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February 8, 2013
by Neil Turner
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Fixing high memory usage caused by mds

Recently my Mac Mini has been running very slowly, with some programs freezing for as much as several minutes. I pruned the list of items that were running on startup but this didn’t seem to make much difference. So I … Continue reading

January 17, 2013
by Neil Turner
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Rejected names for OS X 10.9

Later this year Apple may or may not release the next update to OS X, which will probably be version 10.9. I’ve no idea what they will call it, but I expect it won’t be any of these: OS X … Continue reading

October 31, 2012
by Neil Turner
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App of the Week: Pocket for Mac

You may remember my review of an app called Read Later from earlier this year, which was an OS X app for reading articles saved to Pocket or Instapaper. The developer of Read Later has now partnered with Pocket to … Continue reading

October 23, 2012
by Neil Turner
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Tweetbot for Mac

Version 1.0 of Tweetbot for Mac is now out on the Mac App Store. It’s been in development for some time, with a public alpha release in July which I reviewed at the time. The features are pretty much the … Continue reading