Fun: Emulate a Macintosh 128k on a Raspberry Pi Pico Microcontroller

Jun 23, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Pico MicroMac Macintosh 128k

There are no shortage of interesting projects and things to do with Rasbperry Pi devices, but this one will be particularly intriguing to fans of retro Macintosh and emulation; you can emulate a Macintosh 128k complete with VGA video and keyboard/mouse input, using nothing but a Pico Microcontroller!

How to Install tvOS 18 beta on Apple TV

Jun 21, 2024 - Leave a Comment
tvOS 18

tvOS 18 includes some intriguing new features that aim to improve your Apple TV experience, including Enhance Dialogue to make it easier to hear voices and dialog in shows and movies, Live Captions offers live transcripts of FaceTime calls on Apple TV, new screen savers, new Fitness features, Home app guest access, and more. If you’re … Read More

Fix “A software update is required to install macOS in a virtual machine” Error on Mac

Jun 20, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Fix the Software update required to install macOS in virtual machine error

Some Mac users who are attempting to install MacOS Sequoia beta into a virtual machine may run into an error message that states “A software update is required to install macOS in a virtual machine.”

How to Install watchOS 11 Beta on Apple Watch

Jun 20, 2024 - Leave a Comment

WatchOS 11 for Apple Watch was recently announced, and watchOS 11 beta is available to run and install right now on compatible Apple Watch models. WatchOS 11 has a variety of features like training load tracking, ability to add rest days to your workouts or pause your activity rings without losing your streaks, live language … Read More

How to Downgrade iOS 18 Beta to iOS 17

Jun 19, 2024 - Leave a Comment
How to downgrade iOS 18 beta to iOS 17

Many curious users have installed iOS 18 beta onto iPhone or iPadOS 18 beta onto iPad, but since beta system software is not always the smoothest ride, some of these people might be interested in removing the beta from their device and downgrade iOS 18 beta back to the iOS 17 stable releases. Whether you’re … Read More

How to Install iPadOS 18 Beta on iPad

Jun 18, 2024 - Leave a Comment
How to install iPadOS 18 beta right now

iPadOS 18 was announced with some compelling new features, including new customization options for the Home Screen like being able to place icons and widgets anywhere, Dark Mode icon color hue customizations, Messages scheduling, a revamped Photos app with new capabilities like being able to remove subjects from pictures, a bunch of AI features to … Read More

Beta 1 of iOS 17.6, macOS Sonoma 14.6, iPadOS 17.6 Released for Testing

Jun 17, 2024 - Leave a Comment
New betas for iOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14, and iPadOS 17

Apple may be beta testing the next major system software releases with MacOS Sequoia beta and iOS 18 beta, but concurrently they’re also continuing to beta test upcoming system updates for existing iOS and macOS versions. Specifically, Apple has just released the first beta versions of iOS 17.6, MacOS Sonoma 14.6, iPadOS 17.6, watchOS 10.6, … Read More

How to Install iOS 18 Beta on iPhone

Jun 14, 2024 - Leave a Comment
How to install iOS 18 beta

With iOS 18 announced, many iPhone users are interested in trying out iOS 18 beta so that they can have hands-on experience with the upcoming iPhone operating system and it’s host of new features. Whether you want to play around with the new customizable dark mode icons and themes, move your Home Screen icons and … Read More

How to Install MacOS Sequoia Beta

Jun 13, 2024 - 3 Comments

MacOS Sequoia 15 brings a host of new features and enhancements to the Mac, such as iPhone Mirroring with drag and drop support between the Mac and iPhone, Apple Intelligence AI capabilities and ChatGPT integration, simplified window tiling for better window management, a dedicated Passwords app for managing logins, and some pretty big upgrades to … Read More

Can’t Upgrade a Sonoma VM to MacOS Sequoia Beta? Try This

Jun 12, 2024 - 2 Comments
MacOS Sequoia in a VM upgraded from MacOS Sonoma

If you already have a MacOS Sonoma virtual machine setup in UTM, Parallels, VMWare, VirtualBuddy, or otherwise, you may be interested in upgrading the MacOS Sonoma VM to a MacOS Sequoia Beta VM. One simple way to accomplish this, one might think, is to use a developer Apple ID within your Virtual Machine, and install … Read More

MacOS Sequoia 15 Beta 1 Available to Download Now

Jun 11, 2024 - 4 Comments
MacOS Sequoia 15 beta 1 download available now

Apple has rolled out the first beta version of MacOS Sequoia 15 to users enrolled in the developer beta testing program for Macintosh system software. MacOS Sequoia 15 introduces a variety of new features and capabilities for the Mac, including iPhone Mirroring, Apple Intelligence AI features, easy window tiling, a dedicated Passwords app, improvements to … Read More

Watch a Video of John Sculley Discussing Steve Jobs Being Fired from Apple

Jun 8, 2024 - 1 Comment
John Sculley discusses Steve Jobs firing

Steve Jobs being fired from Apple, the company he cofounded, is both a famous moment in Apple history, and broader business history. The story generally goes that Jobs was fired in 1985 due to a significant disagreement with the Apple CEO, John Sculley, and the companies board of directors. Who better to discuss the firing … Read More

How to Download & Install Windows 11 LTSC ISO

Jun 7, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Windows 11 LTSC installing into a virtual machine on Mac

Some advanced users, IT staff, and enterprise users may have a need to download, install, and use Windows 11 LTSC, whether that’s for installing into a virtual machine environment running on a Mac or PC, a dual boot situation with an Intel Mac using Boot Camp, or even installing directly onto a PC, medical device, … Read More

How to Share Folder from Windows in VMWare Fusion to Mac

Jun 5, 2024 - 2 Comments
Create a Shared Folder in Windows for VMWare to share to Mac 1

If you are running Windows 11 in VMWare Fusion on a Mac, you might want to setup a shared folder to easily transfer data from the Mac to the Windows virtual machine. There are a few ways to accomplish this, from using VMWare Tools, to using a networking approach, and we’ll cover the latter here.

15 Keynote Keyboard Shortcuts for iPad

Jun 4, 2024 - Leave a Comment
Keynote for iPad keyboard shortcuts

The Keynote presentation app for iPad has a variety of handy keyboard shortcuts available to it that are only accessible when the iPad is connected to a physical keyboard. If you’re a regular Keynote for iPad user, and you have either a Magic Keyboard, Smart Keyboard, keyboard case, or other external keyboard connected to the … Read More

How to Install Java on Mac with M3, M2, M1 Apple Silicon Chip

Jun 3, 2024 - 1 Comment

Some Mac users may need to install Java on their Apple Silicon equipped Mac – whether it’s an M1, M2, M3, or other M-series ARM chip – allowing them to run Java-based applications and software on their computers. Whether it’s to run specific enterprise software, use particular educational tools and compsci courses, run Java web … Read More

Get the New M4 iPad Pro & M2 iPad Air Wallpapers

Jun 2, 2024 - 1 Comment
Default wallpapers for M4 iPad Pro and M2 iPad Air

The powerful new M4 iPad Pro and M2 iPad Air series come equipped from the Apple factory with some pretty nice looking wallpapers, but that doesn’t mean you have to buy a new iPad just to enjoy the appearance on your current devices. The M2 iPad Air wallpapers feature bright shiny colorful abstractions based upon … Read More

sysmond on Mac Using High CPU? Here’s the Likely Reason & How to Fix It

Jun 1, 2024 - 1 Comment
Understanding why sysmond using high CPU

sysmond, which as you may have surmised from the process name, is short for System Monitor Daemon, is part of Activity Monitor. Thus, if you use Activity Monitor to keep a watch on your Mac system resources, processes, CPU usage, Energy use, Disk, Network, and critical to our discussion here – Memory usage, you may … Read More

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