Discussions

macOS Catalina notes talk about Apple Books bugs, Dymo label software compatibility, QuickTime 7 elimination and virtualization workarounds, plus Thunderbolt sleep crashes and tips for installing Mojave (or High Sierra) on new Macs that can still run it while shipping with Catalina installed.

MacInTouch Community updates also touch on the following topics (among others):

Discussions

MacInTouch Community discussions include the following current topics, among others:

  • 2019 Mac Pro – rack version, performance tests, PCIe cards vs. Apple SSD
  • Apple TV – personal information confusion
  • Input devices – iPhone/iPad in lieu of mouse?
  • iOS 13 – battery drain, quality issues
  • macOS Catalina – bad Apple Books, virtualization, dead Dymo
  • Mapping – slow iPhone GPS failures
  • Old systems – Adam Rosen’s Mac museum moves
  • Products – all-in-one printer/scanner recommendations
  • Phone services – voice mail transcriptions, MagicJack, WiFi calling, etc.
  • QuickenRaymond James Financial connectivity restored
  • Security – Apple/Adobe abandonment (Acrobat/Reader, Preview)
  • Storage – Fusion drive APFS performance, alternatives
  • Tax software – TurboTax on fusion drives
  • Troubleshooting – Thunderbolt/panics with Catalina/sleep
  • Virtualization – multi-user performance issues
  • Web browsers – memory usage