T2 and Apple silicon Macs always encrypt the Data volume in internal storage. So why bother with enabling FileVault? And can you do that on external bootable disks?
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Apple has just released an update to XProtect Remediator security software (Catalina or later), bringing it to version […]
A step-by-step account of how Disk Arbitration and APFS mount an external disk, from handling its partitions, to performing trims.
macOS Ventura 13.3, Monterey 12.6.4 and Big Sur 11.7.5 bring firmware updates for all supported Macs
This week’s updates to macOS 13.3, 12.6.4 and 11.7.5 should have updated the firmware of every supported Mac. […]
What should you do if a firmware update goes wrong? Here’s a guide to avoid panic, whether your Mac is Intel, has a T2, or M-series chip, and for Studio Displays.
Update adds a 22nd tool, to display a log extract tailored to examining the mounting of APFS disks. Also valuable for any APFS investigation.
The update to macOS Ventura 13.3 is substantial, and brings many improvements and fixes, including the following listed […]
Apple has just released updates to bring macOS 13 Ventura to version 13.3 (build 22E252), and security updates […]
I hope that you enjoyed Saturday’s Mac Riddles, episode 196. Here are my solutions to them. 1: One […]
When you updated your iPhone or iPad to iOS 10.3 six years ago, you were among the first to use Apple File System, although you didn’t know it at the time.