MacVoices #16174: Joe Kissell Takes Control of Upgrading to Sierra

Joe Kissell  helps guide us through the potential pitfalls of upgrading to the new version of the macOS in Take Control of Upgrading to Sierra. Even though upgrading has improved over the years, there are still potential issues you need to be aware of and choices to be made as you make the move. Joe talks about the implications, advantages and costs of choosing to store your Documents and Desktop folders in iCloud, what the new Optimized Storage feature is and how using it may affect the availability of your files when you’re offline, and which of the three options for upgrading he and others use for their own purposes.

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Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he’s doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Joe Kissell is the author of over two dozen Take Control ebooks, as well as a host of print books. He is a senior editor for TidBITS, and a Senior Contributor to Macworld. Keep up with him if you can on his personal blog,, and on Twitter.


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