Saving space, Deployment, AirDrop, 1Password tips


Easy ways to keep your hard drive lean
Easy ways to keep your hard drive lean

What’s eating up your hard drive? Five utilities tell all — From clearing caches to deleting old mail attachments and forgotten files, a little diligence can go a long way toward keeping that precious space clear. But if you don’t have the time or patience to run maintenance scripts and root out browser caches, there are more than a few willing hands to help out in the Mac App Store.

Apple’s Device Enrollment Program extended to authorised reseller purchases, more countries — Apple has announced businesses and educational institutions can now use the Device Enrollment Program (DEP) with devices purchased through Apple Authorized Resellers, while support for the service has been extended to include 26 countries including New Zealand. Additional information can be found in Apple’s Device Enrollment Program Guide (PDF download).

How to copy items between your Mac and iPad using AirDrop — With Yosemite, Apple has tried to make it easier for you to move files between devices. This is something we’ve been able to do with File Sharing between Macs and PCs, but now we have the option to move files between Macs and iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches running iOS 8. The means for doing this is AirDrop and this is how it works. [Good luck, it’s never worked for me.]

Three tips make 1Password even more powerful — If you already have AgileBits’ 1Password, here are a few neat tricks to be aware of to get the most out of its awesomeness.