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The Yosemite Clean Install

My early 2008 model Mac Pro has run every version of OS X from Leopard (10.5) on up. It’s served me well for many years, but lately it started acting …

 
My Post Flight Routines After Installing Yosemite

If you’ve recently encountered beachballs or freezes after installing Yosemite, your drive may be experiencing a common ailment known as directory tree munging. Surprisingly, it’s very much a thing that …

 
The Yosemite Sidebar Blues

I store all my data files on an external drive, and I’ve populated the Finder’s Favorites sidebar with common shortcuts to folders on that external drive. My backup data drive …

 
A Week in Yosemite

Ever the technology geek, I upgraded both my Macs to Yosemite when it was released last Thursday. So far, it’s been a smooth experience, probably the smoothest upgrade experience I’ve …

 
Moving to a new Mac Part 1: Essential Apps in my Workflow

It’s not my Mac unless it has my apps and data on it. Earlier this week, I took possession of a new retina Macbook Pro 13″ model. Having had a …

 
The Best Newbie Resources to Learn OmniFocus 2

With my client work really ramping up this summer, I was finding my standard methodology of organizing my work (To-Do lists and email triage) to be…how shall I say… grossly …