Things on my Mac

Backing up e-mail with OfflineIMAP

By Atomstar on Saturday 11 January 2020 20:26 - Comments (12)
Category: Mac, Views: 3.462

Last week, Gandi lost quite some customer data and urged users use their own backup. Thinking about this, I realised I don't backup my (Gandi) e-mail (except for program cache), so I decided to fix using OfflineIMAP.

An alternative could be Mailstore (guide). A similar guide for Protonmail was written by peterrus.

Do you backup your e-mail? How?

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Upgrading Macbook SSD with Sintech m.2 adapters

By Atomstar on Saturday 14 September 2019 14:16 - Comments (7)
Category: Mac, Views: 4.794

Since storage upgrades are quite expensive for MacBooks, there are third-party adapters that allow using m.2 SSDs on Apple's proprietary connector. Here I describe two of these connectors of Sintech.

Summary: the short Sintech adapter is 1.1mm thinner, which also fits in a 13" MacBookPro12,1, the long version does not fit. For a MacBookPro11,2, both the short and long adapter fit. I don't see a reason to buy the long (or rather: thick) version.

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