Category: Apple

Time Machine: Encrypt backup without loss of speed

Those who use MacOS will usually also use the timemachine backup. However, if the backup is to be encrypted, there are a few tricks that can be used to avoid a slow timemachine backup.

An encrypted backup is recommended because modern Macs automatically encrypt the drives using the built-in T2 chip. If the backup were to remain unencrypted, this would pose a security risk if the backup hard disk were to be lost.


HyperDrive adapter for Macbook Pro 2016 Hands-On

The current Macbook Pro generation is only equipped with Thunderbolt 3 ports in USB-C format. The HyperDrive adapter provides a remedy. Developed from a kickstarter campaign, the HyperDrive USB-C dongle offers a simple expansion with all necessary interfaces without reducing the number of USB-C ports: HDMI for 1080p@60Hz, 4K@30Hz Thunderbolt 3 with video support up to 5K@60Hz

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