Finder

How to Fix Missing Finder Sidebar Favourites in OS X El Capitan

Finder is essential to everyone’s workflow on OS X, as it’s where you save, open and locate your precious files. The Finder sidebar is equally handy as you can drag your favourite folders there for quick access when opening and saving documents. But lately, I’ve run into an issue where favourites I’ve dragged to the...

How to Fix a Slow ‘Spinning Beach Ball’ in Finder on Mac OS X

Is Finder on your Mac ever slow as molasses with the dreaded spinning ‘beachball’ of death? It always seemed to be the case on my 2012 MacBook Air lately, running OS X Yosemite 10.10.3. The issue was every time I wanted to save a file from the web to the Downloads folder (my default save...

Mac OS X 10.9.3 Bug Hides ‘/Users’ Folder For Some Users

Yesterday, Apple released Mac OS X 10.9.3 with improved support for 4K displays, Safari 7.0.3, improved calendar syncing, and more.  The Loop reports, a small group of users are experiencing a bug in the update that hides the '/Users' folder. Dave Mark from The Loop has suggested a fix, which created an alias (or shortcut)...