What to do, when you can, before taking or sending your Mac in for service or repair. What about FileVault? And Activation Lock?
What if you don’t want whole disk encryption? If your Mac doesn’t have T2, or if you’re using an external drive, encryption is still performed in software. Here’s a good solution.
Dealing with protected PDFs in macOS: fully encrypted, and those with controls such as no printing or copying. Oh dear.
A broken Combo updater, and total lack of release notes (even for developers) may make 10.14.3 look bad, but as development of 10.15 gathers pace, prospects are good for macOS.
Can you trust Disk Utility to securely erase hard drives and SSDs? How to prepare your Mac’s internal storage before selling it, so you don’t give your bank details away with it. And much more.
Don’t just throw it in a box and send it off: what happens if its internal storage is replaced or wiped? What about protecting sensitive files? Does a T2 chip make this difficult?
Some Macs start running the Mojave upgrade like it’s molasses or treacle: starting an app takes a minute or more, and other function grind to a halt. Here’s why, and what you should do.
Over the last year, I have come across many Macs which have been left with serious vulnerabilities. Here are four common ones, and how to put them right.
How much more is a Mac with a T2 chip? What does it actually do? Who might need its features? What are its problems?
New MacBook Pro models (2018) with a Touch Bar incorporate the same T2 chip which is built into […]