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These are all the Macs that can run macOS Ventura

Another WWDC keynote is in the can and another new version of macOS has been announced. The next version, macOS Ventura, will release to the public in the fall, preceded by the developer and public betas. The first developer beta is available now to install (at your own risk) on your Mac. However, with every year...

Stage Manager makes managing multiple windows a breeze in macOS Ventura

Apple has just announced a new version of macOS at WWDC 2022, and it's coming soon to Macs around the world. The new operating system, macOS Ventura, comes with a neat little organization tool called Stage Manager. Activated from the Control Center, Stage Manager will smartly organize all your open apps on the side of...

Should I install the macOS beta version on my Mac?

Macs are very powerful computers that only get handier with every major macOS release. Universal Control on macOS Monterey, for example, allows Mac users with other Macs or iPads to further boost their productivity. Thanks to the advanced multitasking features, people can now focus on getting more done in a shorter time period. Every fall,...

How to switch from macOS beta to the stable version on a Mac

Beta operating systems are a double-edged sword. On one hand, you get to experience the new changes and features. On the other, you have to deal with bugs, potential unexpected reboots, glitches, instability, etc. It's easy to install the macOS beta, but should you? If you've already enrolled and are having post-beta regrets, then worry...

MacBook Air and macOS design changes could be revealed during WWDC

The hype for WWDC is building up, and these last-minute rumors are only draining us from what little patience we have left. We already know that Apple will most likely be revealing iOS 16 and macOS 13. However, what these major operating system updates include remains unclear for now. We've heard whispers about iOS 16...

Apple releases first developer betas of iOS 15.6 and macOS 12.5

WWDC22 is around the corner, and we're expecting to see the previews of iOS 16 and macOS 13 during the main keynote. However, Apple is not done with iOS 15 and macOS Monterey just yet. Following the release of iOS 15.5 and macOS 12.4 to the public earlier this week, the company has now seeded...

Apple announces Offline Live Captions, Apple Watch Mirroring, and other upcoming accessibility features

Apple is famous for its commitment to making its products and services accessible to all sorts of people. Currently, you can control an iPhone, iPad, or Mac with just your voice. The company also includes other settings for tweaking the colors, font size, etc. Despite Apple already offering a wide array of rich accessibility features, it...

Apple Podcasts to introduce clean-up tools, delegated delivery, and more

The Apple Podcasts app has been around for a very long time. Notably, though, it has failed to keep up with the annual iOS updates. With every major OS release, Apple's negligence of this app becomes more apparent. This is especially obvious when you compare it to the company's Music app. The streaming service has...

WWDC22 Wishlist: Features we want to see Apple introduce in iPadOS 16, watchOS 9, and macOS 13

The Worldwide Developers Conference  -- our favorite time of the year -- is inching closer! For many of us, it's more exciting than the actual iPhone event. Apple will be holding the main WWDC22 keynote on June 6. There's plenty to expect from this event and even more to wish for. The company will most...

Swift Playgrounds 4.1 beta brings App Store submissions to Macs

Back in December 2021, Apple finally started allowing developers to build apps and submit them for publishing on iPads. The change was very notable -- as the iPad truly became a PC replacement for some developers. They could build projects from scratch and upload them to App Store Connect for review afterwards -- without needing...

macOS Server discontinued after 23 years, but some features will live on

Even before macOS 10 (then Mac OS X 10) was available to everyone, there was a server version intended for running fleets of Mac computers in businesses, schools, and other organizations. Apple has slowly phased out macOS Server over the past few years, by moving most of its functionality to other places in the Mac...

Universal Control is the unrivaled continuity magic that only Apple has figured out

When someone says Apple, one of the first words that come to mind is overpriced ecosystem. The company has built a solid reputation regarding this matter, and it has earned this particular crown. Whether you're switching to a new iDevice, syncing your iCloud data across the company's products, or using several Apple devices simultaneously as...