macOS Catalina (10.15)

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  1. penmanila

    penmanila The Pinoy Penman
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    I installed it an hour ago (although the installation process took hours, seemingly stuck on the Settings screen); now working fine, with Netflix etc.
     
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    Hope they add Handoff to Apple Music/Podcasts.
     
  3. jologs

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    After the update, my MBP slowed down but I think that's just Spotlight doing its indexing thing and since 32-bit apps aren't supported anymore, some games in my Steam library stopped working.

    I also wasn't able to get sidecar to work for some reason and I gave up on it since I don't really need that feature anyway.

    Other than that, going from Mojave to Catalina has been smooth sailing.
     
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    Although a minor thing, they still haven't fixed the missing '+' to create a new tab in Finder. Only when you have at least two tabs will the '+' appear.
     
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    anyone had problems accessing their smb network server after updating to Catalina? Tried googling some answers but I can't get it to work.
     
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    i really need to update to ssd. the stock imac 2017 went slower, while the 2012 imac works well with catalina.

    macbook pros did not have a problem, overall, those pop ups about allowing the app to access certain directories like Documents is a bit annoying but it's for security's sake so leaving it at that
     
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    Since there’s no iTunes in Catalina, how do you back up your iPhones and iPads on Catalina?
     
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    According to this Apple Support article: How to back up your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, all you need is Finder. Haven't tried it personally as my backups are all in iCloud.

    Hope this helps.
     
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    backup in Finder works exactly as in iTunes.
     
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    finder...if you connect your device, it will detect your phone.
     
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    Thanks for the replies. Does the Finder have a feature where you can add files to iPhone apps also, like drag and drop video files into the VLC app on the phone?
     
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    yes there is a files tab when you connect your iOS device to your mac
     
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    My mac mini 2012 automatically updated to Catalina and is now stuck in a boot loop. I think it's because there was very little space left on the HD when it upgraded. I'll try recovery steps in the weekend.
     
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    Sidecar with Apple Pencil is pretty awesome, though I can't see any immediate use for this in my case.
     
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    yep it does like how you see it on itunes before. no extra steps needed i think :)
     
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    Mine has "+" even if i have only 1 finder tab open.

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    SHIFT + COMMAND + T

    :)
     
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    That did the trick!

    Another issue is when syncing your iPhone/iPad via Finder.
    I have Infuse and when I copy files to it, there is no progress bar on the copy status. Also, you cannot do multiple deletes (e.g. Shift+click)
     
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    There isn't a status bar, what Finder shows is a round status icon beside your iOS device in the sidebar. you can select multiple items using cmd+click then delete
     
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    Can you drag and drop photos and videos to/from your iPhone’s camera roll to the computer and vice versa using Finder now?
     

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