A new tailor-made log view shows what’s happened in interactions with the App Store, and can give clues as to the cause of delays and failures.
Detailed step-by-step account of how apps are downloaded and updated from the App Store. Welcome new internal names like Absinthe, Jetpack, and Crossfire, and Apple’s fraud score.
Understanding the different stages which occur when you update an App Store app is crucial to dealing with problems, and using an optimal workflow.
Has the Profiles pane recently appeared in System Preferences? Here’s why – a minor glitch in the App Store update.
When the App Store keeps refusing to install an update, there’s a limited range of solutions. Sometimes the traditional fix works best.
Fifteen years ago, when we first got Spotlight search, we were more concerned with finding our documents rather than preventing others from reading their contents. Why?
If you’re using Catalina or Big Sur, you should by now only be obtaining apps from four sources: […]
Can you use Big Sur’s Content Caching Server to save and retain updates which can substitute for ‘delta’ and Combo standalone update packages?
Apple has just released Big Sur version 11.1, together with security updates for Catalina and Mojave, which are […]
This morning, Apple has reinstated Big Sur upgrades on its software update service. However, users may still encounter […]