Apple Seeds Second Beta of Upcoming macOS Big Sur 11.1 Update to Developers

Apple Shares Top 20 Most Downloaded Games and Apps of 2020 Alongside picks for the top iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps and games of the year, Apple today shared charts featuring the Top Games of 2020 and the Top Apps of 2020, revealing the most popular free and paid apps and games during the year. […]

Read More

How to Tell Which Apps Are Optimized for M1 Apple Silicon Macs

Following the launch of Apple’s M1-powered Macs, numerous third-party apps have been updated to ensure they are optimized to run on Apple’s custom silicon. Even if an app hasn’t been updated, Apple’s non-Intel Macs can still run them, thanks to Apple’s Rosetta 2 translation layer. But how do you know which of your apps are […]

Read More

Safari Translation Feature Reportedly Working in Additional Countries

Apple appears to be rolling out its Safari webpage translation to more countries. According to iPhoneSoft, iOS users in France have reported gaining access to the feature, and tips sent to MacRumors suggest Mac users in Sweden are also seeing it show up for the first time. Apple introduced Safari’s machine translation earlier this year […]

Read More

Windows Migration Assistant Updated for macOS Big Sur

Apple overnight updated its Windows Migration Assistant software to include compatibility with macOS Big Sur. As spotted by iMore, version 2.3.0.0 of the utility provides support for users looking to migrate their data from a Windows PC to Apple’s latest Mac operating system. The assistant transfers users’ contacts, calendars, email accounts, and more from a […]

Read More

Apple Offers Instructions on What to Do if macOS Big Sur Causes Installation Errors on 2013 and 2014 MacBook Pro

Following the release of macOS Big Sur last week, a number of 2013 and 2014 MacBook Pro owners found that the update bricked their machines. Affected users saw their Macs get stuck displaying a black screen after attempting to install the new software. Apple has now addressed this issue in a new support document that […]

Read More

Apple’s Battery Health Management Feature Cannot Be Disabled on Apple Silicon Macs

Apple’s battery health management feature cannot be disabled on Apple Silicon Macs, as there is no toggle switch for this in System Preferences on these machines. Battery health management cannot be disabled on Apple Silicon-based MacsIntroduced in macOS Catalina version 10.15.5, the battery health management system is designed to improve the lifespan of a Mac […]

Read More

kernelmanagerd Process Using CPU and Draining Battery After Big Sur Update

You are here: Home / Mac / kernelmanagerd Process Using CPU and Draining Battery After Big Sur Update By Andrew Myrick 0 comments Last updated November 17, 2020 New software updates are always fun and exciting, as these usually usher in new features. Sometimes, the software updates points to unannounced features or even new hardware […]

Read More

1Password Updated With macOS Big Sur Optimizations and Unlocking With Apple Watch

AgileBits this week announced that it has released a new version of its popular password manager 1Password for Mac with macOS Big Sur optimizations, including a new icon and design tweaks to the password generator and item fields. 1Password 7.7 also introduces support for unlocking with an Apple Watch on Macs with Touch ID, as […]

Read More

Apple Seeds First Beta of Upcoming macOS Big Sur 11.1 Update to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS Big Sur 11.1 update to developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming five days after the launch of macOS Big Sur 11.0.1, the release version of the software. Developers can download the ‌macOS Big Sur‌ 11.1 beta using the Software Update mechanism in System […]

Read More

macOS Big Sur Update Bricking Some Older MacBook Pro Models

A large number of late 2013 and mid 2014 13-inch MacBook Pro owners are reporting that the macOS Big Sur update is bricking their machines. A MacRumors forum thread contains a significant number of users reporting the issue, and similar problems are being reported across Reddit and the Apple Support Communities, suggesting the problem is […]

Read More

Fantastical Updated for macOS Big Sur With New Design, Widgets, Native Support for Apple Silicon, and More

Flexibits today announced the release of version 3.3 of its popular calendar app Fantastical for Mac, with key new features including full compatibility with macOS Big Sur, native support for Apple Silicon, and a new design. Fantastical version 3.3 also supports macOS Big Sur’s revamped Notification Center widgets with customizable themes and sizes, displays sunrise […]

Read More

Macs Need T2 Security Chip to Play 4K HDR Netflix in macOS Big Sur

Apple’s upcoming macOS Big Sur operating system introduces HDR video support and allows Netflix users to watch content in 4K HDR for the first time. However, it turns out that only Macs with an Apple T2 Security chip are compatible with Ultra HD streaming. Apple Terminal spotted a recently updated support document on Netflix’s Help […]

Read More

How to Add a Start Page Wallpaper in macOS Safari 14

Ahead of the release of macOS Big Sur, Apple has released the Safari 14 update for macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave users, bringing with it a number of new features and improvements. One of the most dramatic changes is the overhauled Start Page, which now includes a browsing privacy report, iCloud tabs, Siri suggestions, and […]

Read More