Coming up to its 12th birthday, Time Machine backups have changed a great deal, but still rely on a feature almost unique to HFS+. What is their future?
Was WWDC a damp squib after all? With only one new unaffordable Mac announced, and more dreadful privacy dialogs on their way, you might think so.
Over 6 GB of files installed, this brings many updates to bundled apps including Safari 12.1.1, changes to iTunes, and small changes to APFS too. Here are the details.
An ingenious idea to save storage space: leave out empty areas in large files – make them sparse. Do they exist in APFS as claimed?
Why measuring free and used disk space is not so simple in APFS, and which estimates you should trust.
The macOS Mojave 10.14.4 update is another hefty one, amounting to 2.5-2.8 GB of download, which installs over […]
Fancy a new iMac? With a hard disk or a Fusion Drive? It’s worth considering their drawbacks, and looking at a smaller SSD perhaps.
iOS 10.3, released on 27 March 2017, thrust the new file system on a great many unsuspecting users. Apple chose a high risk strategy. Has it paid off?
Want to increase the size of a disk image in APFS? If you’re relying on Disk Utility to do it, you’re out of luck. But here’s how to do this at the command line instead.
Adding volumes in APFS is quick and simple. But why would you ever want to add a container to a disk? An exploration of their differences, and when containers are useful.