Apple issues iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS updates with fix for Indian character bug

  By AppleInsider Staff Monday, February 19, 2018, 01:37 pm PT (04:37 pm ET) As promised, Apple on Monday released revisions to iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS with a fix for a bug that crashes devices running earlier operating system iterations when an Indian language character is received by certain messaging apps. The latest iOS 11.2.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.3, watchOS 4.2.3 and tvOS 11.2.6 … Continue reading Apple issues iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS updates with fix for Indian character bug

macOS: What is Purgeable Storage on Your Hard Drive?

On episode 695 of Mac Geek Gab listener Todd had a question about macOS. What is purgeable storage, and is there a way to manually clear it out and reclaim storage space? Purgeable Storage There are a bunch of features introduced in macOS Sierra about reclaiming hard drive space. A lot stuff doesn’t need to stick around, like log files, app installers, or duplicate files. … Continue reading macOS: What is Purgeable Storage on Your Hard Drive?

What Would it Be Like to Go Back to macOS Snow Leopard?

Some have fond remembrances of the halcyon days of Mac OS X Snow Leopard. But what would it really be like to go back to this venerable OS? From time to time, I see musings by both readers and other authors about how Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard was the pinacle of Mac OS X development and stability. Even I have written about how, … Continue reading What Would it Be Like to Go Back to macOS Snow Leopard?

How to Show Hidden Files on MacOS with a Keyboard Shortcut

Modern versions of Mac OS offer a super-fast and easy way to reveal invisible files on a Mac, all you need to use is a keyboard shortcut. With a simple keystroke, you can instantly show hidden files on a Mac, and with another strike of the same keyboard shortcut, you can instantly hide the hidden files again too. This is by far the fastest way … Continue reading How to Show Hidden Files on MacOS with a Keyboard Shortcut

VLC 3.0 arrives for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, Android TV, Apple TV, and Chrome OS

VideoLAN today launched version 3.0 of its media player across all major desktop and mobile platforms: Windows (ARM, x86, x64), macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, Android TV, Apple TV, and Chrome OS. The world’s most used media player that plays everything just got even better. You can download the new version now: Android, iOS, and everything else. Version 3.0 adds numerous new features, fixes more than … Continue reading VLC 3.0 arrives for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, Android TV, Apple TV, and Chrome OS