In Rants & Raves Episode #340 Dr. Mac explains the transition to 64-bit only computing macOS 10.15 Catalina will bring this Fall and what it means to you.
For the sake of security and Catalina app compatibility, Apple has been remotely deleting and adding files to macOS. John explains
macOS Catalina will bring with it a lot of changes, one of which is that a lotof older apps and related hardware won’t work. Dave and John answer your questions and share your tips about how to navigate these waters ahead of time… to avoid surprises. In addition, your archives are only as good as the method and medium you use. It’s time to talk about data safety and reliability. Plus, your other questions need answers, and that’s what happens here on Mac Geek Gab: everyone learns at least five new things!
Apple is testing biometric login for iCloud.com. If you’re a beta tester for iOS 13, iPadOS, or macOS Catalina, you can go to beta.icloud.com and login with Face ID/Touch ID. Web Login So far, iPhone and iPad users haven’t been able to access iCloud web apps. If you navigated to the website you couldn’t use…
Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to talk about APFS and the new ways files will be managed by macOS in Catalina.
A recent article prompted John to pull together a reference page for some fundamental changes in the structure of macOS Catalina.
Ars Technica spoke with members of the Apple Catalyst team to find out how it works and how it will affect the Mac ecosystem.
Apple seeks to funnel some of its success with the iOS App Store over to macOS using Catalyst. We’ll go over how developers use what Apple has built step-by-step, as well as what challenges they faced. And we’ll share Apple’s answers to our questions about how the company plans to maintain a high standard of quality for Mac apps as an influx of mobile-derived apps hits the platform, what Apple’s long-term plans for cross-platform apps across the entire ecosystem look like, and more.
It’s a short video, but developer Camera Cundiff tweeted a video in which he used macOS Catalina Hands Free to design a simple logo.
video: time-lapse screencast, dictating commands to XD via macOS voice control, demonstrating the use of Number and Grid targeting to create overlapping shapes and type.
Hands Free is such a powerful feature, and combined with Siri makes the Mac feel like a Star Trek computer.
Now that people aren’t hammering Apple’s servers all at once, it’s a good time to download the macOS Catalina public beta.
John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the new macOS read-only volume and ISP budgets for lobbying lawmakers.
At WWDC 2019, Apple announced that macOS Catalina would reside in its own read-only volume. Security is greatly enhanced.
Although originally slated for July, Apple decided to release the macOS Catalina public beta today, as well as iOS 13 and iPadOS.
In macOS Catalina, you won’t sync your iDevices in iTunes. Instead, you’ll have Finder sync. Stephen Hackett gives us an idea of what it will look like and how it works.
When you plug in an iPod to a Mac running Catalina, the device appears in the Finder sidebar,and clicking it reveals a wide range of syncing options, organized in a much nicer fashion that what is found in iTunes 12…
As you would imagine, each section in this interface surfaces content across various apps on the system. For example, Finder sees the local files I have in the new Music app…
Critically, most of the UI is pretty much the same.
Some folks with Catalina on the brain want to know how to prepare. Some folks want to prepare to reinstall Mojave. Joe has advice for future-proofing your home, and the A-Lady wants you to whisper sweet nothings at her. It’s that kind of week here and John and Dave are your stalwart guides. Press play and enjoy learning at least five new things!
After 14 years Apple is removing Dashboard. macOS Catalina will no longer support it, and Apple removed Dashboard support from WebKit.
There is an emerging notion that as macOS security gets better, it will make the use of a Mac more burdensome. A WWDC 2019 session affirms that this is false.
macOS Catalina will turn iTunes into Music and add Podcasts and Apple TV apps. This means that media file locations will be a bit different.
In Rants & Raves Episode #335, Dr. Mac reveals what he found encouraging (or at least interesting) at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference last week.
John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Dave Hamilton to talk about Apple’s march forward towards security-with-flexibility in macOS Catalina. And then it’s time to look at Apple TV’s future… by the numbers.
Andrew Orr and Dave Hamilton join Kelly Guimont (and what’s left of her voice) to chat about Apple’s advertising stance and new OS features.