Tag Archive: Frequency


Improve Activity Monitor Reporting Speed in OS X with Update Frequency

Many advanced Mac users have noticed that Activity Monitor appears slower these days when the app is updating CPU, Memory, Disk, Energy, and Network data, with the monitoring app apparently no longer offering real-time system resource statistics. Instead, Activity Monitor now defaults to offering a general aggregate of system use that feels relatively delayed. Well … Read More

Improve Activity Monitor Reporting Speed in OS X with Update Frequency

Many advanced Mac users have noticed that Activity Monitor appears slower these days when the app is updating CPU, Memory, Disk, Energy, and Network data, with the monitoring app apparently no longer offering real-time system resource statistics. Instead, Activity Monitor now defaults to offering a general aggregate of system use that feels relatively delayed. Well … Read More [Read More…]

Improve Activity Monitor Reporting Speed in OS X with Update Frequency

Many advanced Mac users have noticed that Activity Monitor appears slower these days when the app is updating CPU, Memory, Disk, Energy, and Network data, with the monitoring app apparently no longer offering real-time system resource statistics. Instead, Activity Monitor now defaults to offering a general aggregate of system use that feels relatively delayed. Well … Read More [Read More…]

Change the Software Update Frequency in OS X Mountain Lion

Change Software Update check frequency in OS X Mountain Lion

OS X Mountain Lion automatically checks for software updates once a week, and a notification pops up if you have updates available. But unlike previous versions of Mac OS X, there is no pulldown menu in System Preferences to change how often system updates are checked for, so if you want to adjust the update checking behavior from once a week you’ll  [Read More…]