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Solving Slow iPhoto Problems and other iPhoto Troubleshooting | Mac Expert Guide

21 Feb

Solving Slow iPhoto Problems and other iPhoto Troubleshooting by macexpertguide November 14, 2012 Solving Slow iPhoto Problems and other iPhoto Troubleshooting If your iPhoto Library is large and complex, the database and files themselves may need repairing or rebuilding. Sometimes doing this can resolve issues such as the library appearing to be unreadable, missing photos, […]

Improvements to the Gmail offline Chrome app | Official Gmail Blog

12 Jan

Improvements to the Gmail offline Chrome app Posted by Dave Stewart, Senior Software Engineer When we first announced Gmail offline last August, we told you that it was only the beginning of our HTML5-powered offline journey. Since then, we’ve been listening to your feedback and today, we want to let you know about some of […]

Software Update Error

31 May

In my system console log I noticed errors connected with Apple‘s built-in updating routines, and over in Apple’s discussion forum I had a thread describing the problem I was having with the Software Update process. I’m posting details of this issue here in case it proves helpful to others. Symptoms included errors in the log […]

Improve iTunes Audio Quality

24 May

If you want to enhance your iTunes audio, for a modest outlay, I thoroughly recommend iWoW by SRS Labs. This iTunes plug-in gives much deeper and richer bass, and a fully immersive surround sound quality to your music. At $29.99 it’s worth every cent (or for me in the UK, every penny). Try the free […]

Unix for Mac OS X

21 May

If you’re interested in learning about UNIX for the Mac OS X, or perhaps you occasionally need to open a terminal window to force a system restart, or maybe to kill a hung process (for example to restart the Dock) then a good place to begin is osxfaq and it’s UNIX tutorials. Another good website […]

Tip: Recover the Safari Location/Address Bar

20 May

Web sites often display pop-up windows, or forms, and suppress the location (address) bar so you cannot see where you’ve been routed to, or the full address of the page that has popped up. Occasionally, you may close the main Safari window by mistake leaving you with only the pop-up window and no obvious way […]

Discover what Time Machine is doing

10 May

Ever wondered what Apple’s Time Machine is actually doing? Here’s a quick tip on how to view the Time Machine logs: Open the Console utility (found in: /Applications/Utilities) If the toolbar is not showing click on the little lozenge shaped button in the very top right of the console utility In the left hand pane […]

Get faster downloads with iGetter

9 May

Get faster downloads with iGetter

[ad] If you are looking for a great download manager, or a tool that improves your download speeds then take a look at iGetter (available for both Windows and Macs). iGetter integrates with your chosen web browser and takes over the handling of the download task(s). iGetter allows you to queue up downloads, have multiple […]

Web Kit enhances browsing experience

4 May

Apple’s Safari web browser is built around the open source web engine called Web Kit. This is developed by the open source community and updated each and every day (and is recompiled nightly). This ensures that the browser’s ‘engine’ is the most up to date possible, supporting emerging standards and compatibility. Additionally you benefit from […]

Web Site Statistics with Woopra.Com

29 Apr

Web Site Statistics with Woopra.Com

If you are looking for comprehensive web site stats, produced beautifully and in realtime then look no further than This site offers in-depth analysis of visitors and traffic to your web site as they happen, including a world map view that show where your visitors are located. And it’s FREE!: