MacOS

MacOS | News, how-tos, features, reviews, and videos

apple 16 inch macbook pro
macbook apple logo pexels

security risk - phishing / malware / social engineering

Critical remote code execution flaw fixed in popular terminal app for macOS

Users of the iTerm2 terminal app are encouraged to update as soon as possible.

macos catalina installer icon

Apple delivers macOS Catalina

The company first unveiled the latest version of its desktop OS at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in June. It arrived for all users on Monday.

windows 10 improved

Leaving Windows 7? Here are some non-Windows options.

If you’re not feeling too comfortable about Windows 10 as Windows 7 comes to the end of its days, there are alternatives.

threat spy unsecure hack

Zoom fixes webcam flaw for Macs, but security concerns linger

The desktop chat app firm this week came under fire for moving slowly to close a potential security flaw affecting macOS users.

ios 13 logo apple

How to get Apple's iOS 13, iPadOS or macOS 'Catalina' betas

Apple makes it fairly easy to install still-in-development versions of its desktop and mobile OSes, but the usual caveats apply: Always back up your hardware first, and expect glitches and bugs. Here's what to do and where to go.

mac pro display

WWDC: 12 big announcements for enterprise users

Apple’s most important developer conference in years had plenty of news for enterprise IT, everything from new hardware to a new iPad operating system and a revamped iOS 13.

microsoft edge browser resized2

Microsoft returns to Mac browser market after 16 years with 'Chromium-ed' Edge

The developer has released the first public preview of its revamped Edge browser for macOS, with a more stable version coming 'soon.'

Apple security illustration

Apple edges closer to cursory code review for all Mac apps

In a message to developers, the company said it will soon require all macOS apps to pass at least a cursory review before they can be downloaded and run by users.

macbook pro

Apple’s plan to integrate iOS, macOS apps could mean renewed focus on desktops

Apple's move to enable the development of apps that run on iPhones, iPads and Macs could mean the company now sees more growth potential in desktops as the smartphone market becomes more saturated.

apple logo red

Macs, iPads, price hikes and the enterprise alternative

Although Apple now claims an active installed base of 100M, that doesn't mean the company's computers and mobile devices represent a real alternative to Windows.

Computerworld - Mingis on Tech - video podcast teaser [3x2/1800x1200]

Mingis on Tech: It's Apple week – the iPhone XR, new iPad Pros and more

In the span of just a few days, Apple's new iPhone XR arrived and the company rolled new hardware at event in Brooklyn, N.Y. Here's what matters.

56f95647b9df2a33144e4a17

7+ ways to get more done faster on your Mac

Get more done. Get it done faster. These Mac tips should make your more efficient than before.

Laptop floating on life preserver in ocean needing to be rescued

Turning old PCs into new Chromebooks

Just about any slow, memory-challenged system can get a second lease on life with the lightweight Chrome OS.

macos mojave installer icon

Here are Apple's macOS Mojave and iOS 12 release dates

Computerworld had predicted the days on which both OSes would be rolled out this month. Both estimates were off by one day.

ios 12 hero 01

Apple likely to launch iOS 12 in three weeks, macOS Mojave in four

In keeping with previous years’ launch timing, the upgrades to iOS and macOS are expected to roll out to the public on Sept. 18 and 25, respectively.

Microsoft Office 2019 - Morph transitions in powerpoint

Microsoft: Office 365 for Mac subscribers must run newer editions of macOS

Starting in September, only Macs running macOS Sierra or High Sierra will receive new Office 365 feature updates.

macbook air iphone

What’s new in Microsoft Visual Studio for Mac

Version 7.6 improves code editing and Azure capabilities

apple logo red

What Apple's 32-bit app phase-out on Mojave means to you

Apple has been pushing developers to move their software to 64-bit since mid-2017. Now, it's warning end users that it plans to bar 32-bit apps from running on the macOS desktop in 2019. Here's how to suss out which apps are affected....

Load More