Articles about macos

Redesigned Outlook For Mac Will Be Coming This October
One of the upsides of using native apps is that they’re generally designed to blend in nicely with the look for the operating system, but sometimes native apps aren’t as good as some third-party alternatives out there. If you’re a macOS user who thinks that maybe Microsoft’s Outlook could stand to be updated, you’re in luck.

Check Out This Native Gmail Client For Mac
Apple’s native mail client is far from ideal. The company has made changes and improvements over the years, but admittedly it is far from being the perfect email client, which is why many other third-party email clients continue to exist and are popular choices for Apple’s macOS platform.

Apple Accidentally Approved Malware To Run On Macs
One of the reasons why Apple is so insistent on users getting their apps through the App Store is because of the checks that they put in place to prevent bad actors from getting in. However, it’s a slightly different story for Mac computers where users can download apps from anywhere, which can be dangerous.

How To Install macOS Big Sur Public Beta
Curious as to what Apple might have planned for the macOS Big Sur update? Don’t want to wait for the full release to find out? Then check out our guide on how to install the public beta.

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Olympus Cameras Can Now Double As Webcams For Mac
Back in July, Olympus announced a new piece of software that turns the company’s digital cameras into webcams for the PC. There was no support for Mac yet, but the good news is that if you’re a Mac user with an Olympus camera, you’ll be pleased to learn that Olympus has since released a similar software compatible with Apple’s macOS operating system.

Fortnite Is No Longer Cross-Platform Compatible With iOS And Mac
As the spat between Apple and Epic deepens, it seems that gamers on iOS and Mac are being caught in the crossfire because Epic has since confirmed that in an upcoming update to the game, Fortnite will no longer be cross-platform compatible with iOS and Mac devices.

How To Backup Your Mac
There comes a point in everyone’s life where their computers fail. This is why having a backup is so crucial, so if you own a Mac and would love to keep your computer backed up, read on to find out.

How To Use Windows Apps On A Mac
If you work primarily from a Mac, there might be times when you need a piece of software that is only available on Windows, so instead of buying a new separate PC, here’s how you can run Windows apps on your Mac.

Microsoft Office Flaw Would Allow Hackers To Take Over A Mac
One advice that is generally dispensed to prevent your computer from getting infected by malware or a trojan is to simply not download any file attachments you get in your emails by people you do not know. However, sometimes these attachments might look harmless, like a Microsoft Word or Excel file.

YouTube Will Finally Play In 4K On Safari
Apple equips its computers with high resolution displays, like the iMac which sports a 5K monitor, something that not many desktop PCs can boast. However, when playing YouTube videos in Safari, it does not support 4K playback. This issue dates back several years ago which we imagine must be somewhat infuriating for Mac users.

Support For Office 2016 For Mac Will End In October 2020
If you’re still using Microsoft’s Office 2016 on your Mac computer, you might want to take note that support for the productivity suite will be officially coming to an end in October 2020. This was announced by Microsoft on their support page where they also revealed that the end of support also means that Office 2016 users will no longer be able to connect to Office 365 services.

Here’s Why Your MacBook Might Be Saying ‘Not Charging’ When Plugged In
Recently, it seems that some MacBook owners are seeing a message when their laptops are plugged into the charger where it says “Not Charging”. If you are freaking out and think that there could be something wrong with your laptop, not to worry because in a recently released support document, Apple explains why.

Go Back In Time With This Mac OS 8 Emulator For Your PC
Most of us are probably familiar with Apple’s Mac computers which currently run on Intel. Some of you might even be familiar with the fact that before the move to Intel, Apple’s Mac computers ran on the PowerPC architecture, but did you know that even before that, Apple’s Mac computers were powered by Motorola’s CPUs?

Chrome For Mac Will Soon Stop Being Such A Battery Hog
Google’s Chrome browser has been known to be something of a battery hog, especially on Mac computers where it seems to drain battery a lot faster compared to other browsers, like Apple’s Safari. However, the good news for Mac users is that it looks like Google will finally be doing something about it.