During the WWDC Keynote of MacOS High Sierra, the desktop had a beautiful picture of a place called North Lake, just west of Bishop, California which is also a popular picture scene for professional and amateur photographers. Now you can get the above photo without having to wait for the release of High Sierra this Fall. There are two locations where you can get the photo. Here’s how: Click here to go to a web site where the photo is located. Click on the photo to make it the size of the screen. Right-click (CTRL-Click) on the photo. A drop-down menu Click Here to Read more
Yesterday, we revealed how to install Windows 10 on a Mac with Boot Camp. Today I’ll show you how to remove a Boot Camp partition and an installation of Windows 10. Make sure you booted in to Mac OS (or OS X). Go to Application > Utilities > Boot Camp. Check the Install or Remove option from that window. Follow the prompts. Boot Camp will remove Windows 10 itself and the Windows Partition, then make the hard disk one Partition again.
For the most part, the Mac is a very stable computer system. But sometimes, an app does lock up and you cannot quit it normally by using [COMMAND]+[Q] key combinations. Fortunately, Apple has made it easy to quit an offending application. Here’s how: Click > Force Quit. A window will open showing all of the currently running programs. Click on the app that’s locked. Click the Force Quit button on the lower-right of the window. That’s it.
As we reported on Friday, there is a bug in OS X 10.9.3 that hides then /user/ Folder. Now, Apple has released an iTunes update to fix the issue. It’s recommended that all users download and install the update.
Mid Monday, Microsoft launched a new plan for those who are using its new Office for Mac and iPad. The plan is less expensive then Office 365 and seems to be targeted for individual users. For more information, click here.
This Tuesday, Apple is going to have a media event. The media invite contains a message that says “We still have a lot to cover”. That could mean anyone of a thousand things. So, people are asking, “What is there to cover?” Here’s what we do know what will be covered, based on other media reports and our sources: 1. A new iPad with better camera, display, and a finger print ID sensor. 2. An announcement on the availability of the new Mac Pro that was demoed at June’s WWDC Event. 3. A possible announcement or hint about the long a waited Apple Click Here to Read more
According to MacRumors.com, Apple has sent out an email to all registered Mac developers asking them to submit updated apps that will work with the upcoming OS X 10.9, Mavericks operating system: “Make sure your app takes advantage of the great new features in OS X Mavericks when the world’s most advanced desktop operating system becomes available to millions of customers later this fall. Download OS X Mavericks GM seed and Xcode 5.0.1 GM seed, now available on the Mac Dev Center. Build your apps with these latest seeds, then test and submit them to the Mac App Store.”
Late Thursday, Apple released the Gold Master of OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Registered developers can now download it from the Apple Developer’s Center by going to http://developer.apple.com/mac Usually, the Gold Master means the public version is right around the corner. When that happens, we will be posting a series of articles on how to get the most out of the new operating system – stay tuned!
Nobody has you covered with what’s going on with Apple’s upcoming operating system like AppleScoop.com does. As we get closer to the public release of Apple’s next operating system, we’re working hard behind the screens in getting you what you’ll need to know when the new O/S makes its official debut later this month. To make it easy for you, at the top of the web site is a menu option called OS X. Clicking that option will show a drop down menu. All of the articles relating to the respective operating systems are in that menu. Just select the 10.9 – Click Here to Read more
VMware on Wednesday released its latest virtualization software — VMware Fusion 6 and Fusion 6 Professional — with over 50 new features optimized to extend OS X features to Microsoft’s Windows 8.1, including those of Apple’s next-generation OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Via: AppleInsider.com
The next version of popular virtualization software Parallels Desktop, which allows users to run Microsoft Windows applications natively on their Mac without the need to reboot, is scheduled to ship the first week of September and boast a number of new features, including optimization for Apple’s forthcoming OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Via: AppleInsider.com
For those of you who use Parallels to run Windows on your Mac, the company that makes the software has updated it to support the latest beta of Mac OS X 10.9 – Mavericks. Registered Apple Developers that run both are urged to update their Parallels software to the latest version before running Mac OS X 10.9.
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