macOS Big Sur

Safari Uses 10x Less RAM on macOS Big Sur vs Google Chrome in Tests

Morten Just, creator of lightweight alternative web browsing solution Flotato, recently published a blog post showcasing the results of tests he ran that revealed Safari uses 10X less RAM than famed RAM-hog Google Chrome on macOS Big Sur (via MacRumors). Just first performed a low-load test with just Twitter and GMail open on each browser in...

MacOS Big Sur 11.3 Beta 2 Brings WebM Playback Support to Safari

With the recent release of macOS Big Sur 11.3 beta 2, Apple has finally added support for WebM video playback in Safari (via The 8-Bit). Google’s WebM is a popular video format used on the web as a royalty-free alternative to the H.264 codec used in the MP4 format. Up until now, Apple did not support WebM ever...

macOS 11 Big Sur Launch Marred By Slowdown Issues

macOS 11 Big Sur downloads appears to have been marred by slowdown issues. Shortly after Apple released macOS 11 Big Sur, a large number of Mac users today reported issues in downloading the latest update, explains a new report from Ars Technica. Several users started seeing a delay of over a fortnight in getting macOS...

macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 RC 2 Download Released for Developers

Apple has just released macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 RC 2, build 20B28 which is now available to download for the developers. Here’s what Apple notes about the release: "This RC version can be used to build, test, and submit apps to the App Store. Note: The term "Release Candidate" (RC) replaces "GM seed" and indicates this...

Apple macOS Big Sur Download Date: November 12

Apple's upcoming desktop and laptop operating system, macOS Big Sur, will be released on November 12, the company announced today during its "One More Thing" event. Apple announced macOS Big Sur at WWDC in June, and though a public beta in September gave us our first look, the software has yet to officially roll out. At...

Apple Deprecates Network Utility App in macOS Big Sur Beta

Apple has apparently deprecated the Network Utility app in macOS Big Sur. The Cupertino has deprecated its Network Utility apparatus in the primary beta adaptation of macOS Big Sur, reads a new report from MacRumors. The component gave data, tips and instruments for clients to check their system associations. Apple says that network tools, such...