How To Force Quit A Program On A Mac OS X Computer?


When any program on Windows being not respond, just simply launch the Task Manager, pick that program and kill it. The unresponsive program will be closed immediately.

But what about an unresponsive application on Mac OS X? What do we need to do to close and prevent it from freezing the Mac computer? If you are using a MacBook Pro, MacBook Air or any machine that run Mac OS X, and there is an unresponsive program on it, you may want to try these methods to close that program.

How To Force Any App To Close On Mac OS X Computer?

If any app or program is being unresponsive and doesn’t respond to any of your action or commands, only force it to close immediately. But how? In this article, I will give you several useful tips to help you do that.

The first method to close any running application you want is to use Activity Monitor app, or also known as Task Manager for Mac. It’s a built-in function within Mac OS X, allows you to pick any app and close it. To open this built-in app, go to Finder, click on /Application/Utilities/Activity Monitor.

The second method is to use Force Quit Applications feature on Mac OS X. It’s also a built-in tool on Mac OS X, allows you to select a running app and force it to close. It’s quite similar the Activity Monitor but with fewer functions. To open this feature, press Command, Shift, and Esc keys.

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How to force quit mac with Force Quit Application built-in tool?

The last method but so useful, that’s using Terminal and a “killall” command to close any application you want. For example, if you want to close Firefox, simply type: “killall -9 firefox” and then press Enter. The Firefox browser will be closed immediately.

New Apple iPhone Rumored To Get New Display And Wireless Charging

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It seems that the announcement of the new iPhone SE didn’t help much to Apple on the market. According to some news that we have received, Apple will start to use AMOLED display panel in iPhone 7S in the next year, and it would be a curved screen.

With this movement, we think new Apple iPhones will have better battery life than the previous generations because the AMOLED panel uses less energy than LCD panel.

Also, according to Ming-Chi Kuo, an analyst with KGI Securities, Apple will begin to change to the new form when to design the Apple iPhone 7S or whatever it would be called.

In this year, Apple will be releasing the iPhone 7 or also known as the next generation of the Apple iPhone 6S. But there is no information to tell us about it yet. We don’t really know if it will keep the same form factor as the iPhone 6S, or it would be charged to the new one.

There are also a few rumors that we have heard that Apple will bring wireless charging to the next generation of Apple iPhone. But we don’t know which one.