Setapp launches publicly: get unlimited access to 60+ paid Mac apps for a flat monthly fee

Developer MacPaw’s new Netflix-like subscription service for prime Mac apps has been in invite-only beta since December 2016. Beginning today, Setapp is available to everyone in exchange for a flat monthly fee of $9.99. An alternative to Apple’s Mac App Store, Setapp gives you unlimited access to 61 Mac Continue reading Setapp launches publicly: get unlimited access to 60+ paid Mac apps for a flat monthly fee

Mac tip: change the behavior of Control, Option, Command and Caps Lock keys

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macOS Sierra provides an enhanced keyboard remapping feature that allows you to change the behavior of the special modifier keys on your Mac’s keyboard, such as Caps Lock (⇪), Control (⌃), Option (⌥) and Command (⌘). For example, you could remap the Caps Lock key to trigger Continue reading Mac tip: change the behavior of Control, Option, Command and Caps Lock keys

iOS 10.3 brings support for Verizon Wi-Fi Calling on other iCloud-connected devices

U.S. wireless carriers like AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile have supported Wi-Fi Calling for some time now, with AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile also supporting Wi-Fi Calling on other iCloud-connected devices like iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch and Mac. According to user Continue reading iOS 10.3 brings support for Verizon Wi-Fi Calling on other iCloud-connected devices

Apple seeds first watchOS 3.2 beta to developers with Theater Mode and SiriKit

Apple on Monday seeded the first beta of watchOS 3.2 to developers. It can be installed by registered developers with the appropriate profile by opening the Watch app in iOS, and navigating to General > Software Update. The beta arrives Continue reading Apple seeds first watchOS 3.2 beta to developers with Theater Mode and SiriKit

Hands-on video: Theater Mode for Apple Watch in watchOS 3.2

Apple today released a developer-only beta of watchOS 3.2 and the biggest news aside from support for Siri in Apple Watch apps is Theater Mode that we thought would make its debut in iOS 10.3 (it didn’t). Activated via a brand new toggle in Control Continue reading Hands-on video: Theater Mode for Apple Watch in watchOS 3.2

Another Apple Watch Series 2 ad highlights closing Activity rings

Apple on Saturday released a new fitness-focused advertisement for Apple Watch Series 2 through its official YouTube channel. Titled “Catch, Swim, Play”, the commercial invites viewers to be more active and close their Activity rings. The latest 15-second video is a continuation Continue reading Another Apple Watch Series 2 ad highlights closing Activity rings

Testing the operating range of AirPods and Beats Solo3 vs non-W1 Beats headphones

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Much has been said about the virtues of the W1 chip Apple started baking into their latest wireless Beats line-up and of course the AirPods. By now we know for sure that W1 facilitates a much faster pairing process, as do Continue reading Testing the operating range of AirPods and Beats Solo3 vs non-W1 Beats headphones

Apple launches beta 2 of iOS 10.2.1 and macOS Sierra 10.12.3

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Apple on Tuesday seeded to members of the Apple Developer Program a second beta of iOS 10.2 and a second beta of what would become the third major update to macOS Sierra. iOS 10.2.1 beta 2 (build 14D15) and macOS Sierra 10.12.3 Continue reading Apple launches beta 2 of iOS 10.2.1 and macOS Sierra 10.12.3

Report offers insight into Apple’s internal Mac struggles

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Following comments made by Tim Cook regarding the importance of the Mac, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman today issued a far-reaching report that offers insight into Apple’s internal struggle with its laptop and desktop lines. In the scoop, Gurman says that employees Continue reading Report offers insight into Apple’s internal Mac struggles