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iOS 10.3 Public Beta And macOS Sierra 10.12.4 Public Betas Released

If you are interested in beta testing Apple’s latest software but don’t have a developer account, then you would be pleased to know that Apple has released public betas for iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4. Both operating systems, which are generally more stable than the developer betas can be downloaded from Apple’s website. While anyone can install the public beta, you need to be registered...

macOS Sierra 10.12.4 Beta Brings Night Shift Mode And More

Alongside iOS 10.3 beta Apple has also released macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta for developers and it is now available for download through the developers website. With this update Apple is bringing iOS inspired Night Shift feature to the Mac. This means you will get the f.lux like functionality built-into macOS, with your screen shifting to a ‘night mode’ with less blue light and more yellow light...

How To Enable The Classic Dashboard With Widgets In macOS

Many new macOS users don’t know that there is a Dashboard feature on their Mac, that allows them to have mini applications or widgets on a separate screen. With these widgets users can have access to fun and useful information without having to open applications. The ‘Dashboard’, which...

Mac Display Mirroring App For iPad, Duet Display Updated To Add Touch Bar Feature

The popular Duet Display app for iPad, which allows users to turn their iPad into a second display for the Mac received a major update today. The newly updated app now features a Touch Bar feature, which is basically an on-screen Touch Bar similar to the physical touch strip found on the latest MacBook Pros. What makes this update even more interesting is that the app adds Touch Bar for all connected Macs...

Developer Betas For iOS 10.2.1, macOS 10.12.3 And tvOS 10.1.1 Are Now Available

If you are an Apple registered developer, then you would be interested to know that Apple has released first developer betas of all its operating systems and they are now available for download through the dev center. Given that Apple has just released the major software updates for all these operating systems it is very unlikely that these betas will bring any major changes or introduce any new features...

How To See MacBook’s Battery Time Remaining Estimate In macOS 10.12.2

It seems like Apple is on a mission to annoy its users. After removing ports that were frequently used by users from the latest MacBook models, the company has now removed another thing that is important to MacBook users. The recently released macOS 10.12.2 removes the Battery time remaining estimate from the battery menu. While Apple has removed the time remaining estimate from the battery menu, there...

macOS Sierra 10.12.2 Released With New Emojis, Performance Improvements And Bug Fixes

One day after releasing iOS 10.2, tvOS 10.2 and watchOS 3.1.1 Apple has now released macOS 10.12.2 software update. The update that is released for all models of the Mac lineup brings a number of new changes to the operating system. This includes the addition of Unicode 9 Emoji, which also made its debut on iOS and watchOS yesterday. In addition to the new emojis this release also brings four new wallpapers...

Fliqlo Is The Best Flip Clock Mac ScreenSaver Everyone Should Download

Have you seen those cool minimalistic Mac setup photos that have all your favorite gadgets placed on a desktop. A lot of them feature a flip clock Mac screensaver that gives the whole setup a retro and minimalistic look. If you have been looking for that particular flip clock Mac screensaver, then you have...

How To Disable macOS Accent Keys And Enable Key Repeat

macOS has the accent keys feature, which makes it easier for users to add alphabets accent marks by pressing and holding an alphabet key. While this is useful for people who use them, it is also an inconvenience for users who don’t as because of accent keys you cannot enter letters repeatedly by holding down an alphabet button. If you want to change this behavior of your Mac and disable accent keys,...

Make Deleting, Selecting and Scrolling Text Faster By Changing Key Repeat Settings

If you have recently switched from a Windows PC to a Mac, then you would have noticed that when you press the delete key to erase text, the typing indicator moves noticeably slow. Same is true when you hold down the shift key while moving the typing indicator to select text or simply using arrow keys to move around it. If you type a lot, then this delay can be very annoying. Thankfully macOS offers an...

How To Use Launchpad Screen With Keyboard Only

Similar to iOS homescreen the Launchpad screen on the macOS lists all the stock and third-party applications installed on your Mac. The best way to browse the Launchpad screen is through Mouse or Trackpad, however what many people don’t know is that you can also navigate the Launchpad screen using only the keyboard. If you have a Magic keyboard, then you even get a dedicated function key that lets...

Developer Creates PAM Module To Let Users Authenticate Terminal Commands With Touch ID

The new MacBook Pro features a Touch ID sensor. Now that the machine is in the hands of developers it was about time someone would figure out a way to use the feature for system related things other than login authentication and Apple Pay. iOS Developer Hamza Sood has created a PAM (Pluggable authentication module) module that enables users (read: power users, who know what they are doing) to add Touch...