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Bring Back the Mac Startup Chime With This Terminal Command

Recent Macs have been missing something that has been part of the Macintosh experience since 1984 -- the startup chime. For example, the 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro is silent during startup, along with other new Mac models. Fortunately, a few Twitter users showed that a simple Terminal command can bring back the chime.

Using an External Drive as Your Startup Drive: Part 2

Using an external device as your Mac’s primary startup device can offer a number of advantages, as we outlined in Using an External Drive as Your Startup Drive: Part 1. This can include having increased storage space, faster performance, the ability...