Summary of AirDrop, network file sharing, target disk mode, and sneakernet, explaining how to use each and what they’re best at.
How to use an M1 Mac’s Recovery system to boot in Safe mode, boot from another disk, and use its other important features. With a map.
A short introduction to some of the highlights and quirks of M1 Macs, from dealing with apps which don’t run properly, to entering Recovery Mode and dealing with disaster.
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.
M1 Macs don’t use that warren of startup key combinations, but a logical structure of choices, mostly when starting up in Recovery Mode. Here are the full details.
Diagnostic, Recovery, Safe, Startup Manager, Verbose, reset SMC/NVRAM, firmware restore, Target Disk/Display, Single-User (SUM) in outline.
So you’ve just got your new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or Mac mini – or iMac Pro – with its T2 chip. How does that change things? Practical advice and solutions.
Additional info about how you can install and upgrade to High Sierra, its new Content Caching feature, how it changes firmware updates, changes to NVRAM, and more.
Coupled with FileVault’s whole disk encryption, this can stop others from accessing your data. But there are disadvantages too.
Sharing docs between Macs, or with iOS devices, need not be complex or messy. You may even find OS X Server a help.