First look: macOS Catalina’s exciting features

macOS Catalina is the 16th major release of Apple’s operating system for Mac and Macbook. Set for rollout in late September 2019, it offers a raft of useful new features and improvements that will give users a better experience. Here’s a quick look at some of them. Music, Podcast, and Apple TV apps At the […]

Master Mac’s Notification Center to increase productivity

App notifications can be equal parts helpful and frustrating. On the one hand, they make it easier to stay on top of work updates. On the other, they can become distracting and overwhelming. If you use Mac OS X, the best place to start is configuring the settings in your Notification Center. Managing alerts within […]

Apple WWDC 2019 recap

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s keynote for 2019 proved to be a blockbuster. This year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) featured an even more powerful flagship desktop suite, Apple OS improvements, and several other developments that further prove that the company always listens to its toughest critics. Privacy commitment In Mr. Cook’s keynote speech, he hammered […]

5 settings every new iPad owner should change

Whether you purchased an iPad for personal use or for work, there are several things you need to configure when setting it up. But who wants to waste time aimlessly browsing the menus in the Settings app? Take care of the five most important configurations quickly so you can move on to the fun stuff! […]

Are Macs vulnerable to viruses?

Viruses and malware creators are out to attack anyone and everyone within their reach — including Mac users. Despite Apple’s insulated macOS layouts, cybercriminals are finding ways to identify and exploit vulnerabilities. Viruses that affect Macs There are four general virus types that hit Apple products, and their effects can range from merely annoying to […]

Think twice about selling or donating a Mac

Well over half of Americans save account passwords to an application or web browser, and at least as many also store private documents on their computers. That’s fine for people who take active measures to protect their data, but if you give away a computer, you surrender all control. Make sure to follow these steps […]

Lock down iOS 12 devices with these features

iOS 12 brings a significant performance boost to both the previous and the latest iterations of Apple mobile devices, but that’s not all it has to offer. It also has an array of new and improved security and privacy features that you can tweak to better protect your iPhone or iPad and the data it […]

Why you should update your Mac with an SSD

Solid state drives (SSDs) are now standard issue across Mac computers. But if you have an older Mac, you can easily upgrade it with an SSD and benefit from the many performance advantages of this type of storage device. They’re faster SSDs have the clear advantage over HDDs in terms of data access speed. To […]