3 methods to force quit an application in Mac OS X

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Help my Mac is frozen!

Contrary to popular belief, PCs aren’t the only machines beleagured by hanging apps and vulnerable applications.

In fact, according to 2014 data from the National Vulnerabilities Database compiled by Christian Florian at GFI, the most vulnerable operating system (based on number of vulnerabilities) is the Mac.

Say what?!

Yup, and if you take a bite out of that Apple you might get sick.

Surprisingly, PC’s have been ousted from the number one spot.  Don’t let dogmatic Mac morons lampoon your PC anymore.  Macs are just as bad as PCs when it comes to being susceptible to Malware.  Both camps need to be vigilant against the latest malware threats so let the finger pointing cease!

Today, I want to show you three quick tricks for regaining your sanity when your cursor transforms into the infamous spinning beach ball.

Let’s go!

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How to score 230GB of free space in OneDrive

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The marketing team at Microsoft is really really smart.

I’ve got to give it to these guys.

The other day my colleague leans in and goes:

“Hey V, did you know OneDrive is giving away 100GB just for verifying your Dropbox account?”

I was dubious.

“Uhh.. what?”

But I checked it out for myself and it’s true.

Here’s what you need to know.

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How to uninstall Internet Explorer in Windows 8.1

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“Internet Explorer is the best browser ever!” – Nobody.

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How to run Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 at the same time

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Ask any web developer what he or she thinks of Internet Explorer and you’ll get pretty much the same response:

It sucks.

I once read a meme that said “If Internet Explorer is brave enough to ask you to be your default browser, you’re brave enough to ask that girl out”

Also if you scour the web for funny Twitter hashtags you might see Internet Explorer show up as the answer to this question: “Name something people only use once“.

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One fish, two fish, superfish clones are everywhere

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Maniacal Malware is everywhere and it’s getting worse everyday.

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