A simple task: deauthorise an M1 Mac mini to hand on, then use EACAS to wipe it ready for its next user. But deauthorisation wouldn’t work.
Using version numbers, it’s possible to track changes in critical sub-systems like APFS within macOS. According to those, APFS was updated twice while Catalina was in security-only maintenance. Why?
List of current versions of firmware for all models of Mac supported by Ventura, following upgrading to Ventura.
How to use SilentKnight to download and install two security data updates without updating macOS. Explains its settings in full, and how the app works.
New version for Catalina and later lets you remove the Install All Updates button to prevent error, and works around bugs in Content Caching servers.
Not everyone who upgraded to Ventura last week did so intentionally. Here’s why, and how SilentKnight had a part to play, which will be fixed shortly.
Apple has just released macOS 13 Ventura, together with security updates to Monterey and Big Sur. If you’re […]
How is Ventura looking now? Is it fully baked yet, and ready for release? Includes links to articles to help you decide and prepare for next weeks’ macOS upgrade.
There’s a steady stream of users discovering their Macs have been skipping important security updates since June. How come?
The rules of firmware updating explained, and their consequences for each type of Mac. How to refresh firmware on a T2, and how to downgrade it in an Apple silicon Mac.