Tag: mavericks

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The OS X Mavericks Pocket Guide: It’s a Book!

Just in time for the holidays, my latest book The OS X Mavericks Pocket Guide is now available! I received my author copies last week, which means that the print edition is either available now or is about to be on the shelves at fine booksellers near you. The ebook is available now from Amazon.com, ...

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OS X Mavericks Mail and Gmail

[Update, November 7, 2013: Apple has released an update for Mail that sounds like it fixes a lot of problems. Open the App Store and click the Updates button to get it.] In the last 24 hours I’ve heard from several friends complaining about problems with the Mail application under OS X Mavericks not playing ...

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How to Make a Bootable OS X Mavericks Install Drive

OS X Mavericks is now available—for free!—and one of the most important tasks you can do is to create a bootable install drive. Now that OS X arrives only as a download, there’s no backup DVD to use if your Mac goes south. Yes, the Recovery HD is there (hold Command-R at startup), but what ...

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Back in Seattle, Back to Work

Yesterday was my first full day back after 10 days of a spectacular photography workshop in Oregon, and I quickly had to settle into the everyday routine of house and work. (On the work side, it was mostly catching up.) I think waking up every day at 5 am also took its toll, because after ...