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Archive for February, 2011

Pause a process in OS X to temporarily free system resources

When your Mac is in the middle of a long, CPU intensive task it can bring the entire system to a crawl if you try to do something else at the same time. To avoid this issue, you can temporarily pause processes in Mac OS X. Computers are far more…

Pause a process in OS X to temporarily free system resources
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Why doesn’t Mac OS X’s green Zoom button maximize windows?

If you are perplexed as to why Mac OS X’s green Zoom button doesn’t always maximize windows to full screen like in Microsoft Windows, there’s a perfectly good explanation. In fact, it truly makes sense when you think about it. As mentioned in…

Why doesn't Mac OS X's green Zoom button maximize windows?
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