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  • Time Machine
    Fixing a Stalled Time Machine BackupTimemachine
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    Sometimes Time Machine gets confused or encounters a bug, causing backups to stall. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to correct the dark path that Time Machine occasionally embarks upon. I’ll also give you tips on preventing it from happening.Read More…
  • OS X
    OS X System Recovery: Explored and ExplainedOsxrecovery retinathumb
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    There may be a time, in the life of your Mac, where you need to restore or recovery your machine, either to try and solve problems you've encountered or simply clean house and start from fresh. In this tutorial, I'll show you through the various options for restoring or recovering your Mac and the process of bringing your Mac back to a clean, healthy state.Read More…
  • OS X
    Quick Tip: Tweak Time Machine Backup IntervalQt timemachineinterval 400
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    Time Machine first made it's debut in OS X 10.5 "Leopard". It's Apple's backup utility that comes bundled with the system and works silently in the background without needing user intervention (provided it's set up that is). By default, Time Machine will perform incremental backups every hour. While this is a sensible default, there may be times when another interval would be desirable. Unfortunately, there is no setting that allows a user to easily achieve this but that doesn't mean it's not possible. Previously, there was a defaults write command that changed the interval in one fell swoop, but since version 10.7 this has stopped working. This tip will show you which file to edit and how to achieve the desired results. It will also show you how to check if backups are indeed working as expected and within the defined backup interval.Read More…
  • Customization
    How to Give Your Mac a Performance BoostRandomchip
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    Mac's aren't cheap. Everybody knows that. And when you spent $2,000 or more on your shiny new computer, you expected it to be fast and stay that way. But to your disappointment it wasn't like that and that shiny new computer is now basically just a really expensive progress bar. Fortunately, you have come to the right place. In this tutorial we will go over the things you can to do speed up your Mac, and restore the love you once felt for your investment.Read More…
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