macOS Sonoma 14.1.2 update has been released for Mac users running the Sonoma operating system. The software update includes unspecified bug fixes and security enhancements, and is recommended for all Mac users running Sonoma to install. Full release notes are included below. Separately, Apple has also released iOS 17.1.2 update for iPhone, and iPadOS 17.1.2 … Read More
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.
Search Mac OS
Dark Mode is a popular visual option for many Mac users who wish to change the appearance of their computers interface. If you’re new to the Mac, or even just new to the more modern operating systems like Sonoma and Ventura that use System Settings, you may not be familiar with how to activate and … Read More
If you’re wondering how you can set the default web browser in macOS Sonoma to something else, maybe to Chrome, Firefox, Brave, or perhaps even back to Safari, you’ll find that it is relatively easy to do so. However, like so many other adjustments and tweaks to the latest macOS versions, it is different compared … Read More
Cyber Monday Deals from Amazon: $250 Off MacBook Air & MacBook Pro, $100 Off iPad Air, + Great Deals on AirPods, Apple Watch, & More
Amazon is celebrating Cyber Monday tons of discounts on everything under the sun, and included in that are some fantastic deals on Apple products that we know and love.
Did you know your iPhone will let you know if a wi-fi network is available to join nearby? This feature of iOS is relatively new, and it’s interesting in that it will specifically focus on public wi-fi networks are popular and being used by others that are nearby.
Don’t want to have certain gestures trigger FaceTime Reactions? Don’t want an on-screen emoji to appear when you give a thumbs up to the camera, or maybe you don’t want a peace sign made with your hands to trigger a bunch of balloons appearing on your video chat? Then you can turn the FaceTime Reactions … Read More
If you use Docker and virtual machines often, you may be happy to know that you can run MacOS VM’s in Docker, at near native performance atop Windows or Linux, thanks to an open source project called Docker-OSX. Yes, that means you can run MacOS on a PC, whether that PC is running Windows or … Read More
Apple has introduced all new reaction gestures for FaceTime on the iPhone, iPad, and Mac, meaning if you make certain hand gestures, symbols, or movements, you will trigger a digital effect reaction. For example, if you make a thumbs up gesture with your hand, a thumbs up emoji will appear on the screen, or if … Read More
MacOS Sonoma introduced a feature on the Mac that activates Expose which hides all open windows and apps, whenever you click on the desktop. This feature happens seamlessly, and when you click on the desktop wallpaper, you’ll reveal the desktop by pushing aside all other open apps and their windows, thus revealing the desktop and … Read More
Some Mac users may wish to not receive messages, iMessages, and texts messages on their Mac, but by default if you have logged into iCloud on a Mac you will find that iMessage is also enabled, meaning you will get messages in MacOS. If you’re wondering how to stop messages from going to the Mac, … Read More
Here’s a helpful bit of knowledge that you may want to keep in mind when traveling or using public wi-fi spaces; if you use Content Blockers in Safari or your web browser, that content blocker may break a wi-fi’s captive portal login page, thereby preventing you from joining that particular wireless network. This applies to … Read More
The Disk Utility application on MacOS has a command line counterpart, that allows Mac users to run disk maintenance and disk administration tasks, including verifying and repairing disks. There are obvious advantages and benefits to using the command line for tasks like this, particularly for troubleshooting scenarios, and remote management, but some advanced users may … Read More
Apple has released macOS Sonoma 14.1.1 for Mac users running the Sonoma operating system. The update is said to include bug fixes and security enhancements for Sonoma, though no bugs are specifically mentioned in the release notes, which are included below. Separately, Apple has released iOS 17.1.1 for iPhone, iPadOS 17.1.1 for iPad, watchOS 10.1.1 … Read More
If you’re a Mac gamer, you’re likely excited about Game Mode in macOS, and it may even be the reason you installed MacOS Sonoma in the first place. Game Mode is a new feature in MacOS Sonoma that allows games to run at their absolute best, by prioritizing the game for both CPU and GPU, … Read More
If your Mac feels excessively slow at random, or unreasonably slow for seemingly no apparent reason, you may want to check to see if the Messages app is open, as the Messages app for Mac has been known to use heavy amounts of processor and system resources. Next, you can investigate Activity Monitor for CPU … Read More
You can use the built-in microphone on your iPhone as an external microphone on your Mac, thanks to the Continuity Camera feature of MacOS. Yes, the same feature that allows you to use iPhone as a FaceTime camera on a Mac also lets you just tap into the microphone if you’d like to. The iPhone … Read More
Apple has used their Halloween-eve “Scary Fast” event to release updates to the MacBook Pro and iMac lineup, both featuring the all-new M3 processor. And, for the MacBook Pro, there’s an all new Space Black color option, but only for the M3 Pro and M3 Max versions of that computer.
YouTube is the webs most popular video site by a long shot, practically serving as a television replacement for millions. But as any Youtube viewer knows, the ads can be very aggressive and there are times where you’ll have to watch a 30 second ad before you can watch one minute of content, which is … Read More