Apple Silicon M1 Macs become unusable when restoring macOS

  All the news about the astounding performance of Apple’s first M1 Silicon may have gotten people excitedly grabbing the new Macs and MacBooks left and right. As with any new product, even Apple’s, there might be unforeseen teething problems that only appear after some time. Some might be easily fixed with a software update while others might, unfortunately, require waiting for the next-gen iteration. Some might even lead to odd bugs that render the Macs practically useless when you try to reinstall its operating system anew. Given how new the M1 MacBooks are, some might wonder why anyone would try to reset and restore their shiny new ARM-powered computer.