March 18, 2019
Apple has released macOS Mojave 10.14.4 beta 6. The new update brings support for Apple News in Canada as well as support in Safari for automatic dark themes on websites. The update is available for both developers and public beta testers.
March 14, 2019
Google has released Chrome 73 for Mac and Windows. The biggest feature in this update is the dark mode, which was available in beta builds since some time. Chrome 73 also includes a number of other new features which include support for Progressive Web Apps (PWA) support, hardware media keys, auto picture-in-picture, enhanced spell check, updates to Sync, and a bunch of new developer focused …
March 11, 2019
Slack has recently started testing a dark mode for their iOS and Android apps, however, they have not announced any plans to introduce dark mode in their desktop apps yet. The company announced last year that they are working on new native apps for macOS and Windows so dark mode might be introduced as part of those major updates. Fortunately, if you are on macOS, …
March 3, 2019
NightOwl for macOS is a free app which sits in the menu bar and lets users switch to Dark Mode with just one click. It also allows users to schedule dark mode to enable or disabled based on sunrise/sunset timings in their location or based on specific timings. Users can also configure selected apps to stay in light mode, even if macOS Mojave is in …
February 14, 2019
Unicode Consortium has approved 2019’s final list of Emojis with 230 new characters. Deaf person, ringed planet, blood drop, people holding hands and more are the new emojis that users will get to compose expressive text messages with. In addition, new birds, animals, worship places, food, clothing, updates to older emojis with new colors and more have made their way in the updated Emoji 12.0 specs. …
February 13, 2019
In its latest update, Skype has released a new background blur feature for video calls on desktop. Users on Skype (version 8) on Windows, Mac and Linux and Skype (version 14) on Windows 10 can enable background blur when on a video call with friends, family, boss, clients or potential business partners. The feature works just like the background blur feature in Microsoft Teams.
February 11, 2019
Installing Windows on Mac via Boot Camp is usually a straight forward process. Apple has created a Boot Camp Assistant app in macOS that guides users through the complete process. Even though the steps are simple, sometimes Boot Camp gives an odd error with disk partitions that is confusing to figure out. Here is how you can easily fix it.
February 11, 2019
Google is working on a dark mode for Chrome, which will work with both macOS Mojave and Windows 10. The update is currently a work in progress and has been included in the latest Canary builds of Chrome. Here’s how you can get Chrome canary build on your computer to use the new dark mode.
February 8, 2019
Apple has released updates to iOS and macOS Mojave with fixes for the popular Group FaceTime security flaw, as well as a number of other security fixes related to FaceTime, Live Photos and more. iOS 12.1.4 and macOS Mojave 10.14.3 Supplemental Update are now available as over-the-updates for iPhone, iPad and Macs.
February 6, 2019
A major flaw in Group FaceTime was discovered which allowed users to listen to the other person, before they even accept the call. The issue was replicated on iOS (iPhone and iPad) as well as Mac. As expected, news about the issue spread like wildfire on news, even making it to mainstream media. Apple responded by saying that they will be releasing software updates to …