Do you trust silent pushed updates to keep your Mac’s security data files up to date? How do you check whether they are?
Did you know your Mac may keep a history of its activities going back for over 3 months? Here’s how to access it, and some surprising results.
Even if you don’t connect it, a Mac’s Ethernet port is vital to authorise it to the App Store and more. Here’s how to cope if it goes missing.
A checklist of the latest EFI firmware versions which should be running on each recent Mac model.
Consolation can now open logarchive and individual tracev3 log files, provided that they conform to Apple’s logarchive format.
As Apple controls hardware, firmware, system software, and their updates, EFI firmware should be kept up to date reliably. But it isn’t. What’s gone wrong?
How to control whether your 2016 MacBook Pro sounds a startup-chime or start up when you open its case, why you can’t unmute a 2017 iMac, and how High Sierra changes your NVRAM.
How to update your firmware, reset the SMC, and reset the NVRAM (or zap the PRAM), and what they do. Updated for High Sierra.
Just when you thought it was safe to update, everything goes terribly wrong. Before you lob your Mac out of the window, try these.
Safe mode, or Recovery? Which type of Recovery? How to engage all those useful modes at startup, and when shutting down.