Explaining inodes, names, dates, permissions, file types, and specialised attributes used for iCloud.
New feature: an updater window which allows you to download and install individual named updates, rather than having to install all that are available.
Looking in more detail at newer tricks used by APFS on the data of files: sparse files, which can squeeze vast empty files almost to nothing; file clones; and compression, opening up in Big Sur.
Now shows the space taken on disk, which makes it easy to identify sparse files.
Apple has pushed two updates today, to the data files used by XProtect, bringing its version number to […]
I hope that you enjoyed Saturday’s Mac Riddles, episode 69. Here are my solutions to them. 1: Elsewhere […]
CTS now schedules many important services, including syncing Calendar, Contacts, Messages, running weekly firmware checks with eficheck, and more.
Trying to get hardware info within an app – simple data like CPU details, logic board ID, type of internal storage – is fraught and undocumented, the victim of prolonged self-neglect.
Papers, books and websites which you may find informative about controversial aspects of Covid-19 and its prevention.
Here are this weekend’s riddles to entertain you through whatever you’re now allowed to do. 1: Elsewhere I […]