Trying to get hardware info within an app – simple data like CPU details, logic board ID, type of internal storage – is fraught and undocumented, the victim of prolonged self-neglect.
The more you look at changes to Mach Absolute Time coming in Apple Silicon Macs, the more messy they become, largely because the docs are so incomplete.
Privacy protection differs between GUI and the command line, causing anomalies which are being exploited to steal private data.
Apple gave us a big clue in the command tool lipo, which underwent complete overhaul in Mojave – a clear signpost of where it is heading.
Over the last month or two, Apple has at last been improving its user documentation. Although these online […]
What does the terse phrase Erase Mac mean? If you think that it means completely erase your Mac, […]
What’s the point of impressive Finder illusions when users can’t rely on your explanation of how to erase a disk? Apple’s problems of 2019 considered.
The Mac is now in a documentation crisis. Documentation debt is leaving many Mac users floundering around in the dark.
Changes in Time Machine reflect continuing development of this Mac-only feature, backtracking on using FSEvents, and making backups more complete.
With only sketchy documentation and no open source release, how complete are the tools to support APFS? Are they still “work in progress”?