New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
OS X - Operating System General OS operation information and support

Operating System Metrics (Analytics). Does anyone know if something like this exists?


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
trillian42

 
Member Since: Apr 22, 2011
Posts: 1
trillian42 is on a distinguished road

trillian42 is offline
Hello Mac Forum Members.

I was rearranging my dock and thought to myself, it would be really nice to have an app that produced analytics for the way I use my mac much the way someone would use analytics for their website and I looked and looked and found nothing of the sort.

What I would like to see is how frequently I use programs, for how long I use them, and other user habits and tendencies. I speculate that by having this data available to me in an easy to read and comprehendible way I could streamline my user experience and the way I store data. Let's say I haven't used a certain app in months, then I could either get rid of it or store the disc image on an external and reinstall it as needed. I'm not sure how else I could streamline my user experience at this moment, but I'm sure that if I had that data to look at I could then figure out other ways.

Would any of you mac savvy folks know of an app that exists like that and if so where I could get it?

Thanks for in advance for your replies!

Cheers!

Wen
QUOTE Thanks
MacsWork

 
MacsWork's Avatar
 
Member Since: May 22, 2005
Location: Closer than you think.
Posts: 2,144
MacsWork is just really niceMacsWork is just really niceMacsWork is just really niceMacsWork is just really niceMacsWork is just really nice
Mac Specs: Performa 6116 2GBSCSI 8MB OS 7.5.3

MacsWork is offline
Really,...

Spending all your time analyzing data surely would circumvent your user experience, therefore your user experience would be analyzing data not experiencing.

Maybe you should read a book, or take a walk. Unplug for just a bit and take someone you care about out for a cup of coffee.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Help! Internet videos, YouTube, etc., no longer playing on my Mac. | VPN Issues »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Google plans a PC operating system jasonh2015 OS X - Operating System 39 07-09-2009 10:00 PM
moving operating system to bigger drive gauranga OS X - Operating System 1 05-28-2009 02:00 PM
learning new operating system mlazuka Switcher Hangout 13 01-16-2005 12:16 PM
New Operating System anubis Other Hardware and Peripherals 5 10-06-2003 09:55 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:47 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?