If you have a PlayStation or Xbox controller that you'd like to use as a remote for your Mac, that's a thing you can do now. That's thanks to a brand new app available today in the Mac App Store.
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Amphetamine, a popular macOS app designed to keep a Mac notebook or desktop computer awake for a set amount of time regardless of the user's energy settings and other preferences, won't be removed from the App Store after all, according to its developer William Gustafson.
With M1 Macs available to purchased and basking in glowing reviews, Apple has now published a new editorial on the Mac App Store highlighting some of the major apps that have been optimized for Apple silicon.
Now that iOS devices and M1 Macs are powered by the same CPU architecture, it is now possible to run almost any iPhone or iPad app on your Apple Silicon Mac. What you cannot do, however, is install iOS apps that are unavailable on the Mac App Store onto M1 computers.
Following yesterday's "One more thing" event, Apple's informed registered developers it's now accepting Mac app updates with macOS Big Sur compatibility. In addition, universal binaries with both Intel and Apple Silicon code are now accepted for inclusion in the Mac App Store.
If you’re someone who takes the time to rate and review apps you download, there may come a time when you want to see those you’ve left. Maybe you can’t remember which star rating you gave or what you said in your review, or perhaps you want to remove one or other.
You can see all of the App Store ratings and reviews you’ve submitted for both iOS apps and Mac apps, here’s how.
If you’re new to Safari on Mac, there are plenty of great features for that built-in web browser. One of them, like other browsers, is the ability to install extensions. These handy tools can help you do more when you use Safari. Extensions can be anything from tab savers to shopping helpers to ad blockers.
Installing extensions is easy from the App Store. But you should also periodically review the extensions you have installed. Plus, knowing how to remove an extension is essential for those you no longer want to use.
So here, we’ll show you how to manage the Safari extensions you have installed on Mac.
CleanMyMac, an excellent macOS optimization, cleaning and anti-malware app by MacPaw, is available on the Mac App Store starting today 12 years after its initial release.
Some apps on your Mac offer a huge list of keyboard shortcuts like Notes, Calendar, and Mail. While the App Store doesn’t have quite that many, there are still enough to keep you browsing for apps and games without lifting your fingers from the keyboard.
Brothers Dan and Ben Volach are not happy with Apple, and have launched a patent lawsuit against the company recently, spurred by the fact their email app was removed from the Mac App Store.
The Apple story is now more about Services revenue and less about iPhone sales that are continuing to decline. In recognition of that trend, Apple today issued a press release announcing that 2019 was the biggest year for the Services segment in its history. The company provided other numbers that paint the Services business in favorable light.
Apple has announced recipients of its "Best of 2019" apps and games. In announcing this year's roundup, Apple's senior VP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller said this year's winners "reflect our global desire for connection, creativity and fun." Apps include creative tools for photography, sketching, and graphic design. Best Games included a social-minded RPG, stylish and offbeat action and puzzle titles, and more.