Archive for the ‘Apple’ Category

Sluggish iChat, Messages, Terminal, and Others in Mac OS X Lion

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

After about 60 days using my MacBook Pro running Mac OS X Lion (10.7.3), I saw some sluggishness in some apps. At first, it was Messages (iChat replacement for Mountain Lion). It went unresponsive and displays the rainbow wheel for a few seconds, enough to annoy an impatient user. Then, the same behavior happened in […]

Mac Messages Beta

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Apple has just released the developer preview for OS X Mountain Lion yesterday and at the same time released the beta version of Messages, an upgrade of iChat. Here is the link to download Messages. Installation is straight forward but you will be warned that the machine will need to be restarted. After installation, the […]