It’s common to want or have to change either the source or destination disk for backups. How well does Time Machine to APFS cope with that?
Analysis of the phases of backing up to APFS shows the many similarities with that to HFS+. Crucial differences arise from the use of snapshots as backups.
A blow-by-blow account of what happens when Time Machine in Big Sur performs an automated backup to an APFS volume.
Total updates required by 10.14 were 21.5 GB in 10 updates; for 10.15, those rose to 32.2 GB in 12 updates. For M1 Macs, Big Sur has already required 22.3 GB in 6 updates, and it hasn’t got to version 11.3 yet.
How each of the three different backup schemes used by Time Machine has worked, and how snapshots can work as backups.
When you check the version of Gatekeeper data on a new Mac, why should it show one which was pushed by Apple nearly 5 years ago for El Capitan?
Certificate revocation checks in macOS could be misused in surveillance. How could you prevent that without putting your Mac at risk?
Apple has released a further update to Big Sur, aimed primarily at some MacBook Pro 2016 and 2017 […]
Apple has recently posted a downloadable Installer package containing Catalina Security Update 2021-001, which was released via Software […]
Not only has Apple not provided standalone updaters for macOS 11.2, or for Mojave and Catalina Security Updates 2021-001, but it has removed the Big Sur 11.1 installer. It’s just like iOS now.