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Apple makes welcome change to 'Big Sur' security for Macs

Even Apple's own apps can't bypass the firewall now quite as easily as before.

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Pandemic rebound? PC shipments post biggest upswing in a decade

The pandemic-induced rush to work at home also helped drive up PC sales at the fastest rate in 10 years. But will that buying surge last?

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7 useful Microsoft Word tips for Mac users

This short collection of tips for Word on a Mac should help you get things done more effectively.

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Tips for new tech devices

Tips, tricks, apps and advice for getting the most out of iPhones and iPads, Android devices, Macs, Windows 10 PCs, and Chromebooks.

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Microsoft releases native Office apps for M1 Macs

Collectively tagged as "Microsoft 365 for Mac Apps," the company's core Office productivity applications have been updated for Apple's new ARM-based laptops.

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Microsoft shows a little (more) love for Apple’s Touch Bar (u)

Microsoft is about to introduce contextual Teams for Mac meetings controls for the MacBook Pro Touch Bar - and now offers Office as a Universal app for M1 and Intel Macs.

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Apple takes the Mac to the cloud

Though I’ve long thought that tomorrow's desktop will be cloud-based, even I didn't expect the next desktop-as-a-service would be macOS running on the AWS cloud.

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How to boost your productivity with Safari for Mac

This small collection of Safari extensions may give your work or research efficiency a boost.

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Windows runs fast on Apple Silicon, developer shows

Apple’s M1 Macs don’t officially support Windows, but a developer has managed to get Microsoft’s OS running on an ARM-based MacBook anyway.

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How to stay as private as possible on the Mac

Privacy means vigilance, so make sure your Mac is as vigilant as possible on your behalf. Here's how.

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Everything you need to know about Rosetta 2 on Apple Silicon Macs

Because it is so tightly integrated with the chip, Rosetta 2 means some apps will run faster on an Apple Silicon Mac than they do on Intel.

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Review: M1 Mac mini shows a bright future for Apple Silicon

Short on flaws and big on promise, the entry-level Mac mini just became a great system to get things done on a budget

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Apple silicon Macs: 9 considerations for IT

Apple’s shift to customized ARM processors in its newest Mac models gives IT several things to consider when planning Mac purchases.

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9 things to do once you finally install Big Sur

Here are nine macOS Big Sur features that should be of interest to people using their Macs for work.

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How to migrate to a new Mac

All your files, apps, and settings are on your old computer. Here’s how to move them to your new Macintosh, from either macOS or Windows.

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Microsoft readies Office for Big Sur, M1-based Macs

One day after Apple unveiled new computers that run on Apple-designed silicon, Microsoft issued a preview of Office for the Mac that will run natively on the new hardware.

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Microsoft joins other major developers on road to Apple Silicon

Microsoft is building a native version of Office for Apple Silicon as other major developers transition to Apple's new chips.

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Apple sets Big Sur release for Nov. 12

macOS 11 "Big Sur" is designed to support the company's own ARM-based silicon for the Mac, the system-on-a-chip (SoC) dubbed "M1 unveiled today.

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