If you wish to run local web services, such as CalDAV, CardDAV, WebDAV, websites, etc., you may want to connect over SSL. Here are instructions on how to generate self-signed SSL certificates, on Mac OS X that have the CA flag set to TRUE, and which will be accepted my Android devices (which are particularly fussy about how an SSL certificate is cooked up).
Apple Mail issues with SMTP have been widely reported since Yosemite was released. If your Mail app is struck with the SMTP blues, here’s what may fix it.
Quick fix for “One or more files in the Adobe Application Support folder, necessary for running Photoshop, are missing. Please run the Photoshop installer and re-install Photoshop” error in Photoshop CC and CS, all versions. Not likely to affect most people, but posted here in case someone is looking for a solution.
Are you finding (no pun intended) that Finder is not consistently restoring open windows and tabs when you restart OS X? Here’s a few possible solutions.
Hide your Mac OS X username from the login screen. It’s a simply security measure I recommend for people with laptops especially. Here’s a couple of free and easy ways to do it.
TrueCrypt remains to be the best and more trustable cross-platform disk and file encryption system. Here’s how to get it running on Yosemite and any other version of OS X
Here’s a simple and effective way to block and remove the potentially annoying and obtrusive “annotations” (or overlays) that appear over the top of many Youtube videos. Nice.
Here’s a keyboard shortcut tip for precise keyboard control of screen brightness and audio volume on Mac OS X.
Ever wanted to play sound through multiple audio devices on your Mac OS X system? Here’s how it’s done.