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How to quickly check a file's checksum in OS X

When you download application installers and other files from the Internet, you may see a verification checksum associated with it. Here is how to use that number.

By September 27, 2013

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How to update your Nexus device to Android 5.0 Lollipop right now

Don't want to wait for an update to hit your device? Here's the easiest way to do it yourself.

By November 12, 2014

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How to manage RAR and ZIP files with RAR for Android

An Android version of the longtime file compression utility, WinRAR, has arrived in Google Play with a powerful set of archiving tools.

By March 5, 2014

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Apple delivers OS X Mavericks update with Mail fixes

Apple improves Mail compatibility with Gmail, and fixes other security and compatibility issues in the first update to Mavericks, OS X 10.9.1.

By December 16, 2013

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Enable Disk Utility advanced image verification options in OS X

If you need more than CRC-32 checksumming options in Disk Utility, a quick hidden preference setting can enable a number of additional options.

By September 10, 2013

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How to manually verify copied files in OS X

If you would like to verify two copies of files or two mirrored directories, there are some Terminal commands that will let you do just that.

By March 20, 2013

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Fix corrupt Mac App Store downloads

Sometimes the Mac App Store caches a corrupt installer, which can cause persistent verification errors. But there's an easy way to fix it.

By October 11, 2012

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Snow Leopard hit hardest by Flashback malware

The finding that Leopard and Snow Leopard users were affected more by the Flashback malware suggests Apple's approach to security on OS X has a notable impact, even if it is an indirect one.

By April 30, 2012

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What Gatekeeper in OS X 10.8 means for Mac security

Apple's next iteration of its Macintosh operating system has a new security feature, but how will this help secure your Mac?

By February 16, 2012

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Dealing with corrupted downloaded files in OS X

If you run into a problem where a downloaded file cannot be verified, there are a couple of options you can try.

By January 11, 2012