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How to install macOS Ventura beta on your compatible Mac

Whether you're a student or an employee, Macs are great devices for productivity. The latest macOS Ventura makes them even more powerful and feature-rich. What not everyone knows, though, is that Apple has a beta program for macOS. Through it, you can get your hands on pre-release builds that include the latest additions the company...

macOS Monterey 12.3 now available with Universal Control and more

Apple released macOS Monterey (also known as macOS 12) in October of last year, complete with a revamped Safari web browser, improvements for Shortcuts and FaceTime, and much more. However, one of the most-anticipated features — Universal Control — was delayed to a future release. Apple released macOS 12.3 on Monday alongside iOS 15.4, and...

How to use Universal Control on macOS Monterey

Universal Control was first teased at WWDC21 last year. It's one of the most mind-blowing features Apple has introduced in a long while. If you're unfamiliar with the feature, Universal Control almost breaks the space-time continuum. It enables users to move the cursor between a Mac and up to two other Mac or iPad devices....

macOS 12.3 Beta breaks file syncing with OneDrive and Dropbox

Apple released the first beta release of macOS 12.3 on Thursday, alongside the first beta of iOS/iPad OS 15.4. Some cloud sync services haven't worked reliably on macOS 12 Monterey since its release last year, and now those services are broken entirely due to the deprecation of a kernel extension. The release notes for macOS 12.3...

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...

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...

Apple has patched a macOS Monterey bug that bricked some Macs

Apple released macOS 12 Monterey to the public last month. While this new update comes packed with plenty of goods, it brought some unpleasant surprises to the table. Some users with older Macs -- particularly ones with the T2 chip -- ended up with dead machines after the update. Thankfully, Apple has patched macOS Monterey's bricking...

TestFlight finally lands on macOS Monterey for all users

Apple announced a few months ago that its beta testing tool -- TestFlight -- is coming to macOS. It first released the app in beta for developers to test back in August, but the public can finally start using it now, too. Just like other Apple software, TestFlight is available to download from the Mac...

macOS 12 Monterey is bricking some older Macs, so you may want to hold off on the update

Apple released macOS 12 Monterey to the public early last week. This major version was first revealed during the opening keynote of WWDC21, back in June. It had been in beta testing since then to ensure a smooth experience for the public. Ironically, it seems like the stable build has been bricking some users' older...

macOS 12.1 beta brings back SharePlay support, but still no sign of Universal Control

Apple has released the first beta of macOS 12.1 Monterey for both developers and public testers. This update comes after the public release of macOS 12.0.1 early last week. The latest build brings back SharePlay support, a feature that is missing in the initial stable build. However, there's still no sign of Universal Control, which...

Can’t tolerate the MacBook Pro notch? Here’s how to make living with it easier

Apple revealed new professional laptops earlier this month during its "Unleashed" Mac event. These new MacBook Pro models come with a notch, similar to that on Face ID iPhones. However, the new MacBook Pro models don't include a TrueDepth camera, so they're still equipped with Touch ID rather than Face ID. Plenty of users have complained...

How to use Quick Note on macOS Monterey and iOS 15

Apple announced macOS 12 Monterey and iOS 15 back in June, during WWDC21. These updates introduce a new feature called Quick Note. If your device isn't recent enough to receive the update, you might want to consider buying a new Mac to take advantage of the latest additions and bug fixes. If you're new to...