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Apple Mistakenly Approved a Malware to Run on Macs

Apple Mistakenly Approved a Malware to Run on Macs

Apple’s devices are known for being secure. And the Cupertino-based tech giant keeps on improving the security on its device every year. Last year, Apple took a major step to make Macs even more secure by introducing a process called “Notarization.” In this process, developers have to submit their apps to Apple where it checks the app for malicious content and security issues. If the app passes the test, a security feature on Mac dubbed Gatekeeper allows the app to run. However, it has now come to light that Apple had accidentally allowed malware to run on Macs.

Should You Buy an Intel-based Mac or Wait for Arm-based Apple Silicon Mac?

Should You Buy an Intel-based Mac or Wait for Arm-based Apple Silicon Mac?

Back at WWDC 2020, Apple announced its plans to switch to its own custom Arm-based Apple Silicon chips inside its Macs. The company expects to complete the transition within two years. This led many people to wonder if Apple will drop support for Intel Macs in the foreseeable future. If you are in the market for a new Mac and are wondering if you should buy an Intel-based Mac or wait for Apple Silicon Macs, read below.

If There Was Ever a Doubt, Apple Suggests It Won’t Sell Its Silicon to Other Brands

If There Was Ever a Doubt, Apple Suggests It Won’t Sell Its Silicon to Other Brands

It was long been rumored that Apple will eventually shift from Intel processors to its own chipsets. The move was confirmed last month when the company announced its plans to move Macs to its own ARM-based Apple Silicon. Now, the company has suggested that it won’t sell its in-house processors to other brands.

Code Found in macOS Big Sur Reveals Apple May Bring Face ID to Future Macs

Code Found in macOS Big Sur Reveals Apple May Bring Face ID to Future Macs

Apple introduced Touch ID with the iPhone 5s in 2013, and then the feature made it to the MacBook lineup with the MacBook Pro in 2016. In 2017, the company introduced Face ID with the iPhone X, but the 3D face recognition feature hasn’t made it to any Mac yet. However, a new leak suggests that Apple will soon launch Macs with Face ID.

Apple Warns MacBook Users against Using Camera Privacy Cover

Apple Warns MacBook Users against Using Camera Privacy Cover

It is not uncommon for spyware to use built-in cameras and spy on users. Mac users tried to fix this by applying a sticker or by taping the front camera lens. Accessory makers soon came up with a slide and hide webcam sticker. Now Apple has warned users not to cover the camera as it might lead to display damage over time.

You Can Now Use Your GoPro as a Webcam on Mac, Here’s How

You Can Now Use Your GoPro as a Webcam on Mac, Here’s How

Most of the time, the inbuilt webcam in Mac falls short of expectations. The footage is grainy and lacks clarity. Due to the shortcoming, some of us might opt for better webcam and plug it on an accessory. Well, if you happen to own a GoPro Hero8, then your webcam woes on Mac will end right away. GoPro’s updated Webcam desktop utility now lets you add GoPro Hero8 as a 1080p wide-angle webcam for Mac.

Apple’s ARM-Based Macs Won’t Support Boot Camp for Installing Windows

Apple’s ARM-Based Macs Won’t Support Boot Camp for Installing Windows

During the WWDC 2020 special keynote, Apple detailed its plan to move its Mac lineup from Intel processors to its own, in-house ARM-based processors. While performance was the aspect that Apple talked about the most during the keynote, many Mac users were asking whether this move would jeopardize Boot Camp, a utility that lets you install Windows on Macs.

Apple to Add All Existing and New iOS and iPadOS Apps to ARM Macs by Default

Apple to Add All Existing and New iOS and iPadOS Apps to ARM Macs by Default

During WWDC 2020, Apple unveiled its plan to move from Intel processors to ARM-based processors. The company also announced that it will launch the first ARM-based Mac as soon as the end of this year and that all iOS and iPadOS apps will be compatible with ARM Macs.

Tim Cook: First Mac with Apple Silicon Chip will Start Shipping by end of 2020

Tim Cook: First Mac with Apple Silicon Chip will Start Shipping by end of 2020

In line with earlier reports, Apple has finally announced a transition to its own Apple Silicon for Mac. At the WWDC, Tim Cook said that Apple will start shipping its first Mac with Apple Silicon by the end of this year. He also explained, the transition to Apple Silicon will be spread across two years.

Several MacBook Pro and MacBook Air Users Facing Issue with USB 2.0 Accessories

Several MacBook Pro and MacBook Air Users Facing Issue with USB 2.0 Accessories

Some of the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air users are reportedly facing problems with USB 2.0 accessories connected via adapters and hubs. The users have taken to Reddit and Apple Support forums to highlight the problem.