AWT News Update: November 8, 2017

AWT News Update: November 8, 2017

Cloning APFS drives, looking at purchase history on iOS, bezel-less Face ID iPad Pros, using the iPhone X to see what glasses look good on you, and iOS 11 adoption rates all make the news on this pleasant autumn day...

  • Beloved backup/clone app SuperDuper! receives an update to make it compatible with macOS High Sierra and APFS
  • It's now possible to look up a complete history of iTunes/App Store purchases on an iOS device
  • Bloomberg and KGI agree: the iPad Pro line will be updated next year with Face ID, no bezel and no home button
  • Warby Parker's app now measures your face if you have an iPhone X, then suggests what glasses might look good on you
  • Adoption of iOS 11 has climbed over 50%
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What you need to know about APFS and macOS High Sierra compatibility

What you need to know about APFS and macOS High Sierra compatibility

On September 5, 2017, Apple published a technical note titled Prepare for APFS in macOS High Sierra. High Sierra will be available on September 25, and most of the questions we're getting about the new operating system revolve around the new Apple File System (APFS). Probably the most important information in the article from Apple is this quote:

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DriveSavers Data Recovery is ready for the new Apple file system

DriveSavers Data Recovery is ready for the new Apple file system

DriveSavers — which specializes in data recovery, eDiscovery and digital forensics — says it’s ready to retrieve data stored on drives formatted with the new Apple File System (APFS), should users lose access to their drives during the beta test period or with the final release of macOS High Sierra.

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