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14 handy startup key combinations for the Mac


All Macs using Mac OS X have several startup key combinations that affect how your computer starts up. Here is a list of 14 which affect the startup.
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Defective AMD GPU fix on Macbook Pro 2011


If you are suffering from the infamous AMD graphic card reboot issue with your later 2011 Macbook Pro laptop then I hope this fix works for you.
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Delete files starting with ._ using the terminal


When copying files from macOS to a windows formatted drive, other files with the same name but hidden starting with '._' suddenly appear. How to delete them?
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How to uninstall unnecessary simulators in Xcode?


Overtime the Xcode simulator versions gets longer plus take-up more disk space, but how do you delete older version since there isn't a delete button?
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Could not load Date & Time preference pane


If your Mac OS X date and time preference pane brings up the error message 'Could Not load Date & Time preference pane'. Then here is the solution I found.
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Show hidden files on Apple Mac


Sometimes is handy to view those hidden files on your mac. The files that usually start with a '.' such as '.example_file_name'.
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Adding an email template for apple mac mail.app


Here is how to import and use your own html template in apple mac mail.app. NOTE: This is based on Mac OS 10.6 so unsure about older versions.
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Apples new mapping system getting worldwide complaints


In June 2012 apple announced they would be ditching Google Maps in order to use their iOS 6 map system. But already there are worldwide complaints.
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Apple Quick Keys and what they mean


Ever had those we pages showing Apple Mac quick keys only to read 'option', 'command' key. Here is a quick reference.
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Quicktime shortcut keys


Here is a nice list of shortcut keys for using in quicktime 7 and quicktime X on the apple mac. Also it compares differences between the two.
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Enable hidden disk image formats


Here is the quick-tip (only works with Mac OS 10.4 +) to enable hidden disk image formats.
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External Harddrive folders keeps opening in new windows


I had an problem with an external harddrive connected to my mac. Every time I opened a new folder on the harddrive it opened a separate new window.