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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...

Microsoft Brings Visual Studio To The Mac, Download Preview Now! (Updated)

If you are a developer who writes code for both macOS and Windows platforms, then you are going to love this. Microsoft has announced that it is bringing Visual Studio software to the Mac. It has already launched the Visual Studio For Mac Preview and it is now available for download. With this move Microsoft...

How To Enable Three-Finger Window Drag Gesture In macOS

Back in 2015 when Apple introduced the Force Click enabled MacBook Pro it disabled the three finger drag gesture. The gesture allowed users to move windows by touching three fingers on the trackpad and then moving them in the direction they wanted to place the window at. Now by default you can only move a window by clicking on the trackpad with one finger and moving it around. If you don’t like clicking...

Try MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar On Your Current MacBook With This App

The biggest highlight of the new 2016 MacBook Pro is the Touch Bar. While Apple has yet to ship the Touch Bar equipped notebooks to the public there is an easy way through which you can somewhat try this new feature out on your current MacBook or even an iMac. In order to test the Touch Bar you need to install an app on your Mac. The on-screen ‘Touch Bar’ will look and function same as the physical...

Enable Hidden Debug Menus In macOS Apps With These Terminal Commands

Just like any software developer Apple has hidden debug menus in its operating system and apps that are used during the development and maintenance of the software. And these debug menus and options have been accessible to normal users for a while. To gain access to them all you need to do is enter a few...

Renders Show Us How iMac Keyboard With Touch Bar Might Look Like

The new 2016 MacBook Pros feature a Touch Bar, which replaces the traditional physical Function key row with context based on-screen buttons. The bar is capable of displaying buttons to the user based on the app that is currently running on the screen. It also features a Touch ID fingerprint sensor that can...

How to Enable Mac Startup Chime On The New 2016 MacBook Pro

The new late 2016 MacBook Pro models come with a beautiful design and impressive features, however there is something about these new devices that some users won’t like. The new MacBook Pros offer an automatic boot feature, which causes the notebook to turn on automatically when the lid is opened. While that is useful, for some reason due to this feature Apple has removed the iconic Mac startup...