List of current version numbers for security data files and other systems which Apple may push silent updates for. Includes new EFI firmware checker.
More trials and tribulations with the High Sierra upgrade. Is it possible to make a dual-boot system? And is it wise?
The latest version of iTunes is a blow to those with several iOS devices, as it no longer lets you sync new apps and updates to them. Apple’s solution, though, could bring even worse problems.
Should you be an early adopter, eagerly waiting for the release of macOS 10.13? Or would you do better to wait a while? Here are some important factors to consider.
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.
As macOS gets more complex, diagnostic and control tools provided by Apple have become less accessible. This makes macOS harder to diagnose and support.
Scheduling background activities like making backups has moved from cron to launchd, and now to a more complex system. This has reduced the reliability of macOS and made it harder to support.
Got a setting that you just can’t get to stick properly? Here’s a listing of preference files for Sierra, and pointers to all sorts of other settings too.
Time Machine not backing up hourly? Troubled by repeated prompts to enter your user password? iCloud Drive playing up? Try installing the latest Combo updater. Updated for High Sierra.