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Mom in Chewbacca mask: The laugh the Internet is looking for

Laugh it up, Fuzzball. Candace Payne's simple video showing her trying on the growly "Star Wars" mask becomes a viral hit.

By May 20, 2016


Apple shows how Kobe Bryant is struggling with old age

Technically Incorrect: In an amusing new ad for Apple TV, the retiring Lakers star tries to coach actor Michael B. Jordan in playing him in a movie. And then reality strikes.

By April 10, 2016


Apocalypse growl: Harley-Davidson to make electric motorcycle

A YouTube tease says that there will be an electric Harley. Can this be true? It seems it will be launched tomorrow.

By June 18, 2014


Growl update adds OS X Notification Center support

The popular third-party notification system now integrates well with Apple's notification service.

By September 20, 2012


How to integrate Growl with Notification Center

You can quickly integrate popular notification app Growl into Notification Center on OS X Mountain Lion using a small app. Here's how.

By July 25, 2012


How to get Mountain Lion-style Growl notifications

OS X Mountain Lion adds Notification Center, and some great looking notifications. One individual took it upon himself to make a Growl style to mimic the Mountain Lion alerts.

By February 28, 2012


Growl now costs $2--and that's just fine

The Mac notification utility shows that open-source software isn't always free. But paying for something useful isn't unreasonable.

By November 10, 2011


Free tool to extend MacBook Pro battery life

Gfxstatus is a useful menubar item that lets you choose between Integrated or Discrete graphics on late 2008-2012 MacBook Pros. If you need more power, force the Discrete option. If you need to save battery life, choose the Integrated graphics. And if you trust the computer to switch back and forth, choose the Dynamic option and enable Growl notifications so you can see the switch occur.

September 7, 2012


Recent Mail crashes: SSL, Java, Growl incompatibilities

There have been several reports of Apple's Mail application not functioning properly and crashing with an unexpected quit. For some, it seems the crashes occur randomly, but for others the crashes happen with handling attachments, either when receiving

By July 7, 2009


Safari 4: fixing Growl-related crashes; Hotmail workarounds; more

Several users have reported an issue in which various WebKit-based applications crash or exhibit other issues after installing the Safari 4 beta. In some cases, tehse issues are caused by the system add-on Growl.

By February 27, 2009