Did Apple secretly alpha-test file system conversion in the iOS 10.0, 10.1, and 10.2 updates – without informing users or letting them opt-out of testing?
Case-insensitive APFS is not at chaotic as the case-sensitive variant. But there are still plenty of problems which developers and users need to prepare for.
APFS is not currently safe to use with names which might have Unicode normalisation issues – which means it is only safe with a limited ASCII character set.
Practical demonstrations, a new free tool to explore the problem, and examples to illustrate the issues which could arise with APFS.
The switch to Apple’s new file system seems to be going very well. Except that an old problem is now becoming apparent: how to name files and folders.
Three days ahead of its Mac event, Apple has released macOS Sierra 10.12.1, which weighs in at a […]
Time for new Macs on 27 October, and more. Will Apple replace the mini and Mac Pro, and what about macOS 10.12.1?
Shipping a major new release of an operating system is a shot in the dark. Is Sierra reaching its target?
Traditional logs occupy too much space, contain unstructured information, impose overhead on all processes, and are badly cluttered.
When should we expect macOS 10.12.1, 10.12.2, and iOS updates this year?