Adobe Flash (Mac OS X) stutters when playing full-screen video [SOLVED]

I’m not sure when it started, but lately Flash (v11.6.602.171) has been stuttering like crazy when playing YouTube, BBC iPlayer or in fact any full-screen video. I tried uninstalling Flash, reinstalling, disabling plug-ins in Chrome and re-enabling, but nothing helped. After googling around for a couple of hours, plenty of other people are seeing the […]

Fixing Mac OS X Lion

2-finger secondary click (aka “right click”) stops working. Plenty of people are saying this is happening to them, so I guess it’s a bug which will be addressed in a future update. In the meantime, here’s how to fix it (restart/logout afterwards):

Unhide the Library folder:

Javascript doesn’t seem to work properly in […]

When your Mac DOESN’T “just work”, and needs a spring clean

I recently had a Mac misbehaving; weekly kernel panics, kernel_task consuming excessive CPU and leaking memory, and spotlight appearing to delay boot up. To be fair, the poorly Mac had never seen an OS reinstall after three years, taking it from 10.4 to 10.6.6. I could’ve reinstalled the OS, but curiosity got the better of […]