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How To Solve Lag Problems And Slowness With Samsung Galaxy S (Even After Updating Android OS)

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If you have problems with your Samsung Galaxy S (all versions) after you updated from 2.1 eclair to 2.2 froyo, you’re not alone. Turns out that there’s a problem with Samsung and their Galaxy S’s, and many people are experiencing lag, or general slow-ness, when using their phones. Android 2.1 was pretty okay for me, but after I updated to Android 2.2, things got horribly slow...

How To Solve Codec Type Mismatch Error When Converting Videos With ffmpegX

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For a video conversion tool that’s so powerful and easy-to-use, ffmpegX is something that throws up occasional errors that just frustrate you to no end until you discover what it means. One such error that I get is when I convert video files to Flash video (FLV). Here’s the error: Codec type mismatch for mapping #0.0 -> #0.0 Turns out that this has got to do with the audio of your...

How To Open All New Windows As New Tabs, By-Passing The _blank Attribute

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One quirk that I discovered in Safari was that new links (the links that are assigned a target=”_blank” attribute) are always opened in a new Safari window, even though you may have set the option to open all links in a new tab in Safari’s preferences. The fix for this turns out to be simple, as I found out from this blog post. Simply open up Terminal by going to Applications >...

How To Solve Skype Problem “Unable To Mount Database”

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There was an update for Skype that I performed on my Macbook this morning, and when I was done with the update, Skype was restarted. However, there was a problem when Skype started, and it showed this error message: “Unable to mount database”. Searching around, I found a solution by Skype user Michael on the Skype forums. Apparently several people were having this problem too, and the...

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