The trick is using the Referenced File feature, which is a preference you can toggle at will inside the app.
iTunes is dead. But the severed parts remain if you know where to find them.
Time Machine typically creates a disk image you can mount to access files.
Apple discontinued updates to iPhoto years ago, but not everyone migrated to Photos. Now you almost have to.
Some folks don’t want to the recurring cost of iCloud. They can go local.
Fast user switching keeps users logged in and their activities running even though they’re not frontmost, including sync.
A change in philosophy has removed an off switch.
Refreshed editing tools finally make on-device editing within the Photos app a pleasure instead of a slog.
Apple added a way to capture details outside your frame camera preview to aid in adjusting a picture after you snap the virtual shutter.
Time Machine requires that the drive be in a certain format.
Macs with Fusion Drives are rarely serviceable, and you’ll lose a lot of speed if the SSD conks out. The next step isn’t obvious.
Use Apple’s built-in tool to draw on images, add highlights and annotates, stamp your signature, and insert captions in screen captures, Photos, and Messages.
The latest release improves upon a mature product, adding options for prefab HTML components and color themes.
It’s tedious to convert these partition types, but not complicated.
It’s a common problem to want a set of media that you share with another person or your whole family, but iCloud Photos doesn’t support it.
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