Mavericks is the most recent version of Mac OS X that builds about the foundation of Mountain Lion to provide brand new features such as Maps and iBooks, renovated system application, along with brand new energy-saving technology such as App Nap and Safari Power Saver. For power users, Mavericks enhanced multiple displays, Finder tabs, tags, and Apple Script Libraries. However, if you are new to Mavericks OS X then follow below mentioned tips and tricks to use it appropriately and gain better performance.
Remove unused apps lowering battery life
An updated version of Mavericks has the capable to power down the apps, which you are not using them. In order to conserve battery life, close all apps when you are not using them. Especially, turn off App Nap application that will work with third party application invisibly.
Disable Auto Updates
Compare to iOS, Mavericks can not only check for updates automatically and even download and install them in background. In order to control manually, click System Preferences > App Store and uncheck 'Automatically check for updates'.
Keep Notifications off the lock screen
To accomplish this task visit System Preferences-> Select an app from the list and check/ uncheck ‘Show Notifications when display is off or locked’. By following this one can improve security.
Reply to Messages inside Notifications
In order to replay to message instantly from notification center follow these instructions. Visit System Preferences, in that choose Notifications. Choose Messages from the list on the left and check "Show n Notification”.
To kill dashboard, Open up Terminal and type 'defaults write com.apple.dashboard mcx-disabled -boolean true' followed by Enter. Re-install the Dock by typing 'killall Dock', and the action is done.
Get all my open Finder windows in one place
If you wish to gather all opened Finder windows in one window then choose Merge All Windows from the Window menu. In addition, you can preserve various views in all your Finder tabs, icons in one, lists in another.
Suppose while performing any of the above mentioned actions if you have come data loss situation then no need to worry; because you can easily restore all lost or deleted data with the assistance of Remo Macintosh file recovery. It supports HFS+ and HSFX file system and is more user-friendly application to furnish Macintosh file recovery process easily.
Tony Landry is a Web Content Editor at Remo Software. He loves to write, edit, and manage content for users trying to troubleshoot and fix problems on Windows, Outlook, storage drives and Cloud storage networks.
He has published more than 200 articles in Remo Software blog. He actively engages in research and problem-solving techniques to consistently generate great web content. Fixing various hardware problems on computer and storage devices along with a great knack for fixing Outlook errors, Tony is also the fun-time IT guy for all his work friends. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and enjoys cycling.