Making an Old Mac Pro Awesome, 2013 Edition
I take another look at the Mac Pro, and how machines Apple made in 2006 are still owning Macs sold today.
Warning About Seagate Diagnostics & Mountain Lion
Be very careful how you install Seagate’s drive diagnostic software on Mac, even if downloading from their own web site.
Preserve Java Preferences.app From Apple’s Update Deletion
If you install the latest Java update, released yesterday, on OS X Lion or OS X Mountain Lion, it will not only delete the Java web-plugin, but it will delete something you didn’t expect… Java Preferences.app. Apple did make note of this, in the security descriptor notes for the update, but nowhere in the notes […]
Starry Night Screen Saver Updated for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
My favorite OS X screen saver… and well, my favorite screen saver for the past two decades, is back for Mountain Lion. Mind Console Productions has quietly updated the port of After Dark’s Starry Night to version 2.0… and restores full Mountain Lion compatibility. If you ran the previous version on Mountain Lion, you’d get […]
Making Sense of Oracle Java 7 for OS X
After well over a year of delays, Oracle has finally shipped consumer-friendly versions of Java 7 SE for Apple’s OS X. But, you need this primer to understand it all.