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Apple is releasing macOS 12 Monterey to the public on October 25, here’s how to update

Apple announced macOS 12 Monterey back in June, along with iOS 15, iPadOS 15, tvOS 15, and watchOS 8. Several betas later, Apple will finally make the update available to the public on October 25. While Big Sur was a more significant upgrade than Monterey, the latter packs several tweaks that make Macs even more...

Here’s how you can watch Apple’s “Unleashed” Mac event

Apple sent out invitations to its "Unleashed" Mac event last week. We're expecting Apple to announce a redesigned MacBook Pro, a Mac Mini, and potentially the AirPods 3rd Gen at the event, along with the public release date for macOS 12 Monterey. Like other recent Apple events, this event will be held virtually, and you'll...

macOS Monterey review: The calm after Big Sur

Apple announced macOS 12 Monterey, along with iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, and tvOS 15 during WWDC21. This year's release comes loaded with small improvements and new features across the OS. We were expecting the lack of major changes in this release. Last year's macOS 11 Big Sur fully redesigned the entire operating system,...

Latest macOS Monterey Beta includes Universal Control settings that you can’t enable just yet

Apple announced macOS 12 Monterey along with iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, and tvOS 15 back in June. One of the macOS features that Apple presented during the WWDC21 opening keynote is Universal Control. This feature brings cursor and drag-and-drop support to up to three Mac and iPad devices at once. It had been absent...

Tips and tricks for getting the most out of Photos for Mac

The Photos app on the Mac got a user interface (UI) refresh with the introduction of macOS 11 Big Sur last year. Whether you have a MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or any other Mac model, the Photos app offers the same tools that let users unleash their creative sides. While it's lacking some features, when...

Three new macOS Monterey features that we love, and three changes that we’re still waiting for

Apple unveiled macOS 12 Monterey along with iOS 15, iPadOS 15, tvOS 15, and watchOS 8 during WWDC21, back in June. While they're not the biggest, most packed updates we've seen from Apple, they do include some interesting changes and features that supercharge the Mac. macOS 12 Monterey will be released later this fall, potentially along...

Hold your Pixels: Apple sends out invitations for its Mac “Unleashed” event

Following its California Streaming event back in mid-September, Apple has sent out an invitation to its upcoming Mac-focused event: Unleashed. It will be taking place virtually on October 18th at 10AM PDT. We are expecting a few new refreshed Macs, such as the redesigned M1X MacBook Pro and Mac Mini. We could potentially get a...

These are the Best Macs right now: MacBook Air, M1 iMac, and more!

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 an...

Apple MacBook Pro 2021: 14-inch & 16-inch Mini LED displays, M1X chip, and everything else we expect

The Apple MacBook Pro is already a worthy contender in the list of best laptops and it's about to get even better with the upcoming Apple Silicon upgrade. The M1 chip is nothing short of amazing in terms of both performance and battery efficiency despite being the first iteration. The anticipated 14 inch MacBook Pro has...

How to use Focus across devices on iOS 15 and macOS 12 Monterey

Apple announced the upcoming versions of their operating systems during WWDC21, back in June. One of the greatest features across iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS 12 Monterey, and even watchOS 8, is Focus. What's Focus? Briefly, it's Do Not Disturb 2.0. This latest feature — already available on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, coming to...

iWork update brings new features for Keynote, Pages, and Numbers

Apple has updated its iWork suite, bringing several new features across Keynote, Pages, and Numbers. In a press release, the Cupertino giant announced the new changes, which were made available to everyone on the spot. While some features are iOS 15 or macOS Monterey exclusive, users on older versions can still take advantage of some...

A complete guide to Shortcuts on macOS

We rely on technology to make our lives easier, to take shortcuts and avoid longer routes. But even through the use of tech, there are ways to simplify our workflows even further, whether we’re students or employees. Shortcuts is a first-party Apple app that was first introduced in iOS 12. This extraordinarily capable app has...