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Mac 911 A few techniques let you see files marked as hidden, whether intentionally or otherwise, and reverse their status. Feature macOS Big Sur 11 was a big improvement. Apple can build on it to make the Mac experience even better. Updated When is the next Apple event? We’ll tell you what we know about Apple’s event schedule. Updated Want a new Apple device but don’t want to shell out for a full-priced version? Consider a refurbished model instead. Our FAQ and refurb deal guide can help you choose. Deal Amazon is selling the M1 MacBook Air with 512GB of storage for $1,149, the lowest price we’ve ever seen. Updated Users are concerned over SSD lifespan with the M1 swapping from memory under heavy loads. It’s not something to ignore, but the fact is, SSDs last a lot longer than most people think. Mac 911 Log files are important for troubleshooting, but many apps are not good at cleaning out old ones that aren’t useful anymore. Here’s how you can see what’s gong on with log files on your Mac. Mac 911 Snapshots are a powerful way for backup software to provide a quick point in time to walk back to when you don’t necessarily need to restore the entire volume. But they take up a lot of storage space. How-To When your Mac won’t power up or boot up, there could be a number of reasons why. We’ll take you through the steps to troubleshoot this problem so you can get up and running as soon as possible. News An engineer in China was able to remove the 8GB of memory and the 256GB SSD from an M1 MacBook Air and then replace those parts with 16GB of memory and a 1TB SSD. But that also voids the warranty. News A judge has approved a class-action suit against Apple over defective cables in the 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro that led to backlighting issues. Feature Safari’s a great browser, but it’s not the only option for your Mac and may not be the best browser for your needs. Mac 911 You can now display a presentation in a window and have your notes and slide-navigation tools in another window. Here’s how it works. Mac 911 You can access the startup volume on one Mac as a drive that appears on another that’s directly connected. This is known as Target Disk Mode on Intel Macs; it’s still available on Apple silicon Macs, too. Opinion 2020 was a big year for the Mac and WWDC21 should keep the momentum going, with new Macs and a look at the new macOS. Mac 911 When Apple released the M1 Macs, they also changed the boot modes that were available with Intel Macs. Learn what you need to do to get into Recovery Mode and other boot modes—and also what procedures are now gone. Reviews Trying to decide which Mac computer to buy? Our guide has the lowdown on every Mac that Apple has to offer. Macworld Podcast Deep inside the HomePod mini is a secret. Will Apple ever reveal it to the public? What’s not so secret are the reason why Apple decided to end to the original HomePod and the iMac Pro. We memorialize these products and look to the future on this episode of the Macworld Podcast. News The latest mac OS 11.3 Big Sur beta has a reference to two new iMac models, suggesting a refresh is imminent. Deal Amazon is selling the M1 MacBook Air with 512GB of storage for $1,179 today, $70 off the MSRP, and the best price we’ve ever seen.