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#431: Mac Maintenance

May 21st, 2018 · 96 minutes

Katie and David discuss best practices for keeping your Mac healthy including Mac maintenance tips, diagnosing common problems, getting rid of unnecessary files, maintenance utilities, and care tips.

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Links and Show Notes

Mac Power Users #49: Mac Maintenance - Relay FM
iStat Menus
Bartender 3 | Mac Menu Bar Item Control
How to reset the System Management Controller (SMC) on your Mac - Apple Support
60 Mac Tips, Volume2 — MacSparky
What is Console on macOS Sierra and why should you care? | iMore
How to use Activity Monitor on your Mac - Apple Support
How to remove startup programs in macOS Sierra and earlier OS X?
How to free up storage space on your Mac - Apple Support
How to use Optimized Storage on the Mac | iMore
CleanMyMac 3
Gemini 2: The Best Duplicate File Finder for Mac. Smart selection and fast scan.
Setapp | A suite of Mac apps for all tasks
DaisyDisk - Analyze disk usage and free up disk space on Mac
OmniDiskSweeper and OmniWeb - The Omni Group
Noodlesoft – Noodlesoft – Simply Useful Software
PowerPhotos – Merge Mac Photos libraries, find duplicates, and more
Titanium Software - OnyX
Cocktail - A perfect mixture for macOS
Malwarebytes for Mac—Mac Antivirus Replacement | Malwarebytes
Amazon.com: iKlear iPod Cleaning Kit For All Apple Products
About macOS Recovery - Apple Support
DiskWarrior 5
Amazon.com: Wemo Mini Smart Plug, Wi-Fi Enabled
Amphetamine on the Mac App Store
How to clean your Apple products - Apple Support
FruitJuice -- battery maintenance app for Apple Mac laptop computers. —
iPhone Field Guide — MacSparky

The iPhone Field Guide 1.1 is now out. Also, the PDF version is now available.

YouTube - Oscar trash extension