Automated Mac Cleanup Tools

I generally don’t like automated cleanup tools. It’s rare that they are even necessary. OS X is designed to clean up after itself. Since most of these applications require administrative permissions, If I do need an automated tool, I prefer open source...

Where has my Mac disk space gone

If you are trying to figure out what is using up all your disk space, you might use a tool like Disk Inventory X. However, if you run it as yourself, you won’t get accurate results for the entire system. But you can run it with root privileges. To run┬áDisk...

Retina Login Screen Scaling

If you are using a Mac with a Retina display (or a 4K display), you may have noticed that the text at the login screen can be really small after a reboot. For people with vision impairments it can be almost unusable. So I figured out a way to set the scaling for the...