Tim Standing

Tim Standing
9 posts
Vice President of Software Engineering, Mac
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How Secure Boot and System Integrity Protection Guard Your Mac From Malware

Some users don't want to disable Secure Boot because they believe it disables all malware protection on their Mac. This belief is not correct, and Apple labeling the setting for disabling Secure Boot as "No Security" in the Startup System Security utiliy doesn't help. In this article, we tell you when and why it's okay to turn off Secure Boot.

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SoftRAID 5.8.4 Brings Several New Features

The night before a software release is always an exciting time. This is not because we are still changing the code up until the last minute, I usually freeze the code (stop making changes) a week before we ship as this gives us plenty of time for final testing. It's exciting because we finally get to release what our team has spent so many months designing, coding, and testing. This release is no exception.

What WWDC 2020 Means to OWC’s Development Team

Each year, I go to WWDC to figure out where Apple is going in the coming 12 months and help us plan the software and hardware that OWC will introduce to complement these new Apple technologies. Last year we saw...

Why Is My Mac Hanging When Copying Files After Upgrading to macOS Catalina 10.15.4?

Are you working on a movie set, transferring hundreds of gigabytes from a camera card to a RAID array? Are you a photographer trying to copy a large project from one volume to another? If so, you may have already encountered hangs copying files after you upgraded to macOS 10.15.4. When you encounter the hang we are discussing, you can still move your mouse but are no longer able to copy files.

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