When you visit your “Purchased” tab in the Mac App Store, do you have to scroll down through dozens of items? Want to hide programs that you never need to use again? We’ll tell you how to do so (and how to get them back afterward!).
By default, the Mac App Store will check for updates once a week. But in the fast-paced world of software, a week may be too long to wait for the latest features or bug fixes. Here’s how to change the Mac App Store’s update frequency using a handy Terminal command, allowing your Mac to check for updates as frequently as once a day.
Own a Kindle? Make sure to update to the latest software version before March 22nd, as Amazon will block devices running older software versions from accessing any online features after that date.
Microsoft may be focused on the Xbox One, but it hasn’t forgotten about the Xbox 360. The company today released a system update that brings long-awaited support for larger external hard drives (up to 2TB), along with some minor UI and account management improvements.
Microsoft late Tuesday released an update to the Office for Mac 2016 Preview. In addition to a number of bug fixes and functionality improvements, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint received some visual tweaks that mirror the changes in progress for the Office 2016 for Windows beta.
Apple last week released iTunes 12.1.2, a minor update that brought improved compatibility with the new Photos app. Thankfully, the update also fixed an annoying layout change in the ‘Get Info’ window that was introduced in iTunes 12.1.
Apple has simplified the app installation and update process in OS X, but sometimes you need to see more information about exactly when and how the software on your Mac was installed. Here’s how to view a complete app installation history to help you audit or troubleshoot OS X.
As promised, Apple today released iOS 8.1, the first major update to the company’s latest mobile operating system. Major new features include the official launch of Apple Pay, SMS Relay, Instant Hotspot, and the return of the Camera Roll. Here’s a quick breakdown of each.
Botched updates are bound to hit everyone at least once. But by approaching updates and upgrades with the proper mindset, and following these simple tips, you can avoid some major disasters, preserving your time and sanity in the process.
Parallels Desktop 10 continues the virtualization software’s annual release schedule, this time bringing even better integration with Windows virtual machines, improved power management, and full support for OS X Yosemite. But with modest performance improvements, is it worth the upgrade? Check out our review and benchmarks to find out.