I really hate inefficiency when using technology. That’s probably why I’m such a keyboard-shortcut-kinda-guy.
Today I read about a cool little shortcut I read about over at Macworld—yes, this tip is only for Mac users. When you download a .zip file, your Mac unzips it automatically. But the original .zip file remains in your Downloads folder until you delete it manually. Annoying!
Well, with the simple change of a preference setting, you can have your Mac automatically delete the original .zip or place the .zip in the Trash until you empty it. I tried it. Works like a charm.
Here’s how to do the same on your machine: Find the Archive Utility which is hidden deep in the bowels of your machine in System/Library/CoreServices. Launch the Archive Utility application. In the menu bar under Archive Utility, select Preferences and simply change the setting