Detailed tutorial steps you through getting accurate and reproducible benchmarks for your disks. Also further projects and tests you can try.
First of three articles looking in detail at what notarization involves, and the benefits it might have to users. Considers the question of legacy apps.
I hope that you enjoyed Saturday’s Mac Riddles, episode 80. Here are my solutions to them. 1: Hold […]
Now with proper random write and read tests, sophisticated analysis including group medians and linear regression, and detailing reporting.
If you’re using Catalina or Big Sur, you should by now only be obtaining apps from four sources: […]
Here are this weekend’s riddles to entertain you through whatever you’re now allowed to do. 1: Hold me […]
Processors haven’t just increased in speed and packed more transistors into a smaller space. Features such as the Neural Engine in the M1 show Apple is moving in a different direction.
There’s no more critical app on your Mac, yet Disk Utility has suffered years of neglect – years in which APFS has grown many new features, and all Disk Utility gets is bugs and workaround.
If you try booting into Big Sur in Remote (Internet) Recovery, you’ll get Catalina instead. But nowhere does Apple alert users to this problem.
Can M1 Macs really defy the laws of physics and read files from SSD at around 12 GB/s? Or are their performance improvements more modest?