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Facebook debuts standalone Messenger app on Mac and PC

Today, Facebook is bringing its Messenger app to desktop. You can now access Messenger -- including unlimited and free group video calls -- on MacOS and Windows. The desktop app will sync across

30 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Began an Extraordinary Comeback. Here's How He Did It

Way back in 1985, Apple almost destroyed Steve Jobs. This rare and fascinating video shows what happened next.
Do Not Upgrade To macOS Catalina Yet

Do Not Upgrade To macOS Catalina Yet

Even though you have to wait for the iCloud Folder sharing feature on macOS Catalina. It is not advisable to upgrade in the first place.It may not be an issue if you do not use Photoshop, Lightroom,

Sling TV now works in Apple's Safari browser

You can now stream both live and on-demand Sling TV content within Apple's Safari browser for desktop. The Dish-owned over-the-top internet TV service already supports Chrome and Edge, but this
One of the Best RSS Readers Is Back

One of the Best RSS Readers Is Back

Despite what companies like Apple and Facebook claim, you don’t need a giant corporation telling you what news stories you should read every morning. Nearly every website (worth reading) still

Poolside.fm Transports Users into a ’90s’ Mac Desktop

Poolside.fm is so much more than a portal into a classic Mac OS from the early ’90s; it’s a web radio station of summery tunes, a streaming site of lo-fi VHS-to-avi videos and an honest-to-goodness

Browse Dozens of Retro Classic Mac OS Screen Shots from 1984 to 1999

Do you enjoy taking trips down computing memory lane? Why not take a gander at screenshots of old Macintosh Mac OS releases from yesteryear, like Mac OS System 1, System 4, System 7, and System 9? A
All the MacOS 10.15 Catalina Announcements from Apple's WWDC 2019 Keynote

All the MacOS 10.15 Catalina Announcements from Apple's WWDC 2019 Keynote

Apple WWDC closed with a detailed overview of the upcoming macOS update, now officially titled “Catalina.” Let’s go over all the new features announced at WWDC that will be part of macOS 10.15
iTunes Is Dead As We Know It (and All the Rest of the News About macOS Catalina)

iTunes Is Dead As We Know It (and All the Rest of the News About macOS Catalina)

With Apple Music, Apple TV+, and other streaming services making owning gigabytes of MP3 and video files a thing of the past, iTunes, the iOS desktop companion app that’s been around since the iPod
What to Expect at WWDC 2019

What to Expect at WWDC 2019

Apple’s annual developer’s conference kicks off today in San Jose, California. The conference happens every year for developers and is traditionally where Apple shows us what it has in store for the

What to expect from Apple at WWDC 2019

Next week, thousands of people will flock to San Jose, California; nestle into their seats at the convention center; and listen to Apple unspool its vision for the future of software. They'll get
Researcher Who Found macOS Keychain Exploit Shares Details With Apple, Despite No Bounty

Researcher Who Found macOS Keychain Exploit Shares Details With Apple, Despite No Bounty

After a Germany-based security researcher last month claimed to have identified a macOS security workaround to access passwords and user information stored in Keychain, he says he’s reversed his
Connect Your Files Across Applications With Hook

Connect Your Files Across Applications With Hook

I’ve developed a lot of systems I use to keep files and projects connected on my Mac: wiki-link services that connect notes to to-do items, Curio projects that connect emails to projects, and
Debunking Dark Mode: Here’s why it won’t improve your laptop’s battery life

Debunking Dark Mode: Here’s why it won’t improve your laptop’s battery life

Dark Mode is known to improve battery life for certain devices, like a smartphone with an OLED screen. Does that apply to laptops, as well? To find out we tested two laptops, one running Windows and
Disable FaceTime Right Now [Updated]

Disable FaceTime Right Now [Updated]

A jaw-dropping flaw in Apple’s FaceTime software allows for users to eavesdrop on others while a call is still ringing, according to 9to5Mac. Read more...
Disable FaceTime Right Now [Updated]

Disable FaceTime Right Now [Updated]

A jaw-dropping flaw in Apple’s FaceTime software allows for users to eavesdrop on others while a call is still ringing, according to 9to5Mac. Read more...

Google nabs senior macOS engineer for Fuchsia OS project

Google has poached senior macOS engineer Bill Stevenson to help build its upcoming Fuchsia OS. Stevenson will make the switch in February after spending 14 years at Apple, where his most recent role
Emulator project aims to resurrect classic Mac apps and games without the OS

Emulator project aims to resurrect classic Mac apps and games without the OS

Emulator runs on Mac OS X, Android, and Raspberry Pi—no system files or ROM required.
Get Free Classic Audiobooks From Apple

Get Free Classic Audiobooks From Apple

iOS/MacOS: Apple is giving away six high-quality audiobooks of classic stories read by celebrities, free with no strings attached, playable on desktop and mobile. You can download and listen to Pride

Apple's bi-annual report on government data requests is available to read

A couple of times a year, Apple plops out a report detailing all of the user data requests made by government and law enforcement agencies from around the world. In the latest bi-annual report, it