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macOS Mojave features, compatible Macs and release date

Apple announced the next release of their desktop operating system, macOS Mojave, at WWDC 2018. The new release has a number of new features like a system-wide dark mode, desktop stacks, updates to Finder and Quick Look, a new Screenshots tool and a beautiful new design for Mac App Store. Apple also announced their plan to enable easy porting of iOS apps to macOS (Marzipan), …

Use Twitter’s progressive web app on macOS for an official app-like experience

In February 2018, Twitter decided to kill their app for Mac. They were already slow on updating it with new features so the news did not come across as a surprise. However, Twitter did not offer an alternative app. Instead, they recommended that users use Twitter in their browsers. Luckily, there is a way to use Twitter’s mobile website, which is also a progressive web …

How to clean install macOS High Sierra

macOS doesn’t really get slow with time, like Windows, however, sometimes you do run into issues where it is best to go for a clean install. Luckily, there are somethings that can be tried before the ultimate clean install like resetting NVRAM or SMC to resolve some issues. We list out all the methods you can try before formatting your Mac and reinstalling everything.  

Apple’s cross-platform app development plans for macOS and iOS

There has been a lot of chatter recently with rumors of Apple’s plans to merge iOS and macOS apps. The project, codenamed Marzipan, will be a large scale effort, spanning multiple years, aimed at allowing developers to create a single app that works across different user interfaces. In theory, a developer could create a single app and implement multiple user interfaces targeted towards macOS (keyboard …

Create a bootable installer for macOS High Sierra

Installing macOS High Sierra is as simple as opening up Mac App Store and downloading it. However, there are instances where you might need to create a bootable USB flash drive for macOS High Sierra for a clean installation or to install on other Macs which might not have a fast Internet connection. Normally, a bootable drive is created using the Terminal in macOS. Luckily, …