What to do with the Mac that either won’t go to sleep at all, or keeps waking up and discharging its battery? It’s pmset or Sleep Aid.
Discovering why a Mac wakes up when it should be asleep, and quietly flattens its battery overnight, has been almost impossible, until now.
There’s evidence to suggest that original M1 Macs write more slowly to external SSDs in some configurations. Does this extend to later models with M1 Pro or Max chips?
Fed up with your M1 MBP always starting up, or waking from sleep, when you open its lid? How might you change that behaviour?
For thirty years, I’ve been cautioning people to avoid buying notebook Macs, and to prefer desktop systems. That’s changed.
The P cores in the M1 Pro/Max CPU are managed in two groups of four, sparing load on the second group, and distributing it unevenly within each group. Its two E cores outperform the four in the M1 too.
Brilliant unboxing, one of the best and fastest Apple computers ever, but let down by initial software problems. And I’m happy with the notch.
Your brand new M1 Mac is now unboxed. What next? Here’s a brief guide for anyone new to M1 Macs, which should spare you time and effort.
How do the new MacBook Pros measure up against the problems we’ve experienced with existing M1 models, and where are they going?
Odd things can lead to some Macs starting up or waking up spontaneously. Here’s one solution to those mysteries.