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Malicious websites can access some of your Google account details and recent browsing history on Safari

Apple markets itself as a privacy-focused corporation, but no internet-connected device is truly secure. And despite its claims, the company sometimes takes a long time to patch reported exploits. The latest report highlights that malicious websites can access some of users' Google account details and recent browsing history on Safari. The exploit was shared with...

Razer Blade 14 vs MacBook Pro 14: The battle of Pro laptops

Choosing your next computer isn't always easy, especially when you're investing in a somewhat expensive device. There are plenty of decent laptops, Macs, and gaming laptops -- deciding which one is right for you can be confusing. To make the selection process simpler for you, we're breaking down two powerhouses manufactured by Razer and Apple. This...

Dell XPS 13 Plus vs MacBook Air M1: Which minimalistic notebook should you buy?

Finding the best laptop to buy can be confusing -- for there are endless models to consider, offered by companies like Dell, Apple, and others. However, if you have a budget and certain expectations in mind, you can start eliminating options, until you eventually settle for one. This is the Dell XPS 13 Plus vs Apple...

New OneDrive Files On-Demand experience is now available on macOS

Microsoft has announced that its new OneDrive Files On-Demand experience for macOS is rolling out today. This new experience is built on Apple's File provider platform, offering tighter integration with the OS and better app compatibility, along with other improvements. The new OneDrive Files On-Demand experience was first announced last June, alongside a handful of...

Want to ditch Google services? Apple’s ecosystem is almost the perfect replacement

Apple markets its products and services as privacy-focused ones. When you buy a device from the company and use the included software, you're assured that your data isn't getting sold to third parties. Google, on the other hand, makes most of its revenue from advertising. And what pays more than a regular advertisement is a targeted...

Apple has released macOS 12.2 beta 1 to developers

Apple has released the first beta of the upcoming macOS 12.2 to registered developers. The update comes a few days after the public release of macOS 12.1. macOS Monterey brings a lot of new features and improvements to the table. However, it's not as major as Big Sur. The stable build released earlier this week...

Here are the macOS tips and tricks you should know about

Apple products are known for their durability, power, and minimalism. When it comes to the Mac, the company has managed to create a device that is both so complex, yet simple to use. You can do a lot on macOS, if you're a power user. And if you're a beginner who only wants it for...

Apple delays Universal Control on macOS and iPadOS till Spring

Apple announced macOS Monterey back in June, during the opening keynote of WWDC21. The company teased Universal Control during the virtual event. This new feature -- coming to macOS and iPadOS -- allows users to drag and drop content from a Mac to another Mac or iPad. It also includes mouse support, allowing people to...

Apple has released macOS 12.1, here’s what’s new

Apple has released macOS 12.1 to the public, after beta testing it for over a month. This release doesn’t bring plenty of notable features. However, it fixes some of the major bugs Mac users have been complaining about, in addition to bringing SharePlay support. Apple enabled SharePlay on iOS back in late October, and now macOS...

macOS Monterey: Release date, features, privacy, and more

Originally unveiled in June 2021 at Apple's virtual WWDC event, macOS Monterey is the current iteration of macOS. The previous official version of macOS was Big Sur, which saw huge visual changes and usability improvements. In comparison, macOS Monterey is a smaller update, focusing on performance and privacy. In addition, Safari is also getting a...

XDA Basics: How to erase all content and settings on macOS Monterey

For the longest time, erasing all content and settings on macOS was a hassle. There was no simple process to return your Mac to its original, "out-of-box" state. On iOS there has always been an option for that -- making preparing an iPhone for resale a convenient process. Apple has finally added a similar option...

macOS 12.1 RC enables SharePlay and fixes major bugs, Universal Control still missing

Apple has seeded the Release Candidate (RC) of macOS 12.1, along with that of iOS 15.2. This macOS release doesn't bring plenty of notable features. However, it fixes some of the major bugs Mac users have been complaining about, in addition to bringing SharePlay support. Apple enabled SharePlay on iOS back in late October, and now...