The current macOS implementation of preferences is appalling design in every respect, and is essentially undocumented even for developers. Is this the way that macOS is heading?
Apple has today updated Gatekeeper configuration data to version 117 (116 seems to have been skipped). Apple does […]
Have you ever tried removing or editing a preference file, to no effect? This explains why that happens, and how to get changes to work properly.
Problems with preference files can easily crash an app, even when the file looks fine, and its permissions are correct. Here’s why and how.
Apple has pushed out silent updates to Gatekeeper’s configuration data, bringing it to version 115, and to MRT […]
You suddenly can’t remember your password, or your Mac won’t accept what you think is your password. What do you do next?
OS X and macOS make it very easy for malware to make itself persistent. It’s time for High Sierra to improve protection of the user.
How to run one-off backups, how to cancel automatic backups, and how to set your own backup schedules.
How scheduling concurrent and background tasks using XPC Activity works, and compares with alternatives such as NSBackgroundActivityScheduler.
Transferring a decision-making guide from a quick flowchart into Tinderbox notes.