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Useful tools in the OS X CoreServices folder

OS X contains a number of hidden utilities that are generally accessed via System Preferences, but which can also be launched and used independently.

By February 18, 2014

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Speed up the shutdown process in OS X

A quick adjustment of the timeout values for key processes can greatly speed up otherwise laggy shutdowns in OS X.

By October 14, 2013

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AppleScript fun: Previewing HTML from TextWrangler

Bare Bones' TextWrangler is a very useful tool for Web developers, but lacks options for quickly previewing HTML code in your Web browser.

By August 13, 2012

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Prevent an application's Dock icons from showing in OS X

If needed, you can reduce Dock clutter by hiding the icon for persistent background and helper applications.

By July 30, 2013

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Tackle OS X applications opening outside the bounds of your display

If a program cannot be accessed because it's outside of the limits of your display, here are a couple of options you can try to restore it.

By July 11, 2013

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How to manage services in OS X

Services in OS X offer built-in and custom options to help optimize your workflow.

By June 28, 2013

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How to create a VPN shortcut in OS X

With the aid of a short Automator workflow, AppleScript can have you connected to your VPN with a single keystroke.

By May 1, 2013

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Banish stubborn menu extras in OS X

If you are experiencing problems with a menu extra and can't seem to remove it by standard means, it may have a nonstandard implementation, which will take a couple of steps to root out and uninstall.

By May 9, 2013

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Newfound iMessage security issue spams, crashes app

A reported attack method can target Apple's iMessage service and flood it with messages. So far it remains highly isolated.

By March 29, 2013

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List an OS X folder hierarchy with TextWrangler

If you need to get a structured list of the directories in a folder, TextWrangler can do that.

By March 13, 2013