Recently I was able to install a new application on macOS that monitors network traffic. Useful for limiting bandwidth usage on the data bundle of your mobile device when travelling, you can limit all or a subset of your apps. It’s neat. A few months ago I was using my mobile data on my laptopContinue reading Surprising data usage in macOS with Apple News+
Recently I noticed that my ten-month-old Retina MacBook Pro was sluggish. I’d read reports and heard anecdotal evidence that Yosemite was running slow for people, even on the latest hardware, so I figured I’d get to the bottom of it. The immediate culprit was a process called UserEventAgent, which was chewing up more CPU thanContinue reading OS X Yosemite – the strange case of /.MobileBackups.trash
I ran into an interesting problem recently, which I only resolved today though a bit of trickery. With the release of OneDrive, Microsoft replaced the existing SkyDrive application on OS X with a new binary. It still refers to the same ~/SkyDrive folder on the file system, but it’s definitely different. One of the majorContinue reading Symbolic links and Microsoft OneDrive on OS X Mavericks
Apple is finally releasing Leopard, and compared to Vista, I'd say it's worth the upgrade. They have stolen a couple of visual ideas from Vista, including the side bar and transparency on the windows, but overall, I'd say it's a good upgrade.