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Apple rolls back some Safari design changes in macOS Monterey beta

When Apple announced its next-gen operating systems back in June, it said that it's going to redesign Safari in macOS Monterey. One of the things that's set to change is the tab experience, which was seen in the first developer beta. One thing that went away was the address bar, something that people apparently weren't too...

iMac 24-inch Review: The Apple M1 changes the game

Imagine an 11-inch tablet that's 5.9mm thick that has the power of a laptop. Imagine an all-in-one PC with a screen that's 11.5mm thick and has no external base with the internal components. Imagine an aluminum laptop that weighs 2.8 pounds and has more power than a lot of gaming PCs. Now imagine that all...

XDA Basics: How to unlock your Mac with your Apple Watch

If you're into the Apple ecosystem, meaning you have an iPhone, an Apple Watch, and a Mac, there are a lot of possibilities that you unlock with regards to making your workflow simple and convenient. There's Handoff which can let you take calls from your iPhone on your Mac, Continuity to help you scan documents...

Mac FAQs: How to fix common problems with macOS

If you've just switched over to Mac, you've probably got some questions. We're here to answer them. Coming over from Windows, there are a lot of things that can be confusing. Moreover, you might run into some problems that you weren't expecting in macOS, and that's always the most frustrating thing. In our previous post, we...

Mac FAQs: Your guide to common macOS terms

The popularity of Windows easily surpasses that of macOS because of its four-times-larger share in the PC market. Despite this differentiation, macOS still ranks as the second most used desktop operating system in the world owing to the lack of other popular options. Apple spares no chance to boast about the excellent and tasteful user...

Boot Camp now supports Windows Precision Touchpad gestures on Mac

Apple has updated the Boot Camp software on macOS to add support for Windows Precision Touchpad gestures. The feature was spotted by Reddit user ar25nan, and according to Apple's support page, it works on Mac devices with the T2 security chip. This chip was introduced in 2018, and most Mac models released since then support...

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...

Beginner’s Guide to macOS: What changes to expect when you switch from a Windows PC?

The eternal rivalry between Windows and macOS is waged by fervent enthusiasts who are always arguing on how one is better than the other. Naturally, the number of users who claim Windows is better is much bigger because of Windows' share of the desktop OS market. As of December 2020, Microsoft Windows is estimated to...

Apple will let developers appeal unfair or biased app removals

Apple hosted its second virtual WWDC event yesterday and announced changes coming to the Apple ecosystem with iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, macOS 12, watchOS 8, and tvOS 15. Besides these changes for the users, the keynote also had announcements for the developers. Announcements about allowing app development on the iPad and new APIs were...

These Apple devices are eligible for iOS 15, macOS Monterey, iPadOS 15, and watchOS 8

Today was a big day in the world of Apple news. At its annual WWDC 2021 developer conference, Apple unveiled new versions of its operating systems for the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch. The latest versions of each are iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, and watchOS 8, and the first developer preview beta...

How to install the macOS Monterey Developer Beta

Today, Apple held its keynote for its WWDC 2021 conference, announcing big updates for all of its operating systems, including iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, tvOS 15, and of course, macOS Monterey. macOS Monterey has a lot of new stuff, such as Universal Control, which lets you control multiple devices with the keyboard and trackpad...

Safari gets a reimagined UI on macOS, extensions on iOS and iPadOS

Today at the WWDC 2021 keynote, Apple announced macOS 12 Monterey. While some of it is about features that we're getting on iOS, like new FaceTime features, there's also a lot that's coming to Safari. And on macOS, Safari has been totally redesigned. Apple said that it rethought the entire browser experience with Safari on macOS....