By default, your Mac’s cooling fans run at full blast. Only the control system slows them down when it is safe to do so. How to diagnose and fix its problems.
All about firmware, the SMC, NVRAM, and the new T2 chips which come in some models of Mac. When and how to reset, and more.
It was easy to decide that this iMac needs to be replaced. Working out what to replace it with, proved more complex. How much would that iMac Pro cost?
How to check it, what the current version is, what to do about any problems. All your questions answered – even on ethernet firmware now.
Should you worry about Apple and all those UUIDs? Some claim that they are being used to track you and what you do on your iPhone and Mac.
When should you reset your SMC and NVRAM, repair permissions, install a Combo update, or re-install the whole of macOS?
Did you download and install any Mac software from the MacUpdate site on the first or second of […]
Mac firmware had become a real mess, and would have made firmware malware a nightmare. Over the last few months, Apple engineers have at last got a grip.
Hectic with SIP problems in High Sierra, the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, then iCloud Drive’s strange stripping of extended attributes.
How to attach a metadata flag to a file or folder, to bring it under the protection of SIP.