Articles posted in December, 2014

Responsiveness problems in Yosemite: Menu-delay bug caused by ‘Reduce transparency’ option?

Friday, December 19th, 2014 • 7:09 pm

When I was young and careless, I used to love being an early adopter of new technology, including computer technology. This meant that I often installed new system releases as soon as they became available, come what may. I was even quite excited when I was invited to join the AppleSeed program back in the […]

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OS X 10.10 (Yosemite): Responsiveness problems not solved by clean install

Monday, December 8th, 2014 • 10:29 am

I just don’t understand. Last week I reported about noticeable responsiveness issues that I was experiencing with OS X 10.10.1 (Yosemite) on my 2014 Mac Pro: visibly slow drawing of the blue highlighting behind the “Help” menu heading in the menu bar; interruptions when scrolling down a Finder window with a long list of files (namely, […]

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