In this chapter, you learn how to upgrade the built-in capabilities of your Mac’s hardware and software, including:
→ Upgrading the built-in memory
→ Reinitializing the boot volume
→ Using external storage devices
→ Finding Thunderbolt devices
It’s amazing how quickly “more than I’ll ever use” becomes “less than I need.” Even though your Mac likely came with at least 4 gigabytes of memory and a few hundred gigabytes of storage, chances are you’ll eventually need more. Some Mac models’ internal memory can be upgraded, but hard drives require potentially warranty-voiding surgery. Thankfully, with the high-speed buses on the ...