Articles about macOS

These macOS Monterey features won't work on your Intel-based Macs

24 Oct 2021

These macOS Monterey features won't work on your Intel-based Macs

Apple's macOS Monterey will be available as an OTA update for macOS Big Sur users, including those running older Intel-based Macs, starting Monday, October 25.

Get macOS Monterey for free on October 25: Here's how

19 Oct 2021

Get macOS Monterey for free on October 25: Here's how

After months of beta testing, Apple has finally announced macOS Monterey will be available as a free upgrade for macOS Big Sur users starting October 25.

What to expect from Apple's 'Unleashed' event on October 18?

13 Oct 2021

What to expect from Apple's 'Unleashed' event on October 18?

While products announced at Apple's previous "California Streaming" event are just beginning to reach consumers, Apple has now started drumming up hype for another upcoming event dubbed "Unleashed," slated to be held on October 18.

Apple explains Child Safety policy amid growing concerns

11 Aug 2021

Apple explains Child Safety policy amid growing concerns

After the implementation methodology of Apple's upcoming Child Safety policy drew flak from eminent personalities, the iPhone maker has attempted to dispel the growing alarm.

Here's how to use Low Power Mode on your Mac

31 Jul 2021

Here's how to use Low Power Mode on your Mac

Around a month ago, Apple released the public beta version of macOS Monterey. Besides a slew of useful features, the updated operating system features a Low Power Mode that can be used on MacBooks.

#BugAlert: Security flaw flagged in Safari, but Apple delayed patch

25 Aug 2020

#BugAlert: Security flaw flagged in Safari, but Apple delayed patch

Apple's Safari browser has been taking on Google Chrome with its promise of safety and security, but that does not mean it is totally bug-proof.

Why are Apple, Google and Epic Games fighting?

18 Aug 2020

Why are Apple, Google and Epic Games fighting?

Apple, Google, and Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite, are engaged in a dramatic row for the last few days.

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple-Epic row escalates, and more

18 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple-Epic row escalates, and more

In the updates since last night, the row between Apple and Epic Games has further escalated.

Nearby Share, Google's answer to AirDrop, now available on Windows

31 Jul 2020

Nearby Share, Google's answer to AirDrop, now available on Windows

Since last year, Google has been developing 'Nearby Share' as its own native solution for file sharing, much like AirDrop from Apple.

Soon, Google Chrome will offer biometric authentication for payment autofill

07 Jul 2020

Soon, Google Chrome will offer biometric authentication for payment autofill

After testing a new interface for autofill, Google appears to be working on a tweak for the widely used function — biometric authentication.

JioMeet, Reliance's free Zoom rival, is now available in India

03 Jul 2020

JioMeet, Reliance's free Zoom rival, is now available in India

After a nearly three-month-long fundraising spree, Mukesh Ambani's telecom-to-digital entity Reliance Jio Platforms is expanding its footprint to step into the arena of video-conferencing.

Apple Silicon: How it will redefine Macs of the future

23 Jun 2020

Apple Silicon: How it will redefine Macs of the future

At WWDC 2020, Apple made plenty of announcements, focusing mainly on the software side of things.

Android's AirDrop rival will also work with PCs: Here's how

22 Jun 2020

Android's AirDrop rival will also work with PCs: Here's how

The great thing about Apple's ecosystem is the deep integration you get between the company's apps, regardless of the device being used.

2020 MacBooks are running into USB 2.0 connectivity issues

19 Jun 2020

2020 MacBooks are running into USB 2.0 connectivity issues

The latest line of MacBooks - 2020 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air - is running into connectivity issues, creating problems for a number of users around the world.

#TechBytes: Best laptops in India for work from home

13 Jun 2020

#TechBytes: Best laptops in India for work from home

The nationwide lockdown triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic has forced working professionals as well as students to stay indoors.

Apple's WWDC starts from June 22, and will be free

06 May 2020

Apple's WWDC starts from June 22, and will be free

Back in March, Apple had announced its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2020 would take place in an online-only format, due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Jio is also bringing a video-conferencing app: Details here

01 May 2020

Jio is also bringing a video-conferencing app: Details here

As more than a third of the world's population remains under some kind of lockdown, video-conferencing has become the go-to option to connect and interact, be it with colleagues or friends.

Critical security vulnerability detected in top antivirus apps

27 Apr 2020

Critical security vulnerability detected in top antivirus apps

From Kaspersky to Quick Heal, all antivirus programs take out malicious programs well before they compromise the whole PC.

Watch out! This 'text bomb' can crash your iPhone

24 Apr 2020

Watch out! This 'text bomb' can crash your iPhone

Apple is having a hard time maintaining the security of its products.

Apple's new feature will extend your MacBook's battery life

17 Apr 2020

Apple's new feature will extend your MacBook's battery life

Apple is working on a handy new way to make MacBook batteries last longer.

What is Houseparty? All about the new face-to-face social network

16 Apr 2020

What is Houseparty? All about the new face-to-face social network

When you are stuck at home, practising social distancing, it might be a little difficult to deal with all the loneliness.

Hacker flags Safari vulnerabilities, wins Rs. 57 lakh from Apple

05 Apr 2020

Hacker flags Safari vulnerabilities, wins Rs. 57 lakh from Apple

Apple encourages security researchers to flag vulnerabilities in its products and is also willing to pay some really good money for that.

#WeeklyRecap: New coronavirus tracking app, affordable ventilator, security scares, more

05 Apr 2020

#WeeklyRecap: New coronavirus tracking app, affordable ventilator, security scares, more

This week, we saw some major innovations to fight the spread of COVID-19 in India.

Finally, Facebook launches Messenger app on Windows, macOS

03 Apr 2020

Finally, Facebook launches Messenger app on Windows, macOS

More than nine years after launching Messenger, Facebook has made the popular messaging service available as a dedicated app for Windows and macOS users.

How to appear 'active' on Slack while working from home

19 Mar 2020

How to appear 'active' on Slack while working from home

In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, companies around the world have allowed their employees to work from home.

Here's what you need to play Stadia games in 4K

16 Mar 2020

Here's what you need to play Stadia games in 4K

Finally, Google has launched the long-awaited ability to play 4K Stadia games on the web.

#TechBytes: How to disable those annoying Google Chrome notifications

03 Mar 2020

#TechBytes: How to disable those annoying Google Chrome notifications

Google Chrome notifications are handy but can also create a big mess.

The 'all-in-one' keyboard you want, the keyboard you can't buy

02 Mar 2020

The 'all-in-one' keyboard you want, the keyboard you can't buy

Not every notebook packs enough ports to let you plug in multiple peripheral devices, say two-three pen drives, at the same time.

This Mac app will help your kids learn basic programming

14 Feb 2020

This Mac app will help your kids learn basic programming

In a bid to teach basic programming skills to young kids, Apple has launched the Swift Playgrounds app on Mac.

Soon, Google Chrome will make your web experience more secure

11 Feb 2020

Soon, Google Chrome will make your web experience more secure

In a bid to create a private and secure web experience, Google has announced the plan to warn users about insecure downloads.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Auto Expo EVs, POCO X2 launch, Facebook hacked, more

09 Feb 2020

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Auto Expo EVs, POCO X2 launch, Facebook hacked, more

This week, some major developments were noted in the world of tech, thanks to Auto Expo 2020 and the beautiful display of electric cars put up there.

Apple patches Mac bug that exposed encrypted emails: Details here

06 Feb 2020

Apple patches Mac bug that exposed encrypted emails: Details here

Finally, a long-existing security flaw exposing parts of encrypted emails has been patched in Apple's macOS.

WhatsApp flaw could have let hackers access your PC

06 Feb 2020

WhatsApp flaw could have let hackers access your PC

Even after amassing more than 1 billion users, WhatsApp doesn't appear to be doing enough on the security side of things.

Watch out! Trojan disguised as flash update infecting Macs

29 Jan 2020

Watch out! Trojan disguised as flash update infecting Macs

If a random Flash update pops-up on your Mac computer, better be sure that it is a notification from the official Adobe-owned program.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Living robots, Windows 10 bug, AI-based Maths Solver, more

19 Jan 2020

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Living robots, Windows 10 bug, AI-based Maths Solver, more

This week, we have witnessed some major developments in tech.

Now, Google is killing Chrome Web Store apps

16 Jan 2020

Now, Google is killing Chrome Web Store apps

A few weeks after killing digital magazines in News, Google is working to pull the plug on Chrome apps.

Microsoft is playing a catch-up game, launches a Chrome-like browser

16 Jan 2020

Microsoft is playing a catch-up game, launches a Chrome-like browser

More than a year after announcing the plan to switch Edge to Chromium, Microsoft has made the stable version of the upgraded browser available on Windows and macOS.

Firefox affected by critical flaw, update it immediately

11 Jan 2020

Firefox affected by critical flaw, update it immediately

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has raised alarms over a critical vulnerability plaguing Mozilla Firefox.

Now, you can earn $1.5 million for hacking Apple devices

20 Dec 2019

Now, you can earn $1.5 million for hacking Apple devices

In a major move, Apple has increased the scope and reward of its bug bounty program to fend off potential threat actors and protect its customers.

RedmiBook 13 v/s MacBook Air: Which one should you buy?

12 Dec 2019

RedmiBook 13 v/s MacBook Air: Which one should you buy?

Xiaomi has launched its all-new RedmiBook 13, featuring a high 90% screen-to-body ratio, a premium-looking metallic body, improved thermal management, and 10th-generation Intel Core processor.