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OS X Lion Bug: Safari guzzling massive amounts of RAM

After installing OS X Lion last week, one of the things I've noticed is that Safari tends to run away with enormous amounts of RAM over time. A subprocess called "Safari Web Content" will sometimes use over a gigabyte of RAM. Since my Mac maxes out at 4 GB, and since it's a rare day that I'm...

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iPhone 101: Save extensions in Contacts

Having friends with an office job in the typical corporate environment often times means having to dial a desk phone with an extension. As Lifehacker points out, this usually results in having to memorize a contact's direct extension for use after dialing the office's main line. The difficulty comes...

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Safari Extension highlight: Stop animated GIFs, make your own CSS

Earlier today I was looking for a Safari Extensions that could stop animated GIFs, and another to allow me to override CSS on a particular page. After a fruitless search of the official Safari Extensions page, Google turned up both Deanimator and User CSS. Deanimator takes care of my first...

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Safari Extension highlight: gleeBox

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. gleeBox will certainly delight keyboard jockeys, as it replaces many browser-based tasks you'd typically complete by mousing around...

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Safari extension highlight: Add to Reader

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW is highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Today's extension highlight is Add to Reader by Richard Käll. Like most of the extensions we've highlighted so far, it makes one aspect of...

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Safari extension highlight: Minimal Gmail

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website over the last few days, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Minimal Gmail is my new favorite Safari extension. It allows you to "clean up" a lot of the GMail interface,...

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Safari extension highlight: Awesome Screenshot

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Today's featured extension is Awesome Screenshot which lets you capture, annotate and share screenshots to awesomescreenshot.com....

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Safari extension highlight: Safari Access Keys

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Fellow keyboard jockeys will appreciate this one. Safari Access Keys displays a site's keyboard shortcuts in the browser's toolbar....

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Safari extension highlight: Facebook Photo Zoom

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Here's one from the "fun" category. As Facebook overtakes the Internet and our collective consciousness, we're spending more and more...

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Safari extensions highlight: A good-looking Google Reader

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Many of Google's Web apps have been long on functionality but short on looks. Google Reader, the Web-based RSS reader, is a good...

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Safari extension highlight: SnapBack and Reload

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Today we're highlighting two extensions that restore functionality to Safari that's been lost: the reload button and the snapback...

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Safari extension highlight: Better Geocaching

Although I don't get a chance to do as much geocaching as I'd like to, I still check the Geocaching.com cache maps on occasion to see what's new in the area. Usually, I do this by checking with the US$9.99 Geocaching app, but sometimes I find myself logging into the Geocaching.com website to do my...

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Safari extension highlight: Exposer

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website over the last few days, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. I was recently very glad to learn that I'm not the only one who keeps many tabs open in Safari at once. And I...

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Safari Extension highlight: A Cleaner YouTube

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website over the last few days, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Here's a nice extension for those who visit YouTube but dislike its visual clutter. A Cleaner YouTube by...

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Cool off with TUAW on a hot summer afternoon -- TUAW TV Live

It's a hot one today in most of the U.S., so hopefully you're hanging around the air conditioner trying to stay cool. This afternoon at 5 PM EDT (2 PM PDT), your host Steve Sande will present another episode of TUAW TV Live. For those of you who haven't watched the show before, think of it as...

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