From Apple’s basic Backup to your iDisk, through the first version of Time Machine in 2007, to Time Machine to APFS in Big Sur.
Lists the Standard Exclusions set by the system, explains custom ‘sticky’ exclusions, how iCloud Drive is handled, and oddities with Photos libraries.
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?
A great advance in APFS which enables Big Sur’s Sealed System Volume, and backups being made to APFS. Here they’re fully explained.
Cloning has been a popular way of creating external bootable disks. Now that CCC 6 can make full clones of disks for M1 Macs, is it a solution?
A summary of the known benefits and current limitations of Time Machine backups to APFS, with links to more detailed accounts.
Have you checked how much free space is on your startup volume after the last update? Do you wonder where it has all gone?
The volume should only be half full, but installers and other software complains there’s insufficient free space. What to do.