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18. January 2022
Mac Activation Lock

Disable Mac Activation Lock - the beginner's guide

Activation Lock is a feature designed to protect your Mac in the event of loss or theft. It prevents a new user from fully using the Mac because they will still be in your list […]
12. January 2022
Reset M1 Mac

Reset and clear data for M1 Mac (Apple Silicon) for sale

If you own a current Apple Silicon Mac (M1, M1 Max, M1 Pro), it is relatively easy if you want to sell it or give it away. The process to factory reset these Macs [...]
3. January 2022

Startup Options for Apple Silicon Macs - Keyboard shortcuts for startup

On the Apple Mac, iMac and MacBook there is the possibility to call up some special system modes by pressing certain keys when starting. However, these differ between Apple computers with Intel processors and the newer models with in-house [...]
30. November 2021
Start Photoshop on the M1 Mac with Rosetta

[solved] Photoshop plugin / filter no longer appears on Apple Silicon M1 Mac

Today I had another strange experience that I would like to describe here - in the hope that there will be more people who have this problem and are therefore happy about the solution. Of the […]
9. May 2021
Apple M1X chip

That's how fast the new Apple M1X / M2 processor will be

I read reports in Medium here and there and today I stumbled upon an interesting article by Robert C., which explains what performance can be expected from the upcoming processor from Apple. I have […]
23. February 2021

Fallback Recovery OS - M1-Mac with a new boot trick

In addition to Safe Mode, Recovery Mode and the latter in the Internet version, M1-Macs with “Apple Silicon” can boot in another mode. This should then be used if the other boot tricks do not [...]
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, [...]