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macOS Big Sur 11.2.1 addresses MacBook Pro charging issues

Enlarge / The update is available on supported Macs today. Samuel Axon Today, Apple released a small update to macOS Big Sur, numbered 11.2.1. Primarily, it fixes a problem affecting some MacBook Pro models that prevented their batteries from charging properly. The update also fixed a sudo bug that could in some cases play a …

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Some Big Sur users are unable to update macOS due to an MDM bug

Enlarge Apple Earlier this week, various macOS sysadmins began reporting that some Apple devices were failing to upgrade to Big Sur version 11.1. Affected users may briefly see the 11.1 upgrade, but then it disappears from the update UI and from the command line softwareupdate tool despite not having been installed. Erroneous update request Developer …

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Mac mini and Apple Silicon M1 review: Not so crazy after all

The 2020, M1-equipped Mac mini. Samuel Axon The chassis is the same as before, but it’s only available in classic Mac silver. Samuel Axon The rubber bottom. Samuel Axon Apple is crazy, right? The Mac just had its best year of sales ever, and Cupertino is hitting the platform with a shock like it hasn’t …

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macOS Big Sur update is bricking some older MacBook Pros

Apple macOS Big Sur hasn’t been a pleasant update for some users. According to MacRumors, users on Apple’s forums and Reddit are stuck with a black screen when trying to update their late 2013 or mid 2014 13-inch MacBook Pro models to Big Sur. Nothing appears to solve the issue, including shortcuts to reset the …

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