If you’re running macOS 10.13.4 and launch 32-bit apps you’ll see a new warning as of April 12th telling you they need to be updated. Here’s what that means, plus how you can check to see which apps you use are still 32-bit.
This should give you a better idea of caching that you do, what data is being served vs. dropped, and give an overall picture of your caching network.
Apple recommends that you set up content caching on a Mac that has a wired Ethernet connection. You can do it over Wi-Fi, but performance may be affected.
Today’s Quick Tip is on a fancy new security feature of the latest releases of macOS and iOS. It can protect you! But only if you pay attention to it. We’ll go over what it’s telling you and what you should do—or not do!—when you see it.
Apple’s macOS 10.3.4 generally fixes some nagging display issues, but also breaks screen extenders. Here’s an update.
So far it doesn’t sound like it affects displays that connect directly to Macs using mini DisplayPort or Thunderbolt.
John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to look at the state of Windows 10 security versus macOS, plus they respond to listener comments on Jeff’s HomeKit fail.
The newest version of Safari has a handy-dandy way to sort bookmarks by name (or by URL), and we’ve got the scoop on how to do it…and how to undo it if you want to. (At least temporarily.) Come on in and read all about it!
Apple released macOS 10.13.4 this week and, well, it changes some things. No worries, your two favorite geeks talk through it all. Then it’s on to managing duplicate contacts and properly migrating your data. There are other questions, too, as well as a few other Quick Tips and some Cool Stuff(s) Found. Press play and enjoy!
Rich Mogull has twenty years experience in information security, physical security, and risk management. He specializes in data security, application security, emerging security technologies, and security management. Prior to founding Securosis, Rich was a Research Vice President at Gartner on the security team where he also served as research co-chair for the Gartner Security Summit. Currently, he is the security editor at Tidbits. We chatted about Rich’s career, then delved into some security issues of interest to Apple customers: the relative security of macOS vs. Windows 10, the security of iOS, whether AES-256 encryption is still “good enough,” iCloud security, and the technical feasibility of an unhackable backdoor into our iPhones for law enforcement. If you’re interested in all things security, this is the show for you.
If syncing is now removed, then I wonder if Apple will end up removing Facebook from Internet Accounts.
Apple’s “Field Trip” education event produced a flood of excellent articles about Apple’s standing in the education market. Here are four of the best. And one hits a hot button.
macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 gets us a step closer to ditching 32-bit mode for apps. In fact, you can force your Mac to run only in 64-bit mode if you aren’t afraid to pay a visit to the command line. Read on to learn how.
Apple released the combo updater for macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 on Friday. The combo updater is a 2.49GB download and contains everything in the macOS Sierra 10.13.4 released on Thursday, along with all the updates since High Sierra’s inaugural 10.13.0 release back in the fall.
In addition to going hand in hand with iOS 11.3, which was released earlier in the day, the update features Business Chat, support for external GPUs (eGPUs), Messages on iCloud, and more.
If you want to lock your Mac’s screen quickly when you’re walking away from it, there are lots of ways you could do so. In this Quick Tip, we’ll give you a few suggestions, but we’ll also show you how to add a shortcut to your screen saver to your Dock, which’ll mean a one-click way to lock your Mac when combined with certain security settings. We’ve got you covered!
Andrew Orr and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to look at some cool alternatives to Apple’s Terminal app, plus they share some handy command line tools.
Today’s Quick Tip is about pausing printing—and then having your printer resume on a specific page! No, you don’t have to cancel your print job if you forgot to tell your Mac to print only a range of pages, and we’ll tell you how to get around doing that.