MacBook Pro Owners Noticing Smoother ProMotion Safari Scrolling After Installing macOS Monterey 12.2
A number of 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro owners that have a machine with ProMotion support are reporting seeing smoother Safari scrolling and performance since installing the macOS 12.2 beta, suggesting ProMotion support is finally working as intended.
After upgrading, multiple MacRumors forum members have said that ProMotion is functional and has improved the Safari experience on their machines.
Since the mini-LED MacBook Pro models launched in October, there have been complaints about Safari scrolling and a lack of ProMotion support. ProMotion has been working and functional for some apps on the Mac, but not others, and Safari is one of those apps where it was not working as expected.
MacBook Pro owners who have noticed the lack of ProMotion will be able to get smoother, more fluid Safari scrolling experience when upgrading to macOS Monterey 12.2. The update is available to developers at the current time, and a public beta will likely be released in the near future.
As the beta just came out today, it will be a few weeks at least before the software update sees a public launch.
macOS Monterey Release Candidate Undoes Safari Changes, Reintroduces Old Tab Design
Apple has admitted defeat on the Safari design changes that have been present for the entire macOS Monterey beta, and the release candidate that was provided to developers today reverts to the old style that was available prior to Safari 15. Safari design in the macOS Monterey release candidate macOS Monterey now features a standard Big Sur tab design that does have the tabs with spaces in…
Apple Seeds Second macOS Monterey Release Candidate to Developers
Apple today seeded the second release candidate version of macOS Monterey, the newest version of the macOS operating system. The release candidate represents the final version of macOS Monterey that will be released to the public, and it comes just a few days after the first RC.
The release candidate is listed as version 12.0.1, presumably because Apple has made a few tweaks since 12.0…
Apple Releases Safari 15.1 for macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina
Apple today released Safari 15.1 for macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina, giving Mac users who do not have macOS Monterey installed access to the latest Safari features.
Safari 15.1 reintroduces the previous tab design that was available prior to Safari 15. With Monterey and Safari 15, Apple introduced a new “Compact” look that changed the design of the tabs and unified them with the URL bar,…
macOS Monterey 12.1 Fixes Major Tap to Click, YouTube HDR, and Charging Bugs
macOS Monterey 12.1, which is set to be released to the public in the near future, addresses several significant bugs that Mac users have been complaining about for weeks.
According to Apple’s release notes, it fixes a bug that could cause the trackpad to become unresponsive to taps or clicks. We reported on the Tap to Click bug earlier this month after receiving dozens of complaints from Mac…
First Impressions From New MacBook Pro Owners: Benchmarks, Weight, ProMotion
It’s officially MacBook Pro launch day, and customers around the world who pre-ordered after last Monday’s event are receiving their devices today. We’ve already seen reviews of the new MacBook Pro models from media sites, but now first impressions from everyday users are available.
New 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro owners are sharing their opinions on the MacRumors forums and Reddit, and their …
2022 MacBook Air Getting Major Display Upgrade With One Drawback
Apple’s next-generation MacBook Air is reportedly set to bring over many of the new MacBook Pro’s features, with one noticeable omission, according to recent reports.
The latest MacBook Pro models feature a mini-LED “Liquid Retina XDR” display with deep blacks and support for up to 1,600 nits peak brightness. The display also features Apple’s “ProMotion” technology, which is capable of…
More Safari Tweaks Added in Latest macOS Monterey Beta
Apple is continuing to refine the unpopular Safari design that it introduced in macOS Monterey, and the latest beta tweaks the position of the Favorites bar.
The design initially had Favorites located below the tab bar, a departure from the location in prior versions of macOS, including macOS Big Sur. With the tenth beta, Apple has relocated Favorites and put it back above the Tab bar where…
Apple Releases macOS Big Sur Safari 15.1 Beta With Relocated Favorites Bar
Apple today seeded a new beta of Safari 15.1 for macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina, allowing developers to test the new Safari update ahead of its launch. Safari 15.1 is also the version of Safari that’s available in the macOS Monterey beta.
In yesterday’s macOS Monterey release, Apple tweaked the design of the Favorites bar, moving it back up above the Tab bar where it was before Safari…
iPhone 14 Pro Models Rumored to Feature 48-Megapixel Camera and 8GB of RAM
As previously rumored, Apple is planning to release four iPhone 14 models in September 2022, including a 6.1-inch iPhone 14, 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Max, 6.1-inch iPhone 14 Pro, and 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Pro Max, according to analyst Jeff Pu.
In a research note with Haitong International Securities, obtained by MacRumors, Pu said the two Pro models will be equipped with a triple-lens rear camera…
Apple Delays Corporate Return to Offices Indefinitely
Apple employees are no longer going to be returning to corporate offices in February as planned due to the continued spread of COVID-19 and the newly emerging omicron variant, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a memo sent out today.
Back in November, Apple sent out a letter telling employees that Apple would expect them to start returning to the office on February 1, but that return date has now…
The iPhone 14 in a Nutshell: All the Rumors Summarized
We’re still months away from the launch of the iPhone 14 models, which we’re expecting in September 2022, but we’ve already heard enough rumors about the new devices that we have a clear picture of what to expect. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Rumors for upcoming products can sometimes be hard to follow, so we thought we’d do an at-a-glance rumor summary for the…
LG Possibly Developing Three New Apple Displays, Including Pro Display XDR With Apple Silicon Chip
LG is developing three new standalone displays that may end up being for Apple, including one based on the current 24-inch iMac, one based on the upcoming 27-inch iMac, and a 32-inch model that may be a new Pro Display XDR with an Apple silicon chip, according to Twitter account @dylandkt, who has a mostly accurate track record with Apple-related rumors.
In a Twitter thread, the leaker said…
Apple Will Finally Kill the Notch With the iPhone 14 Pro
Apple will finally begin removing the notch from the iPhone starting in 2022 with the iPhone 14 Pro, according to recent reports.
Last week, Korean website The Elec reported that the 6.1-inch iPhone 14 Pro and the 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Pro Max will feature a hole-punch display design, much like those seen on some high-end Android devices, instead of the notch.
The notch, which Apple calls…
How the iPhone 14 Pro’s Upgraded 48-Megapixel Camera is Expected to Work
It has once again been rumored that next year’s iPhone 14 Pro models will feature an upgraded 48-megapixel primary camera (the “Wide” lens), compared to a 12-megapixel Wide lens on iPhone 13 Pro models, but it is not as simple as it might sound.
In a research note earlier this year, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said iPhone 14 Pro models may support both 48-megapixel and 12-megapixel output, which…
No Foldable iPhone Expected Until 2023 at the Earliest, But 2024 More Likely
Apple is not expected to introduce a foldable iPhone until 2023 at the earliest, with 2024 being the more likely target date, according to display analyst Ross Young.
Rumors about a foldable iPhone have died down in recent months, but there continues to be evidence that Apple is at least working on prototypes of foldable devices. In September 2020, it was suggested that Samsung had provided f…