Some Intel Macs without T2 chips have firmware updates with last week’s security updates. Here are the details.
In just over a month, Apple is expected to announce macOS 14. How many Intel Macs without T2 chips are likely to be supported? What about their firmware?
Why should you trim an SSD? How to tell whether an SSD needs trimming, finding out whether it has trim support, and whether it does trim.
T2 and Apple silicon Macs always encrypt the Data volume in internal storage. So why bother with enabling FileVault? And can you do that on external bootable disks?
What should you do if a firmware update goes wrong? Here’s a guide to avoid panic, whether your Mac is Intel, has a T2, or M-series chip, and for Studio Displays.
macOS has changed fundamentally. So has troubleshooting it. Secure Boot, the SSV, and Gatekeeper checks bring changes in strategy.
From choosing cables and hubs to connecting displays, fast SSDs and other devices. Everything you wanted to know about Thunderbolt.
What happens to read and write speeds of three SSDs connected to the same hub, and working at the same time? Can they exceed the maximum of 3 GB/s?
If you have more than a couple of Thunderbolt peripherals, should you be thinking of getting a Thunderbolt 4 hub?
Apple silicon Macs are better-equipped to prevent and deal with disaster. Restoring in DFU mode is extremely unusual, and more powerful than anything you can do with an Intel Mac.