Reformat & Re-install macOS Big Sur For True M1 Performance

macOS Big Sur is the first operating system to support Apple Silicon processors, e.g. the M1 chip. And it’s the first operating system outside of OS X, and overall, it’s a massive architecture change – even for Intel processors. And macOS Big Sur has not been an easy ride. Dodgy external monitor support was the… Continue reading Reformat & Re-install macOS Big Sur For True M1 Performance

Microsoft: Windows 11 Specs Confusion Mania!

My dad needs a new computer. I said I’d look into various options for him based on what he likes and dislikes. We’ve ruled out a Mac because dad has used PCs exclusively throughout his lifetime and is therefore used to Windows. So fair enough. I have a pretty good idea of the brand, type… Continue reading Microsoft: Windows 11 Specs Confusion Mania!

Apple’s other Store problem

Apple’s currently fighting the likes of Epic Games (and indeed most governments) over the monopolistic-like and closed nature of the iOS app store. There are some damn good reasons why it needs to remain closed, but equally, Apple isn’t doing much in the way to prove that they are a good-natured company that’s out to… Continue reading Apple’s other Store problem

I wish I could fly, way up to the sky, but I can’t..

..to quote a small green duck puppet that permanently retired from showbiz a while ago. That’s what I was thinking about when Epic Games introduced Clark Kent aka Superman into the popular video game, Fortnite. The man from Krypton is supposed to fly under his own power, but when it comes to the game itself,… Continue reading I wish I could fly, way up to the sky, but I can’t..