Category Archives: macOS

It’s official: Dashboard in macOS is dead

As we have written about Dashboard elimination in upcoming macOS Catalina HERE, the end of Dashboard is now official, according to this changelog, informed server Macrumors. Dashboard was introduced in Mac OS X Tiger in 2005, so Apple is eliminating Dashboard after 14 years of service. There is no hope that Dashboard will return into macOS Catalina in… Read More »

Mactracker – your Apple database

Apple released in its history many products since it was based in 1976 in California. Classic Macintosh, eMac, iMac, Mac mini, Mac Pro, MacBook, iBook, PowerBook, Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Newton, monitors… who has to remember them all? Having a database of all Apple’s product, without need of complicated web search or “googling”, would be nice. If… Read More »

SHA-1 certificates are no longer supported in macOS Catalina and iOS 13

If you still have a Windows XP, you may see that some webpages won’t load, some webpages won’t allow you to log in, etc. Also, a lot of software do not support Windows XP anymore, including web browsers and also you can’t use the newest security certificates and features. Apple, known for fast dropping old technology, dropped support… Read More »

Are your Apple devices compatible with the newest operating systems?

Yesterday, Apple at WWDC announced new versions of macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS – and now we know which Apple devices are compatible. Apple did not say it directly at keynote, but all needed infos are available at Apple’s webpage. Some Macs, like Macs Pro prior to 2013’s trashcan were dropped, even if you have replaced GPU by… Read More »

Apple is wiping iTunes links

As we yesterday wrote about retiring of iTunes, there are another hints that Apple is splitting up iTunes software and services. Apple is probably moving away from iTunes brand to introduce new Music app alongside other new apps and services and brand “iTunes” would be then obsolete. Apple from its iTunes page on Facebook removed all content, including… Read More »

macOS Mojave Supplemental Update for 2018 and 2019 15.4-inch MacBooks Pro

Some Macs feature a security T2 chip, a custom silicon for Mac. As Apple said “By redesigning and integrating several controllers found in other Mac computers – such as the System Management Controller, image signal processor, audio controller, and SSD controller – the T2 chip delivers new capabilities to your Mac.” In short, T2 chip secures some features… Read More »