Should you be scared of ‘bricking’ your Mac? Just what does it mean, and what could you do about it? Don’t panic: it’s not a dragon to be slayed.
How to use an M1 Mac’s Recovery system to boot in Safe mode, boot from another disk, and use its other important features. With a map.
A UPS is essential for Macs without internal batteries, to ensure they can shut down in an orderly fashion when mains power is lost. Here’s how to choose one.
Tools to help you discover the cause of Bluetooth disconnections, by assessing the link quality and more. For both Intel and M1 Macs.
From Startup Manager to Internet Recovery on Intel Macs, and how to engage each of those in an M1 Mac. With comprehensive diagrams.
M1 Macs don’t use that warren of startup key combinations, but a logical structure of choices, mostly when starting up in Recovery Mode. Here are the full details.
First update it to 11.0.1. Here are details of the problems which can arise and how to solve them, from unenrolling from betas to using Configurator to Revive an M1 Mac.
Recommended for all users, particularly those running TM in Catalina, where it analyses strategies used to determine what to back up.
What they are, how they’ve changed, how to work out what went wrong, and how to deal with them. No Mac should ever experience a single panic.
Diagnostic, Recovery, Safe, Startup Manager, Verbose, reset SMC/NVRAM, firmware restore, Target Disk/Display, Single-User (SUM) in outline.