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Obituary: Mac OS X Hints might be "pining for the fjords"

Over the years, one of the top websites other than TUAW for getting hints about Mac OS X was Macworld's Mac OS X Hints. Now a post by former Macworld blogger Rob Griffiths is paying last respects to the site 14 years after it first went live. The site is still online, but as Griffiths notes, it has...

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Dark Dock, light menus -- it's possible with this Yosemite hack

A few weeks ago our very own Mel Martin pointed out that you can enable the new "dark mode" in OS X Yosemite simply by going to System Preferences > General and checking the "Use Dark Menu and Dock" box. But what if you're Mr. Fussypants, love the dark Dock, but don't exactly like the look of...

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Rob Griffiths leaves Mac OS X Hints

I have to admit that I don't always use them, but I do always enjoy reading the hints over at Mac OS X Hints -- there probably isn't a more eclectic or helpful mix of random hints about how to use your Mac or iPhone available on the Internet. So I was saddened to read today that editor Rob Griffith...

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Rob Griffiths' first impressions of Leopard

Rob Griffiths, the man with all the hints, shares his first impressions of Leopard in this article for Macworld. Now, I don't have any real first impressions of my own since I haven't had a chance to play with Leopard (I'm not a developer, so how would I get it?) but I agree with Rob that the most i...

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iTunes visualizer secrets revealed

If you're a hardcore iTunes users then you'll know all about how you can configure the iTunes visualizer, however, if this the first you have heard of this then Rob Griffiths has the column for you. Rob explains how you can change a number of things about the current visualization. Cool, huh?...

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