Stories by Kirk McElhearn

How to help a Good Samaritan return your lost iPhone, iPad, or Mac

You know it could happen some day: you might lose your iPhone, iPad or laptop. If you've activated Find My iPhone (or the similarly named feature for other devices), you'll get an approximate location for the device, but if it's in an apartment building or office building, or if there's no Wi-Fi or cellular access, you might not be able to track it down precisely.

Kirk McElhearn | 16 Dec | Read more

Encrypt any disk in Mountain Lion

One of the more interesting--and less visible--new features in Mountain Lion is the ability to encrypt almost any disk. OS X has long offered the ability to encrypt your startup disk using Apple's FileVault, but Mountain Lion extends this feature to other disks, even to simple USB flash drives. Here is an overview of how this feature works, how you can encrypt and decrypt a disk, and what options you have when doing so.

Kirk McElhearn | 09 Aug | Read more

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