Coming in just a few weeks now, if you’re going to upgrade early to Catalina, now’s the time to start preparing with these tips.
Are you an early adopter, or a cautious delayer? Here’s some advice about the forthcoming upgrade to Catalina to help you decide.
When you can’t install what the App Store offers: solutions for downloading and installing older versions of macOS for use with Catalina.
The Catalina upgrade promises to be the most complex for years, catering for loss of 32-bit support and its read-only file system. How are you planning to upgrade?
A minor update which displays the running version of macOS, and updates its Help book.
How to check whether an app, or other executable code, is 64-bit. It wasn’t an easy task despite the tools that macOS provides.
Setting up a new or repurposed Mac may involve updating its firmware – EFI, SMC, and T2 chip if necessary. You can’t do that using imaging, but must run an Apple system installer or updater.
A table showing the main choices when using System Migration, and more detail on how the process works.
With Apple’s SSD prices so high, you may for the first time have less internal storage in your new Mac than your old one. Tips to help you cope.
Three workthroughs considering options and issues in migrating to a new Mac, with info on late migration, macOS upgrading, and Thunderbolt adaptors.