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Feb
12
comment How can I see the system status during boot?
Why? What's wrong with it?
Feb
5
answered Is there an alternative to Find my iPhone to track a lost/stolen iPhone with SMS support?
Feb
5
comment Which Mac to develop iPhone apps?
The only thing against this advice is that you can't take your dev environment on the road for debugging, etc.
Feb
5
comment Which Mac to develop iPhone apps?
A portable Mac gives you the ability to debug location-based problems, for example "are we there yet?" apps.
Feb
5
comment Which Mac to develop iPhone apps?
There is a ton of additional help for you over at programmers.stackexchange.com
Jan
25
comment Time Machine backup is slow. How can I speed it up?
It's no surprised that this would improve speed - you started again from scratch. Was the drive previously pretty full? How big is your TM drive compared to the total size of all the disks its backing up? I'd surmise that it was probably spending a ton of time 'thinning', which is throwing out in-between versions of files to make more room for newer versions. Have a look at 'Console' and put 'backupd' in the Search box. Scroll back to before you formatted.. any clues?
Jan
25
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Jan
25
comment How to perform cleanup duties on OS X?
@Alex, yes it is similar to 'CHKDSK /F' but also does the equivalent of a Windows 'Repair' operation on system folders.
Jan
25
comment How to perform cleanup duties on OS X?
+1.. and also good to reboot once in a while.
Jan
25
comment How to perform cleanup duties on OS X?
A lot of the scripts that Onyx fires up are run by Mac OS X itself if you reboot occasionally.
Jan
25
comment One Note alternative for Mac?
Things is really a (very, very pretty) to-do list rather than a freeform note-capturing app.
Jan
25
answered Space in Volume Name; can you remove?
Jan
24
comment Cannot empty trash after deleting .dmg
I can recommend the 'How To' videos of the common Mac features at apple.com/findouthow/mac plus time spent in a larger Apple Store that has seminars is worth it.
Jan
23
comment Mac starts up as administrator
or change it to automatically login as your wife, which'd be even easier.
Jan
22
comment Monitoring and limiting internet usage
Little Snitch is awesome.
Jan
18
comment Which OS X Applications do you find indispensable?
Evernote looks like such a good alternative, but it doesn't seem to have specific To Do functions and the iPhone version is a bit Fisher Price. Things does exactly what it says it does, reliably and professionally, but cloud sync is waaaaay overdue.
Jan
18
comment Which OS X Applications do you find indispensable?
Excel is hugely more powerful (Pivot tables for a start), but it, and it's output, is nowhere near as pretty as Numbers.
Jan
18
answered Why does my Exchange account work on my iPhone, but not Mail.app?
Nov
11
answered What are some undocumented iPhone features?
Nov
11
comment What are some undocumented iPhone features?
A lot of these answers are documented: apple.com/iphone/tips