Macs are usually reliable when it comes to a consistent level of performance. But there are exceptions to everything. If your Mac is old or filled with junk, there will be consequences. If you’ve been feeling that your Mac is getting slower – do the following things and all that frustration might just stop.
Every MacBook that Apple sells comes with an SSD. While SSDs are crazy fast, they don’t offer that much storage space. If you’ve been using a Mac for a while, chances are you’re still rocking that 128 GB drive. And that’s just not enough.
A number of popular Mac apps are crashing instantly upon launch for users due to their developer certificate expiring. As AgileBits, the developer of popular password manager 1Password for Mac, explains in a blog post, developers require a code signing certificate whose expiry date did not affect apps in any way.
For many, Twitterrific is an app that’s practically synonymous with the Twitter social network, due to the fact the app has been available for such a long time.
The side effect of the new MacBook Pro battery life fracas was the loss of the battery time remaining indicator. Apple removed in the macOS Sierra 10.12.2 update because it just wasn’t providing sane, real world numbers for the newer devices. Now, you’re only left with the percentage stat, just like iOS.
Less than a week ago, Apple launched a bundle specifically designed for students and aspiring professionals that included its biggest professional apps.
Opera recently released one of the most unique desktop browsers we’ve seen in many years. Opera Neon is a proposed glimpse in the future — it’s where Opera sees web browsers eventually heading. It has an entirely different user interface with some unique multitasking features and the overall experience is quite intriguing.
It’s possible that you accidentally lost your music collection on your PC, or your PC itself and now your iPhone, iPad or iPod is the only place where your entire music library lives. But iOS is a closed system, there’s no way to just share your songs from the music library. And if it’s someone else’s Mac, you can’t sync using iTunes either.
Apple has several different apps meant for professionals and/or students that plan on being professionals.
Setapp is a new alternative Mac app store from MacPaw. Setapp wants to be Netflix for Mac apps and that should basically tell you all you need to know. You get access to over 60 pro-Mac apps, with new apps being added periodically and all you pay is $9.99/month. That’s it. Updates are included. Apps don’t require a constant internet connection to work. You get your first month for free, no credit card required.