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Keeping the Engine Tuned
HOW TO…
   Keep your system and applications updated
   Give your Mac a tune-up
   Avoid potential problems
   Keep your Mac nice and clean
There seems to be an intrinsic bond between computers and automobiles, at least when it comes to analogies, and I’m about to spring one on you.
Your beautiful, shiny new car runs like a top, purrs like a kitten, rides smoother than silk, and is responsive to your every touch. At least for the first few thousand miles, that is. Eventually the tires wear or become misaligned, you feel more play in the brakes and they squeal loudly when the pedal is pressed, the ride is a little ...

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