Do you use iCloud? Then you need this, the only tool for managing it properly, investigating its problems, and tacking them.
Is shutdown -r now better than reboot? What advantages does Finder’s Restart have over them? The answers are in these logs.
If you’re familiar with the macOS log and have problems with an iOS device, you can easily access its log to help in diagnosis.
Once a new MacBook Pro was updated to 10.13.4, it started to hammer Continuity connections to the iMac (10.12.6), which has AirPort turned off. This blew Bluetooth apart. Log extracts and more info.
How much help does macOS provide for the diagnosis of iCloud problems? What does iCloud ‘throttle’, and what are its ‘budgets’?
How does the ‘Optimize Storage’ feature work? Indeed, does it work? A look at its confusions and a couple of bugs.
When does macOS decide to download new and changed items in iCloud Drive? This steps through the process from decision to completion.
How does macOS learn of changes which have taken place in iCloud Drive, such as the uploading of files from another system? Here the process is taken apart, and points of failure highlighted.
High Sierra 10.13.4 may have stopped leakage of APFS encryption passphrases, but that is only a small part of an accident chain going back many years.
I wrote yesterday that macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 finally fixes the leakage of APFS encryption passphrases into the […]