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.
This new version includes its docs as a Help Book, and adds Tooltips to explain the output and controls.
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?
Here’s a new version of this utility to check whether SIP and other security systems are active.
Is your Mac properly locked down with Apple’s security protection systems? Here’s a free tool to check most of them out.
How can my colleague test a new Mac Pro properly, to see whether it will solve his performance problems?