Ted Ellis
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Chiefted reviewed on 23 May 2013
I don't know if I am doing something incorrectly or Postbox does not like 2 step authentication.

There is no way around the initial set up screen. You have to enter all your information for it to work. Since it doesn't like 2step auth I can never get past the set up screens. No I don't want to turn off 2 step authentication is there for a reason.

After trying to get it set up I gave up and deleted the app.

In a nutshell the app is pretty much useless unless there is a way to set it up without turning off 2 step Authentication for gmail
[Version 3.0.8]



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Chiefted reviewed on 20 Mar 2013
Well was getting ready to pull the trigger on purchasing a license for this product.

Then I saw the reviews, well to clarify the developers responses to reviews. They seem more interested in belittling their customers rather than admitting "Ok yes that is an issue and we are addressing it."

That changed my mind completely on this.
[Version 3.2.7]



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Chiefted reviewed on 29 Dec 2012
Way over priced but from the constant marketing blitz the developer puts on I can see why it costs so much. They are all over the place at Macworld.

BUT. Its all flash no substance. First some correctly tag songs wind up being incorrectly tagged after running TuneUp. Most independent songs/artists it can't find. Classical music, forget it it won't find it and if by some miracle it does, it consistently tags it wrong 10 out of 10 times. Connecting to the server upon launching iTunes is a nightmare.

Oh and it has this self-serving, no way to get rid of it habit, that when it does tag a song it puts in the "comment" section of the tag that it was "Cleaned by TuneUp!" (Really? REALLY!)

The program wasn't stable at all (several kernel panics happened while I was running it and it did cause iTunes to crash several times).

Uninstalling it was a pain but once I did weed it out of my machine iTunes was back to normal. No more kernel panics or crashing.
[Version 2.4.6]



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+7

Chiefted reviewed on 21 Feb 2012
Probably the worst software for the Mac.

Tons of bloat, annoying popups and all of the functions can be found in better applications.

I seriously wonder how much they are spending in advertising vs. how much they are taking suckers for.
[Version 2.0.1]



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Chiefted reviewed on 18 Nov 2010
Like earlier reviewer, outgoing connection detected. Blocked it but
would still launch.

Then the spinning beachballs of death....every....single....time....you....click.....some...thing.

Moved to AppZapper and delete. Emptied trash.

Good premise but until the developer gets the code right, stay clear of this.
[Version 1.2.0]



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Chiefted reviewed on 11 Oct 2010
Still lacks the one thing that I personally require which is syncing across multiple macs.

If that ever comes about I will try it again.
[Version 5.0.2]



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Chiefted reviewed on 28 Sep 2010
Free is not necessarily better.

Honestly I always come back to this app. Most of the free
apps that mimic MacPilot, don't have all the bells and whistles
and sometimes its very hard to navigate through them *cough Onyx cough*

Have had good customer support from these folks.

Never crashes and pretty reliable.
They also stay pretty up to date with adding features. Example:
the recent change to iTunes 10 where the window "buttons" are now
horizontal. MacPilot had an update out that addressed that within
24 hours, and I think it was sooner than that.
[Version 4.0.7]



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Chiefted reviewed on 14 Sep 2010
Seems that the new version corrects the style issue (I could never get it to set the style I wanted, not a huge deal in the long run) and adds more options.

I work in a multi display environment at home and at work (2 screens at home and three at work). MenuEverywhere allows the menu bar to be access from any screen. I have the "bar" hidden until I mouse over the title bar for the application I am using. This takes out the mousing all the way over to my primary screen just to select an option.

It is very stable haven't had it crash on me yet.

After running in the demo mode I purchased a family/household license. Was well worth the
cost.
[Version 1.3.1]



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Chiefted reviewed on 03 Sep 2010
Not only no, but HECK NO.

First, and I was an Apple Genius (now system admin in a Mac only office setting),
I wouldn't touch a Mac that had haxies installed on it. That isn't a guideline, its pretty
much a rule if you have to bring your Mac in to be worked on at an Apple Store.

Second, if you are dead set on using this make sure you can uninstall it. It will slowdown your machine (and the developer states this but brushes it off as only "microseconds" which is NOT the case).

Third and something the developer will deny but I have seen for myself, it does and will
affect other programs and may crash those other programs (LaunchBar is one that it does
play havoc with).

Fourth if a company is MIA for over a 18 months while I new release of an OS is out there (heck Apple has updated SL 4 times already), how do I know they will be around for support.

You don't

So don't install APE.
[Version 2.6.1]



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Chiefted reviewed on 03 Sep 2010
Not only no, but HECK NO.

First, and I was an Apple Genius (now system admin in a Mac only office setting),
I wouldn't touch a Mac that had haxies installed on it. That isn't a guideline, its pretty
much a rule if you have to bring your Mac in to be worked on at an Apple Store.

Second, if you are dead set on using this make sure you can uninstall it. It will slowdown your machine (and the developer states this but brushes it off as only "microseconds" which is
NOT the case).

Third and something the developer will deny but I have seen for myself, it does and will
affect other programs and my crash those other programs (LaunchBar is one that it does
play havoc with).

Fourth if a company is MIA for over a 18 months while I new release of an OS is out there (heck Apple has updated SL 4 times already), how do I know they will be around for support.

You don't so don't install this or APE.
[Version 5.0.5]



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