APFS adds 6 volume roles, including one which supports Time Machine backups. And per-file encryption is coming.
WWDC provided more pieces for the jigsaw of the Mac’s future, but there’s one significant piece still missing.
macOS 11 Big Sur comes with the promise of Macs with Apple’s own processors later this year. So what changes?
What has distinguished this year isn’t the pandemic, police murders, or Apple’s intransigence, but the complete intolerance which we are showing to one another.
Will they be locked down completely, or run iPadOS? How could they run existing Mac apps? Some potential answers.
Without addressing shortcomings in tools and maturity of macOS, 10.16 has flawed foundations, and is likely to fall flat.
Postponing WWDC and the release of macOS 10.16 might seem sensible, but could lose purpose for Apple’s engineers and see third-party support vanish.
SwiftUI, notarization, malware detection, and Time Machine for APFS: all look worryingly incomplete in Catalina. Are they a bit premature?
Was WWDC a damp squib after all? With only one new unaffordable Mac announced, and more dreadful privacy dialogs on their way, you might think so.
What’s coming at WWDC, and how will Apple profit handsomely from Marzipan even if it doesn’t help many developers?