George Garside Blog

A place of many ramblings about macOS and development. If you find something useful on here, it's probably an accident.

macOS Catalina hidden features

macOS 2019-10-07 2

As always with a new release of macOS, there’s plenty of new functionality hidden away that isn’t immediately obvious. These things get overlooked in the keynote and require time spent with the OS to find. I’ve collected some functionality from macOS Catalina that I’ve not seen discussed elsewhere into this post, which will hopefully show […]


Content Caching in macOS High Sierra

macOS 2019-06-01 8

Content Caching is a new feature available in High Sierra, making the existing Caching service from available to all consumers to use in their home environment.


macOS High Sierra hidden features

macOS 2019-08-07

Another year, another disappointing macOS release. Here's the most comprehensive list of hidden features and underdocumented changes in macOS High Sierra.


macOS Sierra hidden features

macOS 2019-08-06

System-wide Drag all menu bar items You can now drag any menu bar item, including third party menu bar items and the Spotlight item. Hold command and drag any menu bar item along the bar to reposition it. It seems the only menu bar item that can’t be repositioned is the Notification Center item, but […]


Safari 8.0.7 update for OS X

macOS 2019-06-01

Safari 8.0.7 has been released through the Mac App Store as part of the Pre-release OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 Update Seed 14E17e/14E26a. This update is available to download if you are subscribed to pre-release seeds of OS X, either by being a developer or through the public beta release system that Apple introduced. This update, […]