Apple Fixed Two Actively Exploited Vulnerabilities in macOS 12.3.1 Monterey, But Hasn’t Released Updates for Big Sur or Catalina

With the release of macOS Monterey 12.3.1 on Thursday, March 31, Apple addressed two critical vulnerabilities that may have been actively exploited in the wild, but as Intego pointed out this week, Apple left macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina users vulnerable. The macOS Monterey 12.3.1 update fixed a pair of security flaws, including an […]

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Apple Warns macOS Catalina Users About Installing macOS 12.3 Beta on Volume With FileVault Enabled

Apple today updated its macOS 12.3 beta release notes to warn macOS Catalina users about a potential boot loop issue when installing the macOS 12.3 or macOS 11.6.4 betas on a separate APFS volume with FileVault enabled. “If your Mac currently has macOS Catalina installed, installing macOS Monterey 12.3 beta or macOS Big Sur 11.6.4 […]

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Safari 15.1 Beta Now Available for macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina

Apple on late Thursday seeded the first beta of Safari 15.1 for macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina to developers for testing. Safari 15.1 beta is also included in the eighth beta of macOS Monterey seeded earlier this week. The release notes for the Safari 15.1 beta are largely recycled from the initial release of […]

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Safari 15 Issues: YouTube Bookmarks Crash Browser, Some Websites Fail to Load on macOS Catalina

macOS Monterey is set to be released later this year with Safari 15, with key new features including redesigned tabs, grouped tabs, automatic switching of sites from HTTP to more secure HTTPS when available, faster performance, improved security, and more. Apple also released Safari 15 for macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina last week. Unfortunately, […]

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How to Turn Off Tab Bar Coloring / Tinting in Safari

In iOS 15 as well as Safari 15 for macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina, Apple introduced some Safari interface design changes that haven’t been universally welcomed. Fortunately, Apple has made some of these changes optional, such as the ability to disable tab bar coloring. Tab bar coloring on (left) versus coloring off (right) in […]

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How to Disable Tab Bar Coloring in Safari 15 on macOS

Safari 15 for macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina introduces support for several features that will be native to the upcoming macOS Monterey update, including some interface design changes that haven’t been universally welcomed. Fortunately, Apple has made some of these changes optional, such as the ability to disable tab bar coloring. Tab bar coloring […]

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HP Printer Driver Certificate Issue! “Driver will Damage your Computer”

Despite all of the advancements in how we can send files from person to person and device to device, there’s still a need for some good ole’ paper. That requires us to print various documents, and/or scan them before providing the copies to someone else or another party. Related Reading As has been the case […]

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Accountsd: How to Fix High CPU Usage on Mac

Following the release of macOS Catalina version 10.15.7, an increasing number of users have experienced an issue with a system process named “accountsd” showing very high CPU usage in Activity Monitor, causing their Mac to slow down. One user in the Apple Support Communities shared a screenshot of “accountsd” with CPU usage above 400%, rendering […]

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Apple Releases macOS Catalina 10.15.7 With Fixes for WiFi Bug, 27-Inch iMac Graphics Issues

Apple today released macOS Catalina 10.15.7, the latest update to the ‌macOS Catalina‌ software. ‌macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.7 fixes several major bugs that Mac users have been experiencing, and it comes a month after the latest macOS Catalina release. The ‌‌‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌‌‌ 10.15.6 Supplemental Update can be downloaded from the Mac App Store using the Update […]

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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 […]

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Apple Releases macOS Catalina 10.15.6 Supplemental Update With Virtualization Bug Fix

2020 iMac Teardown Reveals Internal Changes and Similarities A teardown video, shared by OWC, reveals the internal changes in the new 2020 27-inch iMac. The 2020 27-inch iMac was announced earlier this week with 10th-generation Intel Core processors, AMD Radeon Pro 5000 series graphics, up to 128GB of RAM, up to 8TB of storage, a […]

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Apple Releases macOS Catalina 10.15.6 With New Apple News Features and Fix for USB Issue

Apple today released macOS Catalina 10.15.6, the sixth official update to the ‌macOS Catalina‌ operating system that was released in October 2019. ‌macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.6 comes over a month after the launch of macOS Catalina 10.15.5 with Battery Health Management features. ‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌ 10.15.6 is a free update that can be downloaded from the Mac […]

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Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.6 Update to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Apple Cuts iPhone Trade-In Values as iPhone 12 Launch Nears With just two months to go until the usual timeframe for Apple’s iPhone launch events, Apple is cutting back on maximum trade-in values of previous-generation iPhones for those looking to upgrade to a new model. Maximum values on more recent models have dropped by $30–$50, […]

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Developer’s Visual Comparison of macOS Catalina and Big Sur Offers Closer Look at Apple’s UI Redesign for Macs

macOS 11 Big Sur is the next major release of Apple’s operating system for Mac, and following its preview at WWDC, one of the biggest discussions has revolved around the all-new user interface redesign. Developers are still learning what the impact the new UI will have on their apps, and with that in mind, app […]

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Apple Seeds Third Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.6 Update to Developers

Leaker: iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max to Feature Faster 120Hz Displays Apple’s upcoming “iPhone 12 Pro” and “iPhone 12 Pro Max” will feature displays capable of up to 120Hz refresh rates, allowing for a smoother on-screen experience, according to a reliable mobile leaker. A reliable source, if there is no accident, iPhone 12 Pro […]

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Apple Seeds Second Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.6 Update to Developers

Apple Releases Apple Watch Sport Bands in New Summer Colors Apple today updated its Sport Bands designed for the Apple Watch with new summer colors that include Seafoam, Vitamin C, Linen Blue, and Coastal Gray. The new bands, which are priced at $49 each like other Sport Bands, can be purchased from Apple’s online store […]

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Apple Releases macOS Catalina 10.15.5 Supplemental Update With Security Fix

Apple today released a supplemental update for macOS Catalina 10.15.5, the fifth update to the ‌macOS Catalina‌ operating system that was released in October 2019. The supplemental update comes a week after the release of the macOS Catalina 10.15.5 update. ‌‌macOS Catalina‌‌ 10.15.5 is a free update that can be downloaded from the Mac App […]

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Apple Seeds First Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.6 Update to Developers

More Photos and Video of Apple’s Redesigned Leather Loop Watch Band Surface Images of a new version of the Leather Loop that Apple appears to have in development surfaced yesterday, and today, Vietnamese site Tinhte.vn has shared additional photos and videos that give us a clearer picture of what to expect from the new band. […]

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Apple Making It Harder to Avoid Nagging macOS Update Notifications

With the release of macOS Catalina 10.15.5 and related security updates for macOS Mojave and High Sierra earlier this week, Apple is making it more difficult for users to ignore available software updates and remain on their current operating system versions. Included in the release notes for macOS Catalina 10.15.5 is the following: – Major […]

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APFS Bug in macOS Catalina 10.15.5 Impacts the Creation of Bootable Backups

An Apple File System bug has been discovered in macOS 10.15.5 Catalina that can prevent users from making a bootable clone of their system drive, according to the creator of Carbon Copy Cloner. In a blog post on Wednesday, software developer Mike Bombich explained that the CCC team had uncovered the issue in the Apple […]

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