Apple migration/software update discussion traces a bizarre update loop back to a BOM bug, describes a bad Time Machine migration fixed by migrating from a clone, and discusses issues involved in migrating from an old iMac to Catalina.
macOS Catalina notes touch on virtualization, sleep bugs, 32-bit software elimination, forced update fiascos, a vexing file-open problem, and more.
MacInTouch Community updates also include the following topics (among others):
- 2019 Mac Pro – video hardware/software missing in action
- Adobe/alternatives – Affinity Publisher beta; Photoshop font change
- Apple compatibility – HEIC conflict
- Apple Messages – “a mess”
- Apple Watch – battery level bug
- Audio – Sonos follies
- iPhones/iOS – battery level bug
- Linux – Nvidia follies; Chromebook conversions
- Mac Pro (classic) – workaround trick for 64GB memory bug
- Photography – services for web hosting, photo sharing/selling, portfolios, etc.
- Tax software – sale prices, state charges, compatibility issues
- Thunderbolt – sleep bugs