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Gmail takes a Friday timeout

Google's popular Gmail service dropped offline for a bit at midday Friday. Service disruptions also hit Calendar, Drive, Docs, and Google+ Hangouts, among others.

By January 24, 2014

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Make a workaround to avoid time-outs at shutdown in OS X

If OS X continually halts shutdown because an application has not quit in time, you can get around it with a custom Automator workflow.

By March 12, 2013

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Troubleshooting HTTPS timeouts in OS X Mountain Lion

The MTU handling in OS X Mountain Lion may not work with the configuration for some Web servers, and might need to be adjusted.

By January 9, 2013

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Adjust the sudo time-out behavior in OS X

If you use the sudo command often to make changes to your system, you can adjust when it requires you to enter your password.

By January 7, 2013

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Give annoying Facebook friends an imaginary time-out

Yes, there's an app for that. Defriendtion lets you call out over-sharers with a viral badge of dishonor on their walls.

By November 28, 2012

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Change volume and screen timeout settings for individual Android apps with PerApp

If you find yourself fiddling with your settings every time you open certain apps, PerApp makes it easy to automatically change volume or screen timeout duration.

By August 16, 2012

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Ep. 1543: The DOJ puts AT&T in time-out

Wow, look at the big consumer-friendly brain on the DOJ! The Justice Department files an unexpected suit to block the AT&T and T-Mobile acquisition, and we discuss whether we think that will mean the end of it, or whether AT&T will just start buying members of Congress left and right. You decide. Plus, the TouchPad rises once again, we have a winner in the "what does HP now stand for" contest, and it's not Hypothetical Pandas, although it should be.

By August 31, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1543: The DOJ puts AT&T in time-out (Podcast)

Wow, look at the big consumer-friendly brain on the DOJ! The Justice Department files an unexpected suit to block the AT&T and T-Mobile acquisition, and we discuss whether we think that will mean the end of it, or whether AT&T will just start buying members of Congress left and right. You decide. Plus, the TouchPad rises once again, we have a winner in the "what does HP now stand for" contest, and it's not Hypothetical Pandas, although it should be.

By August 31, 2011

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DHCP timeouts? Other network problems? Try new locations.

The OS X network settings are set up to quickly adjust to different network environments; however, sometimes a configuration fault can result in odd problems. A quick workaround sometimes is to just create a new network location.

By February 11, 2011

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'EmoBracelet' tells traders when they need a time-out

Biometric-style emotion-sensing system supposedly alerts frazzled day traders when it might be smart to take a breath and step away from the Charles Schwab site.

By October 15, 2009