In macOS 11.5.1, Apple has squeezed a thimbleful of a patch into a ten-gallon can of update, more than 99% of which is overhead.
Haven’t Macs and macOS changed over the last six years? Here are fictitious diary entries to illustrate the deep-seated changes.
Apple has just released the 11.5 update to macOS Big Sur. It’s of modest size, weighing in at […]
Apple has today posted standalone updaters for its Security Updates released for Catalina and Mojave over a week […]
Big Sur 11.3 fixed a bug which stopped indexing of the contents of RTF files. Here’s how to ensure all your RTFs are now accessible in Spotlight searches.
A lot has changed in recent versions of macOS over the last couple of weeks. This is a […]
Included in the macOS updates this week was Safari version 14.1 for Mojave and Catalina (this was also […]
It’s common to want or have to change either the source or destination disk for backups. How well does Time Machine to APFS cope with that?
Analysis of the phases of backing up to APFS shows the many similarities with that to HFS+. Crucial differences arise from the use of snapshots as backups.
A blow-by-blow account of what happens when Time Machine in Big Sur performs an automated backup to an APFS volume.