Is your Mac taking a little slower to boot, open applications, and otherwise perform some tasks? If so then one reason may be if your hard drive has minimal free space left on it. As with most operating systems, OS X uses a virtual memory system for managing memory, and this system optimizes RAM by using the hard drive as an intermediary storage location for unused memory contents. This process is similar to moving unused papers from a desk to a drawer temporarily, to free up more desk space so you can work optimally.
As with a cluttered desk, a … Read more