How does Big Sur convince older software that it’s macOS 10.16, but to newly-built app it’s macOS 11.0?
If you have scripts or code which check which version of macOS is running, be careful with Big Sur. Is it 11.0 or 10.16?
By now, the current release of macOS has had all major bugs fixed or worked around. Isn’t this a good time to upgrade? Some practical advice on deciding and upgrading tips.
Apple is proud of high adoption rates of its OS upgrades. But 10.15 and 10.16 inevitably prevent many from using them. It’s time for Apple to understand that, and make 10.16 a macOS release we choose to use.
Although 10.15.3 fixes a serious bug in Mail and Catalina is steadily maturing, there are many users who still shouldn’t upgrade.
Are you worried about strange and serious problems occurring when you upgrade to Catalina? Here are strategies to prevent and deal with them.
No more fiddling with contextual menus: this new version also adds a busy spinner, and opens older packages too.
All about this mysterious folder and alias which appear when you upgrade to Catalina. It could contain rubbish, or vital documents.
Catalina upgrade may fail to update EFI firmware correctly in some Mac models, notable iMac17,1. Check your firmware!
Seen the reports that Apple Support recommends not installing 10.15 on new Mac minis? Well, they’re just another fake.