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These are the best docks and dongles for the M1 Apple iMac (2021)

Apple launched the M1-powered iMac back in 2021. Prior to that, Apple Silicon had been limited to the MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac Mini. Like many recent Apple computers, this iMac only has USB Type-C ports. This means you're likely going to need some dongles and docks to make the most out of your iMac. Apple's...

How to use Find My on a Mac to locate your lost Apple device

We all lose stuff. It's inevitable -- whether it's your car keys, your glasses, or your iOS mobile devices. But in the case of iOS devices, Apple has a great iCloud feature called Find My, which lets you track down where a particular Apple device is, even if you don't have AirTags. Find My is...

Apple releases iOS 15.7 and macOS Monterey 12.6 with bug fixes

Along with iOS 16, Apple has also released a new update for iOS 15, with iOS 15.7. Apple hasn't released details about the update, only stating that it provides important security updates. This most likely indicates that it will only offer minor bug fixes. The update is now available over-the-air and comes in at 372.6MB....

A complete guide to Apple Subscription Services: Pricing, Availability, and more

Apple has a long history when it comes to online services -- both free and paid ones. Over time, some were discontinued, while others have evolved into upgraded versions that better serve the modern world and suit users' needs. One of the most known services today is iCloud. It allows users to store up to...

Microsoft Edge 105 now out, and brings lots of security fixes

Microsoft is rolling out the version 105 update for the Edge web browser. This month's update is a fairly minor one. It comes with a few security fixes, and a tweak to improve the reliability of IE mode, which lets you run websites designed for Internet Explorer in backward compatibility. According to Microsoft's changelog, there are...

Microsoft Teams now runs natively on Apple Silicon Macs

Microsoft has announced that its communication service, Teams, now runs natively on Apple Silicon Macs. This means that if you have a MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, 24-inch iMac, or a Mac Studio powered by the Apple M1 or M2 family of processors, the app will now run at full native speed on those devices. Previously,...

These are the Best Apple Macs available to buy in 2022

Apple computers — Macs — are known for how durable and solid they are, from the inside out. The hardware is built with premium materials that take years to actually show their age. And they receive software updates for over half a decade nowadays. So when you buy a Mac you know you're investing in...

How to change the size and position of your Dock on a Mac

Apple computers are solid, future-proof machines for productivity, entertainment, studies, and more. The expanding family of great Macs includes plenty of diverse options that cater to plenty of different needs and budgets. If you're on an even tighter budget, you could also buy refurbished MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models. To make the most out...

How to set up the MacBook Pro 13 (2022) for working from home

We've reached a point where a significant portion of people has switched to working from home. Employees and employers alike are realizing that this format saves companies money and boosts the productivity. Apple's Mac line offers plenty of models to match most budgets and needs. Those who want power and potability can grab a MacBook...

WhatsApp tests a redesigned Mac client with native Apple silicon support

WhatsApp is one of the most commonly used instant messaging (IM) apps out there. Billions of people actively depend on this Meta-owned platform to reach their friends, family, and businesses. Despite its popularity and relatively unlimited resources, though, WhatsApp's development is slow when compared to competing IM apps -- such as Telegram. The latter releases...

MacBook Pro 13 (2022) vs MacBook Air 13 (2022): Which Apple M2 notebook should you buy?

Apple revealed the MacBook Pro 13 (2022) and MacBook Air (2022) during the main keynote of WWDC22. These latest additions to the great Mac line further prove that a slim form factor can still pack immense might. They're both relatively thin and light, but they also differ in many aspect. For example, the MacBook Air...

These are the best deals for the Apple MacBook Air M2 (2022)

Apple revealed the all-new MacBook Air (2022), along with macOS Ventura, during the main keynote of WWDC22. This welcome addition to the Mac lineup packs the latest M2 chip. This means apps for Apple silicon will perform best on this computer -- as they're specifically optimized for this processor. Apart from the upgraded M2 SoC,...