How to recover deleted files and photos on a Mac

Losing a file in macOS can be a real pain, and doubly so when you’re the one who clicked delete. Fortunately it’s pretty easy to recover deleted files, particularly if you realise your mistake quickly. This guide will show you how to recover deleted items on a Mac. In this tutorial we’ll look at simple methods for getting back deleted documents, photos, music files and contacts. … Continue reading How to recover deleted files and photos on a Mac

Apple Debuts Redesigned Web Interface for iOS and Mac Apps

Apple recently introduced an all new design for App Store apps on the web, with a new, cleaner interface that puts screenshots and critical information front and center. You can see the new redesigned interface by accessing or searching for any iOS or Mac app while on the web. With iOS apps, you’ll see a clear notice that you need to open up the App … Continue reading Apple Debuts Redesigned Web Interface for iOS and Mac Apps

Office for Mac now shares a codebase with Windows, gets real-time collaboration

Microsoft has released a major Office update for Mac. Update 16.9.0 finally brings long-anticipated real-time collaboration features and automatic cloud saving. Notably, the Mac version of this software is now built from the same codebase as the Windows version, which means that Office shares a codebase across all platforms for the first time in 20 years. The Mac version of Office has often lagged behind … Continue reading Office for Mac now shares a codebase with Windows, gets real-time collaboration

Managing Messages, Voice Assistants, APFS, and Quasi-Mesh – Mac Geek Gab 692

Messages are a huge part of our online life, and they don’t always work the way we expect or prefer. John and Dave start by answering some of those questions. Then it’s on to where you should – and shouldn’t – be using APFS. After that, the questions jump around a bit, including one about mesh vs. quasi-mesh. All this and more on Mac Geek … Continue reading Managing Messages, Voice Assistants, APFS, and Quasi-Mesh – Mac Geek Gab 692

Man used Mac malware to make child porn, feds say

Your FaceTime camera could be spying on you. Photo: Travis Isaacs/Flickr Mac malware was the secret key behind an Ohio man’s 13-year spree of creating child pornography, according to inditement filed by the US Department of Justice. By using the Mac malware known as Fruitfly, 28-year-old Phillip Durachinsky allegedly produced child pornography after tapping into his victim’s webcams and other personal information completely without them … Continue reading Man used Mac malware to make child porn, feds say