Second in the series. Considers in detail what the hardened environment offers the user, and how notarized apps can opt out of its protection.
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.
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: […]
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.
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?
Using 140 files of sizes 10 KB – 2 GB, the M1 read files significantly faster than a T2 Mac, but the latter wrote files slightly quicker. Highest read rate on the M1 was 10.8 GB/s, which seems almost incredible.
Shipping the M1 Macs has been a milestone, although how you interpret that depends on whether you’re an optimist or a pessimist.
Apple has just pushed an update to the data files used by XProtect, bringing its version number to […]