Tag Archives: Console

macOS 101: What’s in the Utility Folder, Part 1

The utility folder is chock full of handy apps that perform a wide spectrum of tasks, from monitoring the performance of your Mac to giving your Mac a voice. In this first of a two-part article, we're going to look...

How to Use the Mac Console App to Diagnose a Crash

Your Mac is probably pretty much trouble free, at least most of the time. But occasionally you may experience a system, process, or app crash that stops you in your tracks, and prevents you from continuing to work. These crashes...

Finding and Banishing Problematic Apps on Macs

Last week the Rocket Yard showed you how to pinpoint troublesome iOS apps -- using too much power, consuming your storage, or crashing frequently -- and remove them from your device. Today, we'll show you how to do the same...

Tech Tip: How To View The OS X Firewall Log

Before the holidays, I was running into an odd problem with my new iMac, and when I mean "odd", I mean that it was acting as if someone was trying to access my Mac from somewhere else. Now, I'm one...