Tag Archives: Useful Tips

  • move OS X to new SSD

    How to move OS X El Capitan to a new SSD

    Until recently, Mac users had very little choice about what kind of storage to get – SSD or HDD. Today, you can choose either an HDD or SSD, or in some cases, both hard drives for your system. However, SSD promises better performance, for instance, the average boot up time takes around 10-13 seconds for […]

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    How to clean up a Mac

    One of the reasons why Macs run slowly is a lack of free space on the hard drive. In this article we will share five tips on how to clean up a Mac. 1. Clear the Startup list Most apps are added automatically to the startup list after installing.The system spends a great deal of […]

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    3 ways to show hidden system files on Mac

    Most Mac users rely on Spotlight to search for files and folders. Well, this tool is convenient and a really good assistant in finding data when it`s disorganized. However, your Mac has thousands of useless hidden files that are out of your view and which take up much of your disk space. The OS X […]

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    How to clear cache files on Mac

    If you are a Mac user, you probably know that OS X stores lots of cache files. A cache file is a temporary data file created by apps, browsers and many other programs to help your Mac run faster. However, sometimes these cache files can get corrupted because of software updates, and this can cause […]

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    Duplicate File Finder Tips

    Today we tell you how to configure accuracy and speed while searching for duplicates with Duplicates Expert, protect the files you need, and other tips for using the application. To go to PrimeFile Preferences click , + ⌘ or Menu->PrimeFile->Preference Minimal file size PrimeFile allows to specify minimum file size for files to be considered. That is, […]

  • How to Password Protect Folders on Mac

    How to Password Protect Folders on Mac

    Actually, there is no easy way to create password protected folders on Mac. But using OS X capabilities and some magic you can get almost similar functionality. Using only standard tools you can create Password protected image, which will be mounted only after typing the password. So, firstly, you have to launch Disk Utility Create image by going to File […]

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    How to Defragment Mac | Is it Necessary

    First, let’s deal with the notion of fragmentation and defragmentation. Disk working speed is not uniform. The minimum is at the very center and maximum on the edges. Therefore record often begins at the “beginning”, gradually moving to the “end”. If it reaches the space occupied earlier – the entry continues to record into different place. Thus, the same data […]

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    Always Check Downloads Folder and Trash

    Today we talk about a place that is a dump file for 90% of users not only to Mac OS X, and other operating systems. This place, as some might have guessed, is a standard Downloads folder. Why so many files are there? It’s really simple. The fact is that all applications whether it’s browser, instant […]

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    Top 5 Folders Secretly Eating your Disk Space

    Top 5 Sneaky Hard Drive Eaters In this article we will tell you about 5 most space-consuming folders on your Mac. As well as how to delete them and prevent further appearance. #5 Application Support and Caches These 2 folders directly connected with applications maintenance installed on your Mac. In Application Support apps create additional […]