Through the years, Apple products have shown resistance to different kinds of malware that Microsoft computers weren’t able to dodge. This, however, does not mean that Macs are invulnerable. Here are some threats you should watch out for to keep your Mac protected.
Protect your Mac from these threats
Keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know
Some Mac users have been using their devices for years without learning many of the most useful keyboard shortcuts. That’s fine, but knowing these shortcuts would definitely make life much easier. Here are some of the most useful ones you should learn now.
macOS Catalina unveiled
Apple promises a raft of features to improve productivity and overall user experience with macOS Catalina. Slated for release in October 2019, legions of Mac users worldwide can’t wait to unpack the new operating system’s exciting apps and programs.
Exciting features to expect from macOS Catalina
macOS Catalina, Apple’s next major update to its Mac and MacBook operating system (OS), is all set for a late-September 2019 release, and Mac users the world over can’t wait to unpack its new features and updates. Here’s what you can expect from the latest macOS.
Music, Podcast, and Apple TV apps
At the 2019 Worldwide Developers Conference in June, Apple announced the end of iTunes.
Protect your Mac from malware
Viruses and malware creators are out to attack anyone and everyone within their reach — including Mac users. Despite Apple’s insulated macOS layouts, cybercriminals are finding ways to identify and exploit vulnerabilities.
Viruses that affect Macs
There are four general virus types that hit Apple products, and their effects can range from merely annoying to downright destructive:
Adware are unwanted programs that bombard users with pop-up advertisements.
Get your new MacBook up and running
Just bought a new MacBook? Can’t wait to start using it? Get it up and running — and make the most out of your shiny new toy — by making these important changes to your MacBook’s settings.
Check for updates
From time to time, Apple releases updates to macOS. If the tech giant has released a new one since your MacBook was built, you don’t have to miss out on the latest features and patches.
Mac keyboard shortcuts that save you a click
If you’re an experienced Mac user, you’ve probably mastered many of the handiest keyboard shortcuts. But there’s plenty more beyond Control + C (copy), Control + X (cut), and Control + V (paste). Here’s a look at some of the less common Mac keyboard shortcuts that will save you time.
Apple releases KRACK patch in latest OS
Almost every macOS update comes with a security patch that users often dismiss. If you’ve read about KRACK, then you should know that updating your Mac’s operating system to macOS 10.13.1 High Sierra is extremely important. Here’s everything you need to know about Apple’s latest Mac OS.
Why you should update now
Foremost on Apple’s list of macOS updates is the addition of 70 new emojis.
macOS High Sierra: what you need to know
There are several improvements in Apple’s recently launched macOS High Sierra, and Apple enthusiasts should be thrilled. These include an overhauled interface, faster processing, more efficient storage management, and a long list of application updates.