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iOS 13.4 and macOS 10.15.4 Prevent FaceTime Calls From Working With Some Older iPhones and iPads Amid Pandemic

Newer devices running Apple’s recently released iOS 13.4 and macOS 10.15.4 software updates are currently unable to make FaceTime audio and video calls with older devices running iOS 9.3.5 or iOS 9.3.6, according to numerous users across the Apple Support Communities, MacRumors Forums, Reddit, and Twitter. Apple normally recommends that users who cannot make or […]

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Apple Begins Warning Users That ‘Legacy System Extensions’ Won’t Work With a Future Version of macOS

Apple has shared a new support document that indicates kernel extensions — which it calls “legacy system extensions” — will not be compatible with a future version of macOS because they “aren’t as secure or reliable as modern alternatives.” System extensions are a category of software that works in the background to extend the functionality […]

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Apple Releases macOS Catalina 10.15.4 With Screen Time Communication Limits and Real-Time Apple Music Lyrics

Apple today released macOS Catalina 10.15.4, the fourth update to the macOS Catalina operating system that was released in October. macOS Catalina 10.15.4 comes a couple of months after the release of macOS Catalina 10.15.3. macOS Catalina 10.15.4 can be downloaded from the Mac App Store for free using the Update feature in the System […]

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Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.4 Update to Developers

Apple today seeded the sixth beta of an upcoming macOS 10.15.4 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after seeding the fifth beta and over a month after releasing macOS Catalina 10.15.3. The ‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌ beta can be downloaded using the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences after installing the proper software from the […]

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Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.4 Update to Developers

Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming macOS 10.15.4 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after seeding the third beta and more than a month after releasing macOS Catalina 10.15.3.The new ‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌ beta can be downloaded using the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences after installing the proper software from […]

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Apple Seeds Third Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.4 Update to Developers

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming macOS 10.15.4 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after seeding the second beta and a month after releasing macOS Catalina 10.15.3.The new ‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌ beta can be downloaded using the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences after installing the proper software from the Developer […]

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macOS Catalina 10.15.4 Beta 2 Adds Support for Real-Time Lyrics in Apple Music App

The second beta of macOS Catalina 10.15.4 was released today, and the new update introduces support for time-synced lyrics in the Apple Music app.‌Apple Music‌ for Mac previously provided access to lyrics, but they did not scroll in real-time to the music, which is a feature that’s been available on iOS since iOS 13 was […]

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Apple Seeds Second Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.4 Update to Developers

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming macOS 10.15.4 update to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after seeding the first beta and two weeks after releasing macOS Catalina 10.15.3.The new ‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌ beta can be downloaded using the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences after installing the proper software from the Developer […]

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Apple Seeds First Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.4 Update to Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.4 update to its public beta testing group, with the new public beta coming five days after the release of the first developer beta.Beta testers who have signed up for Apple’s beta testing program will be able to download the new ‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌ beta […]

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New References to AMD Processors Discovered in macOS 10.15.4 Beta

Over the last few months, an increasing number of references to AMD processors have been uncovered in macOS Catalina code, starting with the 10.15.2 beta in November and now continuing in the 10.15.4 beta.Given that Macs currently use Intel processors, the references are naturally prompting speculation that perhaps Apple plans to release Macs with AMD […]

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Apple Seeds First Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.4 Update to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming 10.15.4 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after releasing the macOS Catalina 10.15.3 update.The new ‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌ beta can be downloaded using the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences after installing the proper software from the Developer Center. We don’t know what improvements the […]

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Apple Releases macOS Catalina 10.15.3 With Pro Display XDR Optimizations, Improvements to Multi-Stream Video Editing for 16-Inch MacBook Pro

Apple today released macOS Catalina 10.15.3, the third update to the ‌macOS Catalina‌ operating system that was released in October. ‌macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.3 comes over a month after the release of macOS Catalina 10.15.2.‌‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌‌ 10.15.3 can be downloaded from the Mac App Store for free using the Update feature in the System Preferences app, […]

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Apple Seeds Third Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.3 Update to Developers

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming macOS 10.15.3 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after seeding the second beta and more than a month after releasing the macOS Catalina 10.15.2 update.The new ‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌ beta can be downloaded using the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences after installing the proper […]

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Apple Seeds Second Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.3 Update to Developers

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming macOS 10.15.3 update to developers for testing purposes, nearly a month after seeding the first beta and over a month after releasing the macOS Catalina 10.15.2 update.The new ‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌ beta can be downloaded using the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences after installing the proper […]

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Macs May Be Getting ‘Pro Mode’ Option to Boost Performance, According to macOS Catalina Beta

Apple’s Macs could soon have the option for a “Pro Mode” that boosts performance according to data found in the macOS Catalina 10.15.3 beta.Released in December, the beta contains code discovered by 9to5Mac that references an optional Pro Mode that appears to override fan speed limits and energy saving restrictions to improve performance. Code in […]

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Apple Seeds First Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.3 Update to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS 10.15.3 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after releasing the macOS Catalina 10.15.2 update. The new ‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌ beta can be downloaded using the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences after installing the proper software from the Developer Center. We don’t yet know […]

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Apple Releases macOS Catalina 10.15.2 Update With Apple News Improvements, iPhone Remote Control Support for Music and TV Apps

Apple today released macOS Catalina 10.15.2, the second update to the ‌macOS Catalina‌ operating system that was originally released in October. ‌macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.2 comes over a month after the release of macOS Catalina 10.15.1. ‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌ can be downloaded from the Mac App Store for free using the Update feature in the System Preferences […]

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Apple Investigating 16-Inch MacBook Pro Popping Sound Issue, Fix Planned in Future Software Updates

Apple is investigating a popping sound issue with the new 16-inch MacBook Pro and plans to make a fix available in future software updates, the company has indicated in an internal document obtained by MacRumors. The memo shared with Apple Authorized Service Providers reads as follows: If a customer hears a popping sound when playback […]

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