OS X

Apple Releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 Beta 5

Apple recently released their fifth beta of iOS 11.2.5 and now they have released macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 Beta 5. The latest beta follows on from …

MacOS High Sierra

iOS 11.2.5 Beta 6 Released for Testing

Apple has released the sixth beta version of iOS 11.2.5 for users enrolled in the iOS beta testing program. iOS 11.2.5 beta 6 arrives just several …

Apple

How to compare and restore previous versions of your Dropbox files

Did you know that when you make changes to a file you have in your Dropbox, Dropbox actually remembers those changes? In fact, it remembers unlimited versions of your files for 30 days. That means that you can go back and recover a single deleted sentence from a text file, for example, but it also …

Software

Fifth macOS 10.13.3 lands for developers

Apple seeded a new beta build to developers today with the release of macOS 10.13.3 beta 5.<p>The new beta comes a week after Apple dropped the fourth beta build on developers, bringing with it a host of new bug fixes and performance improvements.<p>Registered developers can download macOS 10.13.3 beta 5 …

Mac App Store

How to Add AirDrop to Dock on Mac for Rapid Access

If you frequently use AirDrop on the Mac to send and receive files between Macs or to and from iOS devices, you may appreciate having ultra-fast …

A decade without discs: The original MacBook Air turns 10 today

The first new product Steve Jobs announced after taking the stage for the Macworld 2008 keynote was Time Capsule, a router and wireless backup solution designed to work with Time Machine, Apple’s then new backup software. Jobs would talk about another kind of time machine before the keynote was …

Technology

The largest flash drives

Storage tech has advanced to the point that solid state drives (SSD) can be shoved into tiny packages, and portable conventional hard drives can …

Best Buy

New Apple Commercials Show Off iPhone X Portrait Lighting and iPad Pro

Apple is running a handful of new commercials, one for iPhone X, and two additional commercials for the iPad Pro.<p>The new iPhone X ad focuses on the …

IPad Pro

25 Mac Apps For University And High School Students

With the world’s school kids going back to school after the new year, I thought it would be a good idea to put together a list of apps for Mac using …

Mac App Store

shodan-cli: Simple golang Shodan command line

<b>shodan-cli</b><p>Simple golang Shodan command line client with default query.<p><b>Build</b><p><i>$ go get gopkg.in/ns3777k/go-shodan.v2/shodan</i><i><br>$ go get</i> …

Linux

Enjoy a Beautiful Water Droplets Wallpaper

Looking for some nice subtle wallpaper to space up your device background? How about a spin on that classic good old water droplets default wallpaper …

Enjoy

Undetectable OSX/MaMi malware discovered targeting Macs

The first nasty bit of undetectable malware of 2018 has been discovered targeting Macs this week.<p>Security researchers revealed info about the new OSX/MaMi malware which is a lot like the popular DNSChanger malware from 2012 that infected millions of machines.<p>In a blog post detailing the new …

How To Download and Use the Safari Technology Preview on Your Mac

You may have noticed that we always note when a new version of the developer-focused “Safari Technology Preview” is ready for download. What is …

High Sierra

New Stable Release: Krita 3.3.3

<i>Published 1/12/2018</i><p>Today we’re releasing Krita 3.3.3. This will probably be the last stable release in the Krita 3 series. This release contains …

Linux

How to Enable “Type to Siri” on Mac

While Siri is perhaps best known as the voice assistant bundled on modern Macintosh computers and iOS devices, Siri can also be interacted with by …

Siri

Get 33% Off H&R Block's Federal & State Tax Software, Plus a 5% Amazon Bonus

If you're a tax time do-it-yourselfer, this is a deal that will save you money, and potentially make you some money as well.H&R Block's popular tax …

H&R Block

How to Take Long Exposure Photos on iPhone & iPad with Live Photos

You’re probably aware of Live Photos by now, the interesting iPhone and iPad feature that transforms a regular image capture into a brief movie clip. …

iPhoneography

How to Write an .img to SD Card on Mac the Easy Way with Etcher

If you need to burn an .img image file to an SD card from a Mac, you may have discovered that there isn’t a particularly obvious way to do so with a …

Raspberry Pi

10 Mac Features You Probably Don’t Use But Should

With each release of the Mac OS, new features are added, older features may be updated, and in some cases, removed or replaced. Over the course of a …

Meltdown, Spectre and Linux on AWS: Security vs Performance?

The recent announcement of the Meltdown and Spectre attacks against bugs in Intel (and other) CPUs has attracted rapid response from many vendors; …

Cloud Computing

Mac exploit lets you change App Store preferences with any password

Apple's Mac password troubles aren't over yet. Users have discovered that it's possible to change Mac App Store preferences in macOS High Sierra using any password. You do need to login as an administrator, which is <i>supposed</i> to unlock preferences, but you're allowed to use any password you like if …

Mac App Store

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 47 With Spectre Mitigations

Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced more than a year ago in March of 2016. Apple designed the Safari Technology Preview to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari.<p>Safari Technology …

APIs

Continuum 11.0.2 Now Available: Adds FCP X Support and Overall Speed Improvements

The new Continuum 11.0.2 point release adds support for Apple FCP X and Motion 5 (Yay!) as well as speed improvements to help you work faster.<p><b>Already</b> …

Microsoft

How to Get iMessage on Android with WeMessage

If you’re an Android user and you wish you had iMessage on your device, you’ll be happy to hear about there is a solution that effectively brings …

iMessage

Apple Releases macOS 10.13.2 and iOS 11.2.2 Update to Address ‘Spectre’ Vulnerabilities

As expected, Apple on Monday released macOS 10.13.2 and iOS 11.2.2. Both updates are free, and address the recently announced hardware-based …

Information Security

Apple releases iOS and macOS updates with a mitigation for Spectre

Apple just released iOS 11.2.2 with some Safari and WebKit improvements to mitigate the Spectre vulnerability. macOS is also receiving an update. It’s a supplemental update to macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 and it includes the same fix.<p>As always, you should update your devices with the latest security …

Gear & Gadgets

Aquarelo: A Beautifully-Designed Mac Color Utility

There are a seemingly endless number of ways to represent colors. Whether you’re a professional designer or developer, or someone who just wants to update a website template, you’ve undoubtedly come across several. The trouble with so many different formats is that it guarantees that at some point, …

Mac App Store

macOS 10.3.2 arrives with Spectre fixes for Mac

Alongside the release of iOS 11.2.2 this morning, Apple has also pushed out a software update that brings a number of bug fixes and crucial improvements to the Mac.<p>The supplemental update arrives in the form of macOS 10.13.2 and it includes a couple of changes that mitigate the effects of the nasty …

Mac App Store

Get Terminal for iOS to Bring the Command Line to iPad and iPhone

Ever wished you had a native command line in iOS? You know, like a Terminal app for iPad and iPhone? Wish no more, the aptly named Terminal for iOS …

Linux

Hands on with Sound Studio

I have been using Sound Studio, seemingly forever. Although I now use Logic Pro to finish off my major audio projects, Sound Studio is still my app …

Amazing