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It's a low-threat malware package that won't hurt iOS or MacOS but may pop Windows users who manage the app in their iTunes account.
If you would like to preview which files are within an OS X installation package, the OS X installer contains an option to do so.
The Mac App Store program can be removed from Snow Leopard, but once updated past OS X 10.6.6, reinstalling it may require a little more than simply installing a combo update.
Repeated "smcReadKeyAction" errors in the OS X console may be from third-party software, or be fixed by downgrading kernel extensions.
All this litigation madness could come to an end next month, when the heads of Apple and Samsung meet.
Apple boss Tim Cook has signalled a possible truce in Apple's legal warfare with Samsung and other Android phones and tablets.
If your Mac is stuck in a reboot loop, then it's likely suffering from corruption in kernel extensions or similar low-level files.
Automating tasks in OS X is exceptionally useful, but while Apple has some options for scripting workflows, it does not offer many options to trigger them. Griffin's Proxi application may be the answer.
When troubleshooting any system, having a few useful tools available can be very helpful. Here are some recommendations for troubleshooting a number of aspects of Mac systems.
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