Tagged: Yosemite

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How to use the missing function of disk utility

How to use the missing function of disk utility

Most Mac users now use a modern version of OS X Yosemite, and if you are among them, you probably noticed the missing button “Erase free space” from disk utility. Why is it needed? This function overwrite free disk space to prevent recovery of deleted files, adding a layer of security and privacy.

Why Apple removed it? The fact that the function does not work on the SSD, but now almost all Mac computers are equipped with solid state drives. But someone, for example, uses the sheaf HDD + …

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Security new iPhone in full working order

Security new iPhone in full working order

As information technologies penetrate all aspects of our lives, information security issues occupy a more important place. In today’s world data loss from the device often costs much more expensive it is, and manufacturers are constantly working to protective mechanisms. One of the leading positions in this is, of course, Apple, the secrets of the users which, as you know, too tough for even the FBI.

According to the publication TechCrunch, the updated Siri voice assistant, recently …

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Mac owners are in no hurry to update to OS X El Capitan

Mac owners are in no hurry to update to OS X El Capitan

Presented last summer, OS X 10.11, popularly known as El Capitan, still are unable to achieve widespread distribution on the “Macs” users. Unlike iOS 9, the proportion of which to date is about 80%, “El Capitan” in the middle of February “froze” at the level of 47.9%. Was it really that bad?

According to statistics published on the website ComputerWorld, the latest version of desktop OSes Apple is not even close to getting to the results of its predecessor with the picturesque name of …

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How developers have fun with the Apple Watch

How developers have fun with the Apple Watch

After the onset the moment when you already know what time it is and how many kilometers did you find from the fridge to the sofa, begins a panicked search applications for your Apple Watch. If you are a software developer with a lot of free time and lack of personal life, then you probably will not want to miss.

For example, 15-year-old computer programmer Billy Ellis has developed an application for smart hours Apple, which simulates the Finder of OS X Yosemite on the user’s wrist. The …

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Applications for Mac were under threat of attack

Applications for Mac were under threat of attack

Computers on OS X is vulnerable, and this was confirmed many times. A new vulnerability, found by researcher in the field of security under the name Radek, could allow attackers to gain access to a huge number of applications installed on our Mac, and use it to attack other computers on the same network. Attack-prone apps for OS X Yosemite and OS X El Capitan.

The vulnerability lies in the Sparkle. For those who don’t know: Sparkle is a tool that is actively used by developers of third-party …

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How to make sure that your device supports AirDrop

How to make sure that your device supports AirDrop

For me, AirDrop is one of the most enigmatic features in OS X and iOS. Never it is impossible to say with certainty if it will work, if you suddenly have the desire to use it. Hence the desire arises infrequently. And should it work? This is also quite easy to get confused, because many devices support OS version with certain restrictions, to remember which are not so simple. Colleagues from the iDB helped to understand.

With the Mac AirDrop with OS X 10.7 Lion. In mobile devices it came …

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[OS X] Use tab in Mail on El Capitan

[OS X] Use tab in Mail on El Capitan

Each new release of OS X makes using this operating system even easier and more comfortable. This applies in particular to El Capitan, the design of which Apple engineers focused on convenience and stability, and from its inconspicuous at first glance, the functions we consider in this article.

Remember how at the presentation of OS X Mavericks Craig Federighi talked about tabs in Finder? Personally for me this moment was one of the most important, because by the time most users got used …

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It is a spectacular Wallpaper from the hidden Apple and Wired17 review

It is a spectacular Wallpaper from the hidden Apple and Wired17 review

Nice Wallpapers is an integral part of modern technology. Still, after all the displays of gadgets of all sorts account for the lion’s share of our time and that’s desktop or lock screen appear to the eyes of most. The taste and color of the picture is also different, but see if you can resist such a beautiful Wallpaper that Apple and Wired magazine had more to hide and our colleagues from OSXDaily to find.

Autumn leaves (Apple)

This time the main topic was the beauty of nature, and …

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How to make an old Mac to run quieter and faster on OS X El Capitan68 review

How to make an old Mac to run quieter and faster on OS X El Capitan68 review

My MacBook Pro 2008 and 2009 runs on OS X El Capitan, and work these computers quite well. As promised, El Capitan, the company has focused on the optimization of the system, paying less attention to new features, and the OS behaves much better than OS X Yosemite. But there is no limit to perfection, and colleagues from 9to5Mac has published some tips that will make the life of owners of older Mac even better.

From time to time your Mac fans buzzing, runs cooler, and you can see how it would …



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