Monthly Archives: November 2010

Going without Flash

There has been a lot of talk on the ‘webs lately about ditching Flash. In a nutshell, people are reporting as much as a 30% increase in battery life and less (or NO) beachballing in Safari and Firefox.

Good articles here:

It is important to install the Youtube5 safari extension for Youtube, Facebook and Vimeo to work correctly.

DVD Player Patch Allows Skipping of Trailers and Warnings

If your iMac or MacBook doubles as your portable DVD player, you’ll find the usually un-skip-able trailers, advertisements, and piracy warnings not just time wasting, but battery draining. Get ultimate control of your DVDs with this unofficial software patch.

http://lifehacker.com/5679447/dvd-player-patch-allows-skipping-of-trailers-and-warnings-on-macs