Time Machine has changed in Catalina, but details haven’t been provided. How best to prepare to upgrade, and how to address its problems.
It’s time to replace Occam’s Razor with a more appropriate principle: if you’ve found one bug, don’t stop until you have dug deeper and found the others.
When you find one, bugs will necessarily be multiple. If you think you’ve found one, you can be fairly confident that you’ll find more. Four bugs in macOS for the price of one.
Over the night the clocks went back, a Time Machine backup failed. Was this the result of a time error from that change?
Updated for 10.15 release, with a clearer explanation of how Catalina’s new boot Volume Group works in practice, in the Finder and Terminal.
Note: I have now updated this with the latest roadmaps for 10.15 release. A further article will follow […]
There are problems with backups of Photos Libraries and evicted items in iCloud Drive. Here are full details.
Snapshots are one of the crown jewels of APFS, and very powerful. Why then has Apple made them almost impossible to use?
Very few apps are able to make APFS snapshots – Time Machine, Carbon Copy Cloner, and SuperDuper! Why aren’t they more accessible?
A good way of restoring a volume which has been damaged is from a previous snapshot. How easy is it in practice, though?