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April 17, 2018
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Back to the Mac 008: Sonnet’s eGFX Breakaway Box 650W – the best Apple-endorsed eGPU chassis for macOS [Video]

Now that macOS 10.13.4 is out, Apple is now officially supporting certain eGPU configurations for eligible Macs. As I outlined in a recent state of eGPU post, all currently released Thunderbolt 3-enabled Macs are eGPU compatible, including the 4K and … Continue reading

March 30, 2018
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State of eGPU: Apple introduces official eGPU support in macOS 10.13.4, internal display acceleration opt-in

Today Apple released macOS 10.13.4 to the public, bringing official external graphics support to the Mac. Apple has published a new document to help users navigate the ins and outs of eGPU support, including a list of eligible Mac hardware, … Continue reading

March 30, 2018
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Apple releases macOS 10.13.4 update for High Sierra with iMac Pro wallpaper, enhanced eGPU support

Apple has released the macOS 10.13.4 update to High Sierra for all compatible Macs. The new version includes the ‘Ink Cloud’ wallpaper previously only offered on the iMac Pro, enhanced support for external GPUs, and more. more… 9to5Mac

March 9, 2018
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How to streamline your workflow by creating custom keyboard shortcuts in macOS High Sierra

The vast majority of productivity apps offer keyboard shortcuts for often-performed activities, but sometimes you have to come up with them yourself. AppleInsider explains how to create your own shortcut combinations in macOS to further refine your workflow. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

February 20, 2018
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Apple issues third beta releases for iOS 11.3, macOS High Sierra 10.13.4, tvOS 11.3

Apple has updated three OS beta releases, with third revisions of the High Sierra 10.13.4, iOS 11.3, and tvOS 11.3 now available for developer testing. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 18, 2018
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Comments Off on As Twitter ends support for its macOS app, Twitterrific drops to $7.99 (Reg. $20)

As Twitter ends support for its macOS app, Twitterrific drops to $7.99 (Reg. $20)

Yesterday evening, Twitter officially announced that it is discontinuing support for its native macOS application in 30 days. In response, one of the most popular third-party Twitter clients for the Mac has dropped its price… more… 9to5Mac

February 2, 2018
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Video: How to permanently disable macOS High Sierra upgrade notifications

Every time you boot a Mac running an older version of macOS, you’ll likely see at least one pop-up notification urging you to download and install the latest macOS High Sierra operating system. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 10, 2018
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macOS High Sierra App Store settings menu not effectively secured by user password

The macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 App Store settings can be unlocked with any password entered by an administrator account — but Apple appears to have already implemented a fix in the beta releases currently in testing. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

December 26, 2017
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Remote Tech Support: Best ways to screen share on iOS, macOS, and more

Your friends and family have likely just gotten a range new devices, and an iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple TV is probably in the mix. If you’re like me, you’re the go-to tech support for family and friends and the holidays … Continue reading

December 2, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple software sees disastrous, embarrassing week with iOS springboard crash, macOS root user security flaw

Apple software sees disastrous, embarrassing week with iOS springboard crash, macOS root user security flaw

Apple, a company that prides itself on customer experience, just had one of its worst customer-facing weeks in history, with a major security flaw on macOS High Sierra and a bug in iOS that rendered some iPhones essentially unusable. It … Continue reading

December 2, 2017
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Updating to latest macOS 10.13.1 disables Apple’s ‘root’ bug patch

It appears Apple’s quick fix for the recently discovered root user bug can be disabled by upgrading to macOS 10.13.1 from a previous version of the operating system, meaning users who do so are unwittingly reintroducing the glaring security hole. … Continue reading

November 30, 2017
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PSA: Today’s macOS security update breaks file sharing for some users, here’s how to fix

Following the discovery of a major security vulnerability yesterday, Apple this morning quickly released an update for macOS to address the problem. While the update does solve the critical hole, another issue has since appeared, related to file sharing… more… … Continue reading

November 29, 2017
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Comments Off on macOS High Sierra security vulnerability discovered, here’s how to set root password for fix

macOS High Sierra security vulnerability discovered, here’s how to set root password for fix

Update: An Apple spokesperson has issued the following statement, saying an update is in the works: “We are working on a software update to address this issue. In the meantime, setting a root password prevents unauthorized access to your Mac. … Continue reading