Using APFS On HDDs … And Why You Might Not Want To
After 16 months of using and testing APFS—Apple’s new file system—I’ve come to the conclusion that you probably don’t want to use it on HDDs (disks with rotating platters). Why? Well, to understand why APFS and HDDs are not...

The Speed of APFS: Just How Fast Is It?
Ever since the first beta of Sierra (Mac OS 10.12), I have been interested in Apple’s new file system, APFS. As the first new file system released by Apple in almost 30 years, I knew this file system would...

iOS 10.3 Update with APFS, Find My AirPods Now Available
After releasing the beta version in late January, Apple has officially released iOS 10.3 to the public. The free update features several significant and minor changes as well as design tweaks. One change that users might not notice is...

Tech 101: Preparing a Mac For a New Owner
There comes a time in the life of just about every Mac where its usefulness has become limited or it will be too expensive to repair or update, so you decide it’s time to sell it or give it...