Apple releases macOS Big Sur 11.6

Today, Apple has released an update for macOS Big Sur with version 11.6, this version focuses on fixes various security vulnerabilities that were in previous versions. Macs that currently run Big Sur can get this update from the System Preferences app. Alongside this patch for Big Sur, Apple is also providing an update for macOS Catalina to fix the same issue, which could allow a maliciously crafted PDF to execute code. 

Apple releases macOS Big Sur 11.5

Today Apple has continued its release of software this week, following on from iOS 14.7 and watchOS 7.6 Apple has now updated macOS to 11.5 with some improvements to the Podcast app and more. The last macOS update was 11.4 which was released back in May. This update is out now and addresses a couple of bugs, such as Apple Music now updating play counts in the Music app. You […]

With iPadOS 15 and macOS 12, the iPad and Mac get Lower Power Mode

Apple announced its new operating systems for 2021 this week at WWDC and a few tidbits have come out in the past few days, one of them is the addition of Lower Power Mode to macOS Monterey and iPadOS 15, marking the first time the feature has moved beyond the iPhone since the feature was introduced. Low Power Mode came to the iPhone in 2015 with iOS 9 and throttles […]

Apple releases macOS Big Sur 11.4

Today, Apple has released a small update to macOS Big Sur with version 11.4. This update adds support for Apple Podcasts‌ subscriptions, like iOS 14.6 does as well as some other bug fixes. Release Notes macOS Big Sur‌ 11.4 adds ‌Apple Podcasts‌ subscriptions and channels and includes important bug fixes. Podcasts – ‌Apple Podcasts‌ subscriptions are available for purchase via monthly and annual subscriptions – Channels group together collections of […]

macOS is no longer the world’s second most popular desktop OS

For a long time, the top two desktop operating systems in the world have been Microsoft Windows and Apple macOS. However despite a very popular and well received launch of the new range of M1 Macs last year, Apple’s place has now been relegated to third place now sitting behind Google Chrome OS, which powers Chomebooks and Chromeboxes. Windows is still way out in front, at 80.5% market share worldwide, […]

Apple releases macOS Big Sur 11.2

Today Apple has released a small update to macOS Big Sur with version 11.2. The update doesn’t bring any new features, but fixes some bugs users have been seeing recently, such as where the M1 Mac Mini would show a black screen if using an HDMI to DVI converter. Release Notes ‌macOS Big Sur‌ 11.2 improves Bluetooth reliability and fixes the following issues: – External displays may show a black screen […]

Apple releases macOS Catalina 10.15.5

On Tuesday this week, Apple released a new update to macOS Catalina, 10.15.5 which brings new battery health features as well as a reasonable list of bug fixed. Catalina‌ 10.15.4 came out around two months ago in early April and fixed some FaceTime bugs as well as adding Screen Time Communication Limits to bring macOS up to speed with iOS and iPadOS. macOS Catalina 10.15.5 adds a new Battery Health […]