Tag Archives: Beta

macOS Big Sur

Adventures in Installing macOS 11 Big Sur Developer Beta

Once the dust has settled from the excitement of the annual Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), it’s always time to start loading beta operating systems just to see how current apps work with them. If you only have one Mac and can’t “sacrifice” one to running beta software, it’s useful to install the operating system on an external drive, then boot from it when you wish to test the beta. That’s what I attempted...until it didn't work.

Creative Cloud Beta

Adobe Surprises Creatives With Open Beta Program

Recently we took a look at some very capable but more affordable alternatives to Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. It’s always a benefit to customers when developers provide legitimate competition and choice. However, if you find yourself sticking with one...

Microsoft Edge Insider Channels

Microsoft Edge Browser: How Does It Stack Up on the Mac?

If you’ve been using Macs for a while, you may remember when Microsoft was offering Internet Explorer for the Mac. There was even a 5-year period (1997 through 2003) when it was the default browser for the Mac. Microsoft stopped...

Safari Technology Preview: Is It the Right Browser for You?

Safari Technology Preview, often referred to as STP, is a web browser for the Mac. STP was designed as a testbed to evaluate new browser technology that Apple is considering using in future releases of Safari. Think of it as...

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