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Treasons reviewed on 25 Jul 2011
If someone figures out what this does and how it works, please let me know. It grabs huge amounts of ram and creates a file, but now what?
[Version 2.0.1]


Treasons reviewed on 16 Jun 2011
I've used Safari for years, recently paid for iCab, and now I'm using Chrome because it's dramatically faster, it uses less RAM, and it makes the best use of screen real estate.
[Version 13.0.782.24]


Treasons reviewed on 04 Jun 2010
Worked instantly for me, and is easily the best solution so far for those who need to sync files between the iPad and a Mac. I would like to be able to choose the sync folder on the Mac, but that may not be feasible, given the weird way you have to get files into iTunes.
[Version 1.0]


Treasons reviewed on 18 Dec 2009
I love the clean, uncluttered screen and the minimalist design. But I don't write for entertainment; I write to publish, to print, and to e-mail. This app allows none of that. Neither does it allow any formatting. No indenting, no centering. It is similarly limited in its ability to read and save files (text only).

To actually use this app, you have to save your work, then import the text data into another word processor for formatting and printing.

If you only want to write a haiku or two a week while being entranced by the audio and visual treats, this app is for you. If you want to write, well, maybe a future version will include some practical features.
[Version 1.0b2]

TReasons commented on 16 Jun 2008
The interface may have been "spectacular" in 1972, but today it is little more than a bad joke. This is pure OS9.
[Version 3.5]

TReasons commented on 25 Apr 2007
I had high hopes when I downloaded this app. It looks beautiful and has a unique approach to tabbed viewing. But it is completely unusable, little more than a tease. After working an hour to add folders to the toolbar, a task complicated by serious bugs, all the folders were gone the next time I launched the app.

Neither will it remember passwords for frequently visited sites.

I would like to see this app. when it's done, but right now it's not even worthy of beta status.
[Version 2.0]

TReasons commented on 07 Mar 2007
This may work for some, but here's my experience on an Intel iMac with 2G RAM:
1. With multiple programs running, including Safari with multiple tabs open, my system had about 25MB free RAM.
2. I ran iFreeMem, and suddenly had about 600MB free RAM. Quite a feat, I thought. Usually I have to quit Safari and other programs, then restart them to reclaim the huge amounts of memory they consume after a day or two of heavy use.
3. When I went to actually use Safari, switching from one tab to the next took 10-20 seconds (with the spinning beachball). Copying to iClip took longer than usual, and some items weren't copied at all. In short, the first time I used each application after running iFreeMem, it was incredibly slow.
4. After an hour or so or operation, my free memory is back down to 75MB, a little better than where I began, but nothing to write home about.

To summarize, iFreeMem appears to free up all the memory that applications use to speed up their operation. I can regain memory much more quickly by quitting and restarting my memory hog programs. There seems to be little if any benefit to running this program.
[Version 1.1]


Treasons reviewed on 10 Jul 2005
Looks promising, but I need two features is lacks:
1. The app only displays the web page if the description is missiing. I want the option to see the web page without having to launch Safari.
2. The items list cannot be sorted by status, i.e. whether it has been read or not. This means that in a long list of news items, I have to search for the unread ones.
[Version 1.0b4r2]

Treasons commented on 24 Jun 2005
Unless I'm mistaken, the qt package, which is required, costs $1,700. Hardly a "free" app.
[Version 2.3.3]

Treasons commented on 03 Oct 2004
I should have read the reviews first. I, too, tried it on my Pictures folder, since I knew I had duplicates in it. Mr. Clean destroyed every photo. I'm now recovering from my other computer. There's something seriously wrong with the way this program decides what's a "duplicate."
[Version 1.3]

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