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Fix keyboard input not behaving properly in OS X

If your keyboard is not working properly in OS X, there are a couple of things you can try to get it working again.

By February 9, 2012


Apple's MacBook Air goes into Intel i5 hyperdrive

Apple's new MacBook Air leapfrogs from old Intel Core 2 Duo silicon to a fresh Sandy Bridge chip. That's a leap of two generations, and it shows in the performance.

By July 21, 2011


Apple releases Java updates for OS X 10.5 and 10.6

Apple has released a couple of updates for Java 1.5 and 1.6, which tackle sandboxing errors that could lead to security and stability issues on the system.

By June 28, 2011


Tackling a 'throttling respawn' message in the console

If a background process does not launch correctly in OSX, you may see a "throttling respawn" message repeating in the system console. Here are some approaches for fixing this.

By June 3, 2011


MacFixIt Answers

MacFixIt Answers is a weekly feature in which we answer questions e-mailed from our readers. We welcome alternative approaches and views from readers and encourage you to post your own suggestions in the comments.

By February 4, 2011


'Do not localize' corruption in Displays system preferences

One relatively rare problem in Snow Leopard a few people have experienced is a corruption in the Displays system preferences that results in a "do not localize" message listed in the resolution list.

By December 10, 2010


Custom labeling out of order in Snow Leopard Address Book

Address Book's custom labels may appear out of any logical order. Though this should not affect the program's functions, it may be a bit confusing for some people.

By November 30, 2010


Landscape printing of postscript files broken in OS X 10.6.5

The latest OS X 10.6.5 release has a bug in the printing system that will prevent postscript files from being printed in landscape view. This will affect many programs that handle postscript files, including those from Adobe.

By November 22, 2010


Faulty updaters not updating to OS X 10.6.5

A number of people have mentioned not being able to update to OS X 10.6.5, especially when they have used the standalone Combo updaters that have been found at sites like MacUpdate. After installing these updates, they have found the system still to be running OS X 10.6.4.

By November 11, 2010


Apple's 10.6.5 update fixes MacBook Air video issues

Apple's OS X 10.6.5 update corrects a graphics bug in the new MacBook Air systems where displays would flicker and show graphical artifacts after waking from sleep.

By November 19, 2010