Apple spills some of its beans to a select group of the press, and we start to explore the new features expected in macOS 10.13.
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.
Time should be universal, simple, and precise. Not in computers, though. Given enough clocks, it can behave oddly at times.
VPN is important protection when you use public-access WiFi, and many now rely on it to protect them from government snooping. Do you trust it?