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Simon 5 is coming soon!

Simon version 5 is currently in beta testing. It is a massive update, introducing a much-requested feature: syncing the Simon data between multiple Macs, plus a Simon Status service, a Link Checker filter, improved Find filter, iMessage and Speak Error notifiers, a new app icon, and much more.

Important: please note that Simon 5 requires a minimum of macOS 10.12 (Sierra), and will be a paid upgrade from Simon 4 after the beta. Purchasers since September 1, 2020 automatically get a version 5 license (that also works in previous versions).

Read the blog for details.

Testing Hard drive


Is there a way to test Hard Drive connectivity ?
- Sending an email notification when USB Drive is disconnected ?


David Sinclair's picture

Re: Testing Hard drive


Again a custom script-based service could help with this. The simplest way could be to just look at the list of volumes, and get notified when they change (again, via a Change notifier):

ls /volumes