Category Archives: MacOS

MacOS Yosemite: Apps still in Launchpad after removal

Recently I have removed some apps from my Macbook Air, as I’ve noticed that is definitely not a gaming PC. In concrete I am talking about Steam, the Gaming Platform and two games. Neither the Mac Book Air is designed for games, nor the small SSD can handle too much data. So what I did… Read More »

OS X 10.10 – Yosemite Beta 4

I have just downloaded the OS X 10.10 – Yosemite Beta 4, and at first sight most of my reported issues seems to be gone by now. Still a bit questionable is the information provided with the update. Once again  – 850 MB update with the information “recommended for all users” is a bit too… Read More »

OS X 10.10 Yosemite – Testing Part 2

Following my testing of OS X 10.10 Yosemite [1], today I have downloaded the following two updates from Apple for the Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite: OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 7 OS X Beta Recovery Update First of all it would be helpful to provide some more details in regards to the context of the… Read More »

How to stop a failed FileVault encryption (at least partly)

With the upgrade to the second public beta version of OS X 10.10 Yosemite [1], I took the decision to enable FileVault to encrypt my disk. Setting the checkbox on the installation didn’t ring any bell in my head, so I went forward without thinking what such a simple click might do. Who needs backups? Who… Read More »