By necessity, a sizable chunk of my new book Take Control of Your Digital Storage talks about file systems, and Apple’s new APFS (Apple File System). APFS is installed automatically on Macs with solid-state storage (SSD) when upgrading to macOS High Sierra.
But what does APFS do? Why would Apple change the fundamental technology behind how data is stored on hard drives? In my new article at TidBITS, I explain all about the reasons behind it, what APFS does for you in the background, and how you can take advantage of it. And I talk about rockets. 🚀
Read it here: What APFS Does for You, and What You Can Do with APFS.
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