• How-To: Sophos ‘Full Disk Access’ Fix for Ventura Upgrade

    How-To: Sophos ‘Full Disk Access’ Fix for Ventura Upgrade

    When upgrading to macOS Ventura, Sophos Home will report healthy (green) but the Scan extension will not have full disk access until manually re-added. This is due to an Apple permissions issue when upgrading to macOS Ventura.


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    Apple @ Work is exclusively brought to you by Mosyle, the only Apple Unified Platform. Mosyle is the only solution that integrates in a single professional-grade platform all the solutions necessary to seamlessly and automatically deploy, manage & protect Apple devices at work. Over 45,000 organizations trust Mosyle to make millions of Apple devices work-ready […]
  • by Filipe Espósito
    If you still have an iPhone 14 or older, Apple offers you credit to buy a new iPhone when you return yours to the company. Soon, Apple will increase the credit for those who give away an iPhone in the trade-in program and use the credit to buy a brand new iPhone 15. more…
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    Some of us are old enough to remember the days when malware was strictly a Windows problem. Macs were more secure by design, but another key factor was that there weren’t enough of them in use to make Mac malware a sensible use of time for attackers. With Macs now very much a mainstream choice […]
  • by Filipe Espósito
    Apple has made significant changes to the App Store guidelines in the European Union in order to comply with the Digital Markets Act (DMA) antitrust legislation. One of these changes allows developers to release iPhone web browsers with their own engine, but the company is making it difficult for developers to test their apps before […]
  • by Chance Miller
    A bug in iOS 17.5 is allegedly resurfacing photos that were deleted years ago for some iPhone users, according to posts on Reddit. The affected iPhone users say that after updating to iOS 17.5 – which was released on Monday – there are a number of pictures in the Photos app that were deleted years ago. May […]


  • Macworld It’s been over a month since the release of iOS 17.4, which brought new emojis and a few other features here in the U.S., but delivered a massive change for users in the European Union. In compliance with the Digital Markets Act, iPhones running iOS 17.4 and later now allow third-party app stores and […]
  • Macworld Whether you’re planning a beach day or camping trip this summer, there’s one thing you’ll need to keep the mood upbeat: music. Fortunately, you can bring happy beats and tunes wherever you go with the TREBLAB HD-360 Bluetooth speaker. This highly portable and user-friendly speaker is sure to be a welcome accessory, especially since has an […]
  • Macworld Learning a new language can help you communicate abroad and can even improve your career prospects. While language learning isn’t easy, you can learn more intuitively with Beelinguapp. Beelinguapp helps students master a second language by focusing on the listening approach to learning. Now, lifetime access to this innovative language-learning solution is only $29.97 (reg. $100). Compatible with Android 4.3 and up and […]
  • Macworld It might seem like every year the next big iPhone update is just a year away, but a new rumor claims that this time it might actually be true. A new report from The Information (subscription required) says that Apple is working on a new version of the iPhone for 2025 that will be sold as […]
  • Macworld Wondering which versions of macOS your Mac can run? We’ve put together a macOS compatibility checker that will show you what Macs the different versions of macOS and Mac OS X support, so you can tell what version you should be running on your Mac. What Mac operating systems can my Mac run? Apple […]


An Apple fan long before purchasing my first Mac, a IIsi

Over the years I have had the chance to own an assortment of Apple products. Some of the highlights include:

  • Mac IIsi
  • LaserWriter IIg
  • MacBook G3 ‘Lombard’
  • Cube
  • iPod (Click Wheel)
  • iPod Color (still works)
  • iPad (Generation 1)
  • iPhone (Generation 1 – still works)
  • iPhone 4
  • AppleTV (Generation 1)
  • Apple Watch (Generation 1)
  • iMac Pro 27″ with Xeon processors
  • M1 MacBook Pro and Studio

Currently sporting:

  • Mac Studio M1
  • MacBook Pro M1

Collector Macs

  • Mac Classic
  • iMac G3
  • iMac G4

My past as a systems admin had me deploy and managed thousands of computers running Windows NT through 10, Mac System 7 through macOS 16 (Ventura), and various Linux-based systems running CentOS, RedHat, and Ubuntu in higher education (Coast Community College District, UCLA), SAAS (Intuit), Entertainment (BBC), and retail (Harbor Frieght Tools) environments.

My work experience has unquestionably confirmed one truth, Apple’s macOS, hands down, won the OS war. Proof?—Microsoft Windows and every GUI which followed. Without macOS, Windows would not exist. And yes, while Xerox Parc had the first GUI for computers, it took the foresight of Steve Jobs to ship a computer with a graphical user interface controlled by a mouse on a computer for the consumer market.