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macOS Monterey Features Dedicated Password Section in System Preferences, Built-In Authenticator and More

macOS Monterey makes several improvements to password management, positioning iCloud Keychain as an ideal password service to replace third-party services like Lastpass and 1Password. In System Preferences, there's a new "Passwords" section that houses all of your ‌iCloud‌ Keychain logins and passwords so they're easier to get to, edit, and manage. There's a similar Passwords section that's been on iOS for some time now, so now there's one streamlined way to access your passwords across Apple...
Tags: Apple, Google, Featured, Mac, Monterey, macOS Monterey


Maps in macOS Monterey: Interactive Globe, Detailed Terrain, 3D Landmarks, Updated Driving Features and More

Apple in iOS 15 overhauled the Maps app to add a much more detailed design in select areas, an interactive globe, improved driving directions, better transit info, and more, and all of those same changes are available in macOS Monterey. If you zoom all the way out in the Maps app you can get to an interactive globe view, which is new to Maps. You can rotate the globe and drill down into different areas around the world, and Apple has greatly enhanced the details you see for mountain ranges, d...
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macOS Monterey to Offer Smoother Gameplay With Support for Adaptive-Sync Displays on Newer Macs

As part of WWDC this week, Apple revealed that newer Macs will be gaining support for Adaptive-Sync external displays with variable refresh rates in macOS Monterey. Apple says Adaptive-Sync displays will be supported on any Mac with Apple silicon, like the M1 chip, as well as some recent Intel-based Macs. When a supported Adaptive-Sync display is connected to a compatible Mac, users will be able to enable Adaptive-Sync mode by selecting a new variable refresh rate option in System Preferences...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Intel, Amd, Monterey, NVIDIA G SYNC, macOS Monterey, Monterey Apple


AirPlay will work between multiple Macs for wireless screen sharing

MacOS Monterey now allows the mirroring of content from Apple devices, including iPhones, iPads or Macs, to other Macs.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Computing, Monterey, Airplay, macOS, macOS Monterey


Apple Putting a Stop to Email Tracking Pixels With Mail Privacy Protection in iOS 15 and macOS Monterey

Tracking when you've opened up an email and what you've read is something that many companies and advertisers rely on for their marketing efforts, plus there are email clients out there designed to let users know when the emails they've sent have been opened up. Much of this tracking is facilitated by remote images that load when viewing an email, and some of it is even sneakier, with advertisers using invisible tracking pixels. Tracking pixels are hidden graphics that you might not see in an...
Tags: Apple, Google, Featured, Mail, Alex Austin, Monterey, Wall Street Journal, iOS 15, macOS Monterey, Monterey Apple


These MacOS Monterey features are exclusive to the newer M1 Macs

Apple’s incoming macOS Monterey update has some unique features in Facetime and Apple Maps, which those with Intel-based Macs won’t be able to enjoy.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Intel, Macbook, Computing, Monterey, Facetime, macOS, Apple M1, macOS Monterey


macOS Monterey to Support All-New Mail App Extensions, Plug-Ins Will Stop Functioning in Future Release

As part of WWDC this week, Apple introduced a new MailKit framework for macOS Monterey that enables developers to create Mail app extensions that block content, perform message and composing actions, and help with security. There will be four main categories of Mail app extensions, according to Apple:Compose: Extensions that provide new workflows when composing emails Actions: Extensions that apply custom rules to incoming emails, such as an email being color coded, moved to a separate inbox...
Tags: Apple, Monterey, Mac App Store, Apple Mail, macOS Monterey


macOS Monterey Allows You to Erase a Mac Without Needing to Reinstall the Operating System

It's been a few days since Apple announced macOS Monterey, and we continue to dig through new features that weren't mentioned during the WWDC keynote, including a much more convenient way of erasing a Mac. Following in the footsteps of the iPhone and iPad, the Mac has gained an "Erase All Content and Settings" option on macOS Monterey. The option allows you to erase all user data and user-installed apps from your Mac without needing to reinstall the macOS operating system, making it far easie...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, Monterey, macOS Monterey


Newer Macs Can Use Another Mac as an External Display on macOS Monterey

One of the key new features of macOS Monterey is the ability to AirPlay content to a Mac from other Apple devices, such as an iPhone, iPad, or another Mac. According to the macOS Monterey features page, AirPlay to Mac works works both wirelessly or wired using a USB cable, with Apple noting that a wired connection is useful when you want to ensure that there's no latency or don't have access to a Wi-Fi connection. AirPlay to Mac also allows users to extend or mirror an Apple device's display ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, MacBook Air, Monterey, Macbook Pro, macOS Monterey


macOS Monterey Automatically Resizes Windows Moved to a Secondary Display

Apple announced macOS Monterey this week, and one small but convenient feature that went unmentioned during the WWDC keynote is automatic window resizing. As explained on the macOS Monterey features page, windows now automatically resize when they are moved from a Mac's built-in display to a secondary display, including an external monitor, another Mac, or an iPad using Sidecar. This feature should prove to be particularly useful when moving windows between a smaller MacBook display and a la...
Tags: Apple, Monterey, macOS Monterey


Several macOS Monterey Features Unavailable on Intel-Based Macs

While there are many great new features in macOS Monterey, several of them are not available on Intel-based Macs, according to Apple. On the macOS Monterey features page, fine print indicates that the following features require a Mac with the M1 chip, including any MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, Mac mini, and iMac model released since November 2020:Portrait Mode blurred backgrounds in FaceTime videos Live Text for copying and pasting, looking up, or translating text within photos An inte...
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iOS 15 and macOS Monterey Introduce Ability to Capture 15-Second Gameplay Recordings Using a Game Controller

Apple's new iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey software updates unveiled this week introduce the ability to capture and save the last 15 seconds of gameplay at any time by long pressing a designated button on a supported game controller. Instead of having to remember to start and stop a screen recording while playing a game, this optional new feature allows iPhone, iPad, and Mac users to capture 15-second highlight videos by simply long pressing the Share (or Create) button on a supported ...
Tags: Apple, Monterey, iOS 15, macOS Monterey


Safari on iOS 15 and macOS Monterey Automatically Upgrades Web Connections to HTTPS on Compatible Sites for Improved Security

On iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey, Safari will automatically upgrade web connections for sites to the HTTPS protocol, in the case they're loaded in HTTP. The new feature largely went unnoticed during the WWDC keynote, but it is highlighted on the ‌macOS Monterey‌ and iOS/iPadOS 15 feature pages. Apple says that Safari now "automatically upgrades sites known to support HTTPS from insecure HTTP." Safari on ‌iOS 15‌, ‌macOS Monterey‌, and iPadOS 15 all received major redesigns, includin...
Tags: Apple, Safari, Monterey, iOS 15, macOS Monterey


iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey Introduce System-Wide Translation, Translate App Expands to iPad

Apple today announced that iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey feature system-wide translation, allowing users to translate text by simply selecting it and tapping or right clicking on the Translate option that appears. iPhone, iPad, and Mac users can also translate selected text in photos as part of a new Live Text feature in the latest software versions. Apple also announced that the Translate app is available on the iPad starting with iPadOS 15, after launching on the iPhone last year. ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Monterey, Wwdc, Apple Inc, Apple Translate, iOS 15, macOS Monterey


How to download MacOS Monterey beta

Apple announced the next version of its MacOS operating system. Known as Monterey, developers can begin downloading MacOS 12 in beta form right now.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Computing, Monterey, macOS, WWDC 2021, macOS 12, macOS Monterey


Apple Highlights New Privacy Features in iOS 15 and macOS Monterey, Including Microphone Indicator on Mac

Apple today previewed new privacy protections coming in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, and watchOS 8. The software updates are available in beta for developers starting today and will be publicly released later this year. First, a new App Privacy Report feature will let users see how often apps have used the permission they've previously granted to access their location, photos, camera, microphone, and contacts during the past seven days. Users can also find out with whom their data may b...
Tags: Apple, Privacy, Monterey, iOS 15, macOS Monterey


The best new MacOS Monterey features Apple just announced

Here's a look at the best new MacOS Monterey features to try out once the public beta opens up next month
Tags: Apple, Mac, Trends, Features, Macbook, Monterey, macOS, WWDC 2021, Apple WWDC 2021, Mac OS monterey, macOS Monterey



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