macOS Monterey Release Candidate shown off on video

Apple recently released macOS Monterey Release Candidate to developers, this is basically the final version of the software that Apple will release to everyone, assuming there are no bugs. Apple announced at its press event this week that the macOS Monterey software update will be released next Monday the 25th...
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Nvidia’s GeForce Now gets an RTX 3080 upgrade to take on Stadia and xCloud

Nvidia is launching dedicated, low-latency RTX 3080 gaming pods in the cloud before the end of 2021. GeForce Now will offer access to what Nvidia describes as “the most powerful gaming supercomputer ever built,” to stream PC games from Steam and the Epic Games Store to Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, and Android TV devices. Preorders begin today for select members of GeForce Now.

Poll: What do you think about the new MacBook Pro having a notch on the screen?

Along with AirPods 3 and new colors for the HomePod mini, Apple introduced the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro this week. In addition to a new design and the superpowered M1 Pro and M1 Max chips, the new MacBooks feature a rather controversial addition: a notch at the top of the screen. Now we want to know your opinion on the notch coming to the Mac.

Recommendations for Mac antivirus software?

I noticed that the NY Times’ product recommendation site:, is recommending that most computer users do not need anti virus software and the site does not recommend any. I’ve used Intego’s software for years, on a recommendation from TidBits, as I recall. Any opinions on this?. Shamino (David C.)...

Best MacBook M1 Pro and M1 Max mouse

With the release of the MackBook M1 Pro and MacBook Pro M1 Max, many are wondering which mice pair up the best with the M1 processors. However, not all mice are compatible with macOS. On top of compatibility restraints, not every user requires the same performance out of their mouse. This list will walk through the best mice to pair with the M1 Pro and M1 Max MacBook Pros, along with explaining why they deserve a spot on this list.

MacOS Monterey: Find out if your computer is compatible with Apple's new OS

MacOS Monterey, Apple's newest Mac operating system, arrives on Oct. 25. The software, also known as MacOS 12, will run on the new laptops announced at Apple's event on Monday -- both the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro. You can even download the OS now as a public beta. First unveiled at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in early June, MacOS Monterey includes new features like Universal Control, AirPlay and a bunch of updates coming to iOS 15 like spatial audio in FaceTime.

MacBook Pro notch is getting a lot of hate - but Apple won't care

When Apple revealed its new MacBook Pro 16-inch (2021) and MacBook Pro 14-inch (2021) at its Unleashed event earlier this week, many people watching noticed that there was now a pronounced notch surrounding the webcam – and since then it’s proved to be one of the most divisive elements of Apple’s MacBook Pro redesign.

ProRes framerate iPhone 13 questions, answered

On September 16, 2021, I published: iPhone 13 ProRes — 6 questions for Apple. Those questions were about whether the framerates are CFR (constant framerate) or VFR (variable framerate) and which ones are available. The majority of those questions have now been answered, although not by Apple. Instead, both FiLMiC Pro and photographer/cinematographer Carolina Bonnelly of have answered on Apple’s behalf. In fact, Carolina even sent me screenshots to prove and illustrate the results. Carolina’s tests were both recorded with FiLMiC Pro in her new iPhone 13 Pro camera/recorder which also happens to be a smartphone too, one at ProRes 422 and the others using ProRes 422 (HQ).

How to Search & Send GIFs in Messages for Mac

Have you ever wanted an easy way to share GIFs while texting your friends on iMessage from a Mac? As long as your Mac is a modern version of macOS, you can find and send gifs right within the stock Messages app, just like you can from iPhone and iPad.

How to Install New Versions of Python on macOS Big Sur Using Pyenv

Python 2 comes pre-installed with macOS. Python 2 is required by the operating system and managed by macOS. This system Python should never be touched. System Python is installed in the /usr/bin directory which is owned by root. This means all files and symlinks in the /usr/bin directory are system owned which means managed by the system and not managed by the user. In the /usr/bin directory you will find Python symlinks pointing to the Python binaries in the /System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/bin directory.

GIMP 2.99.8 Released As Another Step Toward The Long Overdue GIMP 3.0

GIMP 3.0 as the GTK3 port of this open-source Adobe Photoshop alternative has been talked about for nearly a decade now and the work remains ongoing. However, out today is GIMP 2.99.8 as the newest development snapshot. Adding to all of the changes building up across the GIMP 2.99 series...