Fusion Drives and Folder Sharing – Mac Geek Gab 809

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Folders Transferring between computers, Mac Geek Gab 809

iCloud Folder Sharing works, and your two favorite geeks have tested it for you. Should you use your ISP’s mesh or your own? How about installing Catalina on a Fusion Drive? These questions answered, plus a LOT more. And John and Dave share your Cool Stuff Found, too. Press play and enjoy!

iCloud Outage Latest Service to Fall

· Andrew Orr · News

Following on the heels of Facebook, it appears that iCloud is also suffering some outages as shown on Apple’s System Status page.

macOS: How to Get Manual iCloud Sync Control

· Andrew Orr · How-To

With macOS Sierra, Apple introduced Documents & Desktop syncing to iCloud. But sometimes it can be a pain in the arse to use.

Back to My Mac Ends With macOS Mojave

· Andrew Orr · Quick Tip

Back to My Mac was a remote desktop feature you could use to access your Mac’s hard drive on another device.

macOS: How to Access iCloud Drive in Terminal

· Andrew Orr · How-To

If you prefer the Terminal over the GUI, or just want a different way to create and move files and folders, this is the tip for you.

It's Easy to Blame Bluetooth and APFS – Mac Geek Gab 698

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

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Having issues with your Apple Watch, your iMac hinge, or your external drive? We summarily blame Bluetooth. And APFS. And we have a solution for that hinge that has nothing to do with radio frequencies. So there. Just press play and enjoy. We promise you’ll learn at least five new things.

iCloud Drive: How to Recover (or Remove) Recently Deleted Files

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip


Accidentally deleted something from your Desktop? That’s no problem if you’ve got iCloud’s Desktop and Documents syncing feature turned on! In today’s Quick Tip, we’re gonna tell you how to recover those files within the first thirty days—and what to do if you need to remove one, permanently and pronto.

iOS 11: How to Share Documents from the Files App

· Jeff Gamet · Quick Tip

iOS 11 Files app sharing documents

The Files app in iOS 11 does more than let you see and organize documents with your iPhone or iPad. It lets you share files, too, although not all sharing is created equal.

Simple Personal Cloud Storage with My Cloud Home

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

My files stored on the My Cloud Home as seen on my iPhone (left), web browser (top right), and the Finder (bottom right).

Not so long ago the phrase “simple personal cloud storage” was an oxymoron. Setup and use weren’t simple and prices were more premium than personal. Then, My Cloud Home, a new personal storage device from Western Digital priced from $149.99, came along and changed everything. It’s reasonably-priced, simple to set up and use, and yet, surprisingly full-featured.