Macbook Air

Time Machine: Encrypt backup without loss of speed

Those who use MacOS will usually also use the timemachine backup. However, if the backup is to be encrypted, there are a few tricks that can be used to avoid a slow timemachine backup.

An encrypted backup is recommended because modern Macs automatically encrypt the drives using the built-in T2 chip. If the backup were to remain unencrypted, this would pose a security risk if the backup hard disk were to be lost.

HyperDrive adapter for Macbook Pro 2016 Hands-On

The current Macbook Pro generation is only equipped with Thunderbolt 3 ports in USB-C format. The HyperDrive adapter provides a remedy. Born from a Kickstarter campaign, the HyperDrive USB-C dongle offers a simple expansion with all the necessary interfaces without reducing the number of USB-C ports: HDMI for [email protected], [email protected] Thunderbolt 3 with video support up to [email protected] or [email protected], 40Gb/s data as well as ...

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macOS "Sierra" 10.12.2

Apple: macOS 10.12.2 released

After iOS 10.2, Apple has now also updated macOS "Sierra" to version 10.12.2. This should also fix bugs with the Macbook Pro (Late 2016). Some users are said to experience graphics errors with the current Macbook Pro. In addition, errors with the Timemaschine backup should have been fixed - whether this also the smaller problems with the backup ...

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Apple Macbook Pro 2016 vs. Macbook Air 2012

With the Macbook Pro 2016, Apple has introduced new Macbooks after a long wait at the end of October 2016. Since my Macbook Air from 2012 no longer meets my current requirements, I now have the opportunity for a direct comparison. As before, the new Macbook Pro 2016 comes in a 13- and a 15-inch variant. Both are equipped with Intel processors.

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MacBook Air vs. Asus Zenbook UX32Vd: Ultrabooks in comparison

Now that my wife is happy with her ASUS UX32Vd-R4002V, it was also time for me to replace my mid-2009 Macbook Pro with a new model. After some deliberation, my choice fell on a Macbook Air with the following configuration: MacBook Air 13.3″ (Mid 2012) 1.8 GHz Intel Core i5 8 GB DDR3L RAM 128 GB ...

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