Category: MAC OS


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 […]

MAC OS, Operating systems

Apple defends the role of Gatekeeper after users can’t open Mac apps

November 16, 2020

Via: The Next Web

Last week, Apple released the much-awaited macOS Big Sur update for everyone. While everyone rushed to get a new update, folks who didn’t update at that moment faced a peculiar problem: they couldn’t open their apps. It’s a frustrating situation […]

MAC OS, Operating systems

Apple release MacOS 11 Big Sur, with a new design and Apple Silicon compatibility

November 12, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Apple on Thursday released the next big software update for its Mac computer lineup, MacOS 11 Big Sur. The update is available in the Mac App Store right now. Apple announced the Big Sur release date earlier this week during […]

MAC OS, Operating systems

Apple releases macOS Catalina 10.15.7, possibly the last update before Big Sur

September 25, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Earlier this week, Apple released updates for iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS—but nothing for macOS. Usually, Cupertino updates all its operating systems at once, but we’re in an odd place right now with new annual releases of the former three making […]

Application Software, MAC OS, Operating systems, Software Category

Apple upgrades Safari on Catalina and Mojave in annual exercise

September 17, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Apple on Wednesday upgraded Safari for Mac owners running macOS Catalina or macOS Mojave, giving those users a new browser before releasing the Big Sur operating system refresh. Safari 14 can be downloaded by selecting “System Preferences” from the Apple […]

MAC OS, Operating systems, Software Category, Windows

The best ways to run Windows 10 on a Mac

August 31, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft’s Windows operating system still dominates on computers, but Apple’s macOS is in use by 17% of the global desktop computing population, according to StatCounter — and by 27% of U.S. computers, 29% of British computers, and 25% of Canadian […]