macOS Stories February 17

macOS Big Sur gaining Apple Music Autoplay starting with 11.3 beta 2 update

Apple Music introduced a helpful new feature in iOS 14 that keeps the music going even when an album or playlist ends. Now macOS Big Sur is slated to receive the same treatment in the next software update to the Music app.

macOS Stories February 10

The popular PCalc calculator app has received a great update for Mac today. The latest version brings a full-on button layout editor to create the exact calculator you want on your Mac – including customization of the menu bar widget. Other new changes include widget layouts available to use in the main app, the ability to resize button layouts, and more.

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macOS Stories February 9

Apple today released macOS Big Sur 11.2.1 to the public, alongside supplemental updates for macOS Catalina 10.15.7 and macOS Mojave 10.14.6. In addition to a fix for MacBook Pro charging issues, the update also brings a notable security fix for a Sudo bug that was reported last week.

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macOS Stories February 8

Today, a team of designers and developers unveiled an incredible new Mac app dubbed “Freezeframe” that lets you save different workspaces for later. The app essentially takes a snapshot in time of your windows and tabs and lets you return to them through a handy menu bar icon. It’s like Mission Control on steroids.

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macOS Stories February 4

Yesterday Apple released a huge new macOS Big Sur 11.3 developer beta to Mac users. The update brings some long-awaited new features to the table, such as the ability to set a HomePod stereo pair as the global default sound output option. In addition, the beta adds changes already implemented in the earlier release of iOS 14.5 beta for iOS devices, such as a new Made For You section in the Music app, and updates to sorting options in the Reminders app. Watch our hands-on video walkthrough as we showcase macOS 11.3 beta 1 changes and features.

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macOS Stories February 2

Apple today released the first beta of macOS Big Sur 11.3 to developers, which comes with some of the new features of iOS 14.5 beta and also with general improvements. However, 9to5Mac has found that the upcoming macOS Big Sur update also brings a new Support menu with more details on Apple’s 1-year limited warranty coverage and AppleCare.

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