In the market for replacement backup storage? It’s a gamble, and you probably won’t know whether you made the right choice for the next year or more.
There isn’t as much choice in HFS+: you have just two devices for dividing a disk, volumes and […]
Third party tools for checking and repairing APFS are still very limited. Is it better to use fsck to check and repair APFS?
Some simple card tricks using TextEdit files demonstrate that most current apps don’t use new features in APFS. But they’re still safe and efficient.
How can you refer to an important file or directory, no matter where it’s moved on a volume, even when it’s renamed?
What do we want? Time Machine backing up to APFS storage. When do we want it? Well, not quite yet.
Why measuring free and used disk space is not so simple in APFS, and which estimates you should trust.
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?
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.
Detailed comparison of how Time Machine backs up HFS+ and APFS volumes, including its use of local snapshots, with diagrams.