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“Device Support Update” for macOS Big Sur, Catalina, & Mojave Released

Sep 30, 2021 - 16 Comments
Device Support Update for macOS Big Sur and Catalina

Apple has released a “Device Support Update” for macOS Big Sur, Catalina, and Mojave. The vague software update is said to ensure “proper updating and restoring for iOS and iPadOS devices”, suggesting the update is necessary for the Mac to function properly with common maintenance activities for iPhone and iPad. The Device Support Update does … Read More

Security Update 2021-006 Released for MacOS Catalina

Sep 23, 2021 - 5 Comments
MacOS Catalina

Apple has released Security Update 2021-006 for macOS Catalina users. Security Update 2021-006 Catalina includes important security fixes for macOS Catalina and is recommended to install for all users eligible for that update. Separately, Apple released iOS 12.5.5 for older iPhone and iPad models with the same security fixes.

Safari 15 Released for Mac

Sep 20, 2021 - 4 Comments
Safari for Mac

Apple has released Safari 15 for Mac users running macOS Big Sur and Catalina. Safari 15 includes new features like tab grouping, a redesigned appearance, and various other changes to the web browser. These features will also be available to Safari users running macOS Monterey, when that is eventually released to the public later in … Read More

Safari 14.1 Released for MacOS Mojave & Catalina with Security Fix

May 5, 2021 - Leave a Comment
Safari for Mac

Apple has released Safari 14.1 for MacOS Catalina and macOS Mojave. It is recommended for all users of Catalina and Mojave to install the update. The Safari 14.1 release features important security updates for WebKit and the Safari web browser in macOS Mojave (10.14.6) and macOS Catalina (10.15.7), containing the same patches that were included … Read More

How to Install Hidden Fonts in macOS Big Sur & Catalina

May 4, 2021 - 4 Comments
How to Install New Hidden Fonts in MacOS Catalina & Big Sur

Did you know that your Mac has hidden fonts that are disabled by default? If your Mac is running macOS Big Sur, Catalina, or later, you can access all these hidden fonts and install them for free.

How to Download MacOS Catalina Without the App Store

Apr 30, 2021 - 6 Comments
How to Download MacOS Catalina Without the App Store

If you’ve owned a Mac for a while, you’re well-aware of the fact that updating macOS to the latest version is a pretty straightforward procedure. However, if you’re looking to create a bootable USB drive, a full installer file is necessary, and the update you download from Apple’s servers might not always be the full … Read More

How to Reset MacOS Password in MacOS Big Sur, Catalina, Mojave

Apr 21, 2021 - 7 Comments
How to Reset MacOS Password in MacOS Catalina, Big Sur, Mojave

Did you forget or lose the password for your Mac’s user account? Thankfully, macOS Big Sur, Catalina, and Mojave make it easy to reset this password, and you can do it in a matter of seconds regardless of what Mac you own, with the help of your Apple ID.

How to Change Safari Background Image in MacOS

Apr 14, 2021 - 5 Comments
How to Change Safari Background Image in MacOS Big Sur

Beyond customizing the Safari start page for things like Favorites, Reading List, and Frequently Visited, you can also change the background image used by Safari in modern macOS versions. This allows you to use any picture you want as the default background image in Safari, offering a neat way to customize the Safari web experience … Read More

How to Use Translate Webpages in Safari for Mac

Apr 13, 2021 - 14 Comments
How to Use Translate Webpages in Safari for Mac

Ever ended up on a webpage in a different language and wished you could translate it instantly? With the latest versions of Safari for Mac, you can use a native translation feature to convert a webpage from a foreign language to your native tongue. This is fantastic for many obvious reasons, particularly if you want … Read More

How to Customize Safari Start Page on Mac

Apr 12, 2021 - 13 Comments
How to Customize Safari Start Page in MacOS Big Sur

Do you use Safari as the default web browser on your Mac? If so, you might be happy to know that Safari’s start page is now customizable, as long as you’re running a new version of Safari on the Mac.

macOS Big Sur 11.2.3 Released with Security Fix

Mar 8, 2021 - Leave a Comment
macOS Big Sur 11.2.3

Apple has released macOS Big Sur 11.2.3 with an important security fix for Mac users running Big Sur. The update resolves a problem where “processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution” and is therefore recommended for all Mac users to update to the latest system software. Additionally, Apple released the same … Read More

macOS Big Sur 11.2.1 Update Released with Security & Bug Fixes

Feb 9, 2021 - 13 Comments
macOS Big Sur 11.2.1 update

Apple has released macOS Big Sur 11.2.1 as a small security and bug fix update for Mac users running Big Sur. The macOS 11.2.1 update resolves a security issue with sudo, and also resolves some battery charging issues with select MacBook Pro models. Separately, Apple also released macOS Catalina 10.15.7 Supplemental Update and macOS Mojave … Read More

How to Downgrade macOS Big Sur to Catalina or Mojave

Jan 8, 2021 - 23 Comments
How to Downgrade macOS Big Sur to Catalina or Mojave

Did you update to macOS Big Sur but now wish you hadn’t? Are you no longer interested in using macOS Big Sur on your Mac? Perhaps you installed it to try out all new features and changes, but you’re not happy with it due to app incompatibility, performance issues, or some other problem that you … Read More

How to Copy Ringtone to iPhone from MacOS Big Sur & Catalina with Finder

Nov 20, 2020 - 16 Comments
How to copy ringtone to iPhone from macOS Finder

For Mac users trying to copy ringtones to their iPhone using a modern macOS release like Big Sur or Catalina, you’ll find it’s quite simple to do so, and a return to old habits. Basically, all you need to do is drag and drop the ringtone file from the Mac file system to the iPhone, … Read More

MacOS Catalina 10.15.7 Supplemental Update Released

Nov 5, 2020 - 1 Comment
MacOS Catalina

Apple has released a Supplemental Update for MacOS Catalina 10.15.7. The Supplemental Update is said to improve the security of macOS, and is therefore recommended for all users to install on their Macs running Catalina. Additionally, Apple has also released iOS 14.2 for iPhone, iPadOS 14.2 for iPad, iOS 12.4.9 for older iPhone and iPad … Read More

How to Restore iOS Backups in MacOS with Finder (Big Sur & Catalina)

Sep 28, 2020 - 5 Comments

As you likely know by now, iOS and iPadOS device backups are handled differently in macOS Big Sur and MacOS Catalina compared to Mojave and earlier that ran iTunes. Instead of iTunes for device management, device syncing, backups, and restores are all handled in the Finder now instead. We’ve already explained how to go about … Read More

‌MacOS Catalina 10.15.7 Released, Security Updates for Mojave & High Sierra

Sep 24, 2020 - 3 Comments
MacOS Catalina

Apple has released macOS Catalina 10.15.7 for Mac users running Catalina, along with Security Update 2020-005 High Sierra and Security Update 2020-005 Mojave for Mac users running earlier macOS versions of system software. MacOS Catalina 10.15.7 includes bug fixes to address an issue with wi-fi connections, file syncing with iCloud Drive, and a graphics issue … Read More

Safari 14 for MacOS Catalina & Mojave Released

Sep 16, 2020 - 18 Comments
Safari for Mac

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

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