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I'm Alex.


May
30
comment Is the iPad Smart Cover flammable?
lol i like ur use of tags :P (Comment your code!)
May
30
comment Are there any free alternatives to finder?
What's not "friendly" about finder? That'll be a much simpler problem to fix
May
25
comment Is it safe to delete the contents of Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup if using iCloud?
If you wanna save space, try the free app monolingual, which removes duplicate binaries of apps written for power pc processors… saves like 2gb
May
21
comment What does FreeMemory actually do?
Why is it that my mac would rather start swapping like mad even though there is over 40% of my memory as "inactive"
May
20
comment Sum of all processes' real memory not equal to used memory?
That's strange, on my mac about 1.5gb of ram is unaccounted for lol
May
20
comment What does “com.apple.*” mean in plist titles
I couldn't find anything when i searched my drive (i figured they are probably hidden) so i used pacifist to search inside apple's downloadable java rte and all i found was: com.apple.java.updateSharing.plist com.apple.java.InstallOnDemand.plist com.apple.java.updateSharing.plist com.aple.mrt.uiagent.plist com.aple.mrt.plist
May
20
comment Selecting multiple icons in Finder using the keyboard?
Have you tried shift + right?
May
20
comment What does “com.apple.*” mean in plist titles
didn't, work, but maybe due to the " * " wildcard not being supposed in the pref file of my mouse settings, do u happen to know the full "reverse DNS"
May
20
comment What does “com.apple.*” mean in plist titles
thanks, i'll try that and get back to u when i try it
May
13
comment What does the Flashback malware do?
Makes every1 freak out and bog down their macs with anti virus that makes their mac run slower than if they just got the malware lol
May
13
comment How to turn Mac OS X Lion into a web server?
well obv you'd switch to plain text mode… (if it wasn't already since textedit switches to plain text when opening regular .txts)
May
4
comment How to arrange two windows easily to left and right side?
Are you aiming to do this constantly for particular windows that you wish to set up to be in a certain position at all times? If so, i think i have a better solution you might not know about
May
3
comment What is the best phonetic app for the iPad?
Back in my day, parents actually bought these things...
Apr
28
comment How to obtain Bluetooth ID (OS X)
This takes 3 clicks… seems faster than typing out a terminal command, or downloading some app to each computer
Apr
26
comment Is it safe to work with MacBook Pro lid closed?
If you can work something out, it'll be great, both for the extra screen space and improved cooling
Apr
25
comment Is it safe to work with MacBook Pro lid closed?
Why not just leverage the free screen space that's there anyway?
Apr
21
comment Is there no such thing as Microsoft Internet Explorer for Mac OS X?
web devs should just boycott IE tbh. such an awful browser =/
Apr
21
comment My MacBook Pro loses its connection to my WiFi router
you should try "sudo ifconfig en1 down;sudo ifconfig en1 up" to do the 2 steps successively in 1 step
Apr
19
comment Can I disable the lighted Apple logo on the back of my MacBook Pro?
well this would be quite permanent, like a sticker. At least you can stop the light with black construction paper or something, without ruining the ouside
Apr
12
comment Does Sophos Antivirus work correctly on Lion with (legacy) FileVault enabled?
Do you have any windows PCs that you frequently share files with? I'm asking because Sophos antivirus (like most mac viruses) primarily work to prevent the accidental infection of windows PCs by macs that share files.