If you’re considering getting an M1 Mac, or already have one, this new book is an essential guide and reference.
With Intel Macs, we’ve often bought as little RAM and storage as is essential, and enhanced or upgraded using third-party products. Does this work with Apple Silicon models?
The DTKs have been returned, ending the first phase of the transition to Apple Silicon. What comes next, and what are the top three problems which Apple needs to address?
The last five years have seen great changes in Mac firmware security. As Intel Macs are replaced by Apple Silicon models, firmware may at last be simpler and more secure at last.
What tells me that macOS isn’t about to be swallowed up into iOS? Look at what’s happened with Time Machine in Big Sur, which has undergone as much development as it did prior to release in 2007.
How to measure read speed on storage using 1600 files totalling over 320 GB, enabling comparison between internal and external SSDs.
Progress benchmarking performance of internal SSDs in M1 Macs: tests of 400 files totalling over 130 GB written and read in less than 50 seconds. And results.
macOS 11.2, 11.2.1 and 11.2.2 have come in quick succession. What do they tell us about how difficult it is to update Big Sur’s sealed System volume? Is this the way to go?
Is it possible to update a bootable external SSD connected to an M1 Mac from 11.2.1 to 11.2.2? A quest through nearly 60 GB of macOS updates in less than 4 weeks.
Although generally reliable in normal macOS and in Recovery, First Aid sometimes runs into problems with external bootable disks.