MenuMeters, A Simple and Clean Alternative to iStat Menus

Using a system monitoring tool on your Mac is great for detailing information about your system, such as memory usage, processor usage, disk activity stats, and even simple network information. iStat can sometimes get overly complicated, as the interface isn’t completely menu bar compatible. For instance, when you want to re-arrange…

Why are Filenames Limited to 255 Characters?

Sometimes, you might wonder why computer filenames are limited to 255 characters. Back when it was DOS (Disk Operating System), their naming conventions only consist of a limited amount of characters, way shorter than today’s limit. Here’s why. The DOS Naming Conventions. Disk Operating Systems was one the most popular and commercially available…