How to access hidden and protected folders and files in the Finder, including a natty shortcut for Sierra and later.
Four versions of the same app to demonstrate different app states in Sierra and High Sierra, and how your apps can join the undead.
This week, I have been attacked by zombies – half-dead apps which appear to have quit automatically, but […]
Why would anyone tell the user that an app had quit, but actually leave it hanging around, near-useless, in memory?
Put TextEdit or Preview into the background when they haven’t got an open window, and they quit automatically, don’t they? Actually they don’t, they just become zombies.
Does APFS support its major new features – clones, snapshots, etc – yet, and how can you use them?
What do you do when you open a document, only to find that the wrong app opens it? Here’s how to tackle that and more.
Digging into macOS Sierra and its logs to examine how Recent Items works. Useful insights into Launch Services, and potential historical info about documents opened.
It’s a System Prefs problem. No, a preferences file problem. No, it’s something else, but Apple once again won’t tell us how Recent Items works, or doesn’t.
Finder revision class: two valuable enhancements for working with batches of items, to rename them, and display previews.