Don’t pay too much attention to what Apple wants you to hear, but beware of what it omits to mention. Time Machine 2, perhaps?
Are we in for some real surprises, like tools and documentation, or just razzle-dazzle, smoke and mirrors?
More friendly, it runs checks in the background as much as possible, and has improvements in displaying results.
A close call for Apple this week, as it only just met its own deadline to deliver a 64-bit update to Compressor. For High Sierra only, though. Where does this leave us?
Many pro users are now turning to iCloud Drive to integrate them into their work. How well does it cope? Is it ready for such demanding use?
Time Machine backups look like ordinary files and folders, but you have to be careful what you do to them. Here’s how you can go inside them in safety, and what you can do.
Do you work from a normal user account rather than an admin one? This should let you check Time Machine using the T2M2 app.
Summary of the hidden folders and files you’re most likely to encounter at the top level of a volume, and at the top level of your Home folder.
Does APFS currently support hard disks, Fusion Drives, and other forms of storage beyond SSDs? The devil is in the detail.
Buying or replacing external storage for Macs is extremely uncertain at the moment because of issues over APFS. Here’s some guidance for selecting hard disks, for backups and more.