Category: Apple News


How to View Logs from iPhone and iPad on a Mac

The iPhone and iPad generate logs of some system activity, including app crashes and other potentially interesting or helpful data. By connecting an iOS device to a Mac, you can review those logs. Browsing through log data is generally only useful for developers and advanced users, either for troubleshooting or diagnostic purposes, but it may … Read More

How to Find All Hosts on Network with nmap

Many advanced users often need to find and list all hosts on a network, often for IP discovery, connecting to a remote machine, or some other system administration or network admin purpose. One of the easiest ways to find all hosts and the host IP addresses on a network is by using the nmap command … Read More

MacOS Mojave Beta 3 Download Released for Testing

Apple has released macOS Mojave 10.14 beta 3 to users participating in the Mac OS system software beta testing program. Typically the developer beta update arrives before the public beta update, which follows soon after. Often the public beta version is labeled as a version behind the developer beta, even if the release build number … Read More

MacOS Mojave Public Beta Download Now Available

Apple has released MacOS Mojave Public Beta 1 to any Mac user interested in beta testing the upcoming macOS 10.14 system software version. Technically anyone can enroll to participate in the macOS Mojave 10.14 public beta testing program assuming they have a macOS Mojave supported Mac, though generally speaking running beta system software is best … Read More

How to Speed Up Apple Watch Software Updates

If you own an Apple Watch you’re probably already familiar with the relatively slow process of updating watchOS on an Apple Watch. Some simple updates may install in a reasonable amount of time, but some of the larger watchOS updates can take an hour or much more. As a result, many Apple Watch owners will … Read More

How to Downgrade MacOS Mojave Beta to a Prior MacOS

Some adventurous Mac users have installed macOS Mojave 10.14 beta onto their compatible computers, whether for development or testing purposes. While running beta system software can be interesting and exciting, it can also be buggy, less stable than expected, or have some incompatibilities which make consistent use to be impractical or impossible, thus it may … Read More

How to Use the Unread Email Filter on Mail for Mac

If you want to quickly see what emails are unread in the Mail app for Mac, a new simple filter option makes it easier than ever to show only the new or marked unread messages in your email inboxes. This quick-toggle unread email filter feature is available in the most modern versions of Mail for … Read More

MacOS Mojave Release Date: Fall

macOS Mojave 10.14 may be the most hotly anticipated Mac OS system software release in quite some time, thanks largely to the beautiful new Dark Mode interface option, along with various convenient features that are set to improve the Mac computing experience, from desktop Stacks, to dynamic wallpapers, a handful of new apps from the … Read More

iTunes Library XML File Missing? Here’s How to Create One

The latest versions of iTunes no longer default to creating an iTunes Library XML file, which was an iTunes file that allowed various other apps to interact easily with an iTunes library, and could also serve as a basis for rebuilding an iTunes library if that were ever needed. Despite “iTunes Music Library.xml” files no … Read More

Beta 3 of iOS 11.4.1 & macOS 10.13.6 Released for Testing

Apple has released the third beta versions of iOS 11.4.1, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, and tvOS 11.4.1 for users who are beta testing the current suite of system software from Apple. The small point release updates to system software are typically focused on bug fixes, security improvements, and minor enhancements, and are unlikely to be … Read More