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Slow or failed SMB, samba (nmb), mDNSResponder, avahi (mdns) based name resolution over wifi

Modern wifi router / access point devices got a multicast rate limit option, with default low value, like 1M. Usually this is OK. But if your daily work needs samba or mdns based name resolution heavily, the default value may be too low. 7 more words

macOS New App Release - Tabula 1.0

Product Announcement – Independent developer, Charlie Imhoff of Northfield, Minnesota has release of Tabula 1.0 for macOS. Tabula is a distraction free writing app which automatically formats user’s text as they write. 188 more words


macOS New App Release - DupeZap 4

Product Announcement – Hyperbolic Software of Burolo, Italy has released DupeZap 4.0, their modern duplicate finder developed exclusively for macOS. DupeZap 4 is an utility for Mac owners seeking to reclaim disk space being taken up by duplicate files and packages. 223 more words


Installing python scapy on MAC OSX Sierra

Python ships by default with OSX and resides in the path /usr/bin/python. Having run into a lot of problems with installing and using scapy and other packages with the correct version of python, pip and homebrew in the mix, I decided to write steps that anyone can follow to setup a clean and working python environment in OSX without running it in a virtual environment or fiddling with the default python installation. 218 more words

macOS New App Release - Station 1.3

Product Announcement – True North Software of Plymouth, Minnesota has released Station 1.3, the company’s multilevel (hierarchical) launcher for macOS. Station promotes a more natural organization of applications and documents into folders. 398 more words


macOS New App Release - Chronosync Express

Product announcement – Econ Technologies of Casselberry, Florida has announced that  ChronoSync Express is part of the just released Setapp suite. ChronoSync Express is the entry level version of ChronoSync, the complete synchronization and backup utility for Mac OS X. 170 more words


Civilization VI

The game was released on October 21, 2016 for Microsoft Windows and on October 24, 2016 for OS X. A port for Linux was released on February 9, 2017. 113 more words