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How to use Portrait mode in FaceTime on macOS Monterey

Apple announced macOS 12 Monterey along with iOS 15 and other Apple OS updates during WWDC21. While supported iPhone users can now get their hands on the latest and greatest Apple mobile operating system, Mac users will have a wait a bit more. In the meantime, you could take a look at the best apps...

First 10 things to do with an M1 Mac

For a long time, Apple depended on Intel to provide processors for its Macs. However, that all changed about a year ago in November 2020. On the 10th of that month, Apple announced its own SoC (system-on-chip), the M1 chip. Particularly designed for the Mac, the M1 chip offers tremendous power while running efficiently, energy-wise....

Microsoft Surface Pro 8 vs Apple MacBook Air M1

Today, a lot of us have started working remotely, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But even after the pandemic eventually ends, many companies will stick to remote work. As a result, we're depending more on our computers and tablets. Microsoft and Apple offer both kinds of devices, and the competition is only getting intenser. This is...

Redesigned, colorful MacBook Air to enter mass production in Q3 2022

Apple is reportedly planning to revamp one of the best Macs available in the market today -- the M1 MacBook Air. Rumors suggest that the company has been working on a redesigned model that features colorful finishes and more ports. While these rumors and leaks have been circulating for a few weeks now, new details...

How to install Windows 11 on Mac with Parallels (Intel)

There's no doubt that macOS is great. It has a clean modern look and runs incredibly fast on Apple's optimized hardware. That being said, sometimes you need to use Windows, even on your Mac. Parallels Desktop 17 is the newest iteration of the popular software that runs Windows side by side with macOS. There are...

Here are the best accessories for the 24-inch Apple iMac with M1 Silicon in August!

The 24-inch Apple iMac was announced at Apple's Spring Loaded event back in April and comes with the company’s own ARM-based M1 chipset that currently powers the MacBook Pro 13, MacBook Air, Mac mini, and even the newly launched iPad Pro series. The new iMac has been redesigned from the ground up, offering a slim...

Best docking stations for MacBook Pro in 2021: Belkin, Brydge, CalDigit, and more

Apple stripped down the I/O on its MacBook Pro range to just Thunderbolt ports and a 3.5mm headphone jack combo back in 2016. While that was an inconvenience to users, the only solution to add more ports was to buy dongles or invest in a good docking station. Today Thunderbolt offers a wide bandwidth of...

Which model iMac should I buy: Price, configurations, colors, and more

Apple’s new 24-inch iMac was refreshed at its Spring event earlier this year as an all-purpose PC for the masses. It's now powered by the M1 Silicon, Apple’s ARM-based processor that currently powers the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro 13, iMac mini, and even the new iPad Pro 2021. The new iMac also gets a much-needed...

Best mice and trackpads for the 24-inch Apple iMac with M1: Logitech, Satechi, Microsoft, and more!

Apple’s new 24-inch iMac with M1 chipset was introduced at the company's ‘Spring Loaded’ event in April. It features a brand new design that's extremely thin and is offered in a variety of color options. The new iMac also comes with an updated 24-inch 4.5K (4480×2520 pixels) Retina display, a six-speaker system with Dolby Atmos,...

Apple iMac 24-inch with M1 vs iMac 27-inch: Which size iMac should you buy?

Apple introduced the new 24-inch iMac back at its Spring event earlier this year, powered by its ARM-based chipset, the M1 Silicon. Featuring a new design with some peppy color options along with a bunch of value additions, the new iMac definitely makes for an attractive buy. But if you are out in the market...

OneDrive is adding support for Apple M1 Macs and new sync features

Microsoft has announced that it's bringing support for Apple M1 processors in its OneDrive app for Mac. The announcement comes alongside a bunch of other improvements to the service. These include support for known folder move, improved Files On-Demand, and more. Since Apple released its first Apple M1-powered Macs last October, it's important for some apps...

iMac vs MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro vs Mac Mini: Which M1 Mac is right for me?

Apple Silicon continues to make its way into various Mac machines. First, it was added to the MacBook Air, the MacBook Pro, and the Mac mini. Then it arrived in the 24-inch iMac. The company now has a total of four computers powered by its M1 chip, leading to the question -- which M1 Mac...