I am always looking for new Apps and Extensions that make me more efficient on my Mac. To that end, I use keyboard shortcuts more than in the past. I use several workflow helper apps as well. Lately, I have been trying out a neat little app called MenuMate by ZIPZAP MAĆ software.
When web browsers first implemented Notifications from websites I thought it was a pretty cool deal. Since that time I have moderated my view a bit. If you use website notifications or not, or would just like to turn them off, then read on my friend.
The macOS has tons and tons of cache files for just about every app and process. Clearing cache files can free up a lot of space on your Mac. Clearing corrupt cache files can solve tech issues on your machine. This article explains about cache files and ways to get rid of them. I like CleanMyMac for this purpose.
Of course, one of the areas where we are most vulnerable for security on our Macs is through web browsers. As far as I can tell, most browser developers are making there software more and more secure. However, I do have a caution in the Safari browser for you.
Did you know that you can upload files and photos from someone else’ computer using their web browser? This is a pretty neat, little known feature of iCloud. This article explains how to do it. You never know, it may come in handy sometime. It is easy to do.
Apple released macOS 10.12.5 today along with iOS 10.3.2. There are lots of fixes in these updates. I have installed them, all is well. I used the macOS combo updater for macOS after restarting into Safe Boot mode. macOS 10.12.5 is very snappy, seems to be working just fine.
I think you probably have figured out I take security on my Mac pretty seriously. I think Apple does as well as evidenced by their Xprotect malware protection built into the macOS. However, the ultimate responsibility for protecting our Macs lies with us.
I am still totally jazzed about my switch to the Google Chrome web browser. Recently, I delved into the People feature of this app. I think I mentioned it in my previous article on Chrome. It is pretty cool, lets take a look at it.