The macOS log is very different from those seen in Unix. This explains where and what log files are, how they get written, how much they store, and how quickly entries can be written.
A new Frequency view shows total log entries from different subsystems, helping you mute those that are clogging up your log.
You’ve just installed an update to macOS security software, then it gives you a status of ‘Unknown’ caused by  and stops working. What’s wrong?
All about time and landmarks you can look for in the log, after booting, on shutdown, when waking from sleep, and using activities to locate mouse clicks.
Backing up with Time Machine to a NAS or other network storage is different. Here’s an account of how it creates and handles sparse bundle storage in Ventura 13.2.
How to use Ulbow to find just the log entries you need, using filters and predicates. Bring order to chaos.
The only place you’re likely to find that crucial piece of information about outgoing connections, bugs or problems is the log. How to get started.
A thorough look at Live Text, and why it might need to connect to Apple’s servers. Could it be sending image identifiers or text extracted from your local images?
Not only do Help windows work differently on Intel and Apple silicon Macs, but on the latter they can bring Stage Manager to a grinding halt.
I’m browsing images in the Finder, when my software firewall tells me macOS is trying to phone home to one of Apple’s servers. We all know what that means, don’t we?