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2020-06-01 Computer Display, iPhone, iPad and Similar of Concern for Eye Health? Macular Degeneration Linked to Blue Light (sunlight and most forms of LED lights)

2020-05-18 Back to Form Again, After Loss of Fitness from Probable COVID-19: Ascending Horseshoe Meadows Rd to Cottonwood Pass from Mt Whitney Portal Rd

2020-05-12 Apple Safari Web Browser Mangles Large Image on the Latest macOS 10.14.6 Mojave

2020-03-15 Rocking Fast 10-core iMac Pro with 256GB memory that Runs macOS High Sierra

2020-02-07 Apple Pro Display XDR with Nano Texture Glass  — the Shortest but Most Useful Review You’ll Find on the Web —  and Why the NEC PA302W Rocks

2020-02-06 Apple Pro Display XDR with Nano Texture Glass  — Here Tomorrow for Evaluation

2020-01-19 For Mac/Windows/Linux/etc — diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Java version 1.3b5 Now Available — Includes Automated Install Script for macOS users

2020-01-11 Major Data Loss Today — But Luckily I Had Just Made Several Backups

2019-12-10 Apple Mac Pro and Apple Pro Display XDR Now Available for Pre-Order at B&H Photo

2019-12-08 Apple Mac Pro and Apple Pro Display XDR to be Available for Ordering December 10 — Consult with Lloyd for your own Workflow Needs

2019-11-19 Reader Comments/Questions on the Apple 2019 MacBook Pro

2019-11-14 Nasty Surprise with Apple Software Update: NEC PA302W will no longer Work (UPDATE: how to fix it)

2019-09-19 Sony A7R IV vs Lens Quality Control (all brands), Actual Increase in Resolution over the Sony A7R III

2019-09-12 Reader Comment: “iPhone 11 Pro/Pro Max is a pivot point”

2019-07-03 Apple Pro Display XDR: the Best Viewing Experience in History for Images?


Blog posts

2020

2020-09-19 Apple Core Rot: iOS 14 and macOS Safari Update Bring Treasure Trove of New Bugs

2020-09-10 Apple Core Rot: Syncing of Random Music Tracks to iPhone, iPad

2020-09-09 Apple Core Rot: Apple Messages.app Stops Working after a Few Images

2020-09-06 Apple Core Rot: Erases my 200GB of Music on iPad and iPhone Every Time I Update iOS.

2020-09-01 Sloppy engineering, irresponsible and negligent quality control practices, and disdain for the needs of working pros are now the hallmark of Apple software

2020-09-01 Photoshop CC 2020 Rainbow-Beachballs and Goes Zombie-Process, macOS Catalina Goes Non-Functional Requiring Hard Reboot

2020-09-01 Apple Core Rot: Apple Notarizes Adware (Malware), Compromises User Systems

2020-08-29 Apple Core Rot: recent Apple macOS Catalina Update Crashes Mac Pro every other night with kernel panic: “thunderbolt power on failed”

2020-07-31 Apple iPhone Refuses to Play 90% of My Music and Audiobooks: “song is not currently available in your country or region”

2020-07-28 It’s Almost Too Late to Get the Last Mac that Can Run Mojave

2020-07-26 Disturbing Number of Bad 16-Inch MacBook Pros

2020-07-26 Apple Core Rot: Music.app Screws my Music Library, Forgetting Locations and Immediately Crashing When Searching for Missing Tracks

2020-07-23 A Troublesome Security and Privacy Flaw: Apple Mail Auto-Complete + How to Delete Unwanted Recipients

2020-07-19 Apple Safari Web Site Security Features are Badly Designed: must be disabled for ALL web sites if just one web site has issues

2020-07-16 macOS Catalina 10.15.6 Update: Whacks Software Update Preferences, turns Everything On

2020-07-16 macOS Catalina 10.15.6 Update: Safari Cannot Download Files Any More: “the disk doesn’t have enough free space” (ditto for macOS Mojave security update)

2020-06-30 Thoughts on Apple’s Transition away from Intel CPUs to Apple ARM, macOS Big Sur

2020-06-27 Daily Aggravation with macOS Catalina Sleep Problems: Still the Same Piece of Shit as 4 Months Ago

2020-06-25 Faster WiFi with Antennas and Beamforming? (Updated with reader comments)

2020-06-07 Cell Signal Booster: weBoost Drive Reach Substantially Improves Uplink Performance Over WeBoost Drive 4G-X

2020-06-01 Use Apple’s “Night Shift” to Reduce Blue Light on Computer Display and iPhone, iPad

2020-05-18 2019 Mac Pro and Kernel Panics with PCIe Cards

2020-05-01 Long Term Usage Report: WeBoost Cell Signal Booster Greatly Expands my Camping Site Options and Saves the Day on Internet Access

2020-04-17 Why Is My Mac Hanging When Copying Files After Upgrading to macOS Catalina 10.15.4?

2020-04-03 macOS: Apple 'TrueTone' and Display Profile Problems

2020-04-02 Malware on iPhone? Unwanted “Congratulations Apple iPhone user” Popup Malware Erases Existing Site from Browser History + Improper Security Certificate

2020-03-30 macOS System Sleep Issues: Apple Mail a Possible Factor?

2020-03-01 macOS Catalina is a Disruptive POS — No System Sleep, Displays Won’t Sync

2020-02-21 macOS Catalina: System Sleep Frequently Fails

2020-02-21 macOS Catalina: Loads of Crapware Chewing up Memory and Sometimes CPU Cycles, Adobe Does it Too

2020-02-11 Apple Pro Display XDR: USB-C Ports Connect at USB 2.0 Speed (20X slower)

2020-02-10 Why Those Super Handy USB-C Ports on Displays and Video Cards SUCK

2020-02-08 Apple Breaks Basic Functionality in macOS Crapalina: Terminal.app Cannot Access Files Even with Full Disk Access and 'sudo'

2020-02-03 macOS Catalina 10.15.3: Privacy Tab Does not Work — Files and Folders Inoperable

2020-02-01 macOS Catalina 10.15.3 vs 10.15.2: Consistent Performance Losses in Photoshop CC 21.0.3 vs 21.0.2

2020-02-01 macOS Catalina 10.15.3 Disables all of my Samsung T5 Backup Drives

2020-02-01 Apple Pro Display XDR: a Gorgeous $7K Display Presented at the Apple Store like Some Cheap $399 4K TV at Best Buy, and Apple Employees Don’t Even Know Their Products

2020-01-31 macOS Catalina Screws up My Display Arrangement and Resolution EVERY TIME I Reboot

2020-01-30 Does macOS Have a Rare but Stupefyingly Nasty Multithreading Bug in the Unified Buffer Cache?

2020-01-29 The World’s Most Valuable Company is Incompetent at Software Development  — Apple Management Disrespects Tens of Millions of Customers

2020-01-29 Reader Comment: 2018 Mac mini with macOS Catalina Will Not Boot with eGPU

2020-01-29 Mac mini has Serious Trouble Syncing with Display via either HDMI or DisplayPort

2020-01-20 Upgrading from macOS Catalina to macOS Mojave (“downgrading” to macOS Mojave)

2020-01-19 How to Add File/Folder Access Permissions in macOS Catalina, including Full Disk Access

2020-01-19 How to Add File/Folder Access Permissions for Java in macOS Catalina

2020-01-19 For Mac/Windows/Linux/etc — diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Java version 1.3b5 Now Available — Includes Automated Install Script for macOS users

2020-01-19 Apple Core Rot: Too Many Crashes with macOS Catalina (“Unexpected S5 Entry” when ejecting SDXX camera card)

2020-01-18 Reader Comments: macOS Catalina vs Mojave, Drive Initialization Hanging/Crashing

2020-01-18 Caution for Those Working with Color-Calibrated Displays: macOS Catalina Resets Display Profile

2020-01-18 Apple Core Rot: macOS Catalina Fails to Update Critical Security Settings

2020-01-07 Eye-Burning Bug in macOS Catalina on 2019 Mac Pro: LG 5K Display Resets to Maximum Brightness Every Reboot

2020-01-02 2019 Mac Pro: Hardware Elegance, macOS Crapalina Belongs in the Toilet

2019

2019-12-19 macOS Catalina: Read-Only Boot Volume Precludes Use of Top-Level File System Namespace / Paths (UPDATE: Solution with /etc/synthetic.conf)

2019-12-19 macOS Catalina: Costly 'Upgrade' for Those with 32-Bit Software

2019-12-18 2019 Mac Pro: Apple Reference Articles and Specifications

2019-12-10 Apple Mac Pro and Apple Pro Display XDR Now Available for Pre-Order at B&H Photo

2019-11-26 macOS and iOS: How to Exclude the Wrong WiFi Network

2019-11-24 The Apple iOS 13 Fiasco

2019-11-23 iOS 13.2.3: Random Haptic Clicks Drive Me Nuts on iPhone 11 Pro Max

2019-11-21 Don’t be Fooled with Phone Phishing: Purported Compromised Apple Account with Spoofed Number Makes it Look like Apple is Calling

2019-11-19 Apple iOS 13.2.3 Breaks Bluetooth Pairing for my Mercedes Sprinter Van for all my iPhones

2019-11-17 Audio Shut-Off Problems in Safari on iPhone 11 Pro Max (iPhone 7 Plus continues to work fine)

2019-11-17 Apple iPhone Face Recognition: Amazingly Seamless but Fails in Dim Light (UPDATED with ideas to try)

2019-11-17 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max Cameras: Protruding Lens Design Captures Crud, Risks Scratching

2019-11-17 Apple iOS 13: Can the Privacy Mode Banner be Dispensed With?

2019-11-15 How to Stop macOS from Urging You to “Upgrade” to macOS Catalina

2019-10-08 Professionals Should Stay Away from macOS Catalina for Six Months

2019-09-06 Caution on Upgrading to macOS Catalina — Could Cost You Money and Functionality — Configure Software Update to Prevent Auto-Update

2019-09-03 Copying Files in macOS Can Truncate File Date/Time to One-Second Granularity

2019-08-30 How macOS Can Cause Data Loss: Spotlight Chooses on Backup (Clone) Volumes, Which User then Works on... Later Wiped Out by Backup

2019-08-30 Apple Support Cost My Client Dearly

2019-08-28 How to Show or Hide Hidden Files in macOS Finder

2019-08-28 Beware of Phishing — Fake Chase Bank

2019-06-27 Apple 2019 Mac Pro: Everything I Want... but Truly High-End and Unaffordable for Most

2019-06-20 Apple Core Rot: macOS Finder Shows Bogus Files s Not Yet Copied 18 Hours Later

2019-06-20 Apple Core Rot: iTunes Bugs

2019-05-11 Configuring Time Format to Include Seconds Such as in macOS Finder Windows; YYYY-MM-DD and HH:MM:SS Format for Date/Time

2019-05-09 Browser Hijacking: the WeKnow.ac Malware

2019-05-07 Switched to macOS Mojave, out of Necessity with 2019 iMac 5K

2019-03-30 Concerned about macOS Security Fixes

2019-03-06 Apple Costs me 1/3 of my Monthly Cell Phone Data by Downloading Unwanted macOS Mojave

2019-03-05 Apple Core Rot: macOS Finder File Copying: Fails to Replace "dot files" When Replacing a folder = DATA LOSS

2019-03-01 Apple Apparently IGNORES Researcher’s Report of 0-Day Exploit for macOS KeyChain

2019-02-22 Apple Core Rot : Debugging Severe Security Bug in Apple’s macOS Security Infrastructure (Apple Gatekeeper and Apple MRT)

2019-02-21 Apple Core Rot: Serious Audio Issues with 2018 Mac mini (Distorted Audio, Crushed Sound)

2019-02-20 Apple Core Rot: macOS Finder Shows Zero-Size Folders — Very Dangerous if Unaware

2019-02-20 Apple Core Rot CAUTION: Apple’s macOS Security Infrastructure Might Not be Working on Your Mac (Apple Gatekeeper and Apple MRT)

2019-02-15 Beware of Phishing — Fake Chase Bank

2019-02-11 Apple Core Rot: Apple Mail hangs for an Hour or More

2019-02-09 Apple 2017 iMac 5K is a Terrific Machine, but Too Often It Impedes My Work

2019-02-06 Facebook and Its Ilk Are a Disease

2019-02-04 Can you Trust Apple with Anything at All? Claimed 0-Day Exploit for Stealing Every Password in Your Keychain on macOS Mojave and earlier macOS

2019-01-28 Apple Core Rot at its Finest: the Apple Facetime Bug Clown Show

2019-01-27 Apple Core Rot Metadata Loss: macOS Finder Destroys File Dates When Moving Files

2018

2018-12-11 Using Apple FileVault for Data Security

2018-11-07 Apple Core Rot is Back with a Vengeance in the Latest Security Update for macOS 10.13.6

2018-09-29 MPG Recommendation on macOS Mojave

2018-09-18 The NuGuard KX Case Has Saved My iPhone 7 Plus even at Speed from my Bicycle

2018-09-04 Simple Things that Get in the Way

2018-08-16 2018 MacBook Pro: the Apple T2 Chip Can Erratically Kernel Panic the System

2018-08-12 Semi-Bricking a 2018 MacBook Pro

2018-08-12 Reader Question: 2018 MacBook Pro Soldered -On Storage vs Data recovery

2018-08-03 Testing in Progress on Apple 2018 MacBook Pro 15-inch 2.9 GHz 32GB 2TB Radeon Pro 560X

2018-07-22 Tired of a Weak Cell Signal in your Vehicle? The WeBoost Cell Signal Booster Works Great!

2018-07-12 Apple Updates the MacBook Pro to a Real Pro Machine

2018-06-29 Another Finder Data Loss Bug

2018-06-26 Apple’s Penchant for IGNORING Data Loss Risks Continues, Unabated: Finder Erroneously Shows Files as Zero Bytes

2018-05-30 Upgrading to macOS High Sierra Without the Forcible “Upgrade” to APFS

2018-05-30 Apple Core Rot: File System Performance Problems, Thunderbolt 3 Performance Problems, Thunderbolt 3 Disconnect Problems, etc.

2018-05-29 Siri Knowledge: an Oxymoron?

2018-05-20 How to Fix Apple Remote Desktop that was Broken by Apple’s Recent Security Update: Reinstall RemoteDesktopClient 3.9.3 on Client Machines Using SSH

2018-05-20 Apple Core Rot: It’s Big Things, and Hundreds of Little Ones, that Together Add up to Chaos

2018-05-15 Thunderbolt Bug: Drives Disconnect at Random and Intermittent Times

2018-05-15 Are Smart Phones an IQ and Creativity Downgrade, with Anti-Social Bonus Points?

2018-05-07 Overheating Can Kill Optical Thunderbolt 2 Cables, Root Cause is the Mac Itself (Thermal Dumping)

2018-04-28 Apple’s Problems with Severe Security Bugs Continue

2018-03-16 One more Finder File Copy Bug: Is it Even Safe to Count on the macOS Finder to Copy Files?

2018-02-18 macOS High Sierra: APFS Corrupts Disk Images

2018-02-13 Apple iOS Source Code In the Wild

2018-01-30 Reader Question: Time to Move to High Sierra?

2018-01-17 macOS 10.13.2 and Disk Utility = Atrocious Bug-Ridden Disaster

2018-01-17 SoftRAID Updated to Fix Issue with macOS 10.13 High Sierra

2018-01-11 Apple Quality Control: Enough is Enough

2018-01-10 Nasty macOS High Sierra Bug: Unlock AppStore Preferences with *any* Password

2018-01-09 Apple’s Mitigations for the Meltdown and Spectre CPU Architecture Bugs: Long-Running Update Doesn’t Jive With Description

2018-01-07 macOS Compatibility Problems with iMac Pro with both High Sierra 10.13.2 (17C88) and Sierra 10.12.6 (16G1114)

2018-01-07 Meltdown and Spectre CPU Architecture Bugs: Apple Has Partially Addressed with No Performance Impact?

2018-01-07 Apple iMac Pro: First Look at Performance

2018-01-02 New Year’s Resolution for Apple: Can We Please Have macOS 'Sobered Up' in 2018? Keychain Crash and Others—macOS Increasingly Unstable = Unacceptable

2017

2017-12-26 Why Does Apple Put Random Unwanted Crud Into my iPhone Calendar?

2017-12-26 Crashes When Copying Files over a Network? Try Turning off Packet Signing

2017-12-25 New iPhone, iPad, Mac, etc? Cables and Related

2017-12-19 NewerTech NuGuard KX Case for iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, iPhone X (saved my iPhone several times when dropped) + Screen Protectors

2017-12-18 Copying Files with macOS Finder: Data Loss Bug

2017-12-09 One Example Among Many of Things that Suck with macOS: Continual Breakdown in Quality Control

2017-11-30 iPhone: Blurred Screen Requires Rebooting Phone

2017-11-30 iPhone: App Store Downloads Never Finish

2017-11-30 Perspective on Apple Core Rot Over Some Years

2017-11-30 Apple Mail: Cannot Configure ToolBar as Desired

2017-11-28 The Most Serious Apple Software Quality Failure Yet: Logging-in 'root' without any password

2017-11-27 Time Machine and APFS: Local Backups

2017-11-27 Computers Are not Getting Faster in a Meaningful Way, GPU is Half-Baked Tech, Too Many Software Developers Suck

2017-11-26 How to not Waste/Lose a Huge Chunk of Cellular Data for Personal Hotspot : Disable Background Downloading

2017-11-26 How to Disable Downloading of macOS High Sierra

2017-11-25 Upgrading to macOS High Sierra Without the Forcible “Upgrade” to APFS

2017-11-24 macOS High Sierra: Apple Core Rot in Spades: “damaged and can’t be opened” for all pdf, dmg, xml, xsd, properties, jar files, folders also — “damaged and can’t be opened” error message caused by com.apple.quarantine xattr

2017-11-24 macOS High Sierra APFS Performance is Inferior to HFS on Apple’s Fastest SSD: all cost, no benefit, at least not yet

2017-11-06 Reader Comment: Thunderbolt 3 Crash with High Sierra

2017-10-22 Apple Kernel Bug? 2015 iMac 5K Runs at 0.8 GHz When Cold, Even with Warm Air Out Rear Vents

2017-10-20 Caution on Upgrading to macOS High Sierra: Sony Firmware Updates

2017-10-06 macOS HighSierra: New Security Behavior includes a new Zero Day Exploit (kernel level compromise) and Dumping User Passwords

2017-10-06 Out of Space on your 2010-2015 MacBook Pro? SSD Prices Highly Attractive for Upgrading SSD Capacity

2017-10-05 macOS HighSierra: Brief Use Brings Relief in a Way: Worth Ignoring for a While

2017-10-05 macOS HighSierra: APFS Conversion of Boot Drive SSD

2017-09-17 macOS High Sierra: Apple’s Technote on APFS is Both Confusing and Possibly Incorrect

2017-09-11 iPhone Camera bug

2017-09-10 macOS High Sierra: Caution Advised

2017-09-08 iPhone 7s and 8: End of the Line for Value was with iPhone 6?

2017-09-03 iPhone: Made in China Gets Interesting

2017-08-29 SoftRAID Warns on Serious High Sierra Bug

2017-08-11 MacOS Bug: Kernel Task Uses Most or All CPU Cores Continuously (Ambient Temperature Too High)

2017-08-09 Reader Question: SSD vs Fusion Drive in iMac 5K

2017-07-25 64GB Memory Kit for 2017 iMac 5K Works Great: Save $760 vs Apple

2017-07-17 Apple Core Rot: Networking Problems (NFS, Failure to Copy Files, More)

2017-07-07 Speed Up Migration Assistant Using Thunderbolt Instead of Ethernet (or WiFi)

2017-07-07 Save a Few Gigabytes: How to Remove Garage Band

2017-07-07 Save Big Bucks on 64GB Memory for 2017 iMac 5K

2017-07-01 Apple Core Rot Strikes Again: Time Machine Wipes Out Other Backups and Fails to Restore Properly

2017-06-30 2017 MacBook Pro: Personal HotSpot via iPhone Does not Work

2017-06-20 macOS Thunderbolt 10 Gigabit Networking Still Not Ready for Prime Time

2017-06-19 Does macOS 10.12.5 Break Gigabit Ethernet?

2017-06-19 Apple iPhone Security: Pocket Dialing

2017-06-13 Apple Photos: Bad Idea + Downloading Images from iPhone/iPad/Other Devices using Apple Preview

2017-05-15 macOS 10.12.5 Update

2017-04-28 iTunes: Infinite Loop Trying to Install an App

2017-04-07 Solution for sudo hang problem in macOS 10.12.4

2017-04-07 How to Disable All Push Notification Requests in Apple Safari

2017-04-06 macOS 10.12.4: File Sharing Running at a few kilobytes per second

2017-03-28 Caution on macOS 10.12.4: sudo is broken, sudo hangs before password for nearly 5 minutes

2017-03-28 Caution on macOS 10.12.4: sudo is broken

2017-03-17 Security: Another Phishing Example (plus Apple Junk Mail Bug)

2017-03-10 Manage That Keyboard: How to Disable Caps Lock

2017-03-10 Apple Core Rot: Logging Spew

2017-02-23 Caution on Upgraded Apple Remote Desktop

2017-01-29 Finder Hangs While Copying

2017-01-29 Apple’s Time Machine Obliterates my Data When It is Most Needed (Restore)

2017-01-25 Touchbar MacBook Pro not Rated for Colder than 50°F — Serious Design Flaw for Active Users?

2017-01-15 Bill Atkinson’s “Photo Card” for iPhone/iPad: Tangible Internet-Age Postcards

2017-01-10 macOS BloatWare (and what feels like SpyWare)

2017-01-10 Safari Seems Less Stable in macOS 10.12.2

2017-01-10 Adobe Memory Usage, with no apps in use

2017-01-09 The GPU remains a Science Fair Project

2017-01-08 Crapware in macOS

2017-01-03 Apple Core Rot: PDF Support

2016

2016-12-23 iTunes and iPhone: Which Phone?

2016-12-23 How to Remove Apple Crapware. Or Not, Thanks to Apple’s New Lockdown

2016-12-23 2016 MacBook Pro: Design by Dilettantes?

2016-12-22 Reader Comment: “Bloomberg piece goes hand-in-hand with today’s article that you posted”

2016-12-22 How Can Apple Mail Possibly need 3.1 GB of Memory?

2016-12-19 Almost in 2018, Computers Are not Getting Faster in a Meaningful Way, GPU is Half-Baked Tech, Too Many Software Developers Suck

2016-12-13 macOS 10.12.2 Update

2016-12-13 Two-Factory Security for macOS

2016-12-07 2016 MacBook Pro: Cannot Sustain Performance Under Load — Update

2016-12-06 OWC Introduces Redesigned Mercury Elite Pro Dual with Thunderbolt 2 Technology + SALE on “Gen 1” Version

2016-12-03 2016 MacBook Pro: Cannot Sustain Performance Under Load

2016-11-29 Apple Mail Calendar Spam

2016-11-18 Apple iPhone Secretly Uploading Call Logs when iCloud is Enabled?

2016-10-31 Saving 5GB or so from iTunes

2016-10-27 macOS Sierra 10.12.1: Data Loss + Breaking Backup Protocols is Now a Feature?

2016-10-27 New Apple MacBook Pro (updated with comments, updated again with solutions)

2016-10-21 Apple iPhone 7 Caution Was Warranted: GSM-only model has Inferior LTE Performance

2016-10-15 Reader Question: can Siri be disabled on an iPhone?

2016-10-13 iPhone 7 in Jet Black: MUCH Better Grip in the Hand + SIM-Free iPhone 7 Now Available

2016-10-12 macOS Sierra: Apple Mail Continues to Have Severe Performance Issues, plus crashes

2016-10-08 diglloydTools: Current version Works with macOS Sierra (no update needed)

2016-10-07 macOS Sierra: Crashes Viewing Folders with Images (while selecting them)

2016-09-30 macOS Sierra: Possible Data Loss Scenario

2016-09-23 macOS Sierra: Cannot Copy/Paste Properly

2016-09-23 iOS 10 Supports Color Spaces

2016-09-21 macOS Sierra: Compatibility Issues

2016-09-21 A Question for Readers: How to Print iPhone Photos

2016-09-20 macOS Sierra: Stable Release

2016-09-20 macOS Sierra: Severe Apple Mail Performance Problems

2016-09-12 iPhone 7: Apple will not sell unlocked iPhone with both GSM and CDMA, but maybe in a a few weeks

2016-09-12 Altitude on iPhone: ProAltimeter app

2016-09-11 macOS Sierra: Uneventful Upgrade for MacBook Pro Retina

2016-09-11 Startup Key combinations for Intel-Based Macs

2016-09-10 What I Want in an iPhone: Dual Carrier Support Simultaneously

2016-09-10 Excellent Search Tool: HoudahSpot

2016-09-09 Apple iPhone 7: can an Unlocked Model Actually be Bought at Apple Store?

2016-09-09 Apple iPhone 7 Caution: GSM-only model lacks CDMA network support, precluding future use with Verizon or Sprint

2016-09-09 An uncomfortable 2 Days with Amazon Dash Buttons

2016-09-08 macOS Sierra: Some Small Issues, but Mostly Good So Far

2016-09-07 Apple iPhone 7: New Features I Like

2016-09-06 NewerTech NuGuard KX Case for iPhone 7 / iPhone 7 Plus (saved my iPhone 6s Plus several times)

2016-09-02 Risky “Zero Day” Exploit Bugs Fixed in iOS 9.3.5 for iPhone, also in OS X

2016-08-30 iPhone Software Update Failure: ‘“Not enough free space is available on this computer” (8.81TB not enough space for 0.128 TB iPhone)

2016-08-15 Emojis in File Names on macOS

2016-08-14 java.nio.file.Path and java.io.File Forward Slash and Backward Slash in File Names on HFS+ and FAT or ExFat File Systems

2016-08-01 “Not Connected to Internet” after Waking from Sleep in OS X 10.11.6

2016-07-19 macOS 10.11.6 Issue with Pegasus?

2016-07-18 Apple Breaks Thunderbolt Networking in OS X 10.11.6?

2016-07-11 Finder Setting for Generic Icons or Custom Icons Based on Content

2016-07-08 iPhone Panoramas In Depth: Shooting & Post Processing Tips, Numerous Examples up to 11K Resolution

2016-07-08 Apple Still Cannot Tell Time

2016-07-08 Apple Knows Better: Your Needs as a Traditional Mac User do not Matter — Has Apple Abandoned the Creative Community?

2016-07-06 My iPhone 6s Plus Saved From Cracking Again by NewerTech NuGuard KX Case

2016-06-16 OS X Sierra

2016-05-28 How to get a Better Idea of Memory Usage: Purge the OS X File System Buffer Cache

2016-05-27 More OS X Open-File Bugs: QuickLookSatellite, Apple Mail, Ghost Applications, Trash Will Not Empty

2016-05-25 OS X Bug: QuickLookSatellite Opens Files and Never Closes Them, Causing Wide-Ranging Errors

2016-05-17 When Software Crashes It is Immensely Frustrating: Why is Lightroom Crashing?

2016-05-17 Lightning Cable for iPhone/iPad Keep Breaking? Tudia Klip Might Help

2016-05-10 OS X: How to Fix Hang in Image Capture Utility

2016-05-01 Do you have 2 “iPad devices”?

2016-04-27 What’s all the Fuss About iPhone Security Anyway?

2016-04-11 OWC Announces SoftRAID 5.5: allows users to convert Apple RAID volumes to SoftRAID

2016-04-05 Thunderbolt on OS X: Spontaneous Drive Disconnect

2016-03-24 iOS 9.3: Setting up NightShift feature, to Help Sleep

2016-03-07 OS X Malware: Ransomware Encrypts Data, Demands Payment to Recover

2016-02-29 Apple Breaks Ethernet in OS X El Capitan

2016-02-17 Apple in PR Denial even as Apple Core Rot Spreads

2016-02-04 Thunderbolt Networking: Very Poor Performance with Sustained Usage

2016-02-03 OS X El Capitan Finder: “The operation can’t be completed because one or more required items can’t be found. (Error Code-43)”

2016-01-21 OS X 10.11.3: iMac 5K Screen Black Screen —Will not Wake Up From Sleep

2016-01-21 OS X 10.11.3: Three Displays now Sleep/Wake Properly (UPDATE: worse than ever)

2016-01-02 Modifying the NewerTech NuGuard KX Case for iPhone 6s, 6s Plus with a Knife and Scissors

2016-01-02 Apple Core Rot: Spotlight Cannot Find File Names

2015

2015-12-31 OWC Envoy Pro Mini 480GB Ultra-Portable SSD (Thumb Drive) as an OS X Boot Drive

2015-12-23 Web Browser Cookies + OS X El Capitan: Safari Cookie Security?

2015-12-21 Handy items for Charging, Connecting, etc

2015-12-21 $150 Off Apple Watch

2015-12-19 A Troublesome Security and Privacy Flaw: Apple Mail Auto-Complete + How to Delete Unwanted Recipients

2015-12-12 Walkthrough: How to make a RAID Stripe Using SoftRAID 5.1

2015-12-12 Don Norman and Bruce Tognazzini: How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

2015-12-10 More Apple Core Rot: Apple Mail Still Broken + More Views

2015-12-09 Apple Core Rot: Little Things are not Little Things (iOS Image Display)

2015-12-07 Reconfiguring Storage to use 8TB Drives, Data Integrity Critical

2015-12-06 Time Machine does not show all the items that are excluded!

2015-12-03 Reader Comment: Apple Core Rot

2015-11-19 Disk Utility Has No RAID Support in OS X El Capitan but OWC Has SoftRAID Lite for only $34

2015-11-16 Apple OS X El Capitan Cannot Tell Time

2015-11-14 OWC Announces SoftRAID 5.1, and SoftRAID Lite

2015-11-14 Apple Core Rot: How Many com.apple.audio Helper Processes Does One Need, Exactly?

2015-11-13 Beware of Apple Mail Photo Quality: Resizing of Outgoing Images

2015-11-12 One of the Most Confusing Finder Preferences

2015-11-12 Apple Core Rot Remains in App Store : OS X Sporadically Fails to Update Apps

2015-11-06 Apple’s DCI(P3) Color Gamut Improves Upon Longstanding Marginal Gamut, Yet Makes Little Sense in Context for Amateurs or Pros

2015-11-05 30-bit Color Support in OS X El Capitan with Dual NEC Wide Gamut Display + 32-bit Color

2015-10-31 OWC Thunderbay 4 Deal: 20TB RAID-5 Edition Deal: now with Spare 5TB Drive

2015-10-30 10-bit Graphics Support in OS X El Capitan: Adobe Confirms Support is Coming for Photoshop

2015-10-25 Those Annoying Late Night Machine Wake-Ups

2015-10-24 Reader Question: Spin-Up Delay with Hard Drives

2015-10-21 Apple Core Rot now featured in App Store : OS X Cannot Update Itself Properly

2015-10-16 OWC Thunderbay 4 Deal: 20TB RAID-5 Edition Deal: now with Spare 5TB Drive

2015-10-16 Checking RAID-1 Mirror Status in OS X El Capitan (now that DiskUtility is toast for RAID)

2015-10-15 Reader Question: How to Approach El Capitan

2015-10-15 Reader Comment: Adobe Quality Control an Issue?

2015-10-15 OS X El Capitan Breaks Time Machine

2015-10-13 OS X El Capitan: Image Capture Now Hangs Sometimes

2015-10-09 OS X El Capitan: Worst OS Release Yet

2015-10-08 iPhone 6s Plus: can it work Like a Real GPS Unit?

2015-10-08 iPhone 6s Plus: Dubious Cell Reception

2015-10-08 OS X El Capitan: Disk Utility “designed by morons” design ethic + RAID Support Removed + Wanton Bugs

2015-10-08 Apple Kills Off RAID Support in OS X El Capitan, Leaving Users Dangling in the Wind: SoftRAID is the Solution Now

2015-10-07 diglloydTools: Working Fine on El Capitan

2015-10-07 OS X El Capitan: Installed

2015-10-07 Brand-New iPhone 6s Plus with iOS 9.0.2: “No Service” Bug Takes Phone Offline

2015-10-04 Downloading the 6GB OS X El Capitan Release via an iPhone High in the Mountains

2015-09-30 OS X El Capitan Out Soon (next major OS release)

2015-09-24 NewerTech NuGuard KX Case for iPhone 6s, 6s Plus

2015-09-24 Apple iPhone Core Rot: Apple Breaks Personal Hotspot in iOS 9.0.1 + HOW TO FIX

2015-09-23 Will Apple Core Rot Trend be Reversed?

2015-09-14 Upgrading to an iPhone 6s Plus: all AT&T “deals” are the same bitter pill with a bit more or less sugar coating

2015-08-18 Charging iPhone, iPad, any USB-Chargeable Device: Lupine USB One

2015-08-16 Apple ID Account Hassles Continue

2015-08-08 More Apple Core Rot: Finder Sluggish Since 10.10.4 Update

2015-07-01 OS X 10.10.4 Now Supports 'TRIM' for 3rd-party SSDs

2015-07-01 Apple Releases OS X 10.10.4

2015-06-30 UPDATE: Your Passwords are at Risk with OS X and iOS?

2015-06-18 Mini Review: 2015 Apple MacBook

2015-06-18 All your passwords at risk with OS X and iOS, and Apple Sits on the Problem

2015-06-12 USB-Charging your iPad, iPhone, Cameras in the Car, Colored Lightning Cables

2015-05-26 OS X Yosemite May Drop Unstable 'discoveryd' and Restore mDNSResponder

2015-05-23 Apple Photos: Nuisance Behavior by Design

2015-05-04 The Best Way to use Apple’s Photos App

2015-04-27 Apple Pro Video Updates: Endless Repeated Updates

2015-04-10 Apple Watch is Out and In Crazy Demand, What’s it For?

2015-04-08 OS X 10.10.3 Security Updates

2015-04-07 SoftRAID 5.0.7 Delivers Performance Enhancements

2015-04-07 Apple Core Rot: Runaway Spotlight (mds_stores Process)

2015-03-22 OS X Security: Various Developments

2015-03-22 Apple: A Trillion Dollar Company Dominating Personal Electronics, Cars and (incidentally) Computers

2015-03-04 OS X and Malware

2015-02-15 How to Prioritize Network Interfaces for Peak Performance

2015-02-12 With the Coming of the Apple Watch, Digital Monitoring is the Next Big Thing

2015-02-12 Reader Comment: Apple Core Rot

2015-02-12 Our Toaster Failed, and we want another one just like it

2015-02-06 Drives Unmounting After Sleep in OS X Yosemite?

2015-02-04 Apple Core Rot and Safari Issues

2015-02-02 SoftRAID 5.0.6 Released With Important Fixes

2015-01-29 MacWorld: Wi-Fi issues continue to hamper OS X users despite updates

2015-01-29 ArsTechnica: Why DNS in OS X 10.10 is broken, and what you can do to fix it

2015-01-29 Apple Lightning Cables (for iPhone, etc)

2015-01-28 Continuing Performance Issues in Apple OS X Yosemite, Particularly in Photoshop

2015-01-28 Apple OS X 10.10.2: Many Bug Fixes Along with Fresh Manure

2015-01-22 Hard Drive Reliability

2015-01-22 Apple Core Rot: More Views

2015-01-09 Spotlight Builds in a Feature Spammers Could Only Dream About

2015-01-09 Possible Work-Around for Spotlight Privacy/Security bug of Indexing Spam Email

2015-01-06 Arment: “Apple Has Lost the Functional High Ground” and then regrets

2015-01-05 New CPU Options / Revised Mac Pro?

2015-01-04 Pathological Network Performance in Apple OS X

2015-01-03 Spotlight: Brain-Dead Search Priorities

2014

2014-12-29 iTunes Won’t Sync Any Contacts to iPhone

2014-12-26 Apple Core Rot

2014-12-23 Troubling Precedent: Apple Pushes Security Update Without User Permission (NTP Security Flaw)

2014-12-21 Thunderbolt EFI Exploit

2014-11-25 A Pseudo-Security Trend: Password Reset and Locked Accounts

2014-11-24 OS X Yosemite Update (10.1): Regularly Deletes the AppleMail VIP List

2014-11-21 SoftRAID 5.0.5 Released

2014-11-21 OS X Yosemite Finder File Copy: Data Loss

2014-11-21 Any Kind of RAID is Easy with SoftRAID

2014-11-19 OS X Yosemite: Update the SoftRAID Driver

2014-11-19 OS X Yosemite: Problems From “system cleanup” Software

2014-11-19 OS X Yosemite: Apple Kills TRIM for 3rd-Party SSDs, Renders System Unbootable

2014-11-18 OS X Yosemite: Disable WiFi if Using Gigabit Ethernet

2014-11-18 OS X Yosemite Deletes Java / JDK, but Photoshop Needs It

2014-11-17 OS X Yosemite Update (10.1): Destroys Apple Mail VIP List Again

2014-11-13 iPhone / iPad: New Security Risks Emerge

2014-11-13 OS X Yosemite Deletes VIP list in Apple Mail

2014-11-05 When the iPhone and Three Nearby Computers all Ring for a Phone Call, and is this a Privacy Issue?

2014-11-05 Apple iCloud: Promiscous Saving for Security Lapses

2014-11-04 OS X Yosemite Deletes VIP list in Apple Mail

2014-11-03 Static Problems on Input/Output with Some Macs?

2014-11-02 diglloydTools DiskTester, IntegrityChecker, MemoryTester — Works Fine on OS X Yosemite

2014-11-02 OS X Yosemite: Severe Performance Issues with File Open Dialog

2014-11-01 Transparency in OS X Yosemite

2014-10-20 Search Terms in OS X Yosemite Get Sent to Apple

2014-10-20 OS X Yosemite: Severe Performance Issues with File Open Dialog

2014-10-20 OS X Yosemite: Full Screen Mode Continues to be Anti-Functional for Dual Displays

2014-10-19 OS X Yosemite: Switched to it on my Main Machine

2014-10-16 OS X Yosemite: Screen Bleed-Through for Images Impairs Perception

2014-10-16 OS X Yosemite: Disable Transparency

2014-10-08 iPhone Features, AT&T vs Verizon

2014-10-07 Patches for 'bash' Shell Vulnerability

2014-10-07 Driving and iPhone or Siri Do Not Mix

2014-10-06 Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure from Apple iPhone 6

2014-10-05 Internet Speed is an End-To-End “Up To” Concept, not a Consistent Quantity

2014-09-13 What does an iPhone 6 Plus cost?

2014-09-09 The new Apple iPhone: Display Zoom on Larger Model Attractive

2014-09-02 On Nude Selfies and Celebrities

2014-08-31 Cell Phone Kill Switches

2014-06-27 Apple to End 'Aperture' Support

2014-06-03 FIXED in 10.9.3: OS X File System Hang Bug

2014-05-23 OS X 10.9.3 Fixes 90° Screen Rotation Bugs

2014-05-22 United Airlines WiFi: Google Chrome and Firefox Work, Safari DOA

2014-03-31 OS X File System Hang Bug

2014-03-14 CalDigit Thunderbolt Station Adds Support for iPhone/iPad Charging + Apple Superdrive

2014-03-13 OS X 10.9.2 bug with 90° Screen Rotation Reportedly Fixed in OS X 10.9.3 Beta

2014-03-10 OS X 10.9.2 Breaks Display Support with NEC Displays: Sleep, 90° Rotation Failure

2014-03-07 2013 Mac Pro: Dual Displays Problematic

2014-02-25 OS X 10.9.2 Reportedly Fixes the TLS/SSL Security Bug

2014-02-22 Major Security Flaw in Apple iOS and Apple OS X, Involves Fundamental TLS / SSL Security Protocols

2014-02-13 One of Many Mavericks Bugs: Column Widths in Finder, Open/Save Dialogs

2014-01-02 OS Mavericks 'App Nap' Kills Photoshop Performance

2014-01-02 Mac Pro Energy Savings: What is the Reality?

2013

2013-12-31 OWC 'Area 51' Blowout Sale (all sorts of stuff, cases for iPhone, iPod too)

2013-12-25 AT&T Text Messaging: Can it be Disabled?

2013-12-19 It’s Amateur Hour at Apple

2013-12-17 PowerRocks 'MagicStick' Portable Battery for iPhone , iPod, other phones

2013-11-24 Are Thunderbolt Product Choices Poised to Balloon in Variety, Availability, Scope?

2013-11-06 OS X Mavericks: Not Recommended At Present

2013-10-28 OS X Mavericks and Safari

2013-10-28 Copying an Email Address Without the Extra Crufty Adornments (AddressesIncludeNameOnPasteboard)

2013-10-26 Minor Update for diglloydTools for OS X Mavericks

2013-10-25 Comments on OS X Mavericks

2013-10-14 iPad Mini: Why is it Not a Phone Also?

2013-10-14 Settings Panel for iPhone

2013-10-13 Grip and Shock Damage Protection for iPhone 4/4s/5/5s, Color Choices in NuGard KX

2013-10-10 Switched to iPhone 5s from 4s

2013-10-08 Install the Driver for the OWC Mercury Accelsior PCIe SSD (OS X Cuts Power Prematurely to PCIe)

2013-10-07 OS X Mavericks and diglloydTools

2013-10-07 Caution When Upgrading to OS X Mavericks: Kernel Extensions (ATTO, Drobo)

2013-10-03 Best Alarm Sound on iOS 7

2013-09-30 OS X 10.8.5 and OWC Mercury Accelsior PCIe SSD Issue (Kernel Panic from Sleep)

2013-09-25 Apple iOS 7: iPhone Accessibility / Legibility Tips

2013-09-24 iPhone 5s vs Nokia Lumia 1020 Camera Phones

2013-09-23 Grip and Shock Damage Protection for iPhone 5/5s

2013-09-23 Apple iOS 7: Type Weight and Size Impairs Usability, Presbyopia and Vision Issues

2013-09-07 OS X Mavericks and diglloydTools

2013-08-10 Newer Technology 'NuGuard KX Mini' Drop-Protection Case for Apple iPad Mini

2013-07-14 iPhone Case: Grip and Shock Damage Protection: NewerTech NuGuard KX Case

2013-06-12 OS X 10.9 'Mavericks' — 64GB *NO GOOD* on 4/6-core Mac Pro

2013-06-12 Apple iOS 7 Icons

2013-06-12 Apple iOS 7

2013-06-11 OS X 10.9 'Mavericks' Supports 128GB — Confirmed

2013-06-11 2013 Apple Mac Pro: CPU Choices Predictions

2013-05-23 The Implications of a Centralized App Store and Centralization in General: Single Point of Failure

2013-05-05 Shock Resistance: NewerTech NuGuard KX Case for Apple iPhone 4/5

2013-05-01 The Commercialization of Digital Spying

2013-04-27 Screen Glitch: OS X 10.8.3 Issue?

2013-03-20 Intel X25 SSD Needs Firmware Update to be Compatible with OS X 10.8.3 ?

2013-02-15 The Crash from 'File:///' — More Broadly What Are These Keyboard Sniffer Hooks Doing in a System-wide OS X API?

2013-02-13 Tidbits: How Apple Doesn’t Respect Its Users

2013-02-10 Core Rot at Apple? and Interview on 'The Tech Night Owl'

2013-01-23 Core Rot at Apple?

2012

2012-12-01 How to Show / Unhide the Library Folder in Your Home Directory (Mac OS X)

2012-11-18 Reader Question: DiskTester and OS X Cache

2012-11-03 Disk Utility (Fusion Version)— Cannot Handle Two Internal Drives in MacMini

2012-07-28 Network Copy Errors (.DS_Store) with OS X Mountain Lion

2012-07-25 Mac OS X Mountain Lion: Application Signing “unidentified developer”

2012-07-25 Mac OS X Mountain Lion Notes

2012-07-11 Mac OS X Mountain Lion Coming Soon (and some advice)

2012-07-10 Verify/Repair a RAID Volume in Mac OS X Lion (Disk Utility won’t work)

2012-07-03 Zombie Messages on iPhone

2012-05-23 Update on SoftRAID and Mac OS X 10.7.4 Volume Mounting

2012-05-11 Mac OS X 10.7.4: Apple Mail Rainbow Beachball

2012-05-11 Issue with Mac OS X 10.7.4 and Volume Mounting?

2012-02-20 How OS X Sandboxing Affects Developers

2012-02-18 ZFS for Mac OS X — ZEVO

2012-02-16 What Are the Implications for Application Signing?

2012-02-16 The iOS-ification of Mac OS X — Mac OS X 'Mountain Lion' — Feeling Like Prey Now

2012-02-06 The iOS-ification of Mac OS X

2012-01-06 OWC 16GB Memory Modules for 2009/2010 Mac Pro — 48GB / 96GB in Mac Pro

2011

2011-12-10 Installing Mac OS X Snow Leopard on an Apple Mac Pro That Shipped with Lion

2011-12-01 End of Life for the Apple Mac Pro? Still no word from Apple

2011-11-01 End of Life for the Apple Mac Pro?

2011-10-27 Apple iPhone 4S Experience

2011-10-20 Apple iPhone 4S Issues and Comments

2011-10-10 Yes, diglloydTools Works on Mac OS X Lion (and Mountain Lion)

2011-10-08 I’ve ordered my iPhone 4S, and What About Two Networks at Once?

2011-09-15 Mac OS X Lion and Full Screen Mode

2011-09-10 An Impressive Experience At The Apple Store With the iPhone

2011-08-17 Mac OS X Lion: Unable to Print With Epson Stylus Pro 3800

2011-08-08 Mac OS X Lion Hairballs

2011-07-24 Mac OS X Lion and diglloydTools

2011-07-23 Software RAID Works on Lion, But Apple Has Broken Basic Functionality

2011-07-21 Protocol for Upgrading to Mac OS X Lion

2011-07-20 Apple OS X 'Lion' Comments

2011-05-04 Remote Access To Photoshop via iPhone, iPad

2011-04-27 Update on Apple Tracking Data on iPhone, iPad

2011-04-25 Is Apple Tracking Your Movements Via Your iPhone (and iPad)?

2011-03-22 Mac OS X 10.6.7 Update Fixes Black Screen Issue For NEC Displays

2011-03-22 Anti-virus on Mac OS X— Vulnerabilities

2011-03-22 AT&T Extorts More Money For iPhone Data Already Paid For, Threatens To Cut Access

2011-03-19 Final Cut Pro Dropped Frames and Anti-Virus Software on Mac OS X

2011-03-05 Apple SSD TRIM Status on Mac OS X 10.6.6 With 2011 MacBook Pro

2011-02-15 Photoshop Performance: Beware of Memory Usage and Mac OS X Cache

2011-01-23 iPhone and Zombie Emails, Verizon iPhone

2010

2010-11-29 AT&T Customer Service = Oxymoron

2010-07-16 Speed of internal SATA Ports with Mac OS X

2010-06-30 Photoshop CS5 Crashing With OS X 10.6.4 with ATI Radeon 4870 and OpenGL on Mac Pro

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