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Fixing GrowlMail for Mail 4.2

Lately Apple has been revving the version number (and plugin compatibility UUID) of Mail.app with every version of 10.6. This breaks bundles like GrowlMail even when they are still compatible. The easy fix (although not necessarily the best if it turns out an update is required!) is to run a few commands in Terminal to…

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Speed up iPhoto ’09 by vacuuming its databases

My iPhoto ’08 used to start in seconds despite the 30,000+ photos I kept in it. But after I installed iLife ’09 and upgraded my iPhoto library, iPhoto ’09 would hang for several minutes with the dreaded beach ball on startup. Even worse, though was that opening any event would trigger another hang of a…

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disable/enable spotlight on mac

We’re big fans of Spotlight here at OS X Daily, but we realize it’s not everyones cup of tea. If you’re someone who dislikes Spotlight enough to want it disabled completely then this is the guide for you. What you’ll need is some basic knowledge of the command line and a command line text editor…

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W300i Phone Plugin for iSync 2.2

Based on Z530i Plugin from http://mobile.feisar.com/ Have fun and no question please…. SonyEricssonW300.phoneplugin.zip

Macs do Windows too!

Run XP natively on a Intel based Macs. More and more people are buying and loving Macs. To make this choice simply irresistible, Apple will include technology in the next major release of Mac OS X, Leopard, that lets you install and run the Windows XP operating system on your Mac. Called Boot Camp (for…

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