MacOS Sierra Upgrade — Folder Question Mark and Pinwheels

Problem After upgrading to MacOS Sierra on a Mid-2012 Retina MacBook Pro with an aftermarket OWC SSD, the “folder with question mark” icon appears upon boot, and intermittent pinwheels cause hard-resets/crashes — especially coming back from sleep mode. System heats up during charging. Things Tried That Did Not Work PRAM Reset SMC Reset First Aid with Disk […]

MacBook Pro Retina Cases: Long-Term Road Tests

After nearly three years, the original MacBook Pro with Retina Display’s aluminum finish is flawless.  That’s no accident.  It’s accidentally slammed against doorknobs, brushed against brick walls and slid off a coffee table or two — but thankfully it hasn’t experienced a full-on drop.  The first slim case/cover available was the Kuzy case, and the top half of […]