Show Library Folder on Mac OSX 10.9 Mavericks

Since Mac OSX 10.7 Apple hid the Library folder in Finder which contains all the settings and personal app-specific data. This usually works fine with everybody that doesn’t constantly install applications or fidel with the settings in various p-list files. However it has always been a pain to enable / gain access to the folder […]

“Fixing” Slow Wake Up of MacBook Pro with Retina Display

My main machine I use throughout the day is a Macbook Pro (soon to be one with a Retina Display). I really love almost anything about this laptop except that sometimes it’s a little bit slow to wake up from sleep when I open up the lid. After opening the lid, it instantly shows the […]

MacOS X Mountain Lion parental control running at near 100%

After recently upgrading to Mountain Lion I now have the process named “parentalcontrolsd” running 24/7 even though I do NOT use any parental controls. 58174 parentalcontrolsd root 98.7 9 72.3 MB Intel (64 bit) 138.4 MB Simple work-around: remove all settings from parental controls Disable parental controls on all users. Delete the folder /Library/Application Support/Apple/ParentalControls […]