Is a NAS system worth considering for your backups? Could one replace your existing Time Capsule? Here’s additional information to help you decide.
With no possibility of memory expansion, and no upgrading of internal storage, you need to specify your M1 Mac correctly. Here’s how.
If your SSD suddenly loses power, what is there to prevent it from incurring serious errors as a result? Practical solutions.
It’s a simple and popular request: how is my Mac’s SSD ageing? How long is it likely to last? But macOS has no tool to offer, and 3rd party tools aren’t really ideal for M1 Macs still.
Have you got problems backing up to your NAS? Here is a series of four simple tests to perform to give clear insights and help you tune its performance.
Not long ago, many of us paid for software which tied our Macs up for hours every month or so, defragmenting their hard disks. Why, and why not now?
With Intel Macs, we’ve often bought as little RAM and storage as is essential, and enhanced or upgraded using third-party products. Does this work with Apple Silicon models?
How to measure read speed on storage using 1600 files totalling over 320 GB, enabling comparison between internal and external SSDs.
A lot safer than racing through the English countryside in the dead of night, and perfectly legal. So why can’t we get a clear answer to how well an SSD performs?
Disk structure diagrammed for comparison, from the partition table, to HFS+ and APFS volumes, with further references.