Disk Utility in Big Sur can turn a 1 TB external disk into 4.5 TB or more of imaginary containers. Sadly it’s just a bug, and here’s how to work around it.
We don’t know when Apple decided to introduce Big Sur’s SSV, but even now it hasn’t told users it won’t be releasing standalone updates for 11.0.1 or 11.1.
macOS Help system was last revamped in High Sierra, and has worked well. Until Big Sur has problems finding Help books, and shows some in French. How Help should work.
The answer could be anything from 15 to 32 GB. Maybe the Finder’s just having a wild guess? Numbers courtesy of Big Sur and APFS.
Identical code using system_profiler to look up the firmware version number worked in two apps but failed in a third. The solution was obscure.
At the end of October, some of you who follow this blog by email started reporting to me […]
Mainly a test of image alignment and scaling to work around a problem appearing in follower email versions of this blog.
Why you should reconsider whether you let your Mac automatically download and install ‘silent’ updates, and what you can do instead.
Apple seldom posts Support Notes to guide many users to solve problems, but prefers them to access Apple Support one at a time. Why this inefficiency?
Why many had problems, what they are exactly, what you can do about them, and how they should be prevented.