There is a good article on Gizmodo “4 Ways to Help Your Laptop Enjoy a Longer Life”. It recommends DriveDx as a good tool to “keep an eye on your hard drive’s health (including current running temperatures) and alert you to any potential problems before they get serious”.
Our product DriveDx mentioned on The Mac Observer’s Mac Geek Gab Podcast #605 . Thanks Mac Geek Gab team!
Here is the good example story of how DriveDx could help: “ Now I just recently experienced a different kind of drive failure. My drive did not crash or get corrupted. It simply stopped working efficiently. On my MacPro desktop I was experiencing major performance slowness. I had rebuilt the OS once or twice. Now
Our product DriveDx mentioned on The Mac Observer’s Mac Geek Gab Podcast #595 . Thanks Mac Geek Gab team!
Blog “The Eclectic Light Company” published excellent and very helpful review of DriveDx. Here are some quotes: DriveDx (by BinaryFruit) is fairly expensive compared with these other options, but is the most complete and extensive drive checking and monitoring tool available for OS X. What is more, it comes...
Great news for all our users! Today we published SAT SMART Driver v0.10 that is compatible with OS X 10.10+ (Yosemite, El Capitan and newer). You can download it here. Enjoy! SAT SMART Driver is an OS X kernel driver for diagnostic support of external USB and FireWire drives. It extends the standard OS X
Great news for DriveDx users! DriveDx v1.4.0 Final Release is now available for download. What’s new: Added support of Yosemite (OS X 10.10) dark UI mode More “flat” UI under Yosemite (OS X 10.10) Fixed crash (or app hang up) on some Macs on Yosemite (OS X 10.10) Fixed email report settings bug when DriveDx...
The long wait is finally over! DriveDx v1.4 Release Candidate is now available for download . Final release will be in the next few weeks. What’s new: Added support of Yosemite (OS X 10.10) dark UI mode More “flat” UI under Yosemite (OS X 10.10) Fixed crash (or app hang up) on some Macs on
Our investigation has shown that running “CleanMyMac 3” app is a root cause for this issue. CleanMyMac 3 interferes with S.M.A.R.T. subsystem of OS X, so that even Apple’s Disk Utility can’t work properly, it reports “S.M.A.R.T. status: Not supported” for all drives when CleanMyMac 3...
Here is the good article about the complexity of modern SSDs, an importance of firmware updates and how DriveDx could help – “SSDs are more than simple hard disks (and how I found it out the hard way)“. Here are some quotes: “ Few minutes after the reboot, I placed my MacBook in standby and