Messages are a huge part of our online life, and they don’t always work the way we expect or prefer. John and Dave start by answering some of those questions. Then it’s on to where you should – and shouldn’t – be using APFS. After that, the questions jump around a bit, including one about mesh vs. quasi-mesh. All this and more on Mac Geek Gab 692 today!
One of the signature features of macOS High Sierra is the APFS snapshot, and yet there’s no GUI to manage it.
The Terminal comes to the rescue once again when you want to enjoy the new features of macOS High Sierra, but don’t want to dive into a new file system just yet.
Jeff Butts and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to offer up some tips on improving your odds of getting a launch day iPhone X, plus they look at Apple’s almost hidden APFS Snapshots feature.
John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to update everyone on the massive Yahoo! security breach, plus John explains APFS containers and volumes.
Since macOS High Sierra became available last week, and many of you will upgrade soon if you haven’t already, here are some things to look for when you do upgrade.
Apple’s new file system, APFS, introduces a few wrinkles, so here’s a short, easy FAQ to help you make sense of it all.
To make a long story short, everything should work fine for most users, with just a few “gotchas” to be aware of.
Apple tech podcaster and blogger Peter Cohen is here while Bryan is out of town to chat with Jeff about iOS 11 and the iPad, Siri, APFS and backing up your files, T-Mobile’s band 71 and the iPhone, and more.
Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their perspective on Siri’s management being reassigned from Eddy Cue to Craig Federighi, plus they discuss APFS compatibility issues with Fusion Drives in macOS High Sierra.
Just in time for this fall’s macOS High Sierra release Carbon Copy Cloner added APFS support.
Cool Stuff Found starts the episode, then it’s on to a few things related to backups, including how High Sierra’s APFS will affect you. Listener tips and some other, unrelated questions are answered, and then there’s a nice, juicy segment on meshifying your home without buying mesh for all of you, too. Press play and enjoy!
It isn’t the easiest thing in the world to do yet, but it’s definitely possible as of the latest macOS High Sierra beta.
Apple rolled out APFS for good in iOS 10.3, but well before that the company did a trial APFS migration and collected user analytics.
Here’s how to upgrade your Mac’s boot drive to APFS if you forgot to do that in the macOS High Sierra (Beta) Installer.
Apple’s annual worldwide developer conference isn’t just a technical conference for developers, rather, it’s a framework for Apple’s future ecosystem.
Here’s a fun bug if you regularly deal with file names that include non-English characters. You can transfer such files to your iOS 10.3 device from Windows, but they won’t actually appear in your app. Fortunately, Jeff Butts has located a workaround that you can use until Apple squishes the bug.
After analyzing the new file system under macOS, Jeff Butts and Dave Hamilton decided to test APFS in iOS. What they discovered is both surprising and disheartening. Read on to get the full details.
If you’ve been experimenting with APFS, perhaps you’ve already tried to delete your APFS partition. You probably found out that it’s not easy. Jeff Butts went through several methods, and has landed on what seems to be the cleanest way to delete your APFS partition when you’re done with it.
Quick Tips about VPN, Sierra’s storage, Universal Clipboard, and Wi-Fi priority are just the start to the show. From there we talk about using Flash on your iPhone or iPad (it’s true!), portable VPN options, accessing a file server with iOS and much more. Download or just press play right here and enjoy. You’ll learn at least four new things, we guarantee it!