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Mac OS, Mac OS X, or macOS, is the operating system that resides on Apple’s desktop and portable computer lineup. Built upon a Unix core, it is easy to use yet highly advanced, extremely stable, and an excellent OS for productivity and creation. Browse through our articles or use the search feature to look for something specific that is pertinent to the Mac operating system.

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How to Hide MacOS Catalina from Software Update on Mac

Oct 16, 2019 - 27 Comments
How to hide MacOS Catalina update on Mac

Want to stop MacOS Catalina showing up in Software Updates on a Mac? Don’t plan on updating to MacOS Catalina anytime soon? Still up in the air about whether or not to update to MacOS Catalina 10.15? If you don’t want the “MacOS Catalina” update to show as available to download in the Software Update … Read More

MacOS Catalina Supplemental Update 1 Released with Bug Fixes

Oct 15, 2019 - 10 Comments
MacOS Catalina update

Apple has released the first bug fix update for MacOS Catalina, labeled as “MacOS Catalina 10.15 Supplemental Update”. The first supplemental software update to MacOS Catalina aims to resolve some bugs and issues that some users have experienced with MacOS Catalina, including problems with initial system installation, an issue with accepting terms and conditions, and … Read More

How to Update & Install MacOS Catalina

Oct 13, 2019 - 5 Comments
How to install MacOS Catalina

Want to install MacOS Catalina on a Mac? This article will show you how you can install and update MacOS Catalina upgrade on any compatible Mac. It’s a fairly straight forward process, and by following the steps you should be running the latest and greatest MacOS Catalina 10.15 in short order.

List of Macs & iPads with Sidecar Compatibility

Oct 11, 2019 - 9 Comments
Sidecar compatible Mac and iPad models

Wondering which Mac and iPad models support Sidecar? If you’re curious as to whether or not a Mac and iPad is compatible with Sidecar, you’ll find the list of supported devices below to be helpful. Not all Mac and iPad models support the feature, but most new models do. Sidecar is the helpful new feature … Read More

Troubleshooting MacOS Catalina Problems

Oct 9, 2019 - 93 Comments
Troubleshooting MacOS Catalina problems

Some Mac users have reported a variety of problems with MacOS Catalina, ranging from installations getting stuck or taking abnormally long, to problems with some apps not working, to issues with certain printers or accessories no longer working, App Store difficulties, iCloud and Apple ID issues, amongst other nuisances. While installing and using MacOS Catalina … Read More

Should You Update to MacOS Catalina? Or Wait? Or Not At All?

Oct 9, 2019 - 17 Comments
Should you update to MacOS Catalina or wait or not

Wondering if you should update to MacOS Catalina or not? Are you not sure if you’re truly ready to update and install MacOS Catalina? Perhaps you have a critical app or two that you know aren’t supported by Catalina, or maybe you’re hesitant to update because your current Mac system is working just fine for … Read More

How to Prepare for MacOS Catalina

Oct 8, 2019 - 11 Comments
How to prepare for MacOS Catalina

Are you ready to install MacOS Catalina on your Mac? Now that MacOS Catalina 10.15 is now available to download, you may be wondering whether or not you’re ready to update to the latest system software release, and perhaps you’re looking for some guidance on how to get ready for the MacOS 10.15 update. This … Read More

MacOS Catalina Download Now Available to All Mac Users

Oct 7, 2019 - 48 Comments
MacOS Catalina on Mac App Store

Apple has released MacOS Catalina 10.15 to download for all users with supported Macs. MacOS Catalina is the next major Mac operating system update, and includes a variety of new features and capabilities, including Sidecar which allows an iPad to run as a secondary display for a Mac, the replacement of iTunes by three separate … Read More

MacOS Catalina 10.15 Golden Master Released

Oct 3, 2019 - 2 Comments

Apple has released MacOS Catalina 10.15 GM Seed to users enrolled in the beta testing program. The GM seed carries build 19A582a and arrives just a few days after the 10th beta version was released for testing. Golden Master, abbreviated as GM, typically represents the final version of software that will be released to the … Read More

MacOS Catalina Beta 10 Released for Testing

Sep 30, 2019 - 2 Comments

Apple has released MacOS Catalina beta 10 too users enrolled in the beta testing programs for the next major Mac system software release. Presumably MacOS Catalina beta 10 focuses on bug fixes and improvements to refine the operating system as the final release date nears.

MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 Supplemental Update 2 Released

Sep 26, 2019 - 10 Comments
macOS 10.14.6 supplemental update 2

Apple has released macOS Mojave 10.14.6 Supplemental Update 2 for Mac users running the Mojave operating system. The new supplemental update is said to improve the security of MacOS and is therefore recommended to all users who are running MacOS Mojave. Apple has also released Security Update 2019-005 for macOS High Sierra and Security Update … Read More

MacOS Catalina Beta 9 Released for Testing

Sep 23, 2019 - Leave a Comment
MacOS Catalina beta

Apple has released MacOS Catalina beta 9 for users involved in the Mac system software beta testing program. Both the developer beta and public beta versions are available. Separately, Apple also released watchOS 6.1 beta 1 for users beta testing system software on their Apple Watch.

Safari 13 Released for Mac

Sep 19, 2019 - 53 Comments
Safari 13 for Mac

Safari 13 has been released for Mac users running MacOS Mojave and macOS High Sierra. Later, Safari 13 will also arrive along with MacOS Catalina when that operating system is released in October.

How to Selectively Install Updates from MacOS Software Update

Sep 17, 2019 - 10 Comments
How to install specific updates only in MacOS software update

Sometimes when you check for available macOS software updates in System Preferences you’ll find there are multiple software updates available for different things, for example there might be a Safari update, alongside a macOS supplemental update, along with a security update, or firmware update. But what if you only want to install one of those … Read More

MacOS Catalina to be Released in October

Sep 11, 2019 - Leave a Comment
MacOS Catalina

For those who have been wondering when macOS Catalina will be coming out, Apple has announced that MacOS Catalina will be released in October.

How to Rename Tags on Mac

Sep 9, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to edit and rename tags on Mac

If you use the Tags feature to tag files and folders on the Mac you may find it helpful to know that you can edit and rename tags to be more descriptive or to better suit your purposes for those tags. For example, perhaps you want to rename some tags to be used as indicator … Read More

How to Stop FaceTime Opening Automatically on Mac

Sep 7, 2019 - 1 Comment
FaceTime on Mac

Some Mac users may be aiming to turn off FaceTime because they have noticed the app launches itself automatically. Some have even noticed that FaceTime opens itself automatically on boot when the computer restarts or on system startup. Sometimes this happens because of saved states and the user left FaceTime open before rebooting the Mac, … Read More

How to Delete & Disable Significant Locations Data on Mac

Sep 5, 2019 - 2 Comments
How to clear and disable Significant Locations on Mac

Want to clear and disable Significant Locations data stored on your Mac? For some quick background, your Mac will attempt to determine what locations are significant to you in order to provide you with location related information for Maps, Photos, Calendars, and with other apps too. These stored places are referred to as “Significant Locations” … Read More

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