We take for granted that our files remain uncorrupted, but know that isn’t always true. How can we fix or even detect such changes?
Why you should always protect backup storage with a UPS. Should you also rebuild its directories every month? And when to archive rather than back up.
The Finder, Disk Utility and Terminal show disks and volumes differently, according to their function. This can appear confusing in Catalina until it has been explained.
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.