Learn the correct way of how to format a drive with GUID for macOS Ventura installation with our step-by-step guide.
If you have an SD or micro SD card you want to reformat with your Mac, it’s a pretty easy process. Read on to learn how.
Learn how to factory reset MacBook Air before selling or giving it away. Plus, know other important things you need to do first.
Disk Utility can now manage AFPS snapshots, no matter which app created them, in macOS Monterey.
This new feature is cunningly hidden so that you don’t notice this huge leap forward when you first open the app. To engage its new powers, select a volume and use the Show APFS Snapshots command in its View menu. This opens a new table view in the lower part of the main view in which the selected volume’s snapshots are listed.
For as long as Dr. Mac can remember he’s relied upon the same three products when his hard (or solid state) disks go bad: Apple’s Disk Utility (free), Prosoft Engineering’s Drive Genius ($79), and Alsoft’s DiskWarrior ($119.99), but only one has succeeded three times in the past few months after the other two failed… Read Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves Episode #276 to find out which one succeeded and which two failed!
What is purgeable storage, and is there a way to manually clear it out and reclaim storage space?
Jeff Butts shows us a real “gotcha,” the fact that Disk Utility hides full volume trees by default, plus how to reformat an APFS container and volume to a macOS Extended partition.
Moving your Photos to a new drive, managing your Finder’s smart searches, reasons for a VPN, and remote access to your own Macs are just the first few topics that Dave and John discuss this week. Then it’s on to managing your document syncing, finding an old version of Mac OS X for an older Mac, some cool scripts that other listeners developed for monitoring your network, and more! Press play and enjoy!
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.