Apple’s detailed release notes on changes in macOS 11.5 are a bit thin on the ground, listing only […]
Apple has just released the 11.5 update to macOS Big Sur. It’s of modest size, weighing in at […]
M1 Macs have an elaborate system of keys and certificates which allow the installation of second operating systems, as well as the primary OS, based on Ownership.
At around 1725 UTC today (20 July 2021), I announced in this article that Apple had released the […]
The primary admin account on an M1 Mac is its Owner, responsible for authorising the installation and use of second operating systems. Here’s what can go wrong with Ownership.
macOS 11.5 will be available in a few days. Should you risk upgrading? Here are some of the major issues which you need to consider when deciding and planning any upgrade.
Close to the top of my shortlist of new features in the next Apple Silicon Macs is that kernel panics become a thing of the past.
Useful metadata shown in two places, and available as columns in List views. But some things don’t match up, and information changes in front of your eyes.
Management of kernel extensions has changed significantly in Big Sur and later. This overview for users contrasts kexts with user-level extensions which are replacing them.
Don’t use Unicode normalised Form C names for volumes in Disk Utility, as they cause havoc, and prevent Spotlight from indexing volumes.