Amcarter3
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Amcarter3 reviewed on 27 Feb 2014
DiskWarrior is a fantastic disk repair utility app. It does one thing better than any other fixit utility -- it fixes deep disk directory issues that no other app can fix, including TechTool Pro and Drive Genius. It works with all Mac Operating Systems, including Mavericks. It saves my bacon at 3-4 times/year.

Other disk repair apps offer an array of hardware diagnostic tools and "fixit" tricks. But, none of them can match what DiskWarrior does. I've relied on it more for over 25 years and highly recommend it.
[Version 4.4]


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Amcarter3 replied on 27 Feb 2014
I will add... The developer points out that Apple has made virtually no changes to volume formatting in recent years. Plus, it doesn't matter whether you have a hard drive, a Fusion drive or an SSD—the rules are the same. However, because Apple has not released hardware configuration data for some years, you must start it after booting up on an external drive.
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Amcarter3 reviewed on 28 Nov 2013
I've used Mailhub for 3 years. It is one of the most effective productivity enhancement add-on apps I have ever seen in 25 years of using a Macintosh computer. It is intuitive, effective and efficient... a huge time saver.

It has an uncanny ability to select the correct folder for storing out-going AND in-coming mail. And, the developer responds quite quickly to tech questions. This is a great add-on to Mail.
[Version 1.7B42]



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Amcarter3 reviewed on 05 Jun 2013
In an earlier review, I rated Sophos at 4.5 stars. I am now revising my assessment of Sophos downward. I've had too many conflicts and problems occur on my Macbook Pro that could only be associated with the presence of Sophos. For example, I had serious breakdowns occurring in Apple Mail - slowdowns and freezes that crashed my computer that disappeared when I removed Sophos. While I respect what Sophos is trying to do, I no longer have it on my computer.
[Version 8.0.10]



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Amcarter3 reviewed on 29 May 2013
Flash Player continues to present periodic issues on my computer (2012 Macbook Pro with OS 10.8.3). The latest issue was it would allow videos to play on some sites (like YouTube), but not on others (like TED.com). I finally downgraded from ver. 11.8 to ver. 11.7.700.203 and it is now working on all sites. I am hesitant to update it now. It seems unstable in Mtn Lion.
[Version 11.8.800.64]



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Amcarter3 reviewed on 04 May 2013
I've used Mailhub for over 2 years. I find it to be one of the most effective productivity enhancement add-on apps I have ever seen in 25 years of using a Macintosh computer. It is extraordinarily intuitive, effective and efficient.

There is little in the way of documentation... I guess because it is quite simple and easy to use. The learning curve is very short. Some of the preference settings are a bit confusing and would benefit from better explanation, but the default settings work really well.

I find that it has an uncanny ability to select the correct folder for storing out-going and in-coming mail. And, the developer responds quite quickly to tech questions. This is a great add-on to Mail.
[Version 1.3B55]



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Amcarter3 reviewed on 23 Apr 2013
This seems like a decent theft protection utility. However, after subscribing for a year, I attempted to contact the developer multiple times with some questions about renewing. I NEVER got a reply. They just kept sending me renewal notices. Why should anyone trust this developer to help out when I need it when they do not respond?
[Version 3.0]



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Amcarter3 reviewed on 07 Mar 2013
This is without a doubt one of THE most useful utility apps produced. It resides in the menubar and provides instant access to every file and folder on your computer. I have used it for many years and totally rely on it for speeding up my day when working on my computer. I can't imagine work life without it.

And, the developer is friendly, accessible and extremely helpful.
[Version 4.5.5]



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Amcarter3 reviewed on 21 Feb 2013
It's a PowerPC app!
[Version 2.1.2]




Amcarter3 rated on 03 Oct 2012
[Version 1.0.16]



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Amcarter3 reviewed on 03 Jul 2012
I've had Logmein on our 3 computers for quite awhile. Seemed like a good idea, but never did use it. When I began having a lot of slow down issues, I spent quite a bit of time trying to find the source. When I un-installed Logmein, things started working better on our computers.

AND, I found that Logmein places over 30 sub-files all over my operating system and user folder. Some are hidden files. They do NOT offer an uninstall utility. I had to manually find and delete each of these files. Big pain.
[Version 4.1.2239]



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