work well together with features like handoff, but a recent patent from the company shows how things can be taken a bit further in the future. Spotted by Apple Insider, the patent for "home sound localization and identification" reveals Apple researchers are considering how future Apple products could recognize sounds and environments.
February 28th, 2024Source

Apple Pay Later loans now appear on your credit report
Experian now includes small consumer loans made through Apple Pay Later on consumers' credit reports. That makes Apple the first "buy now pay later" provider to supply this information to the credit reporting agency.
February 28th, 2024Source

Apple Pay Later loans will now appear on Experian credit reports
Apple Pay Later, the feature where you can spread an Apple Pay purchase across four equal installments with zero interest, is leading the way when it comes to consumer credit transparency.
February 28th, 2024Source

Apple releases macOS Sonoma 14.4 Beta 5
Apple has released macOS Sonoma 14.4 beta 5 to developers and also to public beta testers, the software brings some new features to Apple's Mac lineup and also a range of performance improvements and bug fixes. This new beta and public beta comes exactly a week after the fourth beta of macOS Sonoma 14.4.
February 28th, 2024Source

Apple to disclose AI plans later this year, CEO Cook tells shareholders
Apple CEO Tim Cook said during the company's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday that the company plans to disclose more about its plans to put generative artificial intelligence to use later this year.
February 28th, 2024Source

Apple will 'break new ground' in generative AI this year, Tim Cook teases
Apple CEO Tim Cook has a message for Wall Street. He believes Apple "break new ground" on generative AI this year. Cook's latest AI hype comments came today during Apple's annual shareholders meeting.
February 28th, 2024Source

Apple's Updated "Unreleased Products" Document Might Support Rumors of New Devices at March Event
Rumors are still spreading that Apple could be holding an event in late March, and there's now something else that might (or might not) suggest it is coming. That's because the company recently updated its internal "unreleased products" document, which support staff usually refer to when customers ask about unannounced products.
February 28th, 2024Source

Don't buy a new MacBook Air, iPad -- updates are reportedly around the corner
It's that time of the year again. Apple is about to upgrade its line of products.
February 28th, 2024Source

How Much Are the Optical Inserts for Apple Vision Pro and How To Get One?
Are you planning to get an Apple Vision Pro for yourself but worried about your vision correction? Don't worry. Apple has prepared a solution for those with vision correction: Zeiss Optical Inserts. When wearing Apple Vision Pro, you can use these Optical inserts to correct your vision without glasses.
February 28th, 2024Source

How to Fix "Your system has run out of application memory" on Mac
Rarely, a Mac can experience a memory leak which causes MacOS to run out of memory. When this happens, it's fairly obvious because not only does the Mac become unresponsive, but you see an error message on the screen that says "Your system has run out of application memory. To avoid problems with your computer, quit any applications you are not using."
February 28th, 2024Source

How to share your location with someone in MacOS - and why you'd want to
If you're on the go with your MacBook, sharing your location is much easier than you'd think. But be sure to share it safely.
February 28th, 2024Source

iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 Release Candidates Are Now out to Developers
Apple just shipped out the iOS 17.4 and iPad OS 17.4 RC (release candidates) to developers. If all goes well and no major bugs are discovered, these are the same releases expected to roll out to the general public within the next week. On the iOS side, this release brings some big App Store changes in the European Union.
February 28th, 2024Source

Kandji announces new integration with ServiceNow to deliver single-pane-of-glass visibility for Apple fleets
Kandji, a popular Apple enterprise management vendor, has announced a new partnership with ServiceNow for an automatic sync feature that directly integrates the latest data from Kandji's Apple fleet into the ServiceNow Configuration Management Database (CMDB).
February 28th, 2024Source

Simplify connecting to HDMI displays with this 8-foot cable adapter
Connecting your Mac, iPad or iPhone to an HDMI monitor is easy as plugging the HyperDrive Next USB-C to HDMI 4K60Hz Cable into both devices.
February 28th, 2024Source

This Mac app lets you create beautiful photo books in minutes
MILK Books is a photo book app that's incredibly easy to use.
February 28th, 2024Source

Tim Cook Says Apple Will 'Break New Ground' in Generative AI
Apple today held its annual shareholders meeting, and during the event, Apple CEO Tim Cook once again commented on Apple's AI plans. Cook said that the company will "break new ground" in generative AI in 2024. "We believe it will unlock transformative opportunities for our users," said Cook.
February 28th, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Mac mini arrives with Intel inside
February 28, 2006: Apple introduces an upgraded Mac mini, an affordable computer powered by an Intel processor.
February 28th, 2024Source

Triple 4K displays: Too many or just right? [Setups]
How many external displays would you consider ideal in your computer setup? Surprisingly, a lot of folks who assume it's at least two end up regretting the idea. Today's Mac Studio rig with triple 4K displays — three 32-inchers — sparked some debate on the matter.
February 28th, 2024Source

Why the death of Apple Car could be a good thing for CarPlay
As someone who's been covering the ins and outs of Project Titan for the past decade, I can't say I'm surprised by this week's news that the infamous Apple Car has been cancelled.
February 28th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — February 27th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: February 27, 2024 -- Apple smart home devices, more
Bloomberg: Apple continues work on iPad-style smart home display, but 2024 release unlikely, Microsoft tried to sell Bing to Apple in 2018, according to Google court filings and As $500m EU fine looms, Apple accuses Spotify of wanting 'limitless access' to its tools for free
February 27th, 2024Source

How to Mount & Copy HFS Classic Mac Drives on MacOS
Modern versions of MacOS no longer support HFS, meaning that new Macs can no longer read, mount, or write to classic HFS drives. But a fair amount of longtime Mac users continue to have older Macs and old Mac hard drives that are in HFS format, way back from the days of Mac OS 8, Mac OS 9, and early Mac OS X, and thus may wish to mount, read, and copy files from those old classic HFS volumes, to their modern Mac.
February 27th, 2024Source

How to clear RAM on a Mac: tips to free up memory
If your Mac's running slow its RAM (Unified Memory) might be maxed out. Here's how to free up memory and reduce RAM usage without restarting.
February 27th, 2024Source

Fix: Battery Status Is 'Not Charging' on Macbook Pro
Is your MacBook Pro battery not charging? Sometimes, Apple intentionally stops batteries from charging to protect them, but other times, it might be a different issue. No one likes a battery that won't charge, so let's quickly go over why this happens. Apple tries to keep your battery healthy with a special system, but there could be other reasons your battery isn't charging.
February 27th, 2024Source

Which charger do you need for your MacBook?
Need to replace the charger for your MacBook? They're not all the same. Here's what to look for when you're buying a power adapter for your Mac laptop.
February 27th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — February 26th, 2024

Apple explores fitness rings, AirPods with cameras, and smart glasses
Apple has explored the idea of developing new wearable devices — including a fitness ring, smart glasses and even AirPods with cameras — to broaden its Wearables, Home & Accessories category -- one of its most important business areas.
February 26th, 2024Source

Apple's M3-powered 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air models imminent
Apple's new M3-powered 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air models are expected to be introduced at a special media event in March.
February 26th, 2024Source

Fear not, Apple's iOS redesign won't be a visionOS clone
Bloomberg's Gurman reports that iOS 18 won't be a 'total overhaul.'
February 26th, 2024Source

FineWoven cases are junk, say 53% of owners; only 21% happy [U]
The news doesn't get any better for FineWoven cases. After being solidly panned by 9to5Mac readers, editors, and major retail chains, a series of polls on social media sites saw the majority of owners describe them as "junk."
February 26th, 2024Source

Four ways to build better indie marketing campaigns
20ten's director of gaming Luke Fisher gives tips on how to keep players engaged
February 26th, 2024Source

Game Developers Describe 'Smell of Death' Around Apple Arcade
Some game developers are dissatisfied with Apple Arcade amid concerns about the subscription service's future, a new report claims.
February 26th, 2024Source

Instagram Friends Map may clone Snapchat's Snap Map feature [U: Meta confirms]
Meta has confirmed that it's working on this feature, but has not revealed when we can expect it to launch.
February 26th, 2024Source

iOS 18 to feature big changes, but an even bigger macOS overhaul will follow
Your iPhone is going to get a fresh new look, according to Mark Gurman — he reports that iOS 18 is going to be a massive design refresh over iOS 17. He doesn't go into specifics, alas, but he then goes on to say that MacOS is getting a revamp, too.
February 26th, 2024Source

iPhone Unable To Connect to Apple Watch? Here's How To Fix It
Is your Apple Watch not connecting to your iPhone? This can be frustrating, especially if you recently bought a new iPhone. Keeping everything in mind, I have listed some solutions below that will help you fix the issue.
February 26th, 2024Source

Microsoft 365 vs Lifetime Office 2021: Which One Is Right for You!
Most times, when you buy a great new Windows laptop and a PC or Mac, you don't get Microsoft Office included. So, if you need to type up a document or put together a presentation, you'll need to consider purchasing the two modern versions of Office. You can subscribe to Microsoft 365 for a yearly or monthly fee and get the core Microsoft Office apps (and other bonuses), or you can purchase Office 2021 for a one-fee and worry less about subscriptions.
February 26th, 2024Source

Microsoft Begged Apple to Adopt Bing as Safari's Default Search Engine
Microsoft repeatedly attempted to persuade Apple to switch to Bing as the default search engine for Safari or even buy it outright, it has emerged.
February 26th, 2024Source

Qatar plots a $1B pipeline to VCs
The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) is launching a $1 billion venture capital fund of funds for international and regional venture capital funds, the sovereign wealth fund announced on Monday at the Web Summit.
February 26th, 2024Source

Reddit Directed Share Program invitations issued, but vocal users unimpressed
The first invitations to participate in the Reddit Directed Share Program (DSP) -- in which moderators and very active users will get preferential access to shares -- have now been issued.
February 26th, 2024Source

Want to run macOS on a Nintendo DS? Sure, why not — here's how
Who needs a Mac when you have a DS?
February 26th, 2024Source

Why the Apple Ring could be the missing piece of Apple's ecosystem
Plus all the news, rumors, and tips you missed last week.
February 26th, 2024Source

Would You Let Siri Help to Write Your Messages?
As part of its generative AI push, Apple is expected to feature tight integration between Siri and the Messages app in iOS 18. We won't have a fuller idea about how that will work until Apple previews its next major software update at WWDC in June, but in the meantime, Google has just announced its own equivalent feature for Android.
February 26th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — February 24th, 2024

Apple @ Work: T-Mobile's Meraki deployment highlights a continued missed opportunity for Apple
Apple @ Work is exclusively brought to you by Mosyle, the only Apple Unified Platform. Mosyle is the only solution that integrates in a single professional-grade platform all the solutions necessary to seamlessly and automatically deploy, manage & protect Apple devices at work.
February 24th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — February 23rd, 2024

Airplay Keeps Stopping? Here's How To Fix It in 3 Ways
AirPlay is a cool feature from Apple that lets you wirelessly send stuff from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac to another screen, like your TV. But sometimes, you might notice it's a bit laggy. In this article, we're going to look at why this happens and give you some tips to make AirPlay work better.
February 23rd, 2024Source

Apple Ask: Support staff reportedly testing AI tool to help answer your questions
A limited number of Apple support staff are reportedly using an internal AI tool to help answer customer questions. The tool is reportedly known as Apple Ask.
February 23rd, 2024Source

Apple gets smart about tech support and genAI
Apple is reportedly building a genAI model for tech support.
February 23rd, 2024Source

Apple M2 CPU-Z Single Thread Benchmark Score Matches Intel Alder Lake
In a test that actually counts, Windows 11 ARM was run on an M2-powered MacBook through a virtual machine. Despite some recognition challenges by CPU-Z due to the virtual environment, the performance results were impressive, with scores of 749.5 for single-threaded and 3822.3 for multi-threaded tasks.
February 23rd, 2024Source or Source

Apple's revenue in India jumped 42% year-over-year in 2023 to $8.7 billion -- Morgan Stanley
Apple's work in India is finally beginning to pay off. The company's revenue in India soared 42% year-over-year in 2023 to $8.7 billion, Morgan Stanley reported in a note to clients on Friday.
February 23rd, 2024Source

AppleCare Support Advisors currently testing 'Ask,' a new ChatGPT-like generative AI tool
Apple is testing a new ChatGPT-like generative AI tool called "Ask," that, if testing is successful, will aid technical support employees to offer faster support in the future.
February 23rd, 2024Source

FastMinder is an easy-to-use fasting tracker with Live Activities, widgets, more
Funn Media makes some of our favorite health and fitness-focused apps here at 9to5Mac, such as WaterMinder and Calory. Now, the team is expanding its portfolio of apps with FastMinder, designed as a simple and clutter-free fasting tracker for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.
February 23rd, 2024Source

Fix "macOS Cannot Verify That This App is Free from Malware" [2024]
A rather common error crops up when you try to run apps that aren't from the Mac App Store. "macOS cannot verify that this app is free from malware" displays when you try to certain third-party applications. These apps, downloaded from outside the Mac App Store, are typically by developers who don't register their apps with Apple.
February 23rd, 2024Source

Fix: iCloud Encountered an Error While Trying To Connect to the Server
While iCloud is quite helpful when it works right, there may come a time when you experience problems trying to use it. Often, iCloud stops responding while you're in the middle of using it. Or worse, sometimes you'll find you can't even get into your iCloud account. Thankfully, you can easily resolve the issue by following some common troubleshooting tips. Read along to know what to do when iCloud has stopped responding.
February 23rd, 2024Source

How to Choose the Best MacBook Laptop for Your Small Business Employees
Employees, even those using Apple laptops, regularly require new computers; the challenge is deciding which Mac laptop model each employee really needs.
February 23rd, 2024Source

How to Disable Content Blockers for Specific Sites in Safari for Mac
Some Mac users have content blockers installed into Safari, which are usually designed to prevent a part of a webpage from loading, things like preventing a remote javascript that tracks cookies or loads ads, or something that places a cookie into your browser, etc.
February 23rd, 2024Source

How To Fix Apple ID Verification Failed [2024]
While Apple's ecosystem is usually stable and reliable, sometimes problems occur. One particularly pesky issue is when you're trying to log into your Apple ID or make a payment and you're met with nothing more than a message stating, "We cannot process your request, please try again later." If you're one of the folks experiencing such an issue, here are some tips on what to do.
February 23rd, 2024Source

How to pause QuickTime Player while recording audio or video on a Mac
When you're making an audio or video recording, you may want to pause and resume.
February 23rd, 2024Source

Is a VPN safe for Mac?
A VPN hides your location and encrypts your data keeping you safe online, but how safe you are depends on the VPN itself. As for whether you are likely to get into trouble for using a VPN, while it is legal to use a VPN you could get into trouble for accessing content not available in your country.
February 23rd, 2024Source

Is it Worth Getting AppleCare+ for AirPods?
One of the biggest decisions you have to make after purchasing an Apple product is whether or not to pay for Apple Care. Although warranties are often useless, AppleCare+ has been a rare exception for many years. AirPods present some unique challenges because they are small and can easily fall out of a wearer's ear.
February 23rd, 2024Source

M3 Mac Studio: Everything you need to know
Apple's pro desktop will get the M3 treatment soon.
February 23rd, 2024Source

MacBook Turns Off When Unplugged? Here's How To Fix That
Few things are more exasperating than a MacBook that turns off when it's unplugged. I was experiencing this problem on an old MacBook Pro I keep as a backup, and I learned a few things while inspecting the battery and charger. While it can be a case of bad components, continue reading to learn more about solutions.
February 23rd, 2024Source

The MacRumors Show: Brian Tong Talks Vision Pro and Apple Sports
YouTuber Brian Tong joins us on this week's episode of The MacRumors Show to talk about the Vision Pro, the new Apple Sports app, enhanced iMessage security, and more.
February 23rd, 2024Source or Watch Video

Today in Apple history: iTunes hits 10 billion downloads
February 23, 2010: The iTunes Store officially passes the 10 billion music downloads mark, reaching a major milestone. The 10 billionth purchase? "Guess Things Happen That Way" by Johnny Cash.
February 23rd, 2024Source

Withings finally adds cycle tracking to its app: Better late than never
Withings is late to the game when it comes to giving users the ability to track their menstrual cycles, but with the release of its ScanWatch Light -- a hybrid smartwatch -- users can now not only track their cycles with the ScanWatch Light, but also within the Withings app itself. Keep reading below for more details.
February 23rd, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — February 21st, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: February 21, 2024 -- iPhone 15 battery lifespan, iOS 17.4 beta 4
Apple changing leadership of its audio team ahead of new AirPods, Apple says iPhone 15 batteries have a longer lifespan than initially thought and Apple Music Replay updated with monthly stats views, 2024 Replay Mix available starting today
February 21st, 2024Source

Adobe Camera Raw Version 16.2
Adds support for many new cameras.
February 21st, 2024Source

Apple promises to protect iMessage chats from quantum computers
Easy to defend against stuff that may never actually work -- oh there we go again, being all cynical like
February 21st, 2024Source

Apple reverses course and says popular meditation app must pay 30% App Store fee on 'tips' sent to teachers
Apple has reversed course and is now demanding a 30% cut of donations sent to teachers in the popular Insight Timer meditation app. The change apparently comes after Apple allowed the app to use its own Stripe-based in-app purchase system for over a year.
February 21st, 2024Source

Apple says the iPhone 15's battery got better — but won't say exactly how
Big claims of better battery performance come with a little caveat.
February 21st, 2024Source

Big Tech is extremely unimpressed by Apple's EU App Store changes
"It took about an hour for app developers to realize they had been screwed."
February 21st, 2024Source

C-Infinity is a bulky, quixotic solution to VR's nausea problem
Massive "platform" is an effective but overengineered solution to an old issue.
February 21st, 2024Source

Curio Version 28.0
Brainstorming and project-management app.
February 21st, 2024Source

Custom mechanical gaming keyboard ups 'cool' factor
Mechanical keyboards are all the rage for folks who love their nuanced typing feel, customizability and all that clickety-clackety noise.
February 21st, 2024Source

Dolphin Version 5.0-21088
Cross-platform Open-Source Gamecube/Wii emulator (Beta).
February 21st, 2024Source

ExpressVPN Version 11.51.0
Secure VPN client.
February 21st, 2024Source

Hands-On With the New 'Apple Sports' App
Apple today released Apple Sports, a brand new app that's designed to be a dedicated hub for sports fans to find real-time statistics, scores, lineup details, live betting odds, and more. This is Apple's first new app in some time, so we thought we'd give it a quick evaluation.
February 21st, 2024Source or Watch Video

Hands-on: iOS 17.4 beta 4 changes and features
Yesterday, Apple released the fourth beta for iOS 17.4, which comes bundled with several new changes and features of note. Watch our hands-on video walkthrough as we talk about everything new in iOS 17.4 beta 4, and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more.
February 21st, 2024Source

How to update apps in MacOS: Two options
Did you know there's more than one way to keep your Mac secure, stable, and up-to-date? I'll walk you through both approaches.
February 21st, 2024Source

Insight Timer CEO Upset With Apple's Abrupt Enforcement of App Store Rules
Apple has frustrated another app developer with arbitrary enforcement of its App Store rules, with Insight Timer CEO Christopher Plowman this week taking to LinkedIn and speaking with TechCrunch to complain about a frustrating experience with the ‌App Store‌ review team.
February 21st, 2024Source

Macboard Version 1.2
A minimalistic clipboard manager for MacOS.
February 21st, 2024Source

Meta wants to turn its Quest headsets into AirPlay receivers
You might soon be able to AirPlay content from your iPhone to your Meta Quest headset. In a post on social media this week, Meta's vice president of VR said that the company is "asking Apple for the permission for Quest to be an AirPlay receiver."
February 21st, 2024Source

MindNode Version 2023.3.2
Elegant mindmapping application.
February 21st, 2024Source

Ridding Macquarie Island of pests pays off as seabirds come back from the brink—but recovery has just begun
One of the largest publicly funded conservation investments (PDF) in history is starting to pay off on Macquarie Island, our newly published study shows.
February 21st, 2024Source

Strongbox Version 1.59.6
Open source password manager.
February 21st, 2024Source

T-Mobile confirms it won't offer free access to Apple's MLS Season Pass service this year
If you were hoping to secure free access to MLS Season Pass via T-Mobile this year, you're unfortunately out of luck. Despite offering customers complimentary MLS Season Pass last year, the carrier has confirmed that this offer won't return for the 2024 MLS season.
February 21st, 2024Source

The Top 7 Best-Selling Smartphones of 2023 were all Apple iPhones
Apple, for the first time, captured the top seven positions in the global list of best-selling smartphones in 2023, according to Counterpoint Research's Global Monthly Handset Model Sales Tracker.
February 21st, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Apple and Cisco settle over 'iPhone' name
February 21, 2007: Apple comes to an agreement with Cisco over the iPhone trademark, which Cisco legally owns but Apple wants to use.
February 21st, 2024Source

Todoist Version 8.17.1
Task management tool.
February 21st, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — February 19th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: February 19, 2024 -- Apple's $500 million fine, the latest on RCS
Report: EU to fine Apple about $500 million for anticompetitive App Store policy in music streaming market, Gruber: Apple was 'effectively forced' by China to bring RCS to iPhone and Apple reinstates Epic's developer account, 'Epic Games Store' launching in the EU this year
February 19th, 2024Source

Access Menu Version 1.3.3
Access the main hard disk folders from the menu bar.
February 19th, 2024Source

Amazon Prime Video Version 10.16
App for watching Amazon originals, movies, TV, sports.
February 19th, 2024Source

ATLauncher Version 3.4.35.7
Minecraft launcher with mod management capabilities
February 19th, 2024Source

Best smart scales for Apple Health
Whether you're trying to lose a few pounds and track your weight for other purposes, smart scales that sync data to the iPhone can be a fun and useful way to keep an eye your status.
February 19th, 2024Source

BetterTouchTool Version 4.403
Customize multi-touch trackpad gestures.
February 19th, 2024Source

BibDesk Version 1.9.1
Bibliographic reference manager.
February 19th, 2024Source

Boost Your Mac Workflow: 15 Clever Spotlight Hacks
If you're looking to elevate your productivity and streamline your daily tasks on a Mac, mastering Spotlight is a game-changer. This powerful search utility, accessible with a simple Command + Space shortcut, is much more than a file finder—it's a versatile tool designed to enhance efficiency and save time.
February 19th, 2024Source

Camo Studio Version 2.1.3
Look amazing on video calls.
February 19th, 2024Source

Don't sleep on perfect ambient lighting [Setups]
As we've seen so often in our endless tour of computer setups on social media, ambient lighting matters. Sure, you want proper lighting so you can see what you're doing, but extra-mile work like setting Philips Hue ambient lighting — as in today's Mac Studio setup — can make a big difference cosmetically and in more practical ways.
February 19th, 2024Source

Ferdium Version 6.7.0
Combine your instand messengers and apps into one application.
February 19th, 2024Source

Fixed: Why Are Messages Taking up So Much Space on iPhone
A while back, a friend mentioned their iPhone messages were hogging over 5GB of storage. I brushed it off, thinking it was a bit of an exaggeration. But then, my iPhone started running out of space too. Curious, I checked my storage settings and was shocked to find that messages alone were eating up a massive 4GB. This discovery kicked off my journey to figure out why messages were taking up so much space on my iPhone and luckily I found some solutions.
February 19th, 2024Source

Franz Version 5.10.0
Chat app for Slack, HipChat, Skype and others.
February 19th, 2024Source

FreeFileSync Version 13.4
Backup software with cross-platform file synchronization.
February 19th, 2024Source

FutureBASIC Version 7.0.26
Compile Intel Mac applications.
February 19th, 2024Source

GreenChess Version 9.1.2
Chess game software and PGN viewer.
February 19th, 2024Source

HighDesign Version 2024.1.0-2344
Professional CAD & Architectural Design application.
February 19th, 2024Source

How to install iOS 17.4 beta to get iMessage quantum security, new emoji, and more
Want to try out the latest iOS features early? The iOS 17.4 beta is available for free for everyone and comes with iMessage quantum security, new emoji, the latest improvement for Stolen Device Protection, preparations for the upcoming EU App Store changes, and more.
February 19th, 2024Source

How to Use 134 New Aerial Wallpapers in MacOS Sonoma
The giant collection of new wallpapers are themed, with wallpaper options for landscapes, cityscapes, underwater, and Earth from space. Even better, these are not just static, they're all animated wallpapers, meaning they will briefly move and animate when you unlock your Mac, wake from screen saver, or login on boot.
February 19th, 2024Source

Jason Snell publishes 2023 Six Colors Apple report card
Jason Snell has published his excellent Six Colors report card, recapping and scoring Apple's performance through 2023. Jason was kind enough to ask me, along with my colleagues Benjamin Mayo and Zac Hall, to partake in the survey this year.
February 19th, 2024Source

Keyboard Cowboy Version 3.22.2
Keyboard shortcut utility.
February 19th, 2024Source

KYY X90A dual monitor review: Add two extra screens to your MacBook for productivity overkill
A work efficiency booster, with some caveats.
February 19th, 2024Source

Lingon X Version 9.4.7
Run applications and scripts automatically.
February 19th, 2024Source

Macboard Version 1.2
A minimalistic clipboard manager for MacOS.
February 19th, 2024Source

MagSafe Monday: With Qi2 support, Anker MagGo Wireless Charger replaces Apple's MagSafe charger in my bag
Qi2 is the latest wireless charging standard the Wireless Power Consortium developed, incorporating Magnetic Power Profile (MPP) based on Apple's MagSafe technology. This ensures accurate alignment and faster charging speeds of up to 15 watts -- significantly improving the existing standard. Qi2 is backward compatible, allowing older Qi devices to charge on Qi2 chargers at slower speeds
February 19th, 2024Source

NordLocker review: Obsessively secure, easily affordable online storage
NordLocker is by far the most security-conscious online storage service we're aware of. Not surprising from the purverors of NordVPN
February 19th, 2024Source

OIG flags active medication list issues in VA EHR
Three draft publications address pharmacy-related patient safety issues, as well as continued challenges with appointment scheduling, in the Oracle Health electronic health record, says David Case, OIG deputy inspector general.
February 19th, 2024Source

Putting your wet iPhone in rice to dry it is a bad move, Apple warns
But we know you're going to do it anyway.
February 19th, 2024Source

Reddit user content being sold to AI company in $60M/year deal
It's being reported that a deal has been struck to allow an unnamed large AI company to use Reddit user content for training purposes ...
February 19th, 2024Source

Script Kit Version 2.3.0
An open-source kit to optimize your developer workflow.
February 19th, 2024Source

Simply Fortran Version 3.33
Complete Fortran solution.
February 19th, 2024Source

StartupManager Version 1.0.7
Alternative for the macOS Login Items Settings.
February 19th, 2024Source

Stats Version 2.10.2
Monitor your macOS system.
February 19th, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Photoshop debuts as a Mac exclusive
February 19, 1990: Adobe ships the first commercial version of its soon-to-be-iconic Photoshop photo editing software. The Photoshop launch, exclusively on the Macintosh, gives users new powerful tools for tweaking digital photographs.
February 19th, 2024Source

Ukelele Version 3.5.11
Unicode keyboard-layout editor.
February 19th, 2024Source

Vision Pro's robust Accessibility features shown off in new video: 'Navigating without hands'
Like all of Apple's platforms, visionOS includes a robust set of Accessibility features for Apple Vision Pro. In a new video on YouTube, Ryan Hudson Peralta shows off these Accessibility features: "Navigating Without Hands."
February 19th, 2024Source

Vue Designer Version 1.4
Desktop editor to visually design Vue applications.
February 19th, 2024Source

War Thunder Version 2.33.0.135
Multiplayer war simulator.
February 19th, 2024Source

watchOS 10: How to Use Lock Screen on Apple Watch
Need help finding the lock feature for Workouts on your Apple Watch? The watchOS 10 has excluded this native feature from the device. However, you can still lock the screen on your Apple Watch using a different method altogether.
February 19th, 2024Source

WhatsApp Version 24.3.78
Desktop client for WhatsApp Messenger.
February 19th, 2024Source

WorkFlowy Version 4.0.2401302113
A cloud-based and cross-platform note-taking utility.
February 19th, 2024Source

Wyze camera breach let 13,000 customers view other people's homes
A Wyze camera breach allowed some 13,000 customers view footage from other people's homes. The company had originally said that the serious privacy and security breach had only happened for 14 people.
February 19th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — February 16th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: February 16, 2024 -- Apple's work on AI features, Xbox Cloud Gaming on iPhone
Apple to launch new AI coding and testing features in Xcode this year: report, Apple tests upgraded iPhone and Mac search using AI and Is Microsoft planning an Xbox Cloud Gaming app for iPhone? Nope.
February 16th, 2024Source

14-inch M3 Pro MacBook Pro review: The sweet spot for price and performance
It's $400 more than the base 14-inch model, but you'll be glad you paid the difference.
February 16th, 2024Source

Apparency Version 1.8
Check what's inside an app.
February 16th, 2024Source

Apple no longer signing iOS 17.3, blocking downgrade from iOS 17.3.1
Apple this week stopped signing iOS 17.3 following the release of iOS 17.3.1 a few days ago. This means that iPhone and iPad users can no longer downgrade to this version of the operating system if they're already running a newer version of iOS.
February 16th, 2024Source

Apple reinstates Epic's developer account, 'Epic Games Store' launching in the EU this year
Despite Tim Sweeney's vocal opposition to Apple's new third-party app marketplace guidelines in the European Union, Epic Games is planning to launch its own store on iPhone later this year. The company teased its plans last month, and has shared more details in a blog post today.
February 16th, 2024Source

Apple Vision Pro Review: A Heavy Portable Cinema & Monitor With A Promising Spatial OS
Apple Vision Pro is a very impressive fusion of hardware and software, but it's by no means perfect. Read on for my breakdown of the Vision Pro hardware and software and the experience they enable.
February 16th, 2024Source

BirdFont Version 6.0.6
Font editor.
February 16th, 2024Source

Blackmagic Desktop Video Version 12.8.1
Setup your Blackmagic hardware.
February 16th, 2024Source

Coollector Movie Database Version 4.22.8
Personal movie and video collection manager.
February 16th, 2024Source

Do Macs come with built-in antivirus software?
Find out what Apple does to keep your Mac safe from viruses and malware - and whether Apple's built-in antivirus is enough.
February 16th, 2024Source

draw.io Desktop Version 23.1.5
Diagramming and whiteboarding app.
February 16th, 2024Source

ffWorks Version 4.0.1
A Comprehensive Video Converter Tool for macOS.
February 16th, 2024Source

Fix: Mac USB Hub Not Working or Recognized
This guide will show you what to do if your MacBook isn't recognizing a USB hub. While your MacBook likely comes with USB ports, maybe you need your hub for more connections, or maybe you use your USB hub because your device only features USB-C ports, and you need Class-A ports.
February 16th, 2024Source

Fork Version 2.40.3
Fast and friendly git client.
February 16th, 2024Source

FotoMagico Version 6.5.6
Powerful slideshow creator with multi-app integration.
February 16th, 2024Source

From USB-A to Thunderbolt: The definitive guide to the ports on your Apple devices
Lightning, Thunderbolt, MagSafe? Here's what they all mean.
February 16th, 2024Source

Geneious Prime Version 2024.0.2
Sequence analysis software for molecular biologists.
February 16th, 2024Source

How to set up networked Time Machine backups for a household
With a desktop Mac and an external drive, you can give your whole home peace of mind.
February 16th, 2024Source

Is Google bundling Google One and Nest Aware? Global price hike for Nest Aware on the horizon
Google's Nest Aware subscription for Nest cameras, offering access to video recording history, smart alerts, and additional features, appears to be integrating into the Google One service.
February 16th, 2024Source

LanScan Version 7.0.9
Simple network scanner.
February 16th, 2024Source

ProFind Version 1.25
Advanced file search for macOS.
February 16th, 2024Source

Proton Drive Version 1.1.0
Secure cloud storage and file sharing.
February 16th, 2024Source

Review: mophie's telescoping 15W charger proves there's room for MagSafe in a Qi2 world
Last fall, mophie launched a MagSafe charger that dared to extend what's possible from the 3-in-1 form-factor -- quite literally. I've been using the new mophie Telescoping 15W MagSafe Stand for the past few months, and have fallen for its adjustable design and premium build.
February 16th, 2024Source

Saatva Rx Mattress Review 2024: A Luxurious Pillow-Top Bed Designed for Chronic Health Conditions
Saatva, a brand that makes several luxurious mattresses, recently released a bed specifically designed to help alleviate pain from chronic health conditions like scoliosis and sciatica. Does it live up to the Saatva brand?
February 16th, 2024Source

Sorry EU iPhone users, Home Screen web apps are going away
Apple blames the 'enormous amount of engineering' it took to comply with the Digital Markets Act.
February 16th, 2024Source

SourceTree Version 4.2.7
Easy way to work with Git and Mercurial.
February 16th, 2024Source

The shine comes off the Vision Pro
On The Vergecast: two weeks of Apple's headset in the wild, Microsoft's Xbox vision, new AI for everybody, and more.
February 16th, 2024Source

Universal Media Server Version 13.8.1
DLNA-compliant UPnP media server.
February 16th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — February 14th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: February 14, 2024 -- Apple design shakeup, HomePod with a screen rumors
Apple's longest-serving designer to retire; cost-cutting efforts causing 'unrest' inside the design team -- 9to5Mac, More references to new HomePod with a screen found in tvOS 17.4 and Zuckerberg says Meta Quest 3 is better than Apple Vision Pro
February 14th, 2024Source

10-year old bug still causing headaches for Mac audiophiles
Fortunately, a third-party fix for a longtime issue is available for a problem Apple doesn't seem to care about.
February 14th, 2024Source

A Better Finder Attributes Version 7.30
Change file creation and modification dates.
February 14th, 2024Source

Adobe Acrobat DC Version 23.008.20533
Powerful PDF editor.
February 14th, 2024Source

Adobe Acrobat Reader Version 23.008.20533
View PDF documents.
February 14th, 2024Source

Amazon Photos Version 9.2.0
Back up photos, videos, and more (was Amazon Cloud Drive).
February 14th, 2024Source

Apple March event: Everything we know so far
Even though the launch of Apple Vision Pro is behind us, there's still a lot to be excited about coming soon from Apple. Rumors are that Apple will unveil multiple new iPads and a new MacBook Air in March.
February 14th, 2024Source

Apple Seeds Third iOS 17.4 Public Beta With EU App Ecosystem Changes
Apple today seeded the third betas of upcoming iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 updates to public beta testers, allowing non-developers to test the software ahead of its release. The third public iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 betas come a week after Apple released the second betas.
February 14th, 2024Source

Apple Seeds Third Public Beta of macOS Sonoma 14.4
Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.4 update to public beta testers, allowing non-developers to test the software ahead of its launch. The third public beta comes a week after Apple released the second public beta.
February 14th, 2024Source

Apple tests AI software to transform images into video
The latest demonstration of Apple's AI expertise is Keyframer, software that turns an image into a video based on natural language instructions.
February 14th, 2024Source

Apple's longest-serving designer, Bart Andre, retiring from company
Apple's longest-serving senior industrial designer, Bart Andre, who joined Apple in 1992 alongside Jony Ive, is retiring from the company, Bloomberg News reports citing "people familiar with the matter."
February 14th, 2024Source

BirdFont Version 6.0.6
Font editor.
February 14th, 2024Source

DoubleXplorer Version 1.1.0
Dual-pane file manager with a range of features.
February 14th, 2024Source

Firefox Version 122.0.1
Fast, safe Web browser.
February 14th, 2024Source

FMail2 Version 2.5.5
The free Mac application for Fastmail users.
February 14th, 2024Source

Forget MacBook Air: This Windows alternative is just as lightweight and full of features
MSI's Prestige 13 AI Evo packs Intel's new Meteor Lake processor and AI features into an ultra-thin laptop.
February 14th, 2024Source

FotoMagico Version 6.5.6
Powerful slideshow creator with multi-app integration.
February 14th, 2024Source

FxFactory Version 8.0.13
Visual effects for Final Cut Pro and other popular video editors.
February 14th, 2024Source

HomePod with a display: Everything you need to know
There could be a hybrid product that combines the HomePod with an iPad screen coming from Apple. Here's what we know about the HomePod 3, which could be here soon.
February 14th, 2024Source

How to Autofill Security Codes from Mail on Mac, iPhone, iPad
The latest versions of Mail for iPhone, Mac, and iPad support a fantastic autofill security code feature. This is similar to the autofilling security code feature for SMS that is available in Messages for Mac, iPhone, and iPad, except of course that it's utilizing the Mail app for two-factor authentication and security codes that are sent to you via email instead of by text message.
February 14th, 2024Source

Krisp Version 2.33.4
Reduce background noise during a call.
February 14th, 2024Source

Mac Audio Balance Bug That Apple Knew About 12 Years Ago Still Exists
Apple has still not fixed a bug in macOS that causes the audio balance to drift on Macs under certain conditions, despite having acknowledged the issue 12 years ago.
February 14th, 2024Source

macOS 14 Sonoma superguide: Everything you need to know
Here's what you need to know about macOS Sonoma including new features, macOS 14.4 release date, and what's coming in future updates.
February 14th, 2024Source

macOS Sonoma 14.4 beta 3 released
Apple just dropped macOS Sonoma 14.4 beta 3 for Mac to developers, hot on the heels of the second beta's release a week ago. They didn't stop there, though; iOS 17.4 beta 3 and iPadOS 17.4 beta 3 also joined the party with their updates.
February 14th, 2024Source

macOS: How to See Your Mac System Uptime in Terminal
The Terminal is an extremely useful yet often overlooked part of the macOS. Have you ever wondered how to see your Mac system uptime in Terminal? With a one-word command, you can find a bunch of useful information. This includes your device's uptime, the time it was last restarted, and even the last time you opened the Mac.
February 14th, 2024Source

MAXQDA Version 24.2.0
Collect, Transcribe, Organize, Analyze, Visualize, Publish.
February 14th, 2024Source

Microsoft AutoUpdate Version 4.68
Provides latest MS Office updates to customers.
February 14th, 2024Source

Microsoft Excel Version 16.82
Create, view, edit, and share your spreadsheets.
February 14th, 2024Source

Microsoft Office 365, 2021 Version 16.82
Popular productivity suite.
February 14th, 2024Source

Microsoft Outlook Version 16.82
Email, calendar and contacts in one place.
February 14th, 2024Source

Microsoft PowerPoint Version 16.82
Quickly create, edit, view, present or share presentations.
February 14th, 2024Source

Microsoft Word Version 16.82
Create, edit, view and share you documents.
February 14th, 2024Source

More iOS 17.4 beta 3 details revealed
Earlier today we heard about the news iOS 17.4 beta 3 software that was released to developers. Apple also released iPadOS 17.4 beta 3, watchOS 10.4 beta 3 and macOS Sonoma 14.4 beta 3 at the same time.
February 14th, 2024Source or Watch Video

NordPass Version 5.13.24
Password manager.
February 14th, 2024Source

Nvidia previews on-device chatbot, in approach favored by Apple
One of Apple's apparent AI ambitions is to enable an on-device chatbot which can run on iPhones, rather than using servers to do the processing. This would be capable of accessing data stored on your iPhone, as well as boosting privacy ...
February 14th, 2024Source

Plex Media Server Version 1.40.0.7998
Seamlessly connect your Plex clients with your local media.
February 14th, 2024Source

Samsung Is Reportedly Setting Up Its OLED Production Line, But A Report Says It Will Not Be Exclusive To Apple's Future MacBook Pro Models
Samsung is in the middle of procuring the necessary equipment that will allow the display manufacturer to set up production lines for its eight-generation OLED panels. One would assume that the Korean giant is making all of this investment exclusively for Apple and its future MacBook Pro family, which will eventually transition to OLED technology.
February 14th, 2024Source

Slimjet Version 42.0.4.0
Chromium-based browser with inbuilt adblocker.
February 14th, 2024Source

Topaz Video AI Version 4.1.2
Video sharpening.
February 14th, 2024Source

Transforming Your Mac Into a Productivity Powerhouse: Essential Tips for Enhanced Efficiency
Boosting your productivity on a Mac can be a smooth and rewarding journey, not an overwhelming one. Through a collection of direct, yet impactful modifications, it's possible to elevate your day-to-day operations significantly. This transformation turns your Mac from a simple computing device into a central hub for efficiency and productivity.
February 14th, 2024Source or Watch Video

What's new in macOS Sonoma 14.4 beta 3
We have a great video from HalfManHalfTech that gives us a look at the new macOS Sonoma 14.4 beta 3. Firstly, the macOS 14.4 Beta 3 is an essential download for developer beta testers, and it's on the horizon for public beta enthusiasts as well.
February 14th, 2024Source or Watch Video

When to Expect New AirPods Max to Launch
It has been more than three years since Apple released the AirPods Max, leading some to wonder when the over-ear headphones will be updated.
February 14th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — February 12th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: February 12, 2024 -- Apple Cash virtual card number, Telsa Ultra Wideband, more
iOS 17.4 adds new 'Virtual Card Number' feature to Apple Cash, Tesla adds Ultra Wideband key support on iPhone and What to expect from the new iPad Air
February 12th, 2024Source

AI monitoring employees for 'thought crimes' in apps like Slack and Zoom
A number of large US companies are using AI monitoring systems to analyse employee communications in popular business apps like Slack, Teams, and Zoom ...
February 12th, 2024Source

AirTag leads California police to a stolen golf cart in latest free ad for Apple
If you have a golf cart (or anything, really), you should probably hide an AirTag somewhere inside of it. In a post on Instagram last week, the Rialto Police Department in California shared the story of how they tracked down a stolen golf cart thanks to a hidden AirTag.
February 12th, 2024Source

AlDente Version 1.25
Keep your battery fresh and chewy.
February 12th, 2024Source

Apple buys iWork.ai domain as evidence of a big AI push mounts
A clearer picture is starting to come into focus.
February 12th, 2024Source

Apple iPhone supply chain checks show 'clear stabilization of demand' in China
Recent checks into the iPhone supply chain suggest that Apple is seeing a "clear stabilization of demand" in China, Wedbush Securities' analyst Daniel Ives says.
February 12th, 2024Source

Audio engineer touts Apple's 'most stylish computer' ever [Setups]
Before Apple's powerful but sub-Mac Pro-level desktop Mac Studio even existed, there was iMac Pro. We don't see the premium all-in-one desktop computer in the wild often compared to regular iMacs, but it clearly still has its fans.
February 12th, 2024Source

Bear Version 2.1.2
Writing app for notes and prose.
February 12th, 2024Source

BirdFont Version 6.0.6
Font editor.
February 12th, 2024Source

calibre Version 7.5.1
Complete e-book library management system.
February 12th, 2024Source

Cocktail Version 17.1.0
General maintenance and optimization utility.
February 12th, 2024Source

Cookie Version 7.2.3
Protect your online privacy.
February 12th, 2024Source

Corona Version 62.0
Virtual analog and wave synthesizer.
February 12th, 2024Source

FTX customers look set to get their money back in full (with asterisk)
In a surprise development, bankruptcy lawyers say that FTX customers -- once considered to have lost almost everything -- are now expected to get their money back in full from the remains of the cryptocurrency company ...
February 12th, 2024Source

Grammarly Desktop Version 1.55.2
Grammar checker.
February 12th, 2024Source

HandBrake Version 1.7.3
Versatile video encoder; convert any source to MPEG-4 and more.
February 12th, 2024Source

Horse Version 0.64.1
The Stress-free Internet Browser.
February 12th, 2024Source

How to Speed Up Auto-Showing/Hiding Dock on MacOS
A subtle way that you can tweak MacOS to make it feel a little faster is to speed up the auto-hiding and auto-showing time of the Dock. This obviously only applies to Mac users who hide their Dock by default, and the emphasis needs to be on feel faster because while this is removing a small delay before showing the hidden Dock, it's not actually doing anything to speed up the Mac.
February 12th, 2024Source

Jon Stewart takes a jab at Apple as he reveals why he left 'very small' TV+
Jon Stewart is returning to The Daily Show on Comedy Central this week, after parting ways with Apple last year. In an interview with CBS Mornings today, Stewart commented on his departure from Apple for the first time.
February 12th, 2024Source

Initiater Version 1.1.1
Capture Text (OCR) and Graphics.
February 12th, 2024Source

M3 MacBook Air: Everything you need to know
Apple's most popular laptop could be be getting an update soon. Here's when the M3 MacBook Air is coming, including Apple's plans for the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air.
February 12th, 2024Source

MagSafe Monday: Two simple accessories that go a long way to improving your iPhone
MagSafe is one of those technologies, similar to smart home products, allowing you to go wild with extending your device. Sometimes, the most uncomplicated products are the most effective.
February 12th, 2024Source

MarsEdit Version 5.1.2
Quick and convenient blog editor.
February 12th, 2024Source

Moom Version 3.2.26
Versatile window manager.
February 12th, 2024Source

MWeb Version 4.5.6
Pro markdown writing, note-taking, and static blog generation.
February 12th, 2024Source

New MacBook Airs and iPads, iOS 17.4, and More Expected Next Month
Now that Apple has launched its Vision Pro headset, we can shift our attention towards what is next on the company's agenda for the year.
February 12th, 2024Source

OpenRefine Version 3.7.9
Clean, transform, extend messy data.
February 12th, 2024Source

Pandan Version 1.16.0
Time awareness in your menubar.
February 12th, 2024Source

Prism Version 10.2.0
Scientific graphing and nonlinear curve regression tool.
February 12th, 2024Source

QuikFlow Version 1.3.3
Mindmapping for Flows.
February 12th, 2024Source

Racket Version 8.12
Popular variant of the Scheme programming language.
February 12th, 2024Source

Skype
Version 8.112.0.210
Voice-over-internet phone and chat software.Source

SpamOut Version 1.5
Delete spam automatically.
February 12th, 2024Source

Stats Version 2.10.0
Monitor your macOS system.
February 12th, 2024Source

SyncTwoFolders Version 2.5.0
Syncs two user-specified folders.
February 12th, 2024Source

Threads begins rolling out Trending feature to users in the US
We reported last year about Threads working on a Trending feature so that users can find posts on the most discussed topics on the platform at the moment. Although the feature is yet to be released to everyone, Threads is now making the Trending feature available to users in the US.
February 12th, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs wins posthumous Grammy
February 12, 2012: Months after his untimely death, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is honored with a Special Merit Grammy Award in recognition of his contributions to the field of music with the iPod and iTunes Music Store.
February 12th, 2024Source

TRex Version 1.7.0
Easy to use text extraction tool
February 12th, 2024Source

Upscayl Version 2.9.9
AI image upscaler.
February 12th, 2024Source

Viber Version 22.0.1
Send messages and make free Viber calls.
February 12th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — February 9th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: February 9, 2023 -- Is Vision Pro Apple's best entertainment device?
9to5Mac Happy Hour: The one-week hands on review of Apple Vision Pro
February 9th, 2024Source

Apple and TSMC: Two tech stocks you can buy and hold for the next decade
For investors looking for tech stocks that they can hold onto for the next decade, Stefon Walters writes for The Motley Fool, Apple and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company are options you don't have to second-guess.
February 9th, 2024Source

Apple overhauls iCloud for Windows app with new features and fixes
The new version sports a friendlier look and layout, adds support for physical security keys, and fixes syncing glitches with Microsoft Outlook.
February 9th, 2024Source

Apple sees the enterprise as a prime market for Apple Vision Pro
Apple sees the Apple Vision Pro spatial computer as a business device alongside its more obvious consumer use cases around gaming, media consumption, web surfing, etc.
February 9th, 2024Source

Apple's anti-stalking features credited with alerting woman to AirTag hidden on her car
Apple's robust set of anti-stalking features for AirTag alerted a Connecticut woman to a tracker hidden on her car. According to a report from local news outlet WTNH, the woman received a notification on her iPhone that an AirTag had been following her, which prompted her to contact the police.
February 9th, 2024Source

Black Ink Version 2.2.9
Play crossword puzzles via Across Lite network.
February 9th, 2024Source

ChronyControl Version 1.4.13
Chrony network timekeeping.
February 9th, 2024Source

Disney Epic Games partnership -- and a return to the App Store?
A Disney/Epic Games partnership announced this week may see the Fortnite developer return to the App Store despite the fractious relationship between Apple and Epic.
February 9th, 2024Source

Enpass Version 6.9.3
Password manager.
February 9th, 2024Source

Every iPhone 16 Rumor We've Covered So Far
With much of the tech industry's focus recently taken up by Apple's Vision Pro headset, you'd be forgiven for thinking that iPhone rumors have been few and far between over the last few months. Fortunately, that's not the case.
February 9th, 2024Source

How Apple handles imposter apps that try to sneak onto the App Store
The issue of misleading apps on the App Store surfaced this week after yesterday's LastPass incident. The folks behind the popular password manager needed to warn customers that an app called LassPass was pretending to be LastPass. While that's a pretty egregious example of what can sneak through review, it can be helpful to have more context around how the App Store typically functions.
February 9th, 2024Source

How to Find Geographic Location of Apple Aerial Screen Savers (Mac & Apple TV)
The Aerial screen savers on Mac and Apple TV are absolutely stunning, capturing high resolution drone flybys of amazing scenery around the world, from dramatic cityscapes, surreal underwater scenes, a broad range of landscapes, and even satellite imagery of Earth itself.
February 9th, 2024Source

How to type formatted fractions on your iPhone and iPad
Without a Character Palette, lean on Pages.
February 9th, 2024Source

iOS 17.3.1 arrives with fix for duplicate and overlapping text, other bugs
If you've been having issues with typing, update ASAP.
February 9th, 2024Source

iPhone batteries compared: Capacity and watt hours for every model
Every iPhone's battery capacity listed in milliamp hours (mAh) and watt hours (Wh)
February 9th, 2024Source

Lunar Version 6.6.1
Intelligent adaptive brightness for your external display.
February 9th, 2024Source

macOS 14 Sonoma superguide: Everything you need to know
Here's what you need to know about macOS Sonoma including new features, macOS 14.4 release date, and what's coming in future updates.
February 9th, 2024Source

MacOS Sonoma 14.3.1 Update Fixes Text Overlap Bug on Macs
Apple has released macOS Sonoma 14.3.1 for Mac users running the Sonoma operating system.
February 9th, 2024Source

macOS Sonoma Version 14.3.1
An Operating System Made by Apple.
February 9th, 2024Source

Microsoft, not Tim Cook's Apple, is now the most valuable company ever
Microsoft's current market capitalization is $3.12 trillion, the highest for any company ever, beating out Apple's all-time market cap high of $3.090 trillion, set on July 31, 2023.
February 9th, 2024Source

Movie Explorer Version 2.6.2
Movie and TV show catalog app.
February 9th, 2024Source

Over 2,000 episodes of 'The Joe Rogan Experience' now available on Apple Podcasts
Over 2,000 episodes of "The Joe Rogan Experience" are now available on Apple Podcasts as the podcaster ends his exclusivity deal with Spotify.
February 9th, 2024Source or Source

Papyrus Version 6.6.0
Industrial-grade open source Model-Based Engineering tool.
February 9th, 2024Source

PDFgear Version 2.2
PDF Converter for acrobat PDF.
February 9th, 2024Source

Permute Version 3.11.5
Easy-to-use, drag-and-drop video conversion.
February 9th, 2024Source

Quantum GIS Version 3.34
Open-source Geographic Information System (GIS).
February 9th, 2024Source

Report claims the iPhone 16 could get a big battery boost
But the iPhone 16 Plus will see its battery shrink.
February 9th, 2024Source

shootShifter Version 8.5.6
Redate/rename complete folders of images based on EXIF data.
February 9th, 2024Source

Shutter Encoder Version 17.9
The professional compression tool accessible to all.
February 9th, 2024Source

Sketchy Rumor Says iOS 18 Will Have visionOS-Inspired Design Changes
iOS 18 and iPadOS 18 will feature visionOS-inspired design elements, according to a rumor shared this week by Israeli website The Verifier.
February 9th, 2024Source

Speech Central Version 14.3.4
Text-to-speech suite.
February 9th, 2024Source

Structurix Version 3.6.0
Calculation app based on finite elements.
February 9th, 2024Source

Sure Cuts A Lot Version 6.045
Cut True Type fonts with an electronic cutting machine.
February 9th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — February 7th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: February 7, 2024 -- Apple Watch Ultra rumors, visionOS 1.1 beta
Apple Vision Pro will work with mobile device management starting with visionOS 1.1
February 7th, 2024Source

Adobe After Effects Version 24.2
Create professional motion graphics and visual effects.
February 7th, 2024Source

Adobe Media Encoder Version 24.2
Included with Adobe Premier.
February 7th, 2024Source

Adobe Premiere Pro Version 24.2
Digital video editing tool.
February 7th, 2024Source

AnyDesk Version 8.0.0
Access other computers.
February 7th, 2024Source

Apple AI work continues: Editing photos using text commands
Apple's AI work may be something of a slow-burn when it comes to Siri, but the company isn't sitting back doing nothing. The company has just released an open-source AI model for editing photos using simple text commands -- something which has been described as a breakthrough achievement.
February 7th, 2024Source

Apple actively developing foldable clamshell iPhone prototypes, folding 8-inch iPad
Apple is persevering with foldable iPhone designs, according to a new report by The Information. The publication says Apple has been exploring foldable iPhones as early as 2018, and currently has at least two active prototypes of models that fold like clamshell.
February 7th, 2024Source

Apple gets a much-needed win in Apple Watch court case
Judge says Apple won't have to face the lawsuit over heart monitoring tech.
February 7th, 2024Source

Apple Patent Application Suggests Touchscreen Mac Could Become a Reality
Apple has long resisted offering a touchscreen Mac or a notebook with stylus functionality, but that could change. Recently discovered patent documents show a MacBook with an integrated stylus holder, which may preview a radical update for the popular computer.
February 7th, 2024Source

Apple releases macOS Sonoma 14.4 beta 2
Apple has released macOS Sonoma 14.4 beta 2 for the Mac to developers, this new beta comes a week after the release of the first beta. Apple also released a range of other new betas at the same time, these included iOS 17.4 beta 2 and iPadOS 17.4 beta 2.
February 7th, 2024Source

Apple wins AliveCor lawsuit over Apple Watch heart-rate monitoring
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a Silicon Valley startup accusing Apple of illegally monopolizing the U.S. market for heart rate monitoring apps for its Apple Watch.
February 7th, 2024Source

Apple Wins Antitrust Lawsuit Against AliveCor Over Apple Watch
Apple has won the legal fight against AliveCor regarding the heart rate tracking technology in the Apple Watch. AliveCor accused Apple of unfairly limiting access to certain heart rate data from the Apple Watch, which it thought was unfair to the competition. However, a US District Court judge has ruled in favor of Apple, saying there's no need for a trial over the matter.
February 7th, 2024Source

AppNotes Version 1.0
Take notes for your apps.
February 7th, 2024Source

ATLauncher Version 3.4.35.6
Minecraft launcher with mod management capabilities.
February 7th, 2024Source

Boxcryptor Version 3.13
Secure the files in your favorite cloud-storage solution.
February 7th, 2024Source

DoubleTake Version 2.6.13
Stitch photos perfectly, with simple drag-and-drop.
February 7th, 2024Source

EverWeb Version 4.1
Drag-and-drop website builder.
February 7th, 2024Source

Find the best affordable, feature-packed keyboard for Mac mini
Apple's smallest desktop computer is a powerhouse in a small package, but it doesn't come with peripheral devices — so what are the best keyboards for Mac mini?
February 7th, 2024Source

Fix iCloud Syncing Paused on iPhone
Are you encountering the iCloud Syncing Paused issue on your iPhone? It is a very common problem that resurfaces often. Apart from software bugs, there are a few other reasons that cause the Syncing Paused issue.
February 7th, 2024Source

Fix: This Apple ID Is Not Valid or Supported
The "Apple ID is not valid or supported" message can pop up for a few reasons, and figuring out why it's happening to you is key. I'll walk you through why this might be happening and some possible fixes.
February 7th, 2024Source

Google Chrome 121.0.6167.160/161 / 120.0.6099.283 with security fixes
Google has released updates to the Google Chrome browser in the Stable Channel for Mac, Linux and Windows on February 6, 2024. There were also updates for the Extended Stable Channel. The Chrome browser Android app has also been updated. The updates contain security fixes. Here is an overview of these updates.
February 7th, 2024Source

Halfway Through 'Unwinding,' Medicaid Enrollment Is Down About 10 Million
Halfway through what will be the biggest purge of Medicaid beneficiaries in a one-year span, enrollment in the government-run health insurance program is on track to return to roughly pre-pandemic levels.
February 7th, 2024Source

Hex Fiend Version 2.17.1
A fast and clever free hex editor.
February 7th, 2024Source

HoRNDIS MacGyvers your Mac to get online with Androids
Apple makes this harder every macOS release, but there are ways nonetheless
February 7th, 2024Source

How to Fix Camera Not Working in macOS Sonoma
Don't panic if your webcam is not working on macOS Sonoma 14.1, it's a common software update issue. In my case, my built-in camera stopped responding on the Zoom app. However, other users have reported webcam issues with various built-in and third-party applications.
February 7th, 2024Source

How to Fix iPhone 15 Freezing and Glitching
The iPhone 15 series features one of the fastest mobile processors right now. However, several people are reporting that their iPhone 15 is freezing, and glitching, etc. during browsing, watching videos, etc. Even though the hardware on the iPhone 15 series is capable of running these tasks easily, users are still encountering these issues. Which suggests that this is most likely a software problem.
February 7th, 2024Source

How to Lock a Folder on iPhone
The best way to secure all private media, documents, etc., on your iPhone is to put them together and lock the folder. Unfortunately, the Files app on iOS does not come with a native solution to create password-protected folders.
February 7th, 2024Source

How to Remove iMessage from iPad [2024]
Apple's iMessage has grown from a basic messaging app to a complex one with extra apps you can get from the App Store, and it syncs across your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. But there might be times when you want to get rid of it from your device. I'll show you how to remove or at least disable iMessage on your iPad.
February 7th, 2024Source

How to shut down a Mac
Need to power down your Mac but not sure what to do? Here's a few different methods to try.
February 7th, 2024Source

iFixit shares in-depth look at Vision Pro's display: 'You can fit 50 of these pixels into a single iPhone pixel'
After sharing an initial video over the weekend, iFixit is back with part two of their Apple Vision Pro teardown. This time around, the focus in on the Vision Pro's dual 4K screens, and iFixit questions whether the display are actually 4K resolution.
February 7th, 2024Source

International research team develops new hardware for neuromorphic computing
In the future, modern machines should not only follow algorithms quickly and precisely, but also function intelligently—in other words, in a way that resembles the human brain. Scientists from Dortmund, Loughborough, Kiev and Nottingham have now developed a concept inspired by eyesight that could make future artificial intelligence much more compact and efficient.
February 7th, 2024Source

iOS 17.4: How to Use SharePlay for Music on HomePod
With iOS 17.4, everyone with a SharePlay-compatible device can keep the music playing continuously. It's a really cool feature that can help make a party spectacular, so let's take a look at how it works with your HomePod.
February 7th, 2024Source

iPhone 16 Could Take a Page From DSLR's Playbook
Apple has been religiously improving the camera of the iPhones with every generation and iterative software updates. With the iPhone 15 Pro models, the company added more megapixel counts, zoom lenses, and more pro software features, thinning the line between expensive cameras and iPhones.
February 7th, 2024Source

iPhone Can't Receive Calls? Here's How To Fix That
The primary purpose of an iPhone (or any mobile phone) is to make and receive calls. Unfortunately, many people are encountering issues such as, "iPhone not receiving calls," "Unable to receive calls on my iPhone," "iPhone can't receive calls but can make them," etc. Read on to learn how to fix this issue where your iPhone can't receive calls but can make them.
February 7th, 2024Source

Logtalk Version 3.74.0
Object-oriented logic programming language.
February 7th, 2024Source

MacBook Pro Speakers Crackling? Here's How To Fix That
Many MacBook users have noticed a crackling or distorted sound from their speakers, which can be really annoying whether you're listening to music, watching movies, or on video calls. This post will cover why this happens, and how to fix it for any MacBook, including the Pro and Air models.
February 7th, 2024Source

Microsoft finally launches Universal Print support for MacOS in public preview
Nearly four years ago, Microsoft first announced Universal Print. It allowed businesses to run their printers without the need to install drivers on local PCs, as they could be run on the cloud via Azure. It officially became available for all Microsoft 365 business and education users in March 2021.
February 7th, 2024Source

Microsoft Isn't Going Fully Multiplatform or Exiting the Console Market, Says Leaker
Following the previous rumors of titles like Sea of Thieves and Hi-Fi Rush, we heard from various journalists, leakers, and insiders that big games like Bethesda's Starfield, MachineGames' Indiana Jones and the Great Circle, and possibly even The Coalition's Gears of War could be landing on other consoles like Sony's PlayStation and Nintendo's Switch.
February 7th, 2024Source

New Apple AI model can edit images per your instructions
Apple researchers released an open-source artificial intelligence model called MGIE that responds to a user typing natural language — simply saying what they want — to alter an image. Apple's new AI image editing tool could wind up making it easy for iPhone or Mac owners to tweak photos.
February 7th, 2024Source

New Apple AI Model Edits Images Based on Natural Language Input
Apple researchers have released a new open-source AI model that is capable of editing images based on a user's natural language instructions (via VentureBeat).
February 7th, 2024Source

New streaming sports service coming from ESPN, FOX, and Warner Bros Discovery
It looks like sports fans are set for an extremely comprehensive all-in-one option. Disney-owned ESPN is partnering with FOX and Warner Bros Discovery to create a package of no fewer than 14 different channels.
February 7th, 2024Source

New Thunderbolt 4 hub sports blinding-fast file transfer and 13 ports
Ugreen rolled out three new series of Revdock hubs Tuesday compatible with Macs, including the Revodok Max 213 Thunderbolt 4 dock with 40Gbps transfer speeds, support for dual 4K displays and a staggering 13 ports.
February 7th, 2024Source

Nomad Base One Max review: Practical, pretty, and powerful
A solid stand that charge an iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods at the same time.
February 7th, 2024Source

OnePlus 12 review: A no-nonsense flagship for a great price
With a starting price of $800, it's $200 cheaper than a similarly equipped Galaxy S24+.
February 7th, 2024Source

Phoenix Slides Version 1.5.6
Image browsing/slideshow application.
February 7th, 2024Source

PS Remote Play Version 6.5.5
Get your play on from anywhere on your Wi-Fi network.
February 7th, 2024Source

QuickPlan Version 11.3
Project management with Gantt charts.
February 7th, 2024Source

Raspberry Pi 5 review: A huge upgrade for the tiny single-board computer
Small board, big performance boost.
February 7th, 2024Source

Security researcher used Apple systems to scam $2.5M of iPhones, Macs, and gift cards
A security researcher with a track record of helping Apple identify vulnerabilities in its software seemingly found one particular security hole too tempting.
February 7th, 2024Source

Some iPhone 16 Models Rumored to Feature Bigger Batteries
The iPhone 16 lineup is set to see notable battery capacity changes across the board, according to the X user known as "Majin Bu."
February 7th, 2024Source

Sonos Version 16.0
Control software for the Sonos Music System.
February 7th, 2024Source

Researchers develop and test the first unmanned forestry machine
A study published in the Journal of Field Robotics assessed the world's first unmanned machine designed for autonomous forestry operations.
February 7th, 2024Source

UEFI mod enables Resizable BAR support on old platforms, 6% performance increase on average
UEFI Resizable Bar Mod enables support for ReBAR on old platforms An 'old machine savior'. If you find yourself using an older platform that doesn't support ReBAR, there's a workaround available. A ReBarUEFI open-source project, highlighted by HKEPC and PCGamer, offers a solution that purportedly boosts gaming performance by an average of 6%.
February 7th, 2024Source

Unable To Install Update iOS 17? Here's How To Fix That
If you're having trouble installing the iOS 17 update, don't worry, I've got your back. I've been enjoying iOS 17 on my iPhone 15 Pro and its awesome features since day one. But, I remember struggling to get it on my old iPhone 12.
February 7th, 2024Source

The Sims-like Life Simulator Paralives Gets a 2025 Release Window
Newly revealed features include
February 7th, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Steve Wozniak survives a plane crash
February 7, 1981: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is involved in a serious plane crash in California, resulting in his first lengthy leave of absence from the company.
February 7th, 2024Source

Todoist Version 8.16.0
Task management tool.
February 7th, 2024Source

Typora Version 1.8.10
Minimalist Markdown editor.
February 7th, 2024Source

WhatRoute Version 2.6.8
Geographically trace online data-packet routes.
February 7th, 2024Source

You'll never guess what this user thinks sets Mac Studio apart
The M1 Ultra Mac Studio set a new benchmark for computing power in a package smaller than Mac Pro when it came out in spring 2022. Today's setup sparked discussion about the relative merits of the powerful desktop machine, with one user citing a surprising point of praise — the Mac Pro braided power cord!
February 7th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — February 5th, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: February 5, 2024 -- Apple versus Masimo update, the latest iPad Pro rumors
Tim Cook compares Vision Pro launch to iPhone launch in memo, Tim Cook says Apple is focused on appealing the Apple Watch ban, not settling with Masimo, Meta confirms spatial video playback coming to Quest one day before Vision Pro launch and A new iPad Pro is coming: Here are three things to expect
February 5th, 2024Source

Apple has eye on building bigger genAI data sets
Apple is planning its first AI acquisition for 2024, a German firm called brighter AI, according to an online news report.
February 5th, 2024Source

BetterTouchTool Version 4.401
Customize multi-touch trackpad gestures.
February 5th, 2024Source

Big-budget Apple release 'Argylle,' with checkered reviews, flops with $18 million debut
From the twisted mind of Matthew Vaughn (director, writer and producer) comes "Argylle," a reality-bending, globe-encircling spy thriller. Bryce Dallas Howard is Elly Conway, the reclusive author of a series of bestselling espionage novels, whose idea of bliss is a night at home with her computer and her cat, Alfie. But when the plots of Elly's fictional books — which center on secret agent Argylle and his mission to unravel a global spy syndicate — begin to mirror the covert actions of a real-life spy organization, quiet evenings at home become a thing of the past.
February 5th, 2024Source

DBeaver Version 23.3.4
Open Source universal database manager.
February 5th, 2024Source

Deciphering the ethylene biosynthesis puzzle in banana fruit ripening
Ethylene, a key phytohormone, plays a vital role in the ripening of climacteric fruits like bananas, with its biosynthesis being a focal point of agricultural research due to its impact on fruit quality and shelf life. Transcription factors(TFs), such as MADS and NAC, can regulate ACC synthase (ACS) and ACC oxidase (ACO), which are crucial enzymes in ethylene synthesis, to control fruit ripening.
February 5th, 2024Source

Doppler Version 2.1.18
Music Player.
February 5th, 2024Source

Fix: Disk Not Ejected Properly on Mac in 5 Steps
The Disk Not Ejected Properly error message usually appears if you disconnect your external hard drive from your Mac without safely ejecting it. But, sometimes, the error message can pop up for seemingly no reason. In this article, we are going to look at how to fix this issue.
February 5th, 2024Source

Graphene-based lead detector could significantly improve water quality monitoring
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed an ultra-sensitive sensor made with graphene that can detect extraordinarily low concentrations of lead ions in water. The device achieves a record limit of detection of lead down to the femtomolar range, which is one million times more sensitive than previous sensing technologies.
February 5th, 2024Source

Homebrew Version 4.2.7
Manage the installation process of other open source software.
February 5th, 2024Source

How to Set Alarm Clock on Mac
Modern versions of MacOS have a built-in alarm clock, thanks to the addition of Clock app for Mac. This means that you can set an alarm clock on the Mac, a feature that has been long wanted as a native capability by many Mac users, especially since the alarm clock feature on iPhone has been around for so long.
February 5th, 2024Source

iFinance Version 5.1.7
Comprehensively manage your personal finances.
February 5th, 2024Source

iOS 17.4: How to Use SharePlay for Music on Apple TV
With tvOS 17.4, you can now use SharePlay for Music on your Apple TV. Earlier, Apple introduced a similar feature using SharePlay in your car where you can collaborate with others and play your favorite songs without using any AUX or Bluetooth connection.
February 5th, 2024Source

LanguageTool Version 1.6.10
Your writing assistant.
February 5th, 2024Source

MacBook 13 port USB-C multimedia hub with Power Delivery 3.0 support
The EZQuest adapter comes equipped with an impressive 13 ports, making it a one-stop solution for all your connectivity needs. It features dual HDMI 4K 60Hz outputs, allowing you to connect to two high-resolution displays for a stunning visual experience.
February 5th, 2024Source

MacFamilyTree Version 10.2.3
Create and explore your family tree.
February 5th, 2024Source

Microbial division of labor produces higher biofuel yields
Scientists have found a way to boost ethanol production via yeast fermentation, a standard method for converting plant sugars into biofuels. Their approach, detailed in the journal Nature Communications, relies on careful timing and a tight division of labor among synthetic yeast strains to yield more ethanol per unit of plant sugars than previous approaches have achieved.
February 5th, 2024Source

Mochi Version 1.16.7
Flash cards to help you study.
February 5th, 2024Source

PowerPhotos Version 2.5.6
Manage and find duplicates in multiple Photos libraries.
February 5th, 2024Source

PPSSPP Version 1.17.1
A PSP emulator.
February 5th, 2024Source

RetroArch Version 1.17.0
Game emulator.
February 5th, 2024Source

Samsung Electronics Earns 'Product Carbon Reduction' Certification for 2024 Neo QLED, OLED and Lifestyle TVs From TÜV Rheinland
Eight product series in the 2024 lineup are recognized for reduced carbon footprint compared to previous year's models, expanding the company's certified portfolio Samsung aims to achieve "Product Carbon Footprint" and "Product Carbon Reduction" certifications for over 60 models in 2024
February 5th, 2024Source

Shotcut Version 24.01.31
Free open-source video editor.
February 5th, 2024Source

The Apple products you shouldn't buy this month: February 2024 edition
Don't waste your money - check this list before you shop. Not everything is as fresh and new as the Vision Pro!
February 5th, 2024Source

Ultra-sensitive lead detector could significantly improve water quality monitoring
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed an ultra-sensitive sensor made with graphene that can detect extraordinarily low concentrations of lead ions in water. The device achieves a record limit of detection of lead down to the femtomolar range, which is one million times more sensitive than previous sensing technologies.
February 5th, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — February 2nd, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: February 2, 2024 -- Apple earnings, Vision Pro launch day is here
Apple posts Q1 2024 earnings results, Tim Cook teases Apple AI announcements coming "later this year", amid iOS 18 rumors, Apple Vision Pro launch day is here: Follow along, Apple Vision Pro demos for walk-in retail customers start today, reservations to begin next week and Apple says the EU accounts for just 7% of its global App Store revenue
February 2nd, 2024Source

Adobe Illustrator Version 28.2
Professional vector graphics tool for Web and print.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Apple's China woes continue
Apple is facing continued challenges in China, one of its most critical markets, as the company's Q124 sales in the greater China region in the December quarter fell nearly 13% YoY to $20.8 billion. (Of note: Q124 contained 13 weeks versus Q123's 14 weeks.)
February 2nd, 2024Source

Best Antivirus for Mac 2024: Top Security Software Compared
14 of the best antivirus software packages and security suites for protecting your Mac or MacBook from viruses and malware, reviewed and ranked by our expert editors.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Best MagSafe wireless chargers for iPhone 2024
Apple's MagSafe technology has spawned a great selection of magnetic wireless chargers
February 2nd, 2024Source

BetterTouchTool Version 4.389
Customize multi-touch trackpad gestures.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Cultured Code Releases Things 3 for Apple Vision Pro
Cultured Code has officially released an all-new spatial computing version of Things 3, the popular personal task manager software, for Apple's Vision Pro headset, which launches today in the U.S.
February 2nd, 2024Source

djay Pro Version 5.1
Transform your Mac into a full-fledged DJ system (was djay).
February 2nd, 2024Source

HomeKit Weekly: SwitchBot curtains gain Matter support and now work with HomeKit
SwitchBot is a unique smart home vendor that has made various pretty amazing products over the years. The SwitchBot Button pusher is a prime example of a relatively uncommon item with no alternative from another vendor. What powers the SwitchBot experience is the SwitchBot Hub 2.
February 2nd, 2024Source

How to Become a Pro with Apple Mail App On Your Mac
If you're looking to elevate your email management skills on your Mac, understanding the full potential of the Apple Mail app is a game-changer. Recently, a comprehensive video from MacVince has shed light on the myriad of advanced features and customization options available in the Apple Mail app, designed to boost productivity and streamline your email organization.
February 2nd, 2024Source or Watch Video

How to Clean Your MacBook or MacBook Air
This guide will show you how to safely clean your MacBook or MacBook Air. Your MacBook serves as a robust instrument for a myriad of tasks, whether it's for professional work, creative projects, or personal entertainment. However, to maintain its optimal performance and sleek appearance, regular maintenance in the form of cleaning is essential.
February 2nd, 2024Source

iBoostUp Version 11.7
Optimize your Mac, fix performance and errors.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Intego VirusBarrier Scanner review
Intego's free VirusBarrier Scanner is free, works well and meets almost all of your needs, what's not to like?
February 2nd, 2024Source

Juno App Brings YouTube to Apple Vision Pro Because Google Won't
Developer Christian Selig of "Apollo for Reddit" fame has created what Google wouldn't -- a dedicated YouTube app for Apple Vision Pro
February 2nd, 2024Source

Krisp Version 2.33.3
Reduce background noise during a call.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Lantern Version 7.8.0
Gain access to blocked websites and apps.
February 2nd, 2024Source

MacBook Pro rig rocks Sonos sound system [Setups]
Sonos audio products are popular for a reason — they sound great and they're not too far from affordable. Today's MacBook Pro and Studio Display user thinks the monitor's built-in speakers are good for many uses, but when they really want the big sound — for gaming, it turns out — they're all about their Sonos One SL speakers and Sonos Beam soundbar.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Mark Zuckerberg knocks Apple's new App Store policies
The Meta CEO joins Xbox, Spotify heads in criticizing the iPhone-maker.
February 2nd, 2024Source

MediaHuman Audio Converter Version 2.2.3
Simplified audio-file conversion.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Mimestream Version 1.2.6
A native macOS email client for Gmail.
February 2nd, 2024Source

PDF Reader Pro Version 3.3.0.0
PDF editor application.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Phoenix Slides Version 1.5.6
Image browsing/slideshow application.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Pitaka MagEZ Slider 2 review: Mighty modular
Charge an iPhone, AirPods, and an Apple Watch.
February 2nd, 2024Source

ProtonVPN Version 4.1.5
High-speed VPN that safeguards your privacy.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Skim Version 1.7
PDF reader and note-taker for scientific papers.
February 2nd, 2024Source

TablePlus Version 5.8.6
Modern, native tool for relational databases.
February 2nd, 2024Source

There are now 2.2 billion active Apple devices worldwide and over 1 billion subscribers to all of its services
Apple's ecosystem has gone from strength to strength over the last few years and it shows, as billions of people now use some kind of Apple device or software.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Today in Apple history: Gil Amelio takes over as CEO
February 2, 1996: Apple reveals that turnaround artist Gil Amelio will take over from Michael "The Diesel" Spindler as CEO of the struggling company.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Todoist Version 8.16.0
Task management tool.
February 2nd, 2024Source

The best USB-C charger for your MacBook Pro or Air
Apple's power adapters are great but there are better alternatives
February 2nd, 2024Source

The MacRumors Show: March Apple Event Rumors and iOS 18's 'Biggest' Ever Update
On this week's episode of The MacRumors Show, we discuss Apple's potential March event to unveil new iPad and Mac models, iOS 18 as the "biggest" ever iPhone software update, and the first reviews of the Vision Pro headset.
February 2nd, 2024Source or Watch Video

Topaz Gigapixel AI Version 7.0.1
AI based image upscaling tool.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Topaz Photo AI Version 2.3.1
Enhance image quality and resolution of your photo.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Transnomino Version 8.3.1
Free batch-rename utility.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Troubleshoot your printer with logs, jobs, and a printer page in macOS
Some less-obvious printing features could save a lot of head scratching.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Tux Paint Version 0.9.32
Drawing program for young children.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Use iMac as monitor: How to create a Mac to Mac, PC to Mac, or iPad to Mac setup
Want to find a way to use iMac as a monitor? While Apple's target display mode is limited to 2009 to 2014 iMacs, fortunately, there are several other options to make use of that nice big screen on your old or new iMac as a monitor.
February 2nd, 2024Source

WARP Version 2024.1.160.0
App that makes your Internet safer.
February 2nd, 2024Source

Zuckerberg Calls Apple's DMA Compliance Changes 'Onerous' and 'Difficult to Seriously Entertain'
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has criticized Apple's compliance with the EU's Digital Markets Act (DMA) regulation, which forces Apple to let third-party developers create alternative App Stores and use their own payment systems, amongst other things.
February 2nd, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — February 1st, 2024

9to5Mac Daily: February 1, 2024 -- More iOS 17.4 changes, iPhone shipment reports
Apple extends deal with Qualcomm for 5G modems until 2027, Apple Podcasts now offers auto-generated transcripts in iOS 17.4, Apple Watch can ignore double tap gesture when using Vision Pro and Kuo suggests iPhone shipments will drop 15% this year -- and iPhone 16 won't help
February 1st, 2024Source

Add Corporate Earnings Reports to Your Calendar on Mac, iPhone, iPad via Stocks App
The Stocks app for iPhone, Mac, and iPad, now offers a super convenient way of knowing when a companies upcoming earnings reports will be, and, even better for you earnings season enthusiasts, you can add those earnings report dates directly to your calendar immediately from the Stocks app.
February 1st, 2024Source

App Store changes: EU is watching, and ready to 'take strong action'
There's been much discussion of Apple's proposed App Store changes, and whether or not they will satisfy antitrust regulators.
February 1st, 2024Source

Adobe InDesign Version 19.2
Professional print and digital publishing solution.
February 1st, 2024Source

Apple announces Q1 2024 earnings, beating expectations with $119.58 billion revenue
Apple has its fiscal year 2024 Q1 earnings results. The company reports $119.58 billion in revenue during the three-month period. Analysts expected revenue around $117.91 billion. Apple reported revenue of $117.15 billion for the same quarter a year ago in what was a rare miss for the firm.
February 1st, 2024Source

Apple beats the Street on top and bottom lines
Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2024 first quarter ended December 30, 2023. The company posted quarterly revenue of $119.6 billion, up 2 percent year over year, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $2.18, up 16 percent year over year.
February 1st, 2024Source

Apple didn't release new iPads last year, and now its sales are way down
The iPhone 15 is selling well, and services hit another record, but Apple's tablet needs a boost. The rumored next-gen iPad Pro might be just the thing.
February 1st, 2024Source

Apple ekes out a small year-over-year revenue gain on eve of Vision Pro launch
iPhone, Services lead the way once again.
February 1st, 2024Source

Apple iPhone's U.S. smartphone market share reaches highest since Q4 2020
U.S. smartphone shipments grew 8% YoY in Q4 2023, driven by Apple as iPhone sell-in share grew to 64% in Q4 2023, the highest since Q4 2020, according to Counterpoint Research's Market Monitor data. Android sell-in declined over the same period, as the sub-$300 segment saw declining demand.
February 1st, 2024Source

Apple Now Has More Than 2.2 Billion Active Devices Worldwide
There are more than two billion active iPhones, iPads, Macs, and other Apple devices worldwide, Apple said today in the earnings report covering the first fiscal quarter of 2024.
February 1st, 2024Source

Apple Reports 1Q 2024 Results: $33.9B Profit on $119.6B Revenue
Apple today announced financial results for the first fiscal quarter of 2024, which corresponds to the fourth calendar quarter of 2023.
February 1st, 2024Source

As a new optical Apple product arrives, another is declared obsolete
As one optical Apple product makes its debut, the company has declared another one obsolete: The last MacBook Pro with an optical drive ...
February 1st, 2024Source

General — Apple / Mac — Hardware

Apple's late to the Core i5 laptop party
As performance laptops based on the Intel Core i5 processor proliferate, older Core 2 models look, well, old. that means Apple's core silicon is past its prime.
February 13, 2010Source

ClubMac
An Apple authorized catalog reseller.
Provides ProductsSource

Connecting Point
Authorized Apple sales and service, serving Medford, Ashland, Grants Pass, and southwest Oregon.
Provides ProductsSource

Dabs.com
Online retailer selling a wide range of Apple and peripheral products.
Provides ProductsSource

Data Memory Systems
Sells memory and other Mac accessories.
Provides ProductsSource

Deal-Mac
Features Macintosh purchasing information. Covers limited-time specials from all vendors of Mac OS hardware and software.
Provides ProductsSource

LA Computer Center
Features Apple desktop and notebook systems.
Provides ProductsSource

Low End Mac
Great source for info about older Mac models.
Provides InformationSource

Mac Business Solutions, Inc.
Full service Apple Authorized Value Added Reseller offering sales, setup, service, support, and training with a personal touch.
Provides ProductsSource

Mac Life
Create. Share. Enjoy.
Provides ProductsSource

Mac Yummies
Orange, CA website offers Macintosh accessories, carrying cases, supplies and related products.
Provides ProductsSource

Mac-O-Rama
Mac games, kids' software, and hardware.
Provides ProductsSource

MacConsultants
Specializes in mulitimedia, design & graphics, networking and Mac mobile computing solutions.
Provides ProductsSource

Mostly Mac
Canadian retailer offers Mac desktops, portables and accessories. Includes online shopping cart and a variety of shipping options.
Provides ProductsSource

Operator Headgap
Top quality refurbished preowned Mac systems, PowerBooks, parts & accessories.
Provides ProductsSource

PowerPC Upgrade FAQ
FAQ--PowerBook 500 Series PPC upgrade from IMAX.
Provides ProductsSource

Printer Warehouse
Wide selection of Mac printers.
Provides ProductsSource

ResExcellence
A website with all the information you need to hack your mac.
Provides ProductsSource

Small Dog Electronics
Online super store for Apple Macintosh
Provides ProductsSource

The Mac Orchard
The most essential links and Internet applications for Macintosh Internet users--updated around the clock.
Provides a ServiceSource

Tutorials for Macintosh-Windows Integration
MacWindows Tutorials contains information on how to use Mac OS and Windows together.
Provides InformationSource

Upcoming Core i5 and i7 MacBooks will be speedy, a benchmark suggests
Apple's MacBook family of notebooks is overdue for a hardware refresh. a benchmark posted last week suggests the 17-inch MacBook Pro might run the top-of-the-line Intel Core i7 M620 processor and the score suggests a favorable jump in performance over the existing line of the Core 2 Duo-based MacBooks.
February 9, 2010Source

USBStuff.com
Online reseller of USB parts and peripherals for the Mac.
Provides ProductsSource

Used Macintosh Computers
Used Macintosh computers and used parts.
Provides ProductsSource

WestWorld Computers Ltd.
The largest authorized Apple Dealership in Western Canada.
Provides ProductsSource

General — Apple / Mac — Miscellaneous

Apple Bluetooth 1.5 — VersionTracker
Apple Bluetooth MacFixIt Late-Breakers: Apple releases Bluetooth firmware 2.0.1
Provides a ServiceSource

Apple.com
Home of the Apple/Macintosh.
Provides ProductsSource

MRP: the Mac Resource Page
A daily news e-zine about Macintosh computers and the MacOS.
Provides InformationSource

PackUpAndGo
A drag-and-drop compression program by Stone Design for Mac OS X Server or Yellow Box for Windows.
Provides InformationSource

The Mac 512 User Group
An official Apple Macintosh User Group devoted to the older Macintoshes.
Provides InformationSource

General — Apple / Mac — Operating System

Apple: Mac OS X
The General — Apple / Mac OS X product page. Contains information about the Public Beta, a screenshot gallery, downloads and a feedback form open to anyone.
Provides ProductsSource

Apple.com
Home of the Apple/Macintosh.
Provides ProductsSource

Mac OS X Apps
Frequently updated site that contains news, polls, and a complete list of all currently-released OS X software, divided into subcategories.
Provides InformationSource

Mac OS X Hints
A community-built site of hints and tips on using Apple's new Mac OS X operating system.
Provides InformationSource

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