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Category Archives: Mac

Here’s how Apple’s refreshed 12-inch MacBook compares to last year’s model

Earlier today, Apple took wraps off of a refreshed 12-inch MacBook just over a year after the line was first introduced. While Apple is touting that this MacBook is faster and offers longer battery life than last year’s model, the company is notoriously vague when it comes to sharing under-the-hood details on its product pages. We’ve done some digging, however, ... Read More »

Apple releases iOS 9.3.2 + OS X 10.11.5 public beta 2

Apple has just released the latest public builds of its iOS 9.3.2 and OS X 10.11.5 updates out to beta testers. Both platforms saw developer builds released yesterday, with small bug fixes noted in the release notes. Most interesting to note is that Apple once again has allowed a combination of Low Power Mode and Night Shift to be enabled simultaneously on iOS devices. ... Read More »

OS X source code hints at switch to ‘macOS’

We’ve all noticed Apple’s latest operating system nomenclature, with each new release a device-centric OS, like iOS, tvOS, or watchOS. Why not macOS, then? A bit of source code in the current stable release of OS X (10.11.4) seems to point to that very thing. Developer Guilherme Rambo told Portuguese-language site MacMagazine.com.br that he found an interface file (FUFlightViewController_macOS.nib, in ... Read More »

Apple reportedly set to introduce new, thinner, 13 inch and 15 inch MacBooks by July

Digitimes has a mixed track record of reliability with regard to Apple rumors, but its latest report gels with expectations. The report claims Apple is preparing new 13 inch and 15 inch MacBooks to launch in the summer, by July. Although the publication does not say this, it indicates that new MacBook Pros are on the horizon perhaps debuting at WWDC, Apple’s developer conference. ... Read More »

Many Mac users unable to log in to iMessage & FaceTime after updating to OS X 10.11.4

Apple earlier this week released the public stable version of OS X 10.11.4, but for a number of users the update process has been less than pleasant. A plethora of users are voicing issues on Apple’s support forums centered around logging in to iMessage and FaceTime following the update to OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan. According to users on Apple’s forums, ... Read More »

Write to NTFS Drives on a Mac

Mac OS X can read from NTFS drives, but it can’t write to them unless you use one of the below tricks. We highly recommend paying for a third-party NTFS driver if you need to do this as the other solutions don’t work as well and are more work to set up. This could be useful if you want to ... Read More »

Apple 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K Display (late 2015) review

Apple stole a march on its rivals last year when it launched a new version of the 27-inch iMac equipped with a state-of-the-art 5K display that was ideal for professional-level graphics, photography and video-editing work. That was barely a year ago, but Apple has already come up with a significant update that not only provides a new sixth-generation Skylakeprocessor from ... Read More »

Apple Raises Mac Prices in Brazil, New Zealand, Norway and Malaysia

Apple has raised its prices for the MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini and Mac Pro this week in Brazil, New Zealand, Norway and Malaysia as the values of foreign currencies continue to fluctuate against the U.S. dollar. MacBook Air prices in New Zealand, for example, ranged between NZ$1,399.00 and NZ$1,799.00 for stock configurations prior to the price increase, ... Read More »

Apple announces new 21.5-inch 4K iMac, revamped accessories

Apple has unveiled a selection of new desktops and accessories, highlighted by the company’s Retina display being rolled out across a broader swathe of its iMac line. For the first time, the 21.5-inch iMac will be outfitted with a 4K Retina display, to complement its fifth-generation Intel Core processor and Intel Iris Pro Graphics. This model of the system is ... Read More »

The iPad mini 4’s display shrugs off ambient light like a champ, says DisplayMate

Apple’s latest iteration of the iPad mini is a thinner, lighter, mulitasking machine, but it’s also sporting a major improvement in display quality. At first glance, the iPad mini 4 has the same 7.9-inch, 2048-by-1536-resolution display as its predecessor. What sets this device apart from the mini 3, however, is its superior color accuracy and low screen reflectivity, according to ... Read More »

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