Software

Backup Software
Backup Software The Mac has a number of backup applications available. Some are free and some are commercial products. In a backup strategy there are ...
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013 at 2:21 PM
Import Firefox bookmarks
Firefox makes it easy to import bookmarks from another browser. Just open Firefox and choose Organize Bookmarks from the Bookmarks menu. Then in the book...
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013 at 2:21 PM
Safari - Turn off Top Sites
This seemingly great feature is loathed by some as well as slowing down Safari and your system. While there is no easy way to turn it off, you can stop it f...
Fri, 17 Oct, 2014 at 10:19 PM
Safari - Prevent caching of Safari Top Sites thumbnails
Related to another knowledge base article, Safari will create thumbnails of visited pages and create a cache to display in the Top Sites view. This is a rea...
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013 at 2:21 PM
Quicken
Quicken is an easy to use personal accounting program from Intuit. It comes in two versions that work with OS X 10.8 at this time. Quicken Essentia...
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013 at 2:21 PM
SpiderOak
SpiderOak is another cloud backup service. One feature that makes it attractive is that as well as backing up your data, it will sync your data across mu...
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013 at 2:21 PM
Address Book - Rebuild the database
To rebuild the address book database delete the file ~/Library/Application Support/AddressBook/AddressBook-v22.abcddb
Sat, 30 Aug, 2014 at 12:22 AM
AppleWorks
The venerable old AppleWorks Suite still keeps chugging along. It does work in Snow Leopard OS X 10.6, but there are a few things to know. Requires Ro...
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013 at 3:00 PM
iCal Subsriptions
MobileMe has been replaced by iCloud on 7/1/2012. iCloud does not have calendar subscription capabilities although iCal can still subscribe to various c...
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013 at 3:02 PM
Moving iTunes Library
Moving between computers is easy. Just copy the entire iTunes folder found in your ~/Music folder. You should sign off from the iTunes Store and de-author...
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013 at 3:16 PM