Some iPhone and iPad users have updated to iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 and discovered wi-fi issues that did not exist before the update, whether it’s that a wireless network suddenly doesn’t work, or the connection is dropping, abnormally slow, or some other wi-fi difficulty. Considering that nearly everything relies on the internet these days, … Read More
Apple has released the first beta versions of iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2 to users who are participating in the developer beta testing program. Presumably a public beta will arrive soon as well. Additionally, watchOS 7.1 beta 1 and tvOS 14.2 beta 1 are also available, along with macOS Big Sur beta 7. iOS 14.2 … Read More
Apple has released beta 7 of macOS Big Sur to users participating in the beta testing programs for macOS. Usually a developer beta build is first and soon followed by the same build as a public beta version. MacOS Big Sur remains in active beta development, while iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, and watchOS … Read More
Apple has released tvOS 14 for Apple TV users. The final version is now broadly available after going through a lengthy beta development process. tvOS 14 includes some noteworthy new features, including system wide Picture-in-Picture support, improved HomeKit features with a Home section within Control Center, support for YouTube video in 4k, support for AirPlay … Read More
WatchOS 7 has been released for Apple Watch users. The final version is now available to all after a period of beta development. watchOS 7 features a variety of new features for Apple Watch, including new Apple Watch faces, a new sleep tracking app, hand washing detection and timer, family setup to manage multiple Apple … Read More
Apple has released Safari 14.0 for users of MacOS Catalina and MacOS Mojave. Safari 14 is also the version of Safari that comes bundled with macOS Big Sur, though Big Sur has yet to be released and remains in beta development. Safari 14 includes a redesigned tab bar and a customizable start page, the removal … Read More
iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 are now available for all users to download onto eligible devices. The final builds of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 arrive as a free update after months of beta testing. Many new features are included with iOS 14 and iPadOS 14, including the ability to add widgets to the iPhone … Read More
Apple has released an all new iPad Air, new base model iPad 8th generation, Apple Watch Series 6, and Apple Watch SE at an online event today. They also released iOS 14 GM and iPadOS 14 GM with the final versions set to be available to the general public tomorrow September 16.
Apple has released the GM build of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14. GM stands for Golden Master and typically matches the same build as the final software version which then gets released to the general public. This is fitting given that Apple just announced the final versions of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 will be … Read More
Resetting the SMC on new model iMac, iMac Pro, Mac mini, and Mac Pro desktop Macs have a T2 security chip is a different procedure than on earlier models of the same hardware. SMC, which stands for System Management Controller, handles a variety of hardware functions on the Mac, including power, fan operation, some ports, … Read More
iOS 14 beta 8 and iPadOS 14 beta 8 have been released for users enrolled in the developer beta and public beta programs. Separately, new beta versions of watchOS 7 and tvOS 14 are available as well.
Apple has released the sixth beta version of macOS Big Sur to users who are registered in the beta testing program. Typically a developer beta version comes out first and is soon followed by a public beta release of the same build. Separately, Apple also released iOS 14 beta 7 and iPadOS 14 beta 7 … Read More
Apple has released iOS 14 beta 7 for iPhone and iPod touch, and iPadOS 14 beta 7 for iPad. The new beta version is available for users enrolled in the beta system software programs. Typically a developer beta build is available first and soon followed by the same build as a public beta release. Additionally, … Read More
Apple has released iOS 13.7 for iPhone and iPod touch along with iPadOS 13.7 for iPad. iOS 13.7 includes support for COVID “Exposure Notifications Express”, a feature that allows health authorities to participate in the COVID-19 Exposure Notification system without having to rely on a separate app. Currently, most regions, states, and localities do not … Read More
Did you know you can enter file system and folder paths into Spotlight on Mac? This handy trick offers a way to quickly access buried files and folders on a Mac, regardless of where they are on in the file system.
Aside from the ongoing iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 beta tests, Apple has released a separate iOS 13.7 beta and iPadOS 13.7 beta. The iOS 13.7 beta release seems to primarily focus on the COVID Exposure Notification system, which allows users to opt into COVID contact tracing through an app if one is available from … Read More
Some iPhone and iPad users may occasionally run into a frustrating issue where FaceTime calls keep hanging up, dropping connections, disconnecting, or otherwise failing, usually after being on a successful FaceTime call for a few seconds. If you’re experiencing issues with FaceTime dropping calls, random disconnections, and hang ups, then read on to help troubleshoot … Read More
Apple has released iOS 14 beta 6 and iPadOS 14 beta 6 for users enrolled in the beta system software programs for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The developer beta usually rolls out first and is soon followed by the same build arriving as a public beta release. Separately, Apple rolled out new beta builds … Read More