Tag: M1

Macbook Battery Health

How To Check MacBook Battery Health And Charge Cycles

Are you trying to find the MacBook Battery Health info screen but it’s not showing up in the Battery window, in System Preferences? That’s because this macOS Big Sur Maximum Capacity feature is only available for M1 Macs. You can check the current battery strength of an Intel-based Macbook, compared to its design capacity, but…




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macOS Software Update Is Trying To Authenticate User (Fixed)

Are you annoyed by the ‘Software Update is trying to authenticate user’ prompt? Is it constantly popping up on your Mac and you can’t get rid of it? You’re asked the enter the password for user [name] to allow the update to proceed! However, the dialog box continues to show up later on, even if…




iOS game Tropico full-screen on m1 mac

iOS Apps In Full-Screen Mode On M1 Mac (macOS Big Sur 11.1)

Do you know that you can now run iOS apps in full-screen mode on the new M1 Mac? This is available starting with the latest release of macOS Big Sur. All that you have to do is update your machine to macOS 11.1! You’ll also be able to switch iPhone and iPad app windows between…




M1 Mac SMC, NVRAM Reset

How To Reset M1 Mac SMC, NVRAM / PRAM? Is it Possible?

You’ve recently purchased a M1 Mac computer and are looking for a way to reset SMC and NVRAM / PRAM, to filter out initial release macOS Big Sur bugs? Unfortunately, unlike Intel-based Macs the new Apple Silicon chip doesn’t come with a manual NVRAM or SMC reset option!…




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Fix M1 MacBook Pro ‘Your Computer Was Restarted Because Of A Problem’

Is your brand new M1 Mac not shutting down correctly? Is it briefly displaying a pink screen before it turns off? Are you prompted with the ‘Your Computer Was Restarted Because Of A Problem’ popup whenever you reboot or power off your machine? You can either Ignore or Report… the issue, but the error reoccurs…