Articles about macos

Latest Safari Update Will Fully Block Third-Party Cookies By Default
Cookies are useful for the internet because it helps websites know who we are, if we’ve already logged in, and so on. Unfortunately, over the years, cookies have gained a bad reputation for being used for tracking users across websites, meaning that over time, websites and companies will learn more about you and your activities, and can thus create extremely targeted ads.

Facebook Is Finally Rolling Out Messenger For Mac
Back in 2019, Facebook announced their plans to release a Messenger desktop client for Mac computers. The goal was to release it by the end of the year, but that clearly did not happen. However, the good news for those looking for a native desktop experience is that it looks like it is finally happening.

Microsoft’s Windows 10X Successfully Installed On A MacBook
While Microsoft has yet to hop on board the foldable phone bandwagon, the company does seem to believe that there could be some merit to the design. As a result, back in 2019, the company unveiled two foldable devices in the form of the Microsoft Surface Duo, an Android powered smartphone with dual displays, and a larger foldable tablet in the Surface Neo.

Popular iOS And Mac Email Apps Are Scrapping Your Data And Selling Them
Apple is a company that has long boasted about their commitment to privacy. However, it seems that the company needs to take a closer look at some of the apps that they are allowing onto its App Store, especially following a report from Motherboard in which it revealed that several popular iOS and Mac email apps have been found to be scrapping data and selling them.

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Chrome OS Could Borrow macOS’ ‘Hot Corners’ Feature
If you’re not a macOS user, then you might not know about a certain feature of macOS called “Hot corners”. Basically with this feature, all you need to do is move your mouse to either corner of your display and it will trigger an action, such as putting the display to sleep, or enabling the screensaver.

macOS Will Soon Support Universal App Purchases
When Apple first released the iPad, apps were still sold separately from the iPhone. This means that if you purchased an app that supports both the iPhone and iPad, you would need to get them both separately. Apple later streamlined this by ensuring that as long as the app supported either device, you’d only need to purchase it once.

Rocket League Ends Online Multiplayer Support For Linux, macOS Devices
If you are playing Psyonix’s Rocket League on either a Mac or Linux computer, you might want to take note that the developer has announced that they will be dropping support for online multiplayer for the game on both those platforms. This will take place in March after a final patch for the game has been released.

Fake Flash Update Trojan Is Infecting Mac Computers
Adobe’s Flash platform has been slowly deprecated from use over the years. Companies who have developed browsers, such as Apple, have also disabled the feature by default a few years ago. Unfortunately, it seems that there are still malware out there that is infecting Mac computers.

How To Use AirDrop
AirDrop is Apple’s proprietary way of transferring files from one device to another, and here’s how you can use it.

Apple’s Macs Could Be Getting A ‘Pro Mode’ To Boost Performance
With most of Apple’s products, it is usually the company who decides how your devices function. This means that compared to other products and platforms, users do not have much control over it. For example, when it comes to determining whether to use the discrete GPU versus the GPU on the motherboard, this is entirely left to macOS to decide.

Bizarre Rumor Claims Apple Might Launch A Gaming Mac In 2020
At the moment, PCs thoroughly and utterly dominate the eSports scene. While there are definitely Mac gamers, due to the fact that PCs are more modular and easier to upgrade, it’s not surprising that many professional gamers choose PCs over Mac computers when it comes to gaming.

Apple’s Bug Bounty Program Is Now Open To Everyone
We imagine that many huge tech companies put their products through a multitude of tests before deciding that it is good enough to be released to the masses. However, more often than not, we’ve seen many product launches where bugs are discovered that were not caught during the beta testing.

How To Change MacOS Default Browser
With macOS, the default browser that comes bundled with the operating system is none other than Apple’s Safari. Safari is an excellent browser, especially if you use multiple Mac computers and/or iOS devices, because it will be able to sync your data such as browsing history across them.

How To Manage Startup Apps On Mac
Want to speed up how fast your Mac starts up? You can do this by managing the various apps that automatically launch when your computer boots. This guide will take you through the process of doing just that.