Browsing Tag: Mac OS

Mojave Install!!

Apple release macOS Mojave 10.14 today. I have been saying, if you have mission critical software that may not work in Mojave at this time then hold off on the install. However, since I am a totally brave soul, or perhaps a little crazy, I installed it this afternoon. Here…

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Advantages of APFS File Format

As you know Apple went to the new APFS file system in macOS High Sierra. Some people have had problems with it, but as far as I know most people made the switch from HFS+ uneventfully. There are benefits to using the APFS file system like it’s efficiency on SSD…

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Validating Fonts

I don’t know whether you have noticed this or not, but when you run many different Mac Utility Apps they usually have a feature that cleans the “font cache.” The reason for this is corrupt or malfunctioning Fonts can cause all kinds of problems on your Mac. I think font problems…

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Mojave 10.14 Beta 3

Apple has released Mojave 10.14 Beta 3 and Developer Beta 4 in the last couple of days. I run them both. The new Mojave OS seems to be coming along fine. I cannot tell any obvious changes in the Mojave features in these Betas, most of it is under the…

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Pros And Cons of Mac App Store

I have previously mentioned why I try not to use the Mac App Store. There are advantages to using the App Store, but I think the disadvantages outweigh the good stuff. This is excellent article does a great job of weighing the good, the bad and the ugly of the Mac App…

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High Sierra 10.13.6

Apple has released High Sierra 10.13.6 which will probably be the end of the line for the much maligned High Sierra macOS. As is my practice, I downloaded and installed the Combo Updater. I have had no issues during or after install. If you are running the High Sierra OS,…

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Shift Key Extends Text Selection

I do this all the time. I am selecting a range of text in a document to I can bold or italicize it. However, I end up not selecting the full range that I wanted so I just drag the cursor across the selection a second and sometimes a third…

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Mojave System Software Update

In my continuing interaction with Apple’s new Mojave OS, I wanted to briefly take a look at updating the System Software. There are a few ways to update the macOS in Mojave. They are very similar to High Sierra, but a little more streamlined. About This Mac Update The App…

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