Apple News Roundup

It’ a busy time of year for Apple with several exciting new products on the horizon. Here’s what we know about the upcoming products so far: Ars Technica talks about the iPad Trackpad ARM based Macs to make an appearance in 2021 Apple Insider on the iPhone SE 2 Updates on the Apple iPhone 12 […]

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How to create an external bootable installer for macOS

The way we install our operating system has changed with the introduction of macOS Mojave. Most notably, imaging and installing via target disk mode have been dropped. We can still download the installer from the app store but we can also install the latest supported macOS via internet recovery. Two great options but this might […]

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In the beginning there was Sudo: macOS Terminal Skills

Having sat on our recent four-day JAMF200 course it was great to revisit some command line skills from times past. Time to dust off those macOS Terminal skills. Bring on Sudo (and the disclaimer of course) Type the following ‘whoami’ command (exclude the Amsys$ bit) in a macOS Terminal window and you’ll get the current […]

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Apple Announces Keyboard Service Program for MacBook and MacBook Pro

Apple has determined that a small percentage of the keyboards in certain MacBook and MacBook Pro models may exhibit one or more of the following behaviours: Letters or characters repeat unexpectedly Letters or characters do not appear Key(s) feel “sticky” or do not respond in a consistent manner Amsys will service eligible MacBook and MacBook […]

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