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How can I format my external APFS disk?

I formatted my external backup disk as APFS pretty easily recently. Just used the Disk Utility as per normal.  But I discovered very quickly that while Time Machine could read from APFS it could not write to it.  Maybe in

Posted in Apple, Home Lab, Newsletter

Newsletter: October 14, 2017

Hello all, I hope that everyone had a good week, and are enjoying the weekend? I had a good week and accomplished some things that are important. I may have also solved some serious issues in my lab.  We will

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Moving to my new Apple Watch

Hello everyone, I did get the Series 3 watch – wanted the better water resistant capability and potential for a cellphone, and the supposedly greater performance and now I need to make it work. So you need to unpair your

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What is a technical evangelist?

I was asked about this recently.  And I have debated it a little at work.  So I thought I should get it down.  A technical evangelist was called technical marketing in the past.  But it is in fact more than

Posted in Not my normal stuff

Newsletter: October 7, 2017

Hello all, I trust everyone has had a good week? I have friends who were in Las Vegas this week and had a very different experience.  I am glad that no one I know was hurt. I am going to

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Newsletter: September 30, 2017

Hi all, I am doing this from home – the first time in a while.  As you know I was out on the road for about 5 weeks.  Got to talk to a lot of customers and a lot of

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Moving to my new iPhone 8

Hi all, I moved from my old iPhone 7 to a new iPhone 8 last night.  I use an Apple Watch, and I use – a lot – Apple Pay so wanted to make sure I had no trouble with

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