Desperately seeking a mid-range desktop Mac? Is the iMac out of date and overpriced, and that gap to the iMac Pro too great?
Apple doesn’t provide an official list of the current EFI firmware versions which should be installed on each […]
Stepping through key points in the log as Mojave 10.14 starts up. Most of the key waypoints are similar to those in High Sierra.
What to do when your Mac won’t boot into the Desktop and Finder – another summary diagram for diagnosis and suggested solutions.
Adds details of the sequence of screens displayed at each stage, to help diagnose boot problems.
With narrowing of the cost difference between Fusion Drives and full-size SSDs, it’s worth considering likely differences in working life.
You want to boot your Mac from an external drive, but it doesn’t work. A diagram to explain what can go wrong, and how to fix it.
The command bless used to be able to control all things to do with booting, but has become steadily less useful with the advent of SIP and others.
Single-diagram summary of how a modern Mac starts up in macOS 10.12 or 10.13, from pressing the Power button to running the kernel.
Important info about resetting the NVRAM with a firmware password, and new procedures for resetting the SMC in Macs with T2 chips.