Single-user mode to run fsck to check and repair your boot disk became tricky with Fusion Drives. With a T2 chip, it’s not practical in its traditional form.
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.
Can you trust Disk Utility to securely erase hard drives and SSDs? How to prepare your Mac’s internal storage before selling it, so you don’t give your bank details away with it. And much more.
How does the volume structure differ between Fusion Drives in HFS+ and APFS formats? Does Disk Utility show an accurate picture?
With its 2 TB Fusion Drive well over half full, upgrading my iMac from Sierra to Mojave could so easily have been a nightmare.
Some Macs start running the Mojave upgrade like it’s molasses or treacle: starting an app takes a minute or more, and other function grind to a halt. Here’s why, and what you should do.
Stories about 32-bit support, APFS and Fusion Drives, widespread app problems, failed updates, Time machine, and privacy protection.
Which version of macOS are you intending to be running at the end of this month? Should you upgrade to Mojave either when it is released, or soon afterwards?
With narrowing of the cost difference between Fusion Drives and full-size SSDs, it’s worth considering likely differences in working life.
In a couple of weeks, when macOS 10.13.6 update ships, it’ll all be over for High Sierra. What should we remember it for?