So far, so good.

I deliberately left the MacBook in sleep overnight and it woke up fine this morning.

I’d also been getting occasional issues with WiFi not reconnecting on wake but this has not happened so far.

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Status

The MacBook woke successfully after preventing the following utilities from starting and running in the background:

  • Clipy
  • Faviconographer
  • iCanHazShortcut

That leaves me with Magnet and Scroll Reverser (just for the mouse) still running.

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Status

A quick update on the MacBook.

I was prompted to submit the issue and looked at the error report details which including this:

Root disk errors: “Could not recover SATA HDD after 5 attempts. Terminating.”

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Mail appsComments

Ever since Mailbox was shuttered by Dropbox I’ve been trying to find the “perfect” email client.

I spent some time alternating between Airmail and Polymail on my phone, via the likes of Spark and Newton, but settled on Email by Easilydo (now Edison Mail) as it was close to the standard iOS mail app but with proper support for the vagaries of Gmail.

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Mail apps

Moving to MacComments

I’ve been a Windows user ever since the days of 3.11 and my first PC at home had Windows 95.

I’ve some basic experience with Macs but only in a work context, usually on a Mac Mini, so never had to do too much with them beyond changing a few settings and reinstalling Java.

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Moving to Mac