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8 October 2020
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[Update 2021] Mac, iPhone and iPad books from amac-buch Verlag

I have known amac-buch Verlag for years, as it has a large number of good books in its range that are interesting for users of macOS or iOS on Mac, iPad or iPhone. Naturally […]
8 September 2020

Is it worth upgrading from macOS Mojave to Big Sur?

The new Mac operating system macOS 11.0 Big Sur will appear soon, replacing macOS 10.15 Catalina. Whether the upgrade from the current to the upcoming OS for the Apple Mac is worthwhile, I have already [...]
28 October 2019

Mac: APFS volume or partition - their advantages and disadvantages

In order to test current beta versions or to install two different macOS editions in parallel, you can create APFS volumes on the Mac hard drive instead of creating partitions. The advantage is that the partition takes up as much space as [...]
11 October 2019

Install macOS Catalina without a partition parallel to Mojave

Install the new macOS Catalina without having to forego Mojave (or High Sierra)? That sounds absurd at first, but it isn't at all. Because you can use both operating systems on your Apple Mac in parallel on [...]
20 August 2019

Instructions: How to download a complete macOS installer

If you want to install Mac OS X or macOS on an Apple Mac, you need the corresponding installation file - the so-called "Installer". I've already told you where you can download (older) Mac operating systems [...]
27 April 2019
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Calendar on the Mac: Notes for appointments disappear by themselves

I just got a question from my reader Christina. She posted in the big article on the Mojave Issues, but I think this will be interesting for other readers as well. Your question is the following: With [...]
24 September 2018

CCC 5.1.5 - Carbon Copy Cloner is ready for macOS Mojave

The Mac backup software Carbon Copy Cloner has been updated to the latest version of the Apple operating system macOS 10.14 Mojave. Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.5, or CCC 5.1.5 for short, can also be used under High Sierra to [...]
18 June 2018

Insert emoji in mail on Mac - made easy with macOS Mojave!

The computer operating system macOS 10.14 Mojave from Apple brings some practical innovations, such as the file stacks on the desk, the dark mode and new quick look features. Another improvement will be the use of emoji images, smileys [...]
7 June 2018

Apple Mac, iMac, and MacBook: These models are compatible with macOS Mojave

The future models of Apple computers such as Mac, iMac and MacBook (Air / Pro) come with the macOS Mojave, which will be released in autumn. But which desktop computers, notebooks and workstations from Cupertino that are already on the market [...]
6 June 2018

About macOS 10.14 Mojave (WWDC 2018)

With the new operating system macOS 10.14 Mojave for the Apple Mac, the apple technology giant from Cupertino presented many improvements at this year's June keynote at the start of WWDC 2018. Details about the presentation and the new [...]