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20. November 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 47, 2020

The Advent and Christmas season will soon arrive. But before that there is again a good portion of Apple and tech news in the Sir Apfelot newsreel. In this issue you will find the messages that I received in the [...]
20. November 2020

Big Sur on MacBook Pros from 2013/2014 - Apple offers support document

As pointed out on Tuesday, installing macOS Big Sur can wreck the 2013 and 2014 MacBook Pro models. Apple has now addressed this problem and published a corresponding support document. What you need to know [...]
19. November 2020

CrossOver for M1 Macs: Run Windows apps on Big Sur

Perhaps some of you already know the Wine Project (Wine for short), with which Windows programs can be used on macOS and Linux. The CrossOver software based on it now makes it possible to run computationally intensive Windows apps under macOS Big Sur [...]
19. November 2020

Mac models with M1: Recovery makes Apple computers unusable

The new Mac models with the M1 chip from Apple seem to have a massive gap in functionality. When you restore your Mac mini or MacBook Air / Pro, the device becomes unusable and only displays an error message. According to MacRumors, [...]
17. November 2020

ATTENTION: macOS Big Sur is wrecking old MacBook Pros!

Installing macOS 11.0 Big Sur can cause problems on the oldest of the supported MacBook models (from 2013 and 2014). This is reported by several sources with reference to user statements on various platforms such as Apple forums, Reddit, etc. [...]
16. November 2020

Tragic: DiskMaker X era ended with macOS Big Sur ...

For years, DiskMaker X has been the go-to tool for anyone who wanted to quickly and easily attach a Mac OS X or macOS installer to a USB stick. Presented here in the blog, for example, at this point, [...]
13. November 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 46, 2020

It's Friday the 13th in 2020, but there is at least one good thing about this day: There is a new Sir Apfelot newsreel. In this issue I will show you which Apple and [...]
12. November 2020
macOS Big Sur is available for download

macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 is available for download

The backup is done and at the end of the day Apple - as announced - makes the new operating system available for download. macOS Big Sur appears directly in version 11.0.1, since the first bug fixes with [...]
10. November 2020

Summary: Apple “One more thing” event on November 10.11.2020th, XNUMX

Today Apple broadcast the November 2020 event. The "One more thing" presentation was about five things: the new M1 chip, the new macOS 11.0 Big Sur, the new MacBook Air, the [...]
6. November 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 45, 2020

The last weeks of the year are beginning and it's slowly getting colder outside. But you can still rely on the fact that there will be another Sir Apfelot newsreel on Friday. This time show [...]