How much is the data stored on your Mac’s drives worth? DriveDx is a utility which could save you from that loss.
With narrowing of the cost difference between Fusion Drives and full-size SSDs, it’s worth considering likely differences in working life.
Want to keep an eye on your hard drive(s) and SSD? Worried that your SSD might need replacing? Here are some tools to put your mind at rest.
As macOS gets more complex, diagnostic and control tools provided by Apple have become less accessible. This makes macOS harder to diagnose and support.
How FileVault encryption failed, apparently damaging an SSD with less than 250 hours use. And what I did to fix it.
How to encrypt your hard disk without tears, using macOS FileVault. Includes addressing problems.
Topical listing of articles about older versions of OS X up to 10.10, and other less current material about Macs and related topics.
A starting point for diagnosing and fixing your Mac problems, with links to key articles here.
How to run Apple’s diagnostic software to work out whether your Mac has a hardware fault – and how to interpret its error codes.
Sierra sticks with the old favourites like Disk Utility, but still can’t repair permissions or keychains. A new app, Storage Management, has been added.