Apple this month published a support document that warns customers against closing their Mac notebooks with a cover over the camera as it can lead to display damage.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Don't close your MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro with a cover over the camera
Closing your Mac notebook with a camera cover on it might damage...

iWorks updates for macOS and iOS

Friday, July 10, 2020

Apple is rolling out updates today to the iWork apps for Mac. These updates bring YouTube and Vimeo integration to Numbers and Pages, in addition to...

Thunderbolt 4

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Apple Officially Obsoletes First MacBook Pro With a Retina Display

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

As expected, Apple's first MacBook Pro with a Retina display is now officially classed as "obsolete" worldwide, just over eight years after its release. 

There's a new 'EvilQuest' Mac ransomware

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

There's a new 'EvilQuest' Mac ransomware variant that's spreading through pirated Mac apps, according to a new report shared today by Malwarebytes. The...

macOS Big Sur

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

https://www.apple.com/macos/big-sur-preview/

List of Macs compatible with macOS Big Sur

Monday, June 22, 2020

Apple today previewed macOS Big Sur with redesigned interfaces such as the Dock and Notification Center, the addition of a Control Center, several improvements...

WWDC Special Event Keynote — June 22, 2020 – Apple

Monday, June 22, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEZhD3J89ZE
 

WWDC Special Event Keynote — June 22, 2020 – Apple

Geekbench 5, Mac Benchmark Chart

Monday, June 22, 2020

https://browser.geekbench.com/mac-benchmarks
 

Mac BenchmarksWelcome to the Geekbench Mac Benchmark Chart. The data on this chart is...

Canada plans to launch a nationwide COVID-19 contract tracing app based on Apple's and Google's, Release in early July

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced that Canada plans to launch a nationwide COVID-19 contract tracing app based on Apple's and Google’s Exposure...

Some 2020 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air Users Experiencing Issues With USB 2.0 Accessories

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

MacBook Air and MacBook Pro owners who have one of the new 13-inch 2020 models released earlier this year appear to be experiencing problems with USB...

ARM Macs: Expected at WWDC 2020, What We Know

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

There have been rumors suggesting Apple has an interest in Arm-based Macsfor years now, but speculation about an Arm-based Mac has picked up over the...

Apple Camp at home.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Apple won't be able to hold its traditional Apple Camp sessions for children this year as Apple Camp takes place in Apple retail stores, so the company...

WWDC June 22 - 26

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

https://developer.apple.com/wwdc20/

Apple Releases Logic Pro X 10.5.1. Here's What's New...

Friday, June 12, 2020

Apple have been quick to address any stablity and reliabilty issues since their massive Logic Pro X 10.5 release with this latest free point update.

iBooks Author discontinued on July 1

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Apple today sent out an email to iBooks Author users, letting them know that the Mac app is being discontinued on July 1 and removed from the App Store.

Apple will be discontinuing iTunes U at the end of 2021

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Apple will be discontinuing iTunes U at the end of 2021, according to a new support document shared by the company today.
Apple says that iTunes...

Security Update 2020-003 for High Sierra has been revised and released again

Monday, June 1, 2020

Security Update 2020-003 for High Sierra has been revised and released again available. https://support.apple.com/kb/DL2041?locale=en_CA
 

Apple has released macOS Catalina 10.15.5 Supplemental Update

Monday, June 1, 2020

Apple has released macOS Catalina 10.15.5 Supplemental Update
https://support.apple.com/kb/DL2043?locale=en_CA

Download macOS Catalina...

Late 2012 MacBook Pro model will be marked as "obsolete" worldwide on June 30, 2020

Monday, June 1, 2020

Mac Apple Repairs will keeps supporting this model, we have new batteries in stock.
In an internal memo today, Apple has indicated that this particular...

Apple recently bought licenses for several new fonts in macOS Catalina. But given they're an optional download, you might not even be aware that you can access them for free.

Friday, May 29, 2020

Apple recently bought licenses for several new fonts in macOS Catalina. But given they're an optional download, you might not even be aware that you...

Software Update and SilentKnight after Security Update 2020-003

Friday, May 29, 2020

Software Update and SilentKnight after Security Update 2020-003
SilentKnight version 1.7 is now available from here: silentknight17

Apple has pushed updates to XProtect and MRT

Friday, May 29, 2020

Apple has pushed updates to XProtect and MRTApple has pushed two updates today, to the data files used by XProtect, bringing its version number to 2122,...

About battery health management in Mac notebooks

Friday, May 29, 2020

About battery health management in Mac notebooks
macOS Catalina 10.15.5 introduces battery health management, a feature designed to improve the...

What has changed in Catalina 10.15.5?

Friday, May 29, 2020

What has changed in Catalina 10.15.5?With only one more update expected to macOS Catalina 10.15, the 10.15.5 update is almost the last chance for Apple’s...

Safari Technology Preview 107

Thursday, May 28, 2020

https://developer.apple.com/safari/download/

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

Thursday, May 28, 2020

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...

Download Security Update 2020-003 for High Sierra

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

https://support.apple.com/kb/DL2041?locale=en_CA



Download Security Update 2020-003 (High Sierra)Download


Security...

Download Security Update 2020-003 for Mojave

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

https://support.apple.com/kb/DL2042?locale=en_CA



Download Security Update 2020-003 (Mojave)Download

Security Update...

Download macOS Catalina 10.15.5 Delta Update

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

https://support.apple.com/kb/DL2039?locale=en_CA



Download macOS Catalina 10.15.5 UpdateDownload

macOS Catalina 10.15.5...

Download macOS Catalina 10.15.5 Combo Update

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

https://support.apple.com/kb/DL2040?locale=en_CA

 

Download macOS Catalina 10.15.5 Combo UpdateDownload
macOS Catalina 10.15.5...

Apple release Catalina 10.15.5

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

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...

2017 21.5" 4K iMac with a 1TB 5400rpm hard drive?

Friday, May 22, 2020

The downside to ordering a new Mac with a slow 5400rpm hard drive is when it comes to running a newer O/S like Catalina your Mac will slow to a crawl...

T2 + Catalina = No data

Friday, May 22, 2020

Another reason to avoid a Mac with a T2 chip and avoid running Catalina on anything 2012 or newer.
DO NOT enable secure boot or look in our previous...

Safari Technology preview 106

Thursday, May 14, 2020

https://developer.apple.com/safari/download/

Three security vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat Reader for Mac

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Tencent security researcher Yuebin Sun today disclosed three security vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat Reader for Mac that could allow an attacker to...

Apple has added the following 2013 and 2014 models of the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro to its vintage and obsolete products list.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

A little later than expected, Apple has added the following 2013 and 2014 models of the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro to its vintage and obsolete products...

Logic Pro X 10.5

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Apple today announced  it has released Logic Pro X Version 10.5.  with a new Live Loops feature first introduced in GarageBand for iPhone and iPad, a...

Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over 'Flexgate' Issue With the 2016, 2017 MacBook Pro Displays

Friday, May 8, 2020

A nationwide class action lawsuit filed against Apple in Northern California court this week accuses the company of knowingly concealing a defect with...

2020 13" MacBook Pro with older CPU and 2133MHz Memory or Newer CPU and 3733MHz Memory, be careful when ordering.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Prices in this article are in US dollars.

The MacBook Pro 2020 (13-inch) may start at $1,299, but that entry-level model comes packing an...

Pro Display XDR is compatible with the following Mac models running macOS Catalina 10.15.2 or later:

Monday, May 4, 2020

Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro models with four Thunderbolt 3 ports are compatible with its Pro Display XDR at full 6K resolution, according to updated...

A new 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro

Monday, May 4, 2020

A new 13-inch MacBook Pro with a more reliable Magic Keyboard, faster 10th-generation Intel processor options, and more.

https://www.apple....

KN95 masks: pack of 10. $30 no tax, in stock

Thursday, April 30, 2020

KN95 masks: 5 layer, pack of 10. $30 no tax, in stock

Don't forget to bring your MacBook In for a service

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Don’t forget to bring your MacBooks in for servicing.

How to disable SIP (System Integrity Protection) on your Mac.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Apple introduced System Integrity Protection (rootless) mode as a security feature in OS X El Capitan. It prevents you (and programs) from changing root-level...

Power your MacBook Pro from the right side USB-C Ports, Here's why.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Do you have a recent MacBook Pro? While these powerful notebooks have USB-C / Thunderbolt 3 ports on both sides, we’re going to tell you why you should...

Recommended heavy hitters under 10K

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

2019, 27” 5K iMac, No T2 Chip, You can run Mojave or Catalina, Memory is easy to instal and the Flash drive can be upgraded or replaced if faulty, Memory...

Image Capture app that needlessly eats up potentially gigabytes of storage space.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

A bug has been discovered in Apple's macOS Image Capture app that needlessly eats up potentially gigabytes of storage space when transferring photos...

Decode Your Apple Serial Number

Sunday, April 26, 2020

The serial numbers of Apple products contain a codified language that can give you information about your Apple device that can’t be found through any...

Tech Specs, Desktop

Sunday, April 26, 2020

https://support.apple.com/specs/macdesktops

Tech Specs, MacBook Pro

Sunday, April 26, 2020

https://support.apple.com/specs/macbookpro

Apple released a new update for Safari Technology Preview

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Apple released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced  four years ago in March 2016. Apple designed...

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the Apple Watch launching on April 24, 2015

Friday, April 24, 2020

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the Apple Watch launching on April 24, 2015. To mark the occasion, below we reflect on some of the key features...

Bar None, Ignores all touch bar input

Thursday, April 23, 2020

https://shauninman.com/archive/2020/04/12/bar_none
 
http://shauninman.com/assets/downloads/barnone.zip


I recently upgraded...

Skype attack threatens 300 million users: How to protect yourself

Friday, April 17, 2020

Skype attack threatens 300 million users: How to protect yourself
A new phishing campaign aimed at Skype users is especially convincing -- it already...

Apple has pushed an update to XProtect

Friday, April 17, 2020

Apple has pushed an update to XProtectApple has pushed one update today, to the data files used by XProtect, bringing its version number to 2119, dated...

What to do when a T2 Mac suffers a problem updating its firmware

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

What to do when a T2 Mac suffers a problem updating its firmwareIf there’s one thing you don’t want to happen with any Mac with a T2 chip it’s a problem...

Revive or restore Mac firmware in Apple Configurator 2

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Revive or restore Mac firmware in Apple Configurator 2This task covers the following Apple computers:
iMac Pro

Mac mini (2018) or later

Apple Covid-19 Mobility

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

https://www.apple.com/covid19/mobility

Ready for Data recovery, clean instals and bricked 2018/19 MacBook Pro's

Sunday, April 12, 2020

From left to right
El Capitan 10.11.6...Data recovery and clean instal
Sierra 10.12.6……..Data recovery and clean instal
High Sierra 10.13.6.Data...

How to upgrade to macOS Catalina

Friday, April 10, 2020

How to upgrade to macOS Catalina
Learn how to download and install macOS Catalina, the latest version of the Mac operating system.

How to upgrade to macOS Mojave

Friday, April 10, 2020

How to upgrade to macOS Mojave
If you have hardware or software that isn't compatible with macOS Catalina, you might be able to upgrade to macOS...

How to upgrade to macOS High Sierra

Friday, April 10, 2020

How to upgrade to macOS High Sierra
If you have hardware or software that isn't compatible with macOS Catalina or macOS Mojave, you might be able...

How to upgrade to macOS Sierra

Friday, April 10, 2020

How to upgrade to macOS Sierra
If you have hardware or software that isn't compatible with macOS Catalina, macOS Mojave, or macOS High Sierra, you...

How to upgrade to OS X El Capitan

Friday, April 10, 2020

How to upgrade to OS X El Capitan
OS X El Capitan remains available for Mac computers that can't upgrade to macOS Catalina, Mojave, High Sierra,...

How to upgrade to OS X Yosemite

Friday, April 10, 2020

How to upgrade to OS X Yosemite
OS X Yosemite remains available for Mac computers that can't upgrade to later versions of the Mac operating system.

How to reinstall macOS from macOS Recovery

Friday, April 10, 2020

How to reinstall macOS from macOS Recovery
Learn how to use macOS Recovery to reinstall the Mac operating system on your built-in drive or an external...

How to create a bootable installer for macOS

Friday, April 10, 2020

How to create a bootable installer for macOS
You can use an external drive or secondary volume as a startup disk from which to install the Mac operating...

How to Restore BridgeOS on a T2 Mac + Boot a Mac to DFU Mode

Friday, April 10, 2020

Did a macOS Update Brick your T2 Mac? I will Show you how to Boot your Mac into DFU Mode so you can Restore BridgeOS.UPDATE 04/10/20: I am looking into...

Secure, Fast & Private Web Browser with Adblocker......Brave

Thursday, April 9, 2020

https://brave.com

Apple has pushed an update to XProtect

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Apple has pushed an update to XProtectApple has pushed an update for XProtect, bringing its version number to 2118, dated 8 April 2020. This is an unusual...

Apple released watchOS 6.2.1

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Apple today released watchOS 6.2.1, the seventh update to the watchOS 6  operating system that's designed to run on modern Apple Watch  models. watchOS...

Apple released a supplemental update to macOS Catalina 10.15.4

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Apple today released a supplemental update to macOS Catalina 10.15.4, two weeks after releasing the macOS Catalina 10.15.4 update  with Screen Time Communication...

Safari Technology Preview update

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

https://developer.apple.com/safari/download/

iOS 13.4.1 Update

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Apple today released iOS and iPadOS 13.4.1, minor updates that come two weeks after the release of iOS and iPadOS 13.4, major updates that introduced...

2019 16 inch MacBook Pro, seams to have a high failure rate.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

James G writes: I recently wrote to you about problems with my MacBook Pro 16” running OSX10.15.3 Crapalina having issues with restarts and shutdowns...

Mac users are experiencing occasional system crashes after updating to macOS Catalina version 10.15.4

Monday, April 6, 2020

A sizeable number of Mac users are experiencing occasional system crashes after updating to macOS Catalina version 10.15.4  released a few weeks ago.

Sleep short cuts for Display and Computer

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Control-Shift-Eject (all on the right edge of a standard keyboard) will sleep the display on demand (no need for hot corners with the mouse)
Command-Option-Eject will...

Facebook tried to buy controversial tool to spy on iPhone users court filing reveals.

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Over the last few years, Facebook has had a slew of privacy and security blunders and more details about one of them have come to light through a new...

Bring in your A1278 13 Inch MacBook Pro for servicing and upgrades.

Friday, April 3, 2020

Bring in your A1278 13 inch  MacBook Pro for servicing and upgrades.

iMac Servicing 2008 to 2011 & 2012 to 2019, 21.5 & 27" including the 4K & 5K at Mac Apple Repairs

Friday, April 3, 2020

Don't forget to bring your iMac's in for a service, clean and upgrade before serious thermal issues start or worse still your hard drive fails and you...

2013 and 2014 models of the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro will be added to its Vintage and Obsolete product list.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Apple has indicated that the following 2013 and 2014 models of the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro will be added to its vintage and obsolete products list...

How to reset NVRAM or PRAM on your Mac

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Reset NVRAM or PRAM on your Mac
If your Mac has issues related to settings stored in NVRAM or PRAM, resetting it might help.


How to reset the SMC of your Mac.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

How to reset the SMC of your Mac
Resetting the system management controller (SMC) can resolve certain issues related to power, battery, and other...

Zoom Encryption claims misleading.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Zoom is facing fresh scrutiny today following a report that the videoconferencing app's encryption claims are misleading.
Zoom states on its website...

Newer devices running iOS 13.4 & macOS 10.15.4 unable to FaceTime older devices running iOS 9.3.5 & iOS 9.3.6

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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...

Pages, Numbers, Keynote For Mac Updates

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Apple today updated Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, its iWork apps designed for the Mac, to version 10.0 with a new set of features. The updates add support...

Mac Pro Mods

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1242530981069778944
 
https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1242530981069778944

Keynote, Pages, Numbers, iMovie iOS Updates

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

After releasing new Keynote, Pages, and Numbers updates for the Mac earlier today, Apple has also started rolling out updates for the iWork apps designed...

Apple Configurator 2

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/apple-configurator-2/id1037126344


Screenshots





DescriptionApple Configurator...

Apple Launches COVID-19 Website and App With Screening Tool and Resources

Friday, March 27, 2020

https://www.apple.com/covid19


COVID-19 Screening ToolThis tool can help you understand what to do next about COVID-19.
Let’s all...

MacBook Air with Retina displays, Anti-reflective coating issue

Friday, March 27, 2020

Apple this week acknowledged that MacBook Air models with Retina displays can exhibit anti-reflective coating issues, as indicated in a memo shared with...

ARKit 3.5 for iPad Pro LiDAR Scanner

Friday, March 27, 2020

Along with iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4 Apple has released ARKit 3.5 to let developers take advantage of the new LiDAR Scanner in the new iPad Pro. The latest...

Safari Technolgy Update

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Downloads for Safari
Safari betasTry out the next versions of Safari for macOS. To access the latest beta versions of Safari, sign in with your...

World Covid-19 Map

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6
 

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases...

What new in Catalina 10.15.4?

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

What has changed in macOS 10.15.4?According to Apple’s quite extensive release notes, Catalina 10.15.4 includes extensive improvements. Most notable...

watch OS 6.2

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Apple today released watchOS 6.2, the sixth update to the watch OS 6 operating system that's designed to run on modern Apple Watch models. watchOS 6.2...

Apple Pro Display XDR Firmware updates

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

What’s new in firmware updates for Apple Pro Display XDR
Learn about changes and features included in Display Firmware 2.2.2, the most recent firmware...

Catalina 10.15.4 Update

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

https://support.apple.com/kb/DL2036?locale=en_CA

tvOS 13.4

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Apple today released tvOS 13.4, the third major update to the tvOS operating system that runs on the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV models. tvOS...

Safari in macOS 10.15.4

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Safari in macOS 10.15.4 and iOS and ipadOS 13.4 includes enhancements to Apple's Intelligent Tracking Prevention feature that allow for full third-party...