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  1. Maura

    Apple Announces MacBook and MacBook Pro Keyboard Service Program for Faulty Keyboards

    AppleInsider reports that on Friday Apple announced a special program for a “small percentage” of 2015, 2016, and 2017 MacBook and MacBook Pro models that have been widely reported as having keyboard problems. Basically, this is every MacBook and MacBook Pro with Apple’s own butterfly key...
  2. Maura

    macOS Mojave In-Depth Preview

    Apple announced macOS Mojave during the keynote address on the first day of its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California on Monday. The major update includes new features such as Dark Mode, new Mac apps, new features such as Stacks, and a totally revamped Mac App Store...
  3. Maura

    Rumor: Pegatron Set to Make Forthcoming “ARM-Based MacBook”

    MacRumors reports today that according to a new report from DigiTimes, Pegatron is expected to be contracted by Apple to manufacture an ARM-based MacBook. Industry sources have apparently told the website that the new MacBook has been given the codename “Star” and the series number N84. The...
  4. Maura

    New Apple Trademark Filings Show Possible Name Choices for macOS 10.14

    According to a report on MacRumors today, a new trademark filing from Apple may have given the game away about possible name choices for macOS 10.14, which Apple is expected to reveal at its WWDC on June 4. If you’re getting a little tired of High Sierra, then how does Mojave, Sequoia, Ventura...
  5. Maura

    Apple Set to Launch Combined iPhone, iPad, and Mac Apps

    According to an exclusive new report from Bloomberg, Apple intends to reinvigorate the Mac App Store by creating combined apps that work across all of its platforms, including iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Bloomberg’s sources say that as soon as early next year, Apple will be giving software...
  6. Maura

    Apple Updates iMac, MacBook, and MacOS

    Apple has given its iMac lineup a big update, announcing the changes at yesterday’s WWDC17 Keynote address. Kicking off with the iMac lineup, the updated models now have faster Kaby Lake processors up to 4.2 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.5 GHz, and can support up to twice the memory as the last...
  7. KevinJS

    Making a bootable installer for macOS Sierra

    While this is fresh in my head, I'll bash out these instructions. You'll need a USB thumb drive of 8Mb capacity, named "Untitled". It will be erased as part of the process so make sure it's either empty or contains nothing of value. Download macOS from the Mac App Store. It will auto boot, so...
  8. KevinJS

    How to... use keyboards shortcuts.

    There will be times when you want to type a character that does not appear on your keyboard. The purpose of this thread is to show how you can type characters with just a few keystrokes using keyboard shortcuts. Keyboard shortcuts, once generated, will propagate themselves throughout your Apple...
  9. KevinJS

    Sierra is now an automatic download

    This may be too late for some, but if you don't want Sierra on your Mac, you will need to turn off automatic downloads, otherwise the new OS will download. It will only do so if your Mac has sufficient space and it will not install without your permission.
  10. J. A.

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  11. Maura

    Apple Launches macOS at WWDC

    Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering, Craig Federighi, took to the stage at Apple’s WWDC to announce that OS X is now macOS, and that the next update will be macOS Sierra. Federighi went through eight new features that will be included in Sierra. First feature up is Auto...