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Apple MacBook Pro Retina (late 2016)

Touchbar, wide gamut, unrivalled SSD..

Understanding Storage and Hard Drives

How to erase and partition drives..

Using Apple Time Machine for Backup

How to use Apple Time Machine for Data Safety.

RAID

Various types of RAID setups..

Software RAID with SoftRAID

Making software RAID volumes..

How To Guides

How to perform useful tasks and upgrades..

Setting Up Your Mac

Suggestions for setting up your Mac for performance and data safety..

Easy Thunderbolt Networking (10 Gigabit)

Networking as fast as an SSD!.

Setting Up Your Mac For Better Security

Reduce the chances of security breaches..

Strange but True: Photoshop CS5 Performance

What you should know about CS5 performance..

Optimizing Photoshop CS4 Performance

How to configure a Mac to maximize Photoshop CS3/CS4 performance..

Optimizing Other Photography Software

Speedups for working with images..

Mac Performance 101: Cores, Processes, Memory

Monitoring tips and application CPU core scorecard..

Choosing and Configuring a Mac

An in-depth look at how to find the right Mac setup for you.

OS X 10.9 Mavericks

Significant changes and issues in OS X 10.9 Mavericks.

OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

Mountain Lion tips and how-to..

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

Special Report: Upgrade Now or Wait?.

Mac Trials and Tribulations

Headaches and hassles encountered with OS X..

Mac OS X Lion Hairballs

When an upgrade brings more downgrades and bugs than value..

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD

Fast 6 Gbps solid state drives eclipse prior generations with 500+ MB/sec..

SPECIAL REPORT: Real World SSD Performance

Many brands of solid state drives put on a good show when new, but some degrade with use..

Solid State Drives (SSD)

Choosing and using solid state drives..

Apple MacBook Pro Quad-Core (February 2011)

A review of Apple’s first quad-core laptop..

Mac Pro Memory

2009/2010 Mac Pro Memory — How Much for Performance?.

Drives and Expansion and Various

Reviews of various hardware and software..

Mac Pro Early 2009 (Nehalem)

Configuring and optimizing..

Desktop Hard Drives

Performance and use..

Core Rot at Apple

The worrisome decline of OS X quality and integrity..


Blog posts

2020

2020-10-16 Apple iOS 14 is Buggier Than Ever Before, macOS Crapalina Remains a Buzzing Turd-Pile

2020-10-09 If Apple Can’t Get the Basics Right, How Can you Expect Security? — “We Hacked Apple for 3 Months: Here’s What We Found”

2020-10-06 Apple T2 Chip: Unfixable Security Flaw that Gives Attacker Full Control

2020-10-05 Why Doesn’t Apple Safari Work on Important Web Sites?

2020-10-05 Viewing Processes and Memory in macOS Activity Monitor

2020-10-04 Apple Core Rot: macOS Mojave Supplemental Update

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

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

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

2020-07-26 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

2020-04-17 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

2020-03-30 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

2020-02-08 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

2020-01-31 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

2020-01-20 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

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

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

2019-06-20 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)

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

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

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

2018

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

2018-06-29 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

2018-04-28 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

2018-01-30 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?

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

2017

2017-12-18 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

2017-11-27 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 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

2017-09-10 macOS High Sierra: Caution Advised

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

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

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

2017-05-15 macOS 10.12.5 Update

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)

2017-01-10 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

2017-01-08 Crapware in macOS

2016

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

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

2016-11-29 Apple Mail Calendar Spam

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

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

2016-09-21 macOS Sierra: Compatibility Issues

2016-09-20 macOS Sierra: Stable Release

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

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

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

2016-09-10 Excellent Search Tool: HoudahSpot

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

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

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?

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

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

2016-03-07 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 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?

2015-12-19 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

2015-12-07 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

2015-11-05 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 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 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

2015-10-04 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)

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

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

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

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

2015-04-08 OS X 10.10.3 Security Updates

2015-04-07 SoftRAID 5.0.7 Delivers Performance Enhancements

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

2015-02-12 Reader Comment: Apple Core Rot

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

2015-01-28 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 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)

2014-11-24 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

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

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

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

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

2014-03-31 OS X File System Hang Bug

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

2013-12-19 It’s Amateur Hour at Apple

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

2013-10-08 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)

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

2013-09-07 OS X Mavericks and diglloydTools

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

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

2013-05-01 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?

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)

2012-05-23 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

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

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

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

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

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

2011-03-19 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

2010

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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