The OS X 10.10 Ars Technica Review – the canonical 45,000 word OS review by John Siracusa. Worth it if you have the time, though.
The OS X 10.10 Six Colors Review – Jason Snell’s take
The OS X 10.10 512 Pixels Review – by Stephen Hackett
ntlk’s blog: Why can’t you track periods in Apple’s Health app? – an interesting question by @ntlk. Also of note: HKBiologicalSex currently only allows for male/female, which seems limited given the spectrum of intersex conditions, biological (XO, XXX, XXY, etc.) and otherwise. I guess HealthKit will improve with time.
TheStocks – royalty free stock photos in one place (via Owltastic)
Backblaze Blog – Hard Drive Reliability Update Sep 2014 – just look at the failure rate graph, it’s quite remarkable. I think I’ll be buying Hitachi drives from now on and steering well clear of Seagate ones.
DxOMark Mobile Report: Apple iPhone 6 – their conclusion? “With ‘very good overall exposure, impressive autofocus performance in both low and bright light, good color rendering and nice detail preservation outdoors and indoors’ the Apple iPhone 6 takes the number one spot in DxOMark’s smartphone ranking.”
n0fate’s Forensic Lab – Chainbreaker. Chainbreaker can extract encrypted user credentials in OS X Keychain and decrypt it using one of the Master Key, user password and SystemKey. More detailed information here: Keychain Analysis with Mac OS X Memory Forensics (PDF)
Joe Sandbox X – Automated Dynamic Malware Analysis on Mac OS X