Thunderbolt 3 adapter guide: How to connect an iPhone, display, hard drive, and more to a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air

The new MacBook Pro comes with two or four external ports, depending on the model you pick. And the new MacBook Air has a pair of ports. But those ports are only of one type: Thunderbolt 3, which is compatible with USB-C. But you probably have devices that use USB-A, …

The 7 best free Safari extensions for the Mac

Browser extensions add specific capabilities to Safari by reading and modifying web content to promote an integrated browsing experience that’s tailored to your needs. There are two places to find Apple-approved Safari extensions: The App Store and the Safari Extensions Gallery webpage. With Safari 12 on macOS Mojave and iOS …

Apple issues macOS 10.14.3 Supplemental Update

Apple on Thursday updated macOS Mojave with the release of the macOS 10.14.3 Supplemental Update. The update was released in conjunction with the iOS 12.1.4 update. The Supplemental Update fixes the Group FaceTime bug that has been making headlines lately. While most people associate the bug with the iPhone, Group …

Aurora HDR 2019 review: A vast array of HDR effects from photorealistic to fanciful

HDR is a specialized form of photography designed to expose details in both the highlights and shadows of a scene by merging multiple versions of the same image shot at different exposures. It’s hard to do HDR right without overdoing it, especially if your aim is a photorealistic image. The …

FaceTime bug, Apple’s Q1 2019 financial results, iOS and macOS Public Betas, Apple’s gaming service

FaceTime has a huge security bug. Apple announced its Q1 2019 financials. What’s new in the public betas of iOS 12 and macOS Mojave? Could an Apple gaming service succeed? We also respond to your comments and questions for Jason Cross, Leif Johnson, Roman Loyola, and Dan Masaoka in the …

5 things we learned from Apple’s latest quarterly results

Apple’s holiday quarter of calendar-year 2018 was, by most measures, incredibly successful. Revenue of $84.3 billion, $20 billion of that profit. The second largest quarter in Apple history. And yet, the fact is, Apple’s holiday quarter was down five percent from the previous-year’s holiday quarter, and iPhone revenue dropped 15 …