If you have bought an Apple Silicon Mac or MacBook but need to upgrade your storage without buying a brand new device, you can set up your Mac to run from an external drive. Here’s how to boot macOS Monterey using external storage on the new Mac lineup.
Buying a new Mac or MacBook is tempting for most people, especially with the introduction of Apple Silicon providing significant benefits over its earlier Intel-based counterparts. However, an ever-present problem for Apple’s hardware is storage, something that continues to plague the company’s latest releases.For example, the base model of the M2-equipped MacBook Air has 256 gigabytes of storage. This may seem like a lot for an iPhone or iPad, but for a desktop computer or a notebook, it’s not that much at all.