Dave and John wrangle your messages out of their overflowing mailbag to bring you this, today's show. Topics include some creative ways to purge messages, some creative (and hidden!) ways to purge RAM, skipping mounting your external volumes at login ... and more!
MGG 491: Don’t Forget to Purge
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Note: Shownotes are complete!
- Reset Apple Account Password (2:08)
- Apple iForgot
- Retrieve passwords from keychain access
- App Store – Unable to Purchase error (Fix) (6:40)
- Brett Terpstra on Automating Dynamtic Date math in TextExpander
- Using Purge command in OS X Mavericks (14:34)
- How to clear out your iMessages on iPhone; delete text messages on iPhone in iOS 7 (17:08)
- Clear iMessage Chat History in Mac OS X
- Command to remove iMessages and Chats from Mac command line:
rm -r ~/Library/Messages/chat.*
- Get iBackupBot (26:19)
- How to Delete ALL Messages from your iPhone
- DOCSIS Cable Modem Page (30:37)
- FAQ: Acceptable cable modem signal levels
- AirPort Utility 6.x: Set AirPort Utility preferences
- Wi-Fi base station: Understanding and resolving a blinking amber status light
- OS X Mavericks: Use Network Diagnostics
- OS X: About Network Utility
- Sign up for Everydisk Beta
- Advanced Searches in the Finder (49:31)
- ownCloud (57:56)
- Mac notebooks: How to use your computer in closed clamshell (display closed) mode with an external display
- Insomnia (keep your laptop running with the lid closed)
- OS X Mavericks: Choose preferred Wi-Fi networks (1:07:35)
- Dave's AppleScript for unmounting a volume (at boot or at launch):
try do shell script "diskutil unmount /Volumes/<volumename>/" end try
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