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Tips on applying iSkin iPod/iPhone screen film

Here’s how to attach the iPod Touch/iPhone screen film from iSkin without bubbles (and avoiding the seven layers of hell while doing so). Wear polyester based clothing (which doesn’t produce dust). Start the process in a room that is the most dust free in your house.  Perhaps your kitchen. Have the screen film, the anti-static… Read More »

Download Old Versions of Firefox

To download old or previous versions of Firefox, such as 3.0.2 or earlier, try this (official Mozilla) address: http://releases.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/ This site makes available for download Firefox 2(.0.0.6) up to the latest official release (3.0.3 as of Oct 2008) and nightly builds which contain fixes to bugs up until the previous night. I’m currently having a… Read More »

Slow Internet with Leopard

How to fix Slow Web Browsing and Slow Internet in Leopard (10.5.x) Symptoms Web pages load slowly in Safari or Firefox in Leopard. Web sites won’t load, only load partially, stop loading after a few hours. Slow DNS (domain name) lookup in Leopard. First load of web site is slow with “looking up domain” in… Read More »

Debugging Mac OS X DNS – tcpdump

Need to debug a slow Internet connection in OS X? Or simply have a desire to watch incoming and outgoing DNS (domain name service) queries in Leopard? Then tcpdump is your friend. Open a terminal window and use the following command: sudo tcpdump -i en1 -s 128 port 53 -i Sets which interface to listen… Read More »