Time Machine now saves what are called local snapshots on your Mac’s internal drive; these can be used to restore files when your backup drive isn’t available or even to roll back your entire system. In today’s Quick Tip, we’ll talk about how to take advantage of them!
The biggest feature for end-users is continued testing of Messages in iCloud.
Bombich Software released version 5.1 of Carbon Copy Cloner on April 24 with snapshot support. There’s a lot to know about this major upgrade, and so some basic Q&A seems in order. Read this first.
Along with iOS 11.3.1 for the iPhone and iPad, Apple released macOS 10.13.4 Security Update 2018-001 on Tuesday. The Mac update fixes security issues related to privileges and UI spoofing.
Apple’s macOS 10.3.4 generally fixes some nagging display issues, but also breaks screen extenders. Here’s an update.
The newest version of Safari has a handy-dandy way to sort bookmarks by name (or by URL), and we’ve got the scoop on how to do it…and how to undo it if you want to. (At least temporarily.) Come on in and read all about it!
Apple released the combo updater for macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 on Friday. The combo updater is a 2.49GB download and contains everything in the macOS Sierra 10.13.4 released on Thursday, along with all the updates since High Sierra’s inaugural 10.13.0 release back in the fall.
This way you won’t have screenshots being uploaded to iCloud Drive if you turned Documents and Desktop syncing on
The two biggest known new features in this release cycle are Messages on iCloud and Business Chat.
This can be useful if you prefer to create your own shadows.
Apple released both macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 Developer Beta 5 and Public Beta 5 on Monday, which likely means Apple is nearing the end of the development phase of this update.
We sometimes forget there are myriad options we can set for our Macs. Starting with his first book (Dr. Macintosh) and countless times thereafter, our own Dr. Mac has implored readers to poke around and try various settings, explaining that it’s quite difficult to break a Mac by merely changing a Control Panel (old-school) or System Preferences (modern) setting.
Is your Qi charger keeping you up at night? Don’t worry, there’s a solution that doesn’t (necessarily) involve black electrical tape! Also in this episode, your two favorite geeks help you troubleshoot your problems, including diagosing a strange Safari launch trigger, renaming your Home Sharing store, managing multiple email addresses with Gmail, securely deleting files with High Sierra, and much more. Quick Tips abound in this episode, too, folks. Listen carefully and you shall learn!
The two biggest known new features in this release cycle are Messages on iCloud and Business Chat, and users will also find the gorgeous wallpaper included with iMac Pro.
It turns out that it’s not an issue with macOS High Sierra.
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.
The two biggest known new features in this release cycle are Messages on iCloud and Business Chat, plus the gorgeous wallpaper included with iMac Pro.
That bug resulted in apps crashing from an Indian text character sequence, and messaging apps were particularly exposed.
However, they only affect certain disk images.