Category Archives: macOS

“Hacking” notification sounds in macOS – macOS Catalina limitations

I have written a guide how to “hack” notifications’ sounds HERE. For full reference, please read that article before continuing, if you haven’t already do so. “Thanks” to macOS Catalina limitations, you can no longer apply guide called “Cause 2: system sounds:”. It’s because macOS Catalina creates two partitions, one for system data and one for user data.… Read More »

Apple updated macOS

Apple released a new supplemental update for macOS Catalina. This update can be downloaded via the Software Update section of the System Preferences app. If no update is shown, the reason is that this supplemental update is probably limited to users, which haven’t already download first supplemental update. As for me, I installed first supplemental update and updater… Read More »

uTorrent – victim of macOS Catalina

Downloading torrents is popular. Torrents do not automatically mean cracked or pirated software, as some media may say. It’s just other way of downloading files, though it’s sometimes abused, but the same applies to classic downloading. It’s something like CD/DVD burners – if you own one, you are not automatically movie or music pirate. One of the most… Read More »

Apple updated macOS, iOS and iPadOS

Apple just updated macOS, iOS and its fork iPadOS. As for macOS, it’s a Supplemental Update, which fixes some bugs and also a problem with Setup Assistant hanging during Catalina installation. As for iOS and iPadOS, it’s just bug fixes and performance improvements. Updates are recommended for all users, but as usual, before updating your devices, backup all… Read More »

Bye, Aperture

Aperture is a professional photo editing software. In its days of fame, it competed with big names like Adobe Lightroom. Aperture’s current version originates in 2010. Mac computers are often chosen by photographers, artists, musicians and movie creators, so it was a surprise when Apple decided to discontinue Aperture back in 2014, which was very popular between photographers.… Read More »

How to uninstall apps on macOS

Uninstalling apps on macOS looks very easy. Just drag app icon from Applications folder to Trash Can icon and then just empty the Trash. Though this is the official way how to delete apps, deleted apps may leave traces in system. Data files burrowed deeply in macOS system, preferencies folders, plugins and other data may still remain on… Read More »

New iPhones and more, what we could expect from September keynote?

It’s official! Rumors were right and the date of Apple’s iPhone event is set to 10th September. On this event, as in recent years, are presented new iPhones and announced the release date of macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS. But what else is Apple going to release? There are no official infos, but based on many rumors, this… Read More »

Apple updated macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS

Recently, Apple released new version of all of its operating systems. Except iOS, it’s just maintenance update. When Apple released iOS 12.4, Apple engineers accidentally unpatched vulnerability already patched in previous iOS 12.3, and when discovered by hackers, it allowed them to create a jailbreak. The security issue also left iOS devices vulnerable to hacking attempts, so Apple… Read More »