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More Apps on the Mac App Store Caught Stealing and Uploading User Browsing History

More Apps on the Mac App Store Caught Stealing and Uploading User Browsing History

Last week, a report detailed how one of the top paid utility apps on the Mac App Store was quietly stealing the browser history of its users and uploading it to a server in China. Apple was soon to remove the app from the Mac App Store as soon as the news broke but as it turns out, there are more apps on the App Store indulging in the same tactics.

How to Convert Videos and Audio on Mac for Free in 6 Easy Steps

How to Convert Videos and Audio on Mac for Free in 6 Easy Steps

With a bunch of video and audio formats available nowadays, there are certain formats that are not supported on Mac or other devices. In such cases, the best solution is to convert the file to a format that is supported by the device. If you’re into video editing, then you’ll find yourself converting files on a regular basis.

Apple macOS ‘Quick Look’ Bug Allows Access to Thumbnail Caches from Encrypted Drives

Apple macOS ‘Quick Look’ Bug Allows Access to Thumbnail Caches from Encrypted Drives

Apple’s macOS has a neat feature known as “Quick Look” allowing you to preview an image by tapping the space bar. This feature works even when you’re using an external storage drive on your Mac. It has now come to light that the system stores caches of these thumbnails even after a storage drive is unmounted, raising serious security concerns.

Malicious Third-Party macOS Apps Could Appear to be Signed by Apple, Bypassing Security Measures

Malicious Third-Party macOS Apps Could Appear to be Signed by Apple, Bypassing Security Measures

Apple has specific security tools in place to keep users safe from malicious apps, which is an ever-evolving and ongoing effort.

macOS Mojave: All the New and Hidden macOS Mojave Features

macOS Mojave: All the New and Hidden macOS Mojave Features

For the first time in quite a few years, Apple seemed to have given some attention to macOS with plenty of new features and changes coming to macOS 10.14 Mojave. With High Sierra focusing on performance, it was time that the next release of the OS introduced some major new features to the table. 

macOS 10.14 Mojave with Dark Mode, Dynamic Desktop, and Stacks Announced

macOS 10.14 Mojave with Dark Mode, Dynamic Desktop, and Stacks Announced

Alongside iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12, Apple also released macOS 10.14 called Mojave. The highlight of the update is that it comes with a new dark mode — a feature which macOS users had been asking for a long time.

Breaking News: Leaked macOS 10.4 Video Reveals Dark Mode, Xcode 10, Video Previews for App Store and More

Breaking News: Leaked macOS 10.4 Video Reveals Dark Mode, Xcode 10, Video Previews for App Store and More

Ahead of WWDC 2018, a video has been discovered on Apple’s server which reveals some of the key new features of macOS 10.14. The video shows macOS 10.14 running Xcode 10, Apple News app, and video previews in the Mac App Store.

Apple Trademark Filings May Give Some Hints at macOS 10.14 Names

Apple Trademark Filings May Give Some Hints at macOS 10.14 Names

Apple has been sticking with very distinctive names for macOS for a bit of time now, taking recognizable names from the natural world in California.

Apple Possibly Working on an iOS 11-like Redesign of the Mac App Store

Apple Possibly Working on an iOS 11-like Redesign of the Mac App Store

With iOS 11 last year, Apple gave the iOS App Store a major redesign. It was the biggest update to the App Store since its inception. Apart from the revamp, Apple also cleaned the store by removing hundreds of thousands of apps from the store. The move paid off as app discovery and downloads have reportedly increased by a significant margin. Now, it looks like Apple is planning on doing the same with the Mac App Store.

Top 15 Mac Keyboard Shortcuts You Must Know

Top 15 Mac Keyboard Shortcuts You Must Know

As long as we’ve had the Mac (or really, the Personal Computer), we’ve had keyboard shortcuts. The Mouse came along and made the GUI way easier to use. But if you want to fly through an app and get things done quickly, there’s nothing quite like a keyboard shortcut.