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Is it possible to prevent conversion to APFS when upgrading to High Sierra?

While I was running a macOS Support Essentials 10.13 one of my delegates asked “Is it possible to prevent conversion to APFS when upgrading to High Sierra?” after explaining it to him I realised that most people in the room also didn’t realise this was an option, so I thought I better share it. As […]

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A Week With The iMac Pro

Working in the higher education sector, where your financial years have to be planned out pretty far in advance, the good thing with Apple’s recent policy change around announcing new hardware is that it allows you to budget for it for testing purposes. So, when Apple’s new flagship machine for professionals, the iMac Pro, was […]

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All You Need to Know About macOS Command Line and Terminal

During several of our macOS Support Essentials classes it has been clear that many people wish to use the Command-Line much more in their day-to-day user support. Unfortunately, the last time that this was taught at a client support level was OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) Support Essentials. We’re rectifying that by creating a new one-day […]

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Chrome first run messages revisited – with added profiles

Hi All, and apologies for the unexpected hiatus. Would you believe we’ve been a little busy! Supporting David Acland’s efforts at the amazing MacADUK conference has made me realise that there’s still things I’ve picked up after the last few months that may well help other Mac Admins out there, so I’m back to blogging […]

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