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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,...

How to use Portrait mode in FaceTime on macOS Monterey

Apple announced macOS 12 Monterey along with iOS 15 and other Apple OS updates during WWDC21. While supported iPhone users can now get their hands on the latest and greatest Apple mobile operating system, Mac users will have a wait a bit more. In the meantime, you could take a look at the best apps...

XDA Basics: How to use Shared with You on macOS Monterey and iOS 15

Apple announced iOS 15 and macOS 12 Monterey back in June, in addition to other Apple operating system updates. While supported iPhones can now run the latest and greatest iOS version, Mac users will have to wait. It's common for major macOS upgrades to arrive around two months after iOS, due to the complexity of...

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...

How to use SharePlay on macOS Monterey and iOS 15

Apple announced iOS 15 and macOS 12 Monterey, alongside other upgrades across their operating systems during WWDC21, back in June. These OS updates brought some features to the iPhone and Mac that we had been waiting for and missed out on a few others. Some of these features include Shortcuts and AirPlay support on the Mac,...

Everything you need to know about the new Safari in macOS Monterey

Apple introduced macOS 12 Monterey during WWDC21, back in June. The first developer beta was released later that day, along with those for iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, and tvOS 15. Whether you have the latest MacBook Pro or a slightly older, less capable Mac, macOS 12 Monterey will bring big improvements to our...

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...