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Best Mac portable SSDs: Reviews and recommendations

While Apple does so many things right with its Macs, there is one major sticking point: The standard configurations don’t provide enough onboard storage. Most of the affordable Mac models come with an internal 256GB or 512GB SSD, and that’s … Continue reading

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The iPhone 13 and everything else coming at Apple’s ‘California Streaming’ event

The bigger Apple has gotten, the easier it seems to have become to anticipate the company’s plans. Turning a battleship isn’t easy or subtle—it’s going to make waves. That’s true in both general terms—expect a new iPhone every fall—as well … Continue reading

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Every new product we expect at Apple’s ‘California Streaming’ event

The bigger Apple has gotten, the easier it seems to have become to anticipate the company’s plans. Turning a battleship isn’t easy or subtle—it’s going to make waves. That’s true in both general terms—expect a new iPhone every fall—as well … Continue reading

How to migrate a startup volume from an Intel to an M1 Mac

After purchasing an Apple silicon M1-based Mac, people have discovered that an external startup volume used with an Intel Mac won’t boot the newer computer. Apple has organized hidden partitions that are part of the startup process differently for macOS … Continue reading

Apple releases iOS 14.8 and iPadOS 14.8 to address Pegasus spyware

Apple could release iOS 15 any day now. In fact, we expect to hear about a release date at the company’s big “California Streaming” event on September 14. But it looks like the company isn’t done patching up iOS 14 … Continue reading

Apple releases iOS 14.8 and iPadOS 14.8 with important security updates

Apple could release iOS 15 any day now. In fact, we expect to hear about a release date at the company’s big “California Streaming” event on September 14. But it looks like the company isn’t done patching up iOS 14 … Continue reading

Apple warns: Don’t mount your iPhone on a motorcycle

If you’re a motorcycle rider, you might need to leave your iPhone in your pocket. Apple recently released a support document that says that exposing the iPhone to vibrations can affect the performance of the camera. In the document, Apple specifically addresses … Continue reading

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macOS Big Sur: 11.6 update is now available with security patches

The newest version of the Mac operating system, macOS Big Sur, is a major upgrade with several features that users can take advantage of. In this article, we cover the major new features, as well as answer frequently asked questions.  Editor’s … Continue reading

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macOS Catalina: Apple releases security update

From the desert to the coast: macOS Mojave has given way to the next major version of the Mac operating system, called macOS Catalina. Revealed during Apple’s 2019 WWDC keynote in June, Catalina features some major new features that continues … Continue reading

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iOS 15: Update right away or wait?

Every time Apple drops a major new operating system update—whether macOS or iOS—there’s the question of whether or not you should upgrade right away or wait a while. Certainly, there’s a case to be made either way and plenty of … Continue reading