MacOS has a weird default browser plug-in that loads itself into all web browsers. Apple uses the plugin to monitor what web browsers people are using.
Safari 8 wants you to use more than one search engine. Its address field auto-discovers and installs OpenSearch providers to get you where you’re going quicker.
Learn how to use MacOS built-in keyboard shortcuts to measure pixel-lengths on the screen. Easy to do without any third-party software required.
Apple adds command-line support for the high-efficiency XZ file compression format in MacOS 10.10 “Yosemite.”
The open and save dialogs may become too large for you to reach the Open and Save buttons. Here is how to get them back to the normal size.
Apple knows malicious software will try to change your default web browser. However, do the new settings-preserving protections go too far?
Apple wants you to use Safari real bad and send aggressive marketing notifications if you’re using a third-party web browser.
Microsoft got trashed by the security community for failing to deploy a firewall by default in Windows. Why are Apple products not given the same scrutiny?
The Linux desktop aligns more with my values; as Windows and MacOS seek to restrict ever-more user freedoms. Plus, I like bing able to debug problems.
Tutorial demonstrating how to validate code signing certificate signatures on MacOS updates and other Apple software installers.
I simply don’t get the typographical characters and symbols I need every day with the inadequate default Windows keyboard layout.
Popular software vendors inject unique tracking identifiers when you download their installers to track you all the from the web and onto the desktop.