Have you NEVER NOT wanted to make curly quotes in OSX? Here's how…and more.

Helvetica Black and Arial Black quotes are oh so curly.

For those of you who care about whether or not your quotes are quotation marks, apostrophes or primes, here’s are simple way to write single-curly and double-curly quotes in Mac OSX…and unlock the secret to, um, some mysteries. Continue reading “Have you NEVER NOT wanted to make curly quotes in OSX? Here's how…and more.”

Speed up your Mac – only thing that worked for me!

I’ve tried repairing the permissions. Limiting desktop icons. Removing Safari’s support for ICO icons.  Clearing more hard drive space.  Nothing. Frickin’. Worked. I have been so frustrated by how slow my Mac Pro has been.  I have 2 2.66GHz dual-core processors, 2 GB of memory, and still I was getting spinning beach balls, crunching hard drives and slow menus…and nothing seemed to fix it. I decided to take action.  I was fed up!  And you know what?  It’s really quite simple.

DISABLE YOUR FONTS!

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