Articles about macos

macOS Big Sur Updates Will Bring Faster Software Updates
It’s generally a good idea to install software updates as soon as they are available. This is because updates come with things like bug fixes and they also patch various security vulnerabilities, but the problem with OS updates is that it generally means you can’t use your computer while it updates.

New Mac Ransomware Discovered Spreading Through Pirated Programs
Listen, it’s never a good idea to download pirated software, but yet people do. There are many reasons for this, first of all it’s illegal. Secondly, because the source you’re downloading it from might not necessarily be trusted, and there could be some changes made that would hide malicious files inside of the installation.

Safari On macOS Big Sur Will Support 4K Netflix Streams
If you enjoy watching Netflix on your Mac computer, there’s a chance that you might have been a bit disappointed in terms of stream quality. This is because despite Netflix offering 4K streams, macOS computers could never quite take full advantage of that, but that is expected to change in Safari in the upcoming macOS Big Sur update.

Apple Confirms Boot Camp Will Not Be Supported On Its ARM-Based Macs
While Apple’s macOS does certain things great, there are certain apps that users need to use that simply aren’t available for Mac. As a result, they will need to use Boot Camp or another virtualization software like Parallels. Unfortunately, it seems that Boot Camp will not be supported by Apple’s upcoming ARM-based Mac computers.

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You Can Soon Interact With Apple’s Devices Without Touching The Display
It seems that in the near future, users of Apple’s devices will soon be able to interact with them without necessarily having to touch it. This is thanks to Apple’s updated Vision framework in which starting in iOS 14 and macOS Big Sur, developers will be able to update their apps to detect things like gestures, hand poses, and the human body.

iOS 14 And macOS Big Sur Will Introduce Massive Improvements To User Privacy
Apple has long touted themselves as a company that values the privacy of its users. In fact with the upcoming updates to iOS and macOS, it seems that Apple will be making those commitments to privacy even more upfront-and-center, starting with changing how certain privacy features work by making them an opt-in feature.

Boot Camp May No Longer Be Available On Apple Silicon Mac Computers
One of the features integrated into macOS is Boot Camp. This effectively allows users to run Windows apps on their Mac computers by booting their computers into Windows, giving users the best of both worlds, so to speak. Unfortunately, it seems that in the future, Apple’s Mac computers may no longer support it.

How To Turn Off Firewall In Windows And Mac
Firewalls are designed to help protect our computers from certain unwanted intrusions. However, there are times when it might actually hinder how we want to use our computer, and this is why turning it off can sometimes help.

Safari Will Now Be Able To Detect If Your Password Has Been Breached
Over the years, we’ve come across various massive hacks of customer databases. As a result, there is a good chance that one of your accounts out there might have been compromised. While this is problematic, one way you can isolate the issue would be to ensure that all your accounts use different passwords.

How To Connect Your Laptop To A TV
Need to connect a laptop to a TV? Maybe you want a bigger screen for watching movies, surfing the web, or making presentations, and here’s how you can do it.

Fujifilm’s Webcam Software For Mac Will Be Releasing This July
Last month, Fujifilm announced that they would be releasing the Fujifilm X Webcam software for computers. In case you missed the announcement, basically this is a software that turns Fujifilm digital cameras into webcams pretty much as a plug-and-play method, and the good news is that it will be coming to Mac computers next month.

How To Clone A Hard Drive For Windows And Mac
Cloning a hard drive is a good way to mirror the contents of your hard drive to another hard drive to either free up storage or to back it up, and here’s how you can do it on either Windows or Mac.

How To Check Your Laptop's Battery Health
Over time due to the nature of lithium-ion batteries, the batteries in our laptops will eventually start to lose their charge, where they will no longer give us the same number of hours we used to enjoy. If you’re curious about the state of your laptop’s battery, here’s how you can check on it.

Canon’s Webcam Software Is Now Available For Mac Users
Back in April, Canon announced that they would be releasing software for Windows PCs in which it would allow users to turn their Canon cameras into webcams. Given that video conferencing is rising in popularity these days due to the coronavirus pandemic that has forced many to work and study from home, this was excellent news.