After more than a year, just the other day Apple finally updated its iMac where they gave the 27-inch iMac a refresh and an upgrade in terms of hardware specs. This included the use of newer Intel processors, the shift to full SSDs, and also a much-requested upgrade to the webcam where it now shoots in 1080p.
If you work primarily from a Mac, there might be times when you need a piece of software that is only available on Windows, so instead of buying a new separate PC, here’s how you can run Windows apps on your Mac.
Webcams do a pretty good job of letting us video conference and livestream, but the quality varies from camera to camera and it might not always be what you want. However, if you have a camera lying around, you can actually turn it into a webcam.
This year does not look like a particularly good year for Intel. It would appear that the company was recently hacked and had about 20GB worth of confidential information stolen and posted onto the internet. This was initially revealed by a software engineer by the name of Till Kottmann who was sent the files from an anonymous hacker.
Are you planning on reselling your old Mac? You definitely want to clear it out before doing so, and here are the steps you should follow to get your Mac ready for a resale.
One advice that is generally dispensed to prevent your computer from getting infected by malware or a trojan is to simply not download any file attachments you get in your emails by people you do not know. However, sometimes these attachments might look harmless, like a Microsoft Word or Excel file.
It has been more than a year since Apple last refreshed its iMacs. The good news is that if you were hoping to see the iMacs updated with newer hardware, you’ll be pleased to learn that Apple has since announced that they have finally given its 27-inch iMac a long overdue hardware refresh.
Apple equips its computers with high resolution displays, like the iMac which sports a 5K monitor, something that not many desktop PCs can boast. However, when playing YouTube videos in Safari, it does not support 4K playback. This issue dates back several years ago which we imagine must be somewhat infuriating for Mac users.
According to the rumors, Apple is expected to launch a redesigned iMac. When exactly that will be remains to be seen, but in the meantime, designer Daniel Bautista has cooked up a concept that we are 100% digging and that we’re hoping could be close to the actual product, even though it does feel a bit unlikely.
If you’re planning on getting a Chromebook device, you might be interested to learn that Google has recently launched a new promotion in which it seems that they will be giving Chromebook owners free three months access to Stadia Pro. This will also apply to those who bought a Chromebook after June 2017, so many owners should be able to take advantage of this.
One of the newer hardware security features to come with Apple’s computing products is the inclusion of the Secure Enclave. Basically this is where all kinds of sensitive information is being stored and encrypted, like your passwords, credit card information, and biometric information like your fingerprints.
If you’re still using Microsoft’s Office 2016 on your Mac computer, you might want to take note that support for the productivity suite will be officially coming to an end in October 2020. This was announced by Microsoft on their support page where they also revealed that the end of support also means that Office 2016 users will no longer be able to connect to Office 365 services.
Recently, it seems that some MacBook owners are seeing a message when their laptops are plugged into the charger where it says “Not Charging”. If you are freaking out and think that there could be something wrong with your laptop, not to worry because in a recently released support document, Apple explains why.
Apple is making their own chipsets for use in their Mac computers, that much we know. However, this raises an interesting question because if Apple’s chipsets can rival or outperform those of Intel, would Apple consider maybe selling their technology to other companies who might want something similar for themselves?