Spotlight: SCSI Voodoo and USB Anomalies

Ever try to shut down your Mac and it simply restarts or freezes? Maybe you try to do the simplest things like run the Software Update in System Preferences or Repair Permissions in Apple’s Disk Utility and the program crashes. Ever try to install the recent...

DeepVacuum. It Sucks.

Deep within the labyrinthine layers of OS X, there lies an untapped wealth of programming power (how’s that for alliteration?). Even for us Masters of the Mac, UNIX is shrouded in mystery. However, with enterprising entrepreneurs like HexCat, we common folk can...

Tom Cruise, step aside.

It was easy to do routine maintenance by rebuilding your desktop and optimizing the hard drive on OS 9. With OS X being at its core UNIX, there are many maintenance tasks that are far from routine that should be performed but often aren’t because either you are...