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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Apple Releases macOS Catalina 10.15.5 With Battery Health Management Features, Fix for Finder Freezing

Apple today released macOS Catalina 10.15.5, the fifth update to the ‌macOS Catalina‌ operating system that was released in October 2019. ‌macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.5 comes two months after the launch of ‌macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.4, which introduced Screen Time Communication Limits. ‌macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.5 is a free update that can be downloaded from the Mac App […]

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Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.5 Update to Developers

Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.5 update to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after seeding the fourth beta and over a month after releasing ‌macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.4 with Screen Time Communication Limits, iCloud Folder Sharing, and real-time Apple Music lyrics. The new ‌macOS Catalina‌ beta can be downloaded […]

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Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.5 Update to Developers

Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.5 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after seeding the third beta and over a month after releasing ‌macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.4 with Screen Time Communication Limits, iCloud Folder Sharing, and real-time Apple Music lyrics. The new ‌macOS Catalina‌ beta can be downloaded […]

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Apple Seeds Third Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.5 Update to Developers

iPhone SE Teardown: 3D Touch Chip Removed, iPhone 8 Camera Sensor, and More iFixit has published its full teardown of the new iPhone SE, confirming that the device has many similar or identical components as the iPhone 8, including the display, battery, cameras, Taptic Engine, SIM tray, and more. The new iPhone SE appears to […]

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How to Turn Off Battery Health Management in macOS Catalina 10.15.5

Apple in the second macOS Catalina 10.15.5 beta added a new Battery Health Management feature for Macs, which is designed to prolong the battery life and battery health of modern Mac notebooks (aka those with Thunderbolt 3 ports) by reducing the rate of chemical aging. Battery Health Management is an intelligent feature that analyzes the […]

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macOS Catalina 10.15.5 Beta Includes Battery Health Management Feature for Macs

With macOS Catalina 10.15.5, Apple is bringing Battery Health Management features to the Mac for the first time, introducing the functionality on Macs that have Thunderbolt 3 ports. Apple has shared details on Battery Health Management with sites like Six Colors, TechCrunch, and The Verge, giving us a look at what to expect when ‌macOS […]

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Apple Seeds Second Beta of Upcoming macOS Catalina 10.15.5 Update to Developers [Updated]

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Discontinued Apple today stopped selling the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus after announcing the second-generation iPhone SE. The second-generation iPhone SE is essentially an upgraded iPhone 8, with a 4.7-inch display and Touch ID home button, but with a faster A13 Bionic chip. As of now, there is […]

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