Tag Archive: ‘macOS’


How to Disable Red Badge Circle on System Preferences in MacOS

System Preferences in MacOS shows a red badge circle icon when there is an available software update for the Mac. This can be helpful for users who want to be notified of software updates, but it can be annoying to other Mac users who are specifically avoiding a particular software update. For example, many Mac … Read More

Beta 1 of iOS 13.4.5, iPadOS 13.4.5, MacOS 10.15.5 Available for Testing

Apple has released the first beta versions of iPadOS 13.4.5, iOS 13.4.5, macOS Catalina 10.15.5, and tvOS 13.4.5. The new beta builds of the various Apple operating system are available now to users enrolled in the beta testing programs. Typically a developer beta rolls out first, soon followed by a public beta. Presumably iOS 13.4.5 … Read More

Beta 3 of iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, macOS 10.15.4 Available for Testing

Apple has released the third beta versions of iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, MacOS Catalina 10.15.4, watchOS 6.2, and tvOS 13.4. Both the developer beta and public beta versions are available to download now for users who are enrolled in the beta testing programs for the various Apple operating systems. The various betas focus primarily on … Read More

iOS 13.4 GM & iPadOS 13.4 GM Released for Testing, Along with MacOS Catalina 10.15.4 Beta 6

Apple has released the GM (Golden Master) versions of iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4 to users enrolled in the beta testing programs, carrying the build number of 17E255. A GM build is typically the final version of a developer build that then gets released to the general public. Separately, Apple released macOS Catalina 10.15.4 beta … Read More

MacOS Catalina 10.15.3 Update Released & Security Updates for Mojave & High Sierra

Apple has released macOS Catalina 10.15.3, which includes bug fixes and security updates to the Mac Catalina operating system. Separately, Mac users running Mojave or High Sierra will find new Security Updates available for those respective operating systems. Additionally, iOS 13.3.1 and iPadOS 13.3.1 were released as updates, along with watchOS 6.1.2 for Apple Watch, … Read More

MacOS Catalina‌ 10.15.5 Supplemental Update Released

Apple has released macOS Catalina‌ 10.15.5 supplemental update, an update to the freshly released build of macOS 10.15.5 for Catalina. The fresh supplemental update includes an important security update and is therefore recommended to all Mac users running Catalina. Separately, Apple also released a security update to iPhone and iPad versioned as iOS 13.5.1 and … Read More

MacOS Catalina 10.15.2 Beta 3 Available for Testing

MacOS Catalina 10.15.2 beta 3 has been released by Apple for testing by Mac users enrolled in the Mac system software beta testing program. Usually a developer beta build becomes available first, soon followed by the same beta build as a public beta version. MacOS Catalina 10.15.2 beta 3 is likely to focus on bug … Read More

How to Fix Cron Permission Issues in MacOS Catalina & Mojave

Some advanced Mac users may have noticed that certain shell scripts with cron, cron jobs, and crontab are either not working at all, or not able to function properly in the newest versions of MacOS, notably Mojave 10.14, Catalina 10.15 and later. Depending on the situation, this may be accompanied by a permissions error, an … Read More

How to Pair Playstation 4 Controller with macOS Catalina

Mac users can pair and use Playstation 4 controllers with their Mac, which makes for an excellent gaming experience. The ability to pair PS4 controllers to the Mac has been around a while, but with MacOS Catalina 10.15 onward, it’s easier than before (you can pair Xbox One controllers to Mac now too just as … Read More

How to Backup iPhone or iPad to Mac in MacOS Catalina with Finder

Wondering how to backup your iPhone or iPad in macOS Catalina? Since iTunes is gone, even the most experienced of iPhone and iPad users can be thrown for a loop when they come to back up their devices after updating a Mac to macOS Catalina. With the loss of iTunes, everything has changed, and now … Read More