Tag Archives: HFS+
How to Securely Wipe the Data...
Securely wiping a drive, removing all of its data, and ensuring that no meaningful information can be recovered, has long been a feature of Disk Utility and its erase...

First Aid: Verify and Repair HFS+,...
Disk First Aid, currently part of Disk Utility, has long been the go-to utility for verifying and repairing a Mac’s storage system. Included as a standalone app with the...


Using APFS On HDDs … And...
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)....

The Speed of APFS: Just How...
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...

Is It Possible Not to Convert...
macOS High Sierra brings with it a new filing system known as APFS (Apple File System). APFS replaces HFS+ (Hierarchical File System Plus), and offers a new, modern file...

macOS 101: What High Sierra Broke...
It’s almost become a tradition; one that we wish we didn’t have to put up with. It seems with each new version of the Mac operating system, there are...


How to Use Windows to Restore...
For quite some time now, Time Machine has been the go-to backup app for most Mac users. It’s the heart of my personal backup system, and knowing I could...

APFS (Apple File System) comes to...
After making the announcement last summer at WWDC 2016, Apple has begun to make good on its promise to ship its new file system in 2017. With the latest...

Tech 101: Explaining the New Apple...
 iOS 10.3 Update with APFS Now Available to public Without a file system, your Mac, iPhone, iPad or even your Apple Watch would not work. A file system is...