If you’ve been using OS X El Capitan for a while, you might have noticed that the old option to “Secure Empty Trash” is gone from the trash can’s right-click menu. There’s a pretty good reason why, but it’s still possible to do it you don’t mind digging into the command line.
As the name suggests, “Secure Empty Trash” was always a way to delete files securely, ensuring they can’t get dug up again by data recovery software. According to Apple, it turns out that “Secure Empty Trash” doesn’t reliably work on flash storage, like an Solid-State Drive, so Apple removed the option in El Capitan. SSDs don’t store data in the same way as hard drives. As Macworld explains it, HDDs [...]
It seems every version of Mac operating systems that you install may have a few issues that pop up. Now, we’re not saying you can expect to experience all or even any of the issues we outline here. In fact, the vast majority of users upgrading to macOS Sierra won’t have these problems.
But if you do experience an issue after upgrading, it’s probably going to be one of the issues we mention here. Not to worry; we’ll show you how to resolve it.
macOS Sierra Freezes During Install There are two common freezing issues; one can occur during the install process, the other when your Mac reboots after the install is complete.
Freezes After Restart: Let’s start with the [...]
If you experience app performance issues and you aren’t planning to send or store the document using a third-party (non-iCloud) Internet service, then save as package. Otherwise, it’s best to save as a single file.Save as a package or a single file
If your document, [...]
If i’m asked about the most used feature when i use Mac, i will honestly say: Spotlight. Yup, it’s a killer feature which has not been rivalled in any other operating system and keep going better. I want to explain shortly about Spotlight if you haven’t heard it before or have never used it even though you own Mac with OS X inside. Spotlight is a super search feature on Mac and it can find anything you ask. Too excessive? No, that’s why spotlight created. One of core technology from Spotlight is indexing up to metadata in a file. If you have picture file with “picture 1” name, there’s metadata inside like location, geotag and so on. Spotlight will remember that. Such a cool [...]
One of the most impressive things about the Apple Watch is the selection of apps compared to rival platforms. With more than 10,000 available to download, the App Store has the potential to be the best in the business.
Customise your smartwatch: The best Apple Watch straps
With the watchOS 2 update, many Apple Watch apps run natively on the device itself. However, as we’ve previously complained, not enough of the 10,000+ strong selection are worth your time.
So which should you download first? We reckon these would be a good place to start…Everyday essentials Cheatsheet
If you’re the kind of person forever forgetting important details [...]
Apple has announed an update and new name to its Mac operating system at its massive WWDC 2016 event in San Francisco on 13 June. Read on for our full round up of what’s new in macOS Sierra, as well as the macOS Sierra release date news, [...]