Finder

05.01.14
How to tell how much space your trash is using in OS X
05.01.14

How to tell how much space your trash is using in OS X

Are you a trashophobe? I am. I delay, delay, and delay some more when it comes to emptying my OS X...

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09.06.13
Running Linux on your Mac: 2013 edition
09.06.13

Running Linux on your Mac: 2013 edition

Back about this time of year in 2009, I wrote a post that's remained a venerable favorite. Entitled...

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07.30.13
A look at OS X Mavericks and tagging
07.30.13

A look at OS X Mavericks and tagging

Apple introduced file tagging in OS X Mavericks, letting you assign custom metadata to a file that...

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06.26.13
The Loop looks at OS X Mavericks
06.26.13

The Loop looks at OS X Mavericks

Perhaps this post should have been titled "The Beard looks at OS X Mavericks," since the subject i...

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04.22.13
Extract App Resource Icons with AppleScript
04.22.13

Extract App Resource Icons with AppleScript

Whether I'm preparing for a demo or writing an article, blog post, book, or technical documentatio...

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04.17.13
Popup Window for OS X
04.17.13

Popup Window for OS X

Popup Window (US$5.99) provides an organizer utility for your desktop, enabling you to stick fo...

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04.10.13
Oppo squashes the smartphone further, quad-core 6.13mm device rumored for late April
04.10.13

Oppo squashes the smartphone further, quad-core 6.13mm device rumored for late April

Slimline smartphones are kind of Oppo's thing. While the company's latest phone, the Find 5, was a...

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03.11.13
Desktop Groups: Add floating file pallettes to your desktop
03.11.13

Desktop Groups: Add floating file pallettes to your desktop

Desktop Groups (US$7.99) offers a nice utility for anyone looking for a fresh take on desktop orga...

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01.25.13
Mac 101: Use Finder's item arrangement to sort your files
01.25.13

Mac 101: Use Finder's item arrangement to sort your files

One of the really neat things about OS X is that it's easy to sort your files in Finder. If you...

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