Category: MAC OS


Development Software, MAC OS, Operating systems, Software Category

Node.js 16 introduces Apple Silicon support

April 20, 2021

Via: InfoWorld

Node.js 16 was released on April 20, adding Apple Silicon binaries and additional stable APIs to the popular JavaScript runtime. The release is the first to ship with prebuilt binaries for Apple Silicon. While Node.js will provide separate tarballs for […]

MAC OS, Operating systems

Apple just leaked two unreleased products in its latest beta software

March 25, 2021

Via: BGR

Apple earlier this month discontinued the iMac Pro, an absolute workhorse of a machine that struggled to find much of a niche between entry-level iMac models and the Mac Pro. Apple’s decision to remove the iMac Pro from its product […]

MAC OS, Operating systems

How to make more effective use of Mail in macOS

March 17, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Mail on the Mac could really use improvements for the modern remote-working age, but while we wait for Apple to innovate in an application most of us use all day, every day, here’s a few tips to help you use […]

MAC OS, Operating systems, Software Security

Jamf move improves enterprise security and compliance for macOS

March 10, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Enterprise device management company Jamf has acquired new tools from cmdSecurity designed to help business-using Macs make the platform even more secure and to protect compliance in regulated industries. It’s yet another clear signal of the extent to which the […]

MAC OS, Operating systems

How to password protect PDFs on Macs (for free)

February 15, 2021

Via: Computerworld

If you are working remotely you may already be using or looking for some way to use password-protected PDFs to help maintain information security. Here is how to do so using your Mac’s built-in software. There are two ways to […]

MAC OS, Operating systems

Apple M1 users report macOS Big Sur’s screensaver activates without reason and will not exit

January 20, 2021

Via: TechSpot

There is no question that Apple released a winner with the new M1 Macs. Despite using the same old physical design, the excellent battery life (in the laptops) and “shockingly” fast M1 chip earned them overwhelmingly positive reviews from critics […]

iOS, MAC OS, Operating systems, Software Security

Patrick Wardle on Hackers Leveraging ‘Powerful’ iOS Bugs in High-Level Attacks

December 22, 2020

Via: Threat Post

A recently uncovered zer0-click Apple zero-day flaw, used in a spyware campaign against Al Jazeera journalists, shed light this week on the impact of Apple security issues being abused by bad actors. In 2020, the security research community saw an […]

MAC OS, Operating systems

Some Big Sur users are unable to update macOS due to an MDM bug

December 18, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Earlier this week, various macOS sysadmins began reporting that some Apple devices were failing to upgrade to Big Sur version 11.1. Affected users may briefly see the 11.1 upgrade, but then it disappears from the update UI and from the […]

MAC OS, Operating systems

How to boost your productivity with Safari for Mac

December 4, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Apple recently improved its available developer tools and boosted app discoverability in order to encourage more Safari Extensions to be available to Mac users than before. This short collection of extensions may give your work or research productivity a useful […]

MAC OS, Operating systems

Some Apple Apps on macOS Big Sur Bypass Content Filters, VPNs

November 17, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Security researchers are blasting Apple for a feature in the latest Big Sur release of macOS that allows some Apple apps to bypass content filters and VPNs. They say it is a liability that can be exploited by threat actors […]