Say goodbye to the Mac App Store, at least when it comes to updating your macOS system software. macOS Mojave has a new way to check for, download, and install software updates. Here’s how it works.
iOS 12 introduces automatic system updates for iOS. While most users will find the feature handy, some users prefer to maintain control over exactly when and how they update their iPhones and iPads. Here’s how to disable iOS 12 automatic updates and regain control of your device.
Parallels Desktop 13, the latest version of the virtualization software that lets you run Windows on your Mac, is now available. Check out the new features and improvements, including support for macOS High Sierra, the Touch Bar, and upcoming Windows 10 features.
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.