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Posted on August 26th, 2011 at 4:13 PM EST
This article has become rather outdated. Most notably, since it was written, Zeobit has sold MacKeeper to Kromtech. (Although it’s hard to tell, since mackeeper.kromtech.net still redirects to mackeeper.zeobit.com half a year later.) It’s anyone’s guess where MacKeeper will go from here, though I still believe that most of Mackeeper’s functions are either unnecessary or could be done better by free software. I am leaving this article in place mainly for historical record. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on August 17th, 2011 at 8:16 AM EST
I can be a little obsessive sometimes. I have this OCD need to know how much disk space I have free, for example. Since the release of Mac OS X 10.7, known as Lion, others like me have noticed a troubling problem. It seems that, in Lion, when you drop something in the trash and then empty the trash, the space that item occupied is not recovered. Seems like a major bug, right? But wait… believe it or not, Lion is behaving exactly as designed in this regard! How is that possible? Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on August 13th, 2011 at 10:18 AM EST
It’s been a busy summer here, and regrettably, I’ve had very little time to keep up with this blog. Which means that I’m not remotely on the cutting edge of this story… but perhaps now is a good time to revisit it anyway.