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Expo Notes: MacKeeper takes a more subtle approach this year

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:15 PM

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  Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:01 PM

I would never use their product due to their spammy advertising. The endless pop-ups and fake headlines like "Your Mac may be infected, run this scan to speed up your Mac!" just scream "spyware," "junk," and "spammer" to me.

It may be a good product (though I doubt it), but I won't reward a company that advertises like that.
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  Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:23 PM

Apple doesn't like MacKeeper
https://discussions....m/docs/DOC-3691
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  Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:09 PM

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Apple doesn't like MacKeeper https://discussions....m/docs/DOC-3691


That's a user tip, not something published by Apple. I'm not saying I disagree with its content, just that it's not from Apple.
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  Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:12 PM

It has never even occured to me that this could possibly be a legitimate product. Always screamed typical scareware-malware.
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  Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:30 PM

I bought it, while I was looking to a alternative to cocktail, but found the app clean my mac much more to my liking. Both do essentially the same thing, and both adhere to the subscription model kind of software which I don't really like. Because once the subscription runs out, the software is essentially useless. I guess I am old school, since I like when I purchase something to be able to use it until I die, or delete it.
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  Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:44 PM

Talk about a product that does way too many things, and way too few, well!
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  Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:46 PM

Why in the hell would you allow this scum at your event, and WHY are you publishing this as an article??
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  Posted 01 February 2013 - 01:27 PM

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It has never even occured to me that this could possibly be a legitimate product. Always screamed typical scareware-malware.


Well...they must be legitimate since they are still in business. They aren't modest but they aren't scum.
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  Posted 02 February 2013 - 04:59 PM

Stay away from this malware crap. What amazes me is that it is in Macworld. A definitive decadence sign? Shocking!
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