Boot Failures After Converting MacOS SSD To APFS

After converting your MacOS hard disk to APFS, you could run into a situation where your Mac is no longer bootable and you get errors like "Building boot caches on boot helper partition failed" or "Running bless to place boot files failed". In my case, I restored a recently repaired Mac from a Time Machine [...]

By |2019-05-06T09:47:42-05:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Mac|Tags: , , , , , |6 Comments

Camera or Microphone Not Working In macOS Mojave Apps

If you're having an issue getting your camera or microphone working in certain apps after upgrading your Mac to macOS Mojave, it could be related to some of the new security and privacy features. In previous macOS versions, any application could gain control over these devices with or without you knowing. As a part of [...]

By |2019-01-03T15:28:35-05:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Mac|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |7 Comments

How to Improve macOS Mojave Battery Life

Apple released macOS Mojave a few months ago and as with any major OS release, one of the most discussed topics is battery life. macOS Mojave is no exception. There are quite a few topics in Apple's own support forums regarding macOS Mojave battery life compared to High Sierra or even going back to Sierra. [...]

How To Install Tor Browser in MacOS

Tor is free software and an open network. Tor protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, and it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location. You can [...]

By |2018-09-25T09:40:22-05:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Internet, Mac|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How To Fix “There is no connected camera” Error with a Mac FaceTime Camera

One of the great features of a Mac is the FaceTime camera, when it works correctly. Unfortunately, you can run into an issue where you get the dreaded "There is no connected camera" error when trying to use your Mac FaceTime camera. By reading the message, you might think this is a hardware issue, but [...]

By |2018-04-24T13:04:36-05:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: Mac|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments
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