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Mobilizing to ease the video bandwidth crunch

Researchers in MobileASL project are striving to drop the data rate while optimizing video signals to to help deaf or hard-of-hearing users decipher sign language.

By August 19, 2010


SmartVP videophone for deaf gets nationwide release

The videophone boasts several apps and features which -- at no cost to the end user -- bring crisp video chats to the TVs of deaf and hard-of-hearing consumers across the U.S.

By June 4, 2013


aslmanager taking up 99% of CPU

Mac OS X sometimes spawns background processes that consume an inordinate amount of CPU, resulting in a slow computer that may have the fans roaring and be very hot (especially for laptops). There are several known processes that can cause this problem, m

By January 23, 2009


Adobe patches 'critical' holes in Photoshop CS4

The ability to add brushes, color swatches, and other customizations left an older version of Adobe's image-editing software vulnerable to attack.

By May 27, 2010


Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

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

By July 7, 2011


Adobe issues Photoshop CS4 patch, urges users to update

Issues in Adobe's Photoshop Creative Suite 4 image-editing software were found to be critical enough that it could let hackers take control of affected Mac.

By June 1, 2010


OS X 10.7.4 fixes FileVault password snafu

A debugging error that left some users' passwords stored in plain text in OS X 10.7.3 has been closed in OS X 10.7.4.

By May 9, 2012


British speeding enforcement prompts automotive innovation

British speeding enforcement prompts automotive innovation

By May 24, 2006


How to read OS X system messages without the Console utility

If you do not have access to the Console utility in OS X, you can still read log file information and console messages using various commands in the Terminal.

By January 19, 2011


Sign language a step closer to phones

Video-compression technology reads skin algorithms

By February 26, 2007