Building OCLP Alpha for macOS Ventura

Here’s how to build OpenCore Legacy Patcher for installing macOS Ventura on unsupported Macs. In this guide I will explain how to build OpenCore Legacy Patcher 0.5.0 Alpha and install macOS Ventura on a Late 2013 13” MacBook Pro which…

Network Speed Test

If you wonder how fast your network speed is there are few sites and tools available and you already may know some or all of them. But there’s a built-in test in macOS Monterey which can be accessed from Terminal.…

Mac OS Classic

Before Apple released their new and shiny Mac OS X (Mac OS 10) we used to use other versions of Mac OS which is called Mac OS Classic now. The whole architecture and the design was quite different but you…

What is Rosetta?

When Apple transitioned from PowerPC architecture to Intel back in 2006 they developed a dynamic binary translator called Rosetta. Rosetta made the transition from PowerPC to intel possible by dynamically translating instruction set architectures from one architecture to another. Rosetta…

What is SIP?

System Integrity Protection (SIP) in macOS protects the entire system by preventing the execution of unauthorized code. The system automatically authorizes apps that the user downloads from the App Store. The system also authorizes apps that a developer notarizes and…

macOS USB Installer

There are several applications and guides on how to create a UBS installer disk for macOS but I personally always use ‘createinstallmedia’ command in Terminal which is recommended by Apple. You will need a USB disk drive with 16 GB…