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Mac Tip Quickies

Posted on Sunday, September 24th, 2006 under Life | No comments

So in past couple of days I have found my way into a few nice Mac tips/improvements ... and now you can reap the benefits.

  • Wondering what all those arbitrarily-named processes showing up in Actvity Viewer are? No problem. Just do a Google search for "Activity Viewer [blank]" ... replacing the [blank] with the name of the process. Gets it every time.
  • Need a cheap replacement for Roxio's Toast Titanium? Check out the freeware, Burn. Simple and straightfoward, it uses OS X's built-in features to handling all your media-burning needs ... including appendable discs.
  • Still upset with the way Safari handles Microsoft's Outlook Web Access? Annoyed with either having to enter your password repeatedly or resort to using Firefox? I was too, until I was able to change that one small setting that made web access work in Entourage on my Mac. So exciting!

Oh and isn't this the nicest picture of Simpsons family togetherness you have ever seen?

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