Tag Archive: ‘macOS’


MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 Beta 6 Released for Testing

Apple has released the sixth beta build of macOS Sierra 10.12.2 to users participating in the beta testing programs. Anyone running a prior beta build of MacOS 10.12.2 can find the latest beta available now from the Software Update mechanism of the App Store. MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 is expected to include new Emoji icons, a … Read More

Beta 5 of macOS 10.12.2, watchOS 3.1.1, Beta 6 of iOS 10.2, Released

Apple has released new beta versions of macOS Sierra 10.12.2 beta 5, iOS 10.2 beta 6, and watchOS 3.1.1 beta 5. If this sounds like deja vu, iOS 10.2 beta 6 is indeed different from iOS 10.2 beta 5 that was released just a few short days ago. Alongside bug fixes in each of the … Read More

Battery Life Draining with MacOS Sierra? Some Tips to Help

Some Mac users may have discovered after updating to MacOS Sierra their Mac seems to have reduced battery life. While faster battery drain on a MacBook Air, MacBook, or MacBook Pro can be alarming, it’s not always a sign of any particular issue, and there’s often a reason why battery life seems to be draining … Read More

Beta 4 of MacOS Sierra 10.12.2, iOS 10.2, WatchOS 3.1.1

Apple has released the fourth beta versions of their various system software releases, including macOS Sierra 10.12.2 beta 4, iOS 10.2 beta 4, and watchOS 3.1.1 beta 4. The new beta updates continue to improve on prior beta releases, focusing on bug fixes and minor feature enhancements to the various Apple system software versions. No … Read More

6 New Wallpapers from MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 and iOS 10.2

The latest (beta) versions of macOS Sierra 10.12.2 and iOS 10.2 include new wallpapers, but if you aren’t running beta versions or are generally avoiding the Sierra update or not yet on iOS 10 for whatever reason, you still might appreciate using the pleasant images as your desktop background or iOS home screen wallpapers. The … Read More

How to Change MacOS Sierra GUI System Font to Lucida Grande

Most Mac users are likely accustomed to the San Francisco system font in MacOS Sierra by now, which was first introduced in El Capitan after initially changing to Helvetica Neue in Yosemite. But if you’re a creature of habit, you may still prefer to have the good old classic Lucida Grande font as the system … Read More

How to Hide MacOS Sierra Update Banner from the Mac App Store

Don’t want to update to macOS Sierra quite yet? You’ve likely noticed when you open the Mac App Store and visit the Updates tab, if you’re on a Sierra compatible Mac you will see a very large MacOS Sierra update banner, soliciting you to update and install the latest Mac system software update. It’s impossible … Read More

Beta 3 of MacOS Sierra 10.12.2, iOS 10.2, tvOS 10.1 Released

Apple has released the third beta versions of MacOS Sierra 10.12.2, iOS 10.2, and tvOS 10.1. The new betas of system software include enhancements like a variety of new Emoji icons, and iOS 10.2 will include more visibly obvious Shuffle and Repeat buttons in the Music app. Other subtle features and refinements are to be … Read More

MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 Beta 2 Released

Apple has released the second beta version of MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 for users enrolled in the beta testing programs. The latest macOS Sierra build focuses on bug fixes and improvements to the operating system, presumably addressing some of the continued problems experienced by some users with MacOS Sierra. Additionally, the latest beta update includes new … Read More

Beta 1 of iOS 10.2, macOS Sierra 10.12.2, tvOS 10.1, watchOS 3.1.1 Available

Apple has released iOS 10.2 beta 1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, and macOS Sierra 10.12.2 for Mac. The latest beta versions of system software focus on bug fixes and feature enhancements. Separately, Apple has also released new beta versions of system software for tvOS 10.1 beta 1 and watchOS 3.1.1 beta 1. Users … Read More