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Kernel_task taking up RAM in OS X

In OS X you may find the process "kernel_task" taking up a large amount of RAM. Here is why this is happening and what you can do about it.

By August 12, 2011

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IFTTT (Android)

The popular digital automation service IFTTT comes to Android to do all of your tedious tasks for you.

May 6, 2014

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Launch Center Pro

Launch Center Pro easily automates common tasks on your iPhone, and is worth the high price tag, but only if you're willing to learn the ropes.

February 13, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating February 13, 2014

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Launch Center Pro gives you a launcher to automate common tasks (pictures)

Launch Center Pro offers a familiar icon layout to help speed up your workflow by letting you create actions.

7 Images February 13, 2014

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A timer app that uses a specific technique to keep you on task (pictures)

Pomodoro Timer is an app that looks like a cooking timer, but might be just the thing to get you to focus on work.

6 Images February 6, 2014

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The herculean task of running IT at the Olympics (pictures)

Requiring 400 servers, 1,000 security network devices, and 5,600 computers, Atos is responsible for making sure that the IT infrastructure stays solid in Sochi.

5 Images By February 6, 2014

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Kernel_task process taking up an inordinate amount of CPU

There have been many reports, especially with MacBook Air and other laptop owners, where the Mac OS X "kernel_task" process takes up a large amount of CPU when checked in Activity Monitor. When this happens, the computer may run slower and also may app

By August 11, 2009

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MacBook Air running hot due to 'kernel_task'

MacFixIt reader "Martin V." writes in to alert us about an ongoing issue with his MacBook Air. The process 'kernel_task' uses an inordinate amount of system resources causing his system to run abnormally hot.

By July 14, 2009

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Hands-on with the TaskOne multi-tool iPhone case

Designed to harness your inner MacGyver, this heavy-duty holster stows an impressive 22 tools. But are they any good?

By December 23, 2013

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Cool tablet tasks you may not have thought of (pictures)

Sure, you can watch movies, play games, and send e-mail on your tablet. But turn it into an artist's canvas for cats? Here are some creative tablet uses that may not have crossed your mind yet.

12 Images By December 16, 2013