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Stop iTunes web links from opening iTunes

May 28, 2010 - 4 Comments
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I’m kind of annoyed when I click a web link and it happens to be an iTunes Store link… iTunes then opens and it takes me out of my browser. I searched around for an easy solution and came across TheAppleBlog, they published a nice how-to guide on preventing iTunes from launching every time you … Read More

How to block a website from Safari, Firefox, or Chrome

Apr 21, 2010 - 34 Comments
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Do you want to keep yourself or your employees from wasting time on certain websites? Maybe you don’t want your child to see some of the virtual trashbins of the internet? By editing the /etc/hosts systems file, you can block any website, and here’s how to do it. Easily block websites from being accessed in … Read More

Flash is Broken on the Mac: The Flash Wall of Shame

Apr 2, 2010 - 33 Comments
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Flash on the Mac is broken Steve Jobs is now famously purported to have called Flash a “CPU hog” and “old technology”, something I’d have to agree with based on my experience. Flash is simply broken on the Mac, there is just no denying it. I don’t know what the problem is and I’m not … Read More

Delete Flash Cookies

Nov 13, 2009 - 12 Comments
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Flash cookies are not deleted when you remove your browser cookies, because they are stored independent of your browser, meaning Flash cookies from Safari are accessible via Firefox, and vice versa. The interesting thing about Flash cookies though is that they could technically track your web browsing long after you have left the site that … Read More

Delete Cookies on a Mac

Nov 10, 2009 - 20 Comments

Deleting cookies on the Mac depends on the specific web browser in use, thus if you want to delete all cookies, you’ll want to accomplish this for every browser app. Considering the web browsers most commonly used in Mac OS X are Safari, Chrome, and Firefox, we will show how to delete cookies in each … Read More

Change the Default Web Browser in Mac OS X

Apr 6, 2007 - 17 Comments
Default web browser in Mac OS X

Updated: 7/3/2014 Ever wondered how to change the default web browser app on your Mac? Maybe you prefer Chrome to Safari, or maybe you want to use Firefox instead of Safari, or vice versa? Whatever your choice, it’s easy to do and it’s not an unusual question, in fact, one of our readers Sarah R. … Read More

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