Activity Monitor’s Memory view is the perfect place to watch for memory problems, such as a leak. Demonstrated here in macOS 12.0.1 and 12.1.
Maybe you’ve just forgotten the password, or perhaps the owner/user of the Mac is no longer able to enter it. How to restore access to different models.
I hope that you enjoyed Saturday’s Mac Riddles, episode 134. Here are my solutions to them. 1: Communion, […]
According to macOS Help, safe mode stops some software from loading, and performs a check of the startup disk. Here’s a more detailed and accurate account of what it does.
Handling errors means more than a couple of jargon phrases and a magic number. Designing for error requires the user to be at its centre.
Here are this weekend’s riddles to entertain you through family time, shopping and recreation. 1: Communion, Civil, banking, […]
Metal provides low-level access to 3D graphics, rendering and compute features in GPUs. With the deprecation of OpenGL and OpenCL, it’s vital, especially for M1 Macs/
From killing a process, through a regular restart, to Recovery and a bootable external recovery disk, all you need to know about fixing your Mac in macOS 11 and 12.
An accessible summary of the CPU cores in M1 chips, and how they appear to be managed by macOS to get the best for different classes of process.
Results from running 10-70 identical compute-intensive processes on M1 chips shows the differences in strategy between background and high priority settings.