Prior to 10.4, Mac OS X used cron, then scheduling became part of the job of launchd. Later Apple added a new subsystem, Duet Activity Scheduler, which continues to evolve.
Intended to be the last version to support macOS 10.12 to 12, and backing up to HFS+ volumes, this contains small improvements particularly for Monterey.
Lists the Standard Exclusions set by the system, explains custom ‘sticky’ exclusions, how iCloud Drive is handled, and oddities with Photos libraries.
The split startup volumes in Catalina, Big Sur and Monterey can be disorientating. Here’s how to find your way in the Finder and Terminal.
I hope that you enjoyed Saturday’s Mac Riddles, episode 115. Here are my solutions to them. 1: Drinks […]
Although problems are rare, solutions are very limited. How to test the version system, and the few things you can do to fix it.
Asymmetric Multiprocessing (AMP) can bring great economy in power and heat production. So why don’t we make better use of it on M1 Macs?
Here are this weekend’s riddles to entertain you through family time, shopping and recreation. 1: Drinks to the […]
Bridging the gap between Undo and backup, its a major productivity feature implemented using a hidden folder at the top level of each volume.
LockRattler 4.31 and SystHist 1.15 prepare for the release of Monterey, and include minor fixes for earlier versions of macOS as well.