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Apple’s Mac segment grew nearly 39% year-over-year in the third quarter of 2020 amid double-digit growth across the broader PC market.

As consumers and businesses switch to remote education and work during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, research firm IDC estimates that global PC shipments grew 14.6% in Q3 2020 and reached 81.3 million units shipped.

The research firm also estimates that Apple shipped 6.89 million macOS devices during the quarter, up from 4.59 million units in the year-ago quarter. That represents year-over-year growth of 38.9%, IDC’s estimates show.

“Consumer demand and institutional demand approached record levels in some cases,” IDC Research Manager Jitesh

Ubrani said. “Had the market not been hampered by component shortages, notebook shipments would have soared even higher during the third quarter as market appetite was yet unsatiated.”

Apple’s market share also grew slightly during the same period. In Q3 2020, Apple had an 8.5% share of

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KEY POINTS

  • Apple is working on a Mac that’s powered by in-house silicon
  • The first Mac of this kind will not be launched this month, a report claims
  • The device will be announced during another event in November

It’s not a secret that Apple is working on a Mac that runs on the company’s own silicon. The first device of this kind, however, might not be announced alongside the new iPhones that will be revealed in the Apple event set for Tuesday, a report said.

Apple previously said that it will transition its Macs from Intel chips to in-house silicon. At the time, the company said that it will be able to release the first Mac with Apple silicon by the end of the year. A report from Bloomberg, however, said that those who are looking forward to seeing the device during the upcoming Apple event will have to wait

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Nathan Apodaca’s TikTok video, in which he longboards to Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams,” has catapulted him to viral fame. Here, he is standing in the pickup truck donated to him by Ocean Spray. In his video, Apodaca sips a bottle of Ocean Spray’s Cran-Raspberry juice.

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Nathan Apodaca’s TikTok video, in which he longboards to Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams,” has catapulted him to viral fame. Here, he is standing in the pickup truck donated to him by Ocean Spray. In his video, Apodaca sips a bottle of Ocean Spray’s Cran-Raspberry juice.

Ocean Spray

Nathan Apodaca’s truck had already logged some 320,000 miles. One morning last month, it couldn’t go a mile more. The truck broke down on a highway in Idaho Falls, Idaho, about 2 miles from the potato warehouse where he has worked for nearly two decades.

Luckily, he had a skateboard in his

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  • You can connect AirPods to a Mac using the Bluetooth menu on the computer.
  • If you’ve connected your AirPods to your iPhone already, connecting them to your Mac is even easier — just select them in the Volume menu.
  • If that doesn’t work, make sure that “Handoff” is enabled on your Mac, and that it’s logged into the same iCloud account as your iPhone.

There’s no reason to keep your AirPods locked to your iPhone; like any Bluetooth earbuds, you can connect them to many other devices, including your Mac.

There are two ways to connect AirPods to your Mac, depending upon how you’re already using the AirPods.

How to connect your AirPods to your Mac if you already use them on your iPhone

Your AirPods are designed to connect to your Mac automatically if the Mac is using the same Apple ID as your iPhone.

If this is the

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The next entry in the Baldur’s Gate series, Baldur’s Gate III, launches in early access on October 6 on Steam, GOG, and Stadia. Developer Larian Studios provided a surprise announcement for Apple users of the game: Baldur’s Gate III also launches on October 6 for Mac in addition to the previously announced PC and Stadia version.

Baldur’s Gate III will be available on Mac via Steam and unlocks at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET. The same unlock time applies to Baldur’s Gate III on the aforementioned platforms as well. It costs $60 and the price will not change as it eventually leaves this early stage. How long Baldur’s Gate III will be in early access is unknown, but Larian estimates “at least one year.”

Alongside announcing that Baldur’s Gate III launches on Mac the same day as it drops on other PC platforms and Stadia, Larian shared the

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Those looking forward to streaming Netflix content in 4K HDR with the upcoming macOS Big Sur operating system will need a Mac with Apple’s T2 Security Chip, limiting the feature to recently released hardware.

Netflix recently updated a Help Center webpage with new guidance on viewing 4K HDR content in Safari on macOS Big Sur, noting both operating system and hardware requirements, reports Apple Terminal.

According to the support document only “[s]elect 2018 or later Mac computer[s] with an Apple T2 Security chip” are compatible with Ultra HD streaming. Further, all external monitors must feature 60Hz 4K capabilities and an HDCP 2.2 compliant connection.

Netflix fails to explain why Macs need a T2 chip to play back 4K HDR streams when comparable Windows machines do not. The chip does integrate a number of critical controllers like the system’s image signal processor and audio controller, which have been

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Mobile device management outfit Jamf has revealed it will be rolling out an updated version of Jamf Connect 2.0 that will overhaul the identity management tool, including the addition of using Touch ID and Face ID on an iPhone for user authentication on Macs.

Revealed during the virtual Jamf Nation User Conference on Tuesday, Jamf Connect 2.0 is a major update of the company’s account and identity management tools for large networks. The system, which enables for a user account to be provisioned to a device and authenticated throughout a corporate network, has been given some upgrades that take advantage of cloud computing and alternative authentication systems, including elements users are already familiar with using.

Version 2.0 will use a single cloud-based set of identity credentials for users, which will be used throughout the network’s hardware. In theory it will help produce a more seamless authentication experience for

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  • Google’s Pixel 4a offers a larger, borderless screen, a great low-light camera, and useful features like quick access to the Google Discover feed compared to the iPhone SE.
  • Both phones offer great value for the price, but the Pixel 4a is best suited for those who prioritize having a larger screen and a camera that can shoot in a variety of lighting conditions.
  • But Apple’s iPhone SE does offer some advantages over the Pixel 4a, especially when it comes to power and durability. 
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The days of having to pay around $1,000 for a new smartphone may be over.

Both Apple and Google have released commercially successful smartphones over the past few months that cost hundreds of dollars less than their main products while still offering some high-end features. Of course, these new phones — the $350 Pixel 4a and $400 iPhone SE —

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Learn how to use Wi-Fi, Personal Hotspot, and Ethernet to connect to the Internet.

Use Wi-Fi

Learn how to connect to an open, secure, or hidden Wi-Fi network. You can also create a new Wi-Fi network.

      

Connect to a Wi-Fi network

Click Wi-Fi icon in the menu bar, then choose a network. If Wi-Fi is off, click Wi-Fi off icon, then select Turn Wi-Fi On.*

If you connect to a public Wi-Fi network, a window might appear with terms and conditions you’re asked to agree to before you can connect.

Connect to a secure Wi-Fi network

Secure Wi-Fi networks are password-protected and have Lock icon by their names. 

  1. Click Wi-Fi icon in the menu bar. If Wi-Fi is off, click Wi-Fi off icon, then choose Turn Wi-Fi On.*
  2. Choose a network.
  3. Enter the password, then click Join. If you don’t know the password to the Wi-Fi network, contact the network administrator.

Connect to a hidden network

  1. Click Wi-Fi icon in the menu
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