Friday, 25 February 2011

Mac; New MacBook Pros Announced with New Thunderbolt Technology...

Apple yesterday announced the updated MacBook Pros with new Thunderbolt technology based on Intel's Light Peak technology. Read more here.

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Apple MacBook Pro MC371LL/A 15.4-Inch Laptop

Mac OS X; Lion preview is out...

Apple yesterday released the very first developer preview version of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. Announced back in October last year, Lion and is a significant update to OS X, bringing a lot of iOS features that work so well on iPod touch, iPhone and iPad to the desktop OS X. Read more here.
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Wednesday, 9 February 2011

Mac OS X; Switch to Mac Helps Ease the Pain of Switching from Windows

Windows and Mac OS X aren't vastly different operating systems, but moving from one to another is definitely capable of taking a person out of their comfort zone. If you're new to Mac, or know someone who is, and need a helping hand, Switch to Mac is a helpful app you can grab for $1 that'll demystify the process. 

iOS; iPad 2 in Production

The Wall Street Journal reports that the next-gen iPad has already entered the production stage, and that it will be thinner, lighter and faster than the current iPad and with no Retina Display to go with it. Also, according to the “people familiar with the matter", the iPad 2 will come in both GSM and CDMA flavors, and it will be initially available through AT&T and Verizon Wireless only.

Tuesday, 8 February 2011

iOS; How to Jailbreak Your iOS 4.2.1 Device

Greenpoison finally bringns untethered jailbreaking to iOS 4.2.1 devices. The process is fairly easy, but there have been a few problems reported since the release so we're going to walk you through a successful jailbreak step-by-step. Learn here

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Mac OS X; Free System Monitoring Tool, atMonitor

Mac OS X: atMonitor is a free system monitoring tool that gives you highly detailed, real-time information about your Mac, running processes, and just about any system information you could want to know about. Get it here.

Sunday, 30 January 2011

Apple; If Apple Designed DJ Gear

This is the Hoerboard Scomber Mix DJ workstation, but if anyone told us it was called the Apple iDJ we would totally believe it. But beyond the similarities with Apple's design, it's a beautiful workstation on its own. Read the rest here.
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Thursday, 27 January 2011

Mac OS X; Sync Your Desktop Between Computers Using Dropbox

You may already be familiar with syncing your home folder across platforms, but for people whose entire workflow revolves around their desktop, that's not necessarily enough. The Mac blogger at Not Very Correct describes how he syncs his desktop, as well. Read it here.

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Mac OS X; Customizes Your Mac OS X Boot Screen

Tired of the old gray apple that greats you every time you load up Mac OS X? BootXChanger provides an easy, drag-and-drop method of changing the default image to just about anything you want. Read the rest here.

Mac OS X; Create Aliases for System Preference Panes

If you need regular access to a specific pane in System Preferences, you can get there quicker by creating an alias. Read the rest here.

Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Mac OS X; Top tips for OS X security - Part 1

This article is the first part of a three part series on Mac OS X security tips by Sophos. Read it here.

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Mac OS X; Arrange Your Mac's Dock Like Your iPhone Homescreen

Whether or not you're happy about the iOS-centric changes coming with the release of Mac OS X Lion, you can still benefit from organizing your current OS X dock a little bit more like your homescreen. Read the rest here.

Monday, 10 January 2011

Mac OS X; Keyboard Shortcuts You Might Not Know

Cmd-Delete sends selected file(s) to Trash.
Shift-Cmd-Delete empties the Trash with confirmation.
Shift-Opt-Cmd-Delete empties the Trash without confirmation.

Mac OS X; Search the Mac App Store for Specific File Extension

The new Mac App Store can be automatically searched when you click on a file your Mac doesn't recognize. But if you want to see what apps can handle certain extensions yourself, you can do that, too.