OnyX

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In the previous article I mentioned a great utility application, OnyX from Titanium Software. I talked about fixing some odd application behavior which occurs after OS updates by using the Cleaning tab. In this installment lets talk about the Maintenance tab.

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Tiger Cache

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One thing that I have noticed, doing as many OS update installs as I do, is the amount of problems that seem to pop up after the install. There can be many reasons for this, but I have discovered that the various cache files in the Tiger OS are an…

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A New Mac?

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I have been a Mac nerd since 1987. Yes, I am that old. I have purchased several Macs over the years and the buying experience is always the same. When do you buy a new Mac? If you are a millionaire you can buy all the latest stuff. But, if…

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Transmit

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In my previous article I talked about using FTP to do the heavy lifting when it comes to moving files. I mentioned a FTP program called Transmit. I have been using Transmit for my FTP needs for many years. Yes, some of the web applications I use will do FTP…

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Moving Files With FTP

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Typically people transfer files (photos, documents and so on) by sending them as an attachment on an E-mail. For an occasional photo or file sent to a friend that is more than adequate. However, most ISP’s have size limits on attachments to E-mail which can be rather limiting for large…

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Command “T”

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The sidebar is the column in the far left side of the Finder window. Usually, what you find there are aliases (or shortcuts, if you are coming from a Windows background) of the Documents Folder, User Folder, Applications Folder and Desktop Folder (yes the Desktop is actually a folder). They…

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FinderPop

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I am a great fan of Shareware. I have used Shareware and Donationware on the Mac since forever. Shareware usually costs a small amount of money and donationware is free, but comes with a suggested donation to the developer if you are so inclinced. Generally, the shareware on the Mac…

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Hazel

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Many years ago there was a popular sitcom called Hazel. It was about the adventures of a wacky maid mothering a family. I want to talk about Hazel revisited. No it’s not a sitcom, it’s software. About a month ago I discovered a shareware program called Hazel from Noodlesoft. This…

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