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Need to run Classic under Snow Leopard? SheepShaver can do that.

I'm beginning to think that some other writers on the Mac beat are reading my mind. About two weeks ago, one of my consulting clients was asking if there was any way that she'd be able to upgrade to Snow Leopard and still be able to run two legacy applications in Classic, one of which was...

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Quick and dirty troubleshooting

There's a great post at creativebits today listing some basic troubleshooting techniques. I like it because it lists some simple tasks that anyone can perform. Some of the tried-and-true techniques include: Restarting Quitting unused apps Installing updates Re-installing a misbehaving...

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Mac 101: Reclaim your function keys

There are a handful of things I miss from OS 9, like programmable function keys (and Extension conflicts. I kid.). Just like The Apple Menu and the Happy Mac, fully customizable function keys were killed by Apple's big cats. However, we're not at a loss. The folks at Bitbox have described the...

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Sticky Windows updated to version 1.2

Sticky Windows by Donelleschi Software is a utility that brings those great tabbed windows from the classic Mac OS back to Mac OS X. Once it's up and running you only need to drag any window to an edge of your screen to have it exist there as a small, unobtrusive tab. Click that tab to reveal...

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