Apple has vowed to eliminate the Thunderstrike 2 exploit in Macs “as soon as possible,” according to The Guardian. The promise comes just days after the firmware worm was first made public by a team of security researchers at LegbaCorp.
It’s a pretty well-known fact that Steve Jobs wasn’t the biggest fan of Adobe Flash. He explains his reasoning at length, and it is for these reasons that Safari doesn’t come with Flash already enabled, nor do iPhones, iPads, or iPods natively support Flash. With its ongoing and recent security issues it may be time for everyone to rethink their acceptance of Adobe Flash. For Mac owners that use Google Chrome instead of Safari as their primary browser, you can disable Flash as well.
Apple will refresh its iMac lineup with faster processors and improved displays this quarter, according to a new report from reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The new models are expected to bring great color saturation using an LED phosphor material called “KSF.”
Google Chrome may offer more features than Safari, and is the best option for those who use multiple platforms. But it should be avoided if you use a notebook and rely on good battery life. A new study has confirmed that Google’s browser drains more of your MacBook’s energy than its rivals.
How many people do you know have a fax machine in their house? Not too many. As smartphones, computers, and tablets continue to advance, signing documents virtually is commonplace. Apple users can sign documents using their Mac, iPhone, and iPad all without spending a dime on expensive software or applications.
Apple announced its Q3 2015 earnings on Tuesday, and as always, there is lots to take away. So that you don’t have to trawl through all the reports to catch up, we’ve put together a handy list of 15 interesting facts that’ll teach you all you need to know.
Not all keyboards are made the same. There are full keyboards, ergonomic keyboards, keyboards different layouts and more. For people who read a lot on the web or need to scan pages quickly, the page up and page down keys are vital keys to productivity. With most Mac laptop and computers the Page Up and Page Down keys are not present on the standard Apple keyboards. But you can still use the function.
Keeping my Mac clean and running at top speeds is my number one priority. With a 2009 Macbook Pro, keeping my device light and nimble helps this oldie run like new. To help stay up with regular cleaning and system scanning I use CleanMyMac, one of the better programs out there for folks looking to leave their Macs in tip-top shape.
Your Mac comes preloaded with a bunch of great applications like iMovie, iTunes, and Calendar (just kidding about Calendar). But while these default apps are good in their own right, there are so many applications available that will improve your Mac experience dramatically. If you want to create the perfect balance of productivity and usability than check out our carefully curated list below.