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I'm Alex.


Feb
20
comment Can't relaunch Finder and the menubar is missing
try restarting the process called "System UI Server" (or something like that with an _ i think_)
Feb
19
answered What are your favorite menulets (or Menu Extras as Apple calls them)?
Feb
18
answered Change bitrate from the default 128kbps for syncing songs to iPhone
Feb
16
revised Why firefox 10.1 uses full screen on Snow Leopard while Chrome and Safari do not?
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Feb
15
comment Does closing the lid put a MacBook Pro to sleep? Would it hurt the computer if I carry it around without shutting it down?
i have my macbook go without restarting/shutting down for over a month, it's fine
Feb
14
answered Why firefox 10.1 uses full screen on Snow Leopard while Chrome and Safari do not?
Feb
13
comment Any issues upgrading a MacBookPro4,1 (Early 2008) to Lion?
Actually there is a VERY simple terminal "trick" that makes airdrop relay on your local network for connectivity as opposed to a "personal area network" (that only devices considered airdrop compatible have)
Feb
12
comment How feasibile is it to run a newer version of OSX on a used Mac?
Actually 32 bit intel processors CAN run lion, they're just not supposed to by restriction set by apple, which can easily be changed by editing this once text file inside the installer of lion.
Feb
12
answered How feasibile is it to run a newer version of OSX on a used Mac?
Feb
9
comment Usage by iOS version stats
oops yeah i meant iOS 5
Feb
8
comment Usage by iOS version stats
Unlike android, u can expect to see every device be running the newest os unless limited by hardware model, so for the most part u can assume a very large amount of the users are on iOS 4
Feb
8
revised How can I make Apple menu shortcut keys work more like Windows?
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Feb
8
comment How can I make Apple menu shortcut keys work more like Windows?
oops, i was kinda out of it i guess, i'll edit my answer :P
Feb
8
answered How can I make Apple menu shortcut keys work more like Windows?
Feb
6
comment An external monitor for my macbook late 2008. Trouble?
I HIGHLY suggest you use your macbook (open) alongside your main monitor to avoid heating issues, as well as gain the use of a dual monitor set up
Feb
6
answered Mac folder which is Not Shared is shared and fully accessible from a Windows machine
Feb
5
comment How to prevent/reduce DVD-R burning errors
The faster you go, the more and more risky the burn becomes. I swear it's like an exponential growth
Feb
4
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Jan
28
comment How can I use a Linux box's display as a third display for my MacBook Pro?
Not exactly related to the question, but it seems like pretty cool software none the less.
Jan
16
comment Is there a keyboard shortcut for sleeping a display?
he means turning off the display whilst the computer is still awake. For example to allow a long download to run overnight without the annoyance of the screen saver or whatever.