With Intel Macs, we’ve often bought as little RAM and storage as is essential, and enhanced or upgraded using third-party products. Does this work with Apple Silicon models?
Shipping the M1 Macs has been a milestone, although how you interpret that depends on whether you’re an optimist or a pessimist.
How to connect your M1 Mac in Target Disk mode, avoiding an endless restart loop, and how fast to expect it to perform. Plus more on benchmarks.
In an M1 Mac, all its main components are tightly integrated and interdependent. To achieve performance with versatility, they come ready-built, not kits.
When a kernel extension wants some memory, it calls for an allocation from a Mach zone. This explains how a memory leak in those zones can result in a kernel panic.
From launch, through security checks, TCC and privacy, RunningBoard, to memory management and the Main Event Loop. A comprehensive summary.
When everything is running sweetly, macOS performance isn’t a problem. In most respects, though, 10.15 is no better prepared to cope with problems than 10.0 was almost 20 years ago.
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?
Do you have a ‘photographic memory’ which can recall vivid images from the past?
Why El Capitan needs an SSD or Fusion Drive, and all about their care and maintenance.