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macOS 10.15 May Feature Official External iPad Display Support

macOS 10.15 May Feature Official External iPad Display Support

As this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple is likely to show off the next major version of macOS. And as we inch closer, leaks and rumors are starting to slip out. Like a brand new official feature that would let iPad owners use their device as an external display.

How to Connect AirPods to Mac and Windows PC

How to Connect AirPods to Mac and Windows PC

AirPods work best with the iPhone and iPad. The built-in chip automatically connects with an iPhone or iPad device when you remove the AirPods from the case and put them in your ears. But underneath all of Apple’s secret sauce, lies a layer of standard Bluetooth technology. So as long as your MacBook or PC supports Bluetooth 4.0 and higher, you should be able to use your AirPods with your computer. Here’s how to connect your AirPods to your MacBook or PC.

How to Stop the Annoying macOS Upgrade Banner Notifications

How to Stop the Annoying macOS Upgrade Banner Notifications

Apple has a knack for annoying users until they upgrade to the latest operating system. And they’ve kicked things up a notch recently. Banner notifications for upgrading to High Sierra and Mojave don’t even have a dismiss button! You have to click on the Details button to open the App Store. Needless to say, this gets frustrating very quickly. If you’re in no mood to upgrade to the latest macOS release any time soon, follow the guide below to remove macOS upgrade banner notifications for good!

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.