Today it’s all about answering your questions! Ok, maybe one tip, but it’s high time your questions got answered, and your two favorite geeks are just the right guys to do it! First it’s two macOS Sierra questions, then it’s onto APFS and the future of backups, including a query about choosing an external backup drive. This plus perhaps the aforementioned tip might just round out the show… or there might be more about Photos and HDR. Listen and find out!
MGG 624: Sierra, APFS, Wi-Fi and Personal Servers
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Note: Show notes are complete!
- iPhone 7 (1:33)
- iPhone 7 Financing for Fun and Profit
- Otterbox iPhone 7 uniVERSE Case (iPhone 6 lens cutout different) (5:11)
- SanDisk iXpand Memory Case (iPhone 6 model works on iPhone 7)
- iOS 10 (12:58)
- About the battery usage on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch (15:00)
- WiFi on XFinity included with your comcast internet (17:00)
- Optimum Automatic Wi-Fi Sign-In
- XFINITY Secure Wi-Fi
- macOS Sierra (25:03)
- RoaringApps (30:36)
- GPGTools (no Sierra)
- Introducing Apple File System (APFS) (35:59)
- Manual Page for tmutil – the “terminal” utility for manipulating Time Machine
- Mac mini (49:39)
- Synology NAS
- OWC Express USB 3.0 Enclosure (58:12)
- BackBlaze 2016 Hard Drive Reliability Report
- Nexsan (1:04:41)
- Resilio – Sync everything
- Bit Torrent Sync – Resilio – On the App Store
- Digital Negative (DNG) (1:14:08)
- The Mac Geek Gab iPhone app
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- BackBeat Media Podcast Network
- MacGeekGab AAC Enhanced Feed – Thanks to Michael Johnston of The iOS Show and Applr.
00:00:00 Mac Geek Gab 624
00:01:33 iPhone Financing
00:05:11 Using iPhone 6 cases on an iPhone 7
00:12:58 Apps and iOS Compatibility/Restrictions
00:15:00 Battery usage on iPhone 7
00:17:00 ISP-Based WiFi
00:25:03 Marc-Sierra and iCloud Syncing Changes
00:30:36 Gary-Sierra File Vault and App Compatibility
00:35:59 Todd-APFS and the future of Backups
00:46:09 SPONSOR: PowerPhotos
00:49:39 Hunter-Mac mini vs. Synology/NAS
00:58:12 Erik-How to choose an external backup drive?
01:04:41 Peter-What happened to Transporter?
01:14:08 Leon-623-Explaining RAW
01:18:45 Peter-623-RAW/DNG vs. JPG
01:23:27 Aurora HDR
01:26:01 MGG 624 Outtro