macOS

Google’s Project Zero Reveals ‘High Severity’ macOS Kernel Flaw

Google’s Project Zero Reveals ‘High Severity’ macOS Kernel Flaw

While Apple has plenty of individuals working on finding flaws and other issues in its software, oftentimes it’s a third-party entity that discovers them.

Do You Use Siri on Your Mac?

Do You Use Siri on Your Mac?

In June, it will be three years since Apple announced Siri for macOS. And I realized recently that I’ve used the digital assistant on my laptop maybe three times in total since then.

Apple Releases Updated Version of macOS Mojave 10.14.3 to Fix Group FaceTime Eavesdropping Bug

Apple Releases Updated Version of macOS Mojave 10.14.3 to Fix Group FaceTime Eavesdropping Bug

Alongside the public launch of iOS 12.1.4 today, Apple is also releasing an updated version of macOS 10.14.3.

A Bypass Flaw in macOS Mojave Allows for Access of Protected Files

A Bypass Flaw in macOS Mojave Allows for Access of Protected Files

Apple released macOS 10.14 Mojave out into the public earlier today, but a newly discovered bypass flaw in the desktop software has already been discovered.

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.