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.
Shutdown cause codes, wake reasons, ACPI, and sleep states – diagnosing problems from hardware events.
Developers should consider letting users export and import suites of settings, to determine an app’s persona, or flavours of working environment.
Stop wasting time wading through hundreds of hits: refine your text searches using regex, as supported by many Mac apps.
You are most unlikely to come across this new variant of OSX/Dok, but it has some very worrying new features.
How to encrypt your hard disk without tears, using macOS FileVault. Includes addressing problems.
Free, works with Sierra and other unified logs, examines log entries already in the log, unlike Console. Now supports logarchives and more.
Transferring a decision-making guide from a quick flowchart into Tinderbox notes.