macOS Sierra

  • At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled refined accessibility tools Crunch Network

    At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled refined accessibility tools

    Cover Apple for a while and you start to notice a general cadence to the company’s behavior and strategy. To name one example, consider the last several macOS releases. In 2009, Apple announced Snow Leopard, which famously eschewed new features for what the company described as “hundreds of refinements [and] new core technologies.” Snow Leopard subsequently set off a trend… Read More

  • Apple releases macOS 10.12.3 with MacBook Pro GPU and battery fixes

    Apple releases macOS 10.12.3 with MacBook Pro GPU and battery fixes

    Apple has just released an update to macOS Sierra. 10.12.3 is a bugfix update, but it brings some much-needed changes for the new MacBook Pro released late last year. With today’s update, Apple has issued a couple of fixes for the graphics chipset in the 15-inch model. Apple has also fixed the Safari icon fetching bug that was affecting battery life. There are many screenshots and videos… Read More

  • macOS Sierra is now available to download

    macOS Sierra is now available to download

    After a summer of beta versions, Apple has just released the final version of macOS Sierra. macOS Sierra is the major update of OS X El Capitan — yes, OS X is dead, long live macOS. Other than the name change, this year’s update brings many neat improvements over El Capitan, making it a polished update from day one. It’s available in the Mac App Store as a free download. If… Read More

  • Apple adds a 2TB iCloud storage option for $19.99 per month

    Apple adds a 2TB iCloud storage option for $19.99 per month

    iCloud users can now access up to 2TB of storage, as Apple just added a new tier that provides 2TB for $19.99 per month. As a refresher, iCloud storage can be used by Mac and iOS users to store and sync photos and videos, documents, device backups, music, emails and more between their devices. Apple also offers a Dropbox-like service called iCloud Drive which uses also iCloud storage… Read More

  • Apple releases new betas for iOS, macOS, watchOS and yes, even tvOS

    Apple releases new betas for iOS, macOS, watchOS and yes, even tvOS

    Dear developers, today is update day. Apple just released the third beta for the next major iteration of iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS — that’s a lot of megabytes. The third developer betas squash bugs and tweak new features as the final versions of these operating system updates will be released in the fall. If you’re currently testing iOS or macOS through the public beta… Read More

  • The first macOS Sierra public beta is coming today

    The first macOS Sierra public beta is coming today

    If you have a useless Mac lying around, today is your lucky day. Apple is releasing the first public beta of macOS Sierra later today — it’s probably going to be available at some point over the next couple of hours. This first public beta is likely based on the second developer beta that was released a couple of days ago. Read More

  • A one word review of macOS Sierra

    A one word review of macOS Sierra

    Hi! That new macOS X Sierra thing is almost out! There are so many new cool features. You can talk to your computer in humanish language. You can pay for stuff with your iPhone because if you have a Mac and an Android phone what are you doing with your life? There’s a thing that your friend’s TV had where you can watch two footy games at once but that he never really used. Read More

  • An early look at macOS Sierra

    An early look at macOS Sierra

    macOS Sierra is Apple’s latest version of its operating system for the Mac. While the final version will only be available in the fall, I’ve been playing around with the first beta for the past few days. In addition to changing the operating system’s name from OS X to macOS, Apple is introducing a few nifty features. So let’s take a look at them. Read More