Lisa Brennan-Jobs’s memoir about her famous father is due out next week, but there’s early coverage that might tell you if you want to read it. Back to My Mac users will need to look for alternatives in macOS 10.14 Mojave—Glenn Fleishman explains. If you use or are investigating Backblaze as the CrashPlan for Home shutoff date nears, Josh Centers has instructions on how to restore files from Backblaze. And for those who are considering buying a NAS (network-attached storage) device, perhaps to replace a Mac mini, Jeff Carlson explains what to look for in an excerpt from Take Control of Your Digital Storage. Notable Mac app releases this week include Tweetbot 3.1, Aeon Timeline 2.3.10, EagleFiler 1.8.4, Lightroom Classic CC 7.5, and Parallels Desktop 14.0.
Lisa Brennan-Jobs, Steve Jobs’s firstborn daughter, who he long denied and rejected before finally acknowledging, has written a memoir of her life and memories of her famous father. It’s a story that hasn’t yet been told, and it remains to be seen how it will affect the collective opinion of Steve Jobs.
Apple has posted a support article about how the decade-old Back to My Mac service—which enables users to access files on and share screens with on their Macs over the Internet—will not be in macOS 10.14 Mojave.
Do you subscribe to Backblaze—or perhaps you’re looking into the online backup service? While backup is easy and automatic, restoring takes more work. Josh Centers explains the process of restoring files over the Internet and reveals a little-known way to restore a single file at a time.
NAS (network-attached storage) can be a great way to expand your available data storage, but buying a NAS device involves wading into a lot of technicalities. In this article, adapted from his book Take Control of Your Digital Storage, Jeff Carlson breaks down the NAS buying process.
Disables or degrades a number of features due to Twitter disabling parts of its public interface. ($9.99 new, free update, 5.5 MB)
Improves syncing with the Scrivener writing app. ($50 new, free update, 53.6 MB)
Prepares for the release of macOS 10.14 Mojave and improves performance. ($40 new, free update, 20.5 MB)
Adds new book types and a new paper type inside the Book module. ($9.99/19.99 monthly subscription Creative Cloud subscription, free update)
Major update for the virtualization software adds support for macOS 10.14 Mojave and optimizes virtual machine storage space. ($79.99 anual subscription for standard edition (upgrade available), $99.99 annual subscription for Pro and Business Editions, 198 MB)