Tag Archives: Apple

CheatSheet for Mac

I’ve been using a Mac for years and I still find this CheatSheet helpful.

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PopClip for Mac

This looks like a very handy tool for Mac users. PopClip from Pilotmoon.com provides more than just copy & paste when you select text. With more than 90 extensions you can translate, share on social networks or add to various note and todo applications. This handy little utility may just increase your productivity for only […]

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How to create iOS device home screen icons for websites — Apple News, Tips and Reviews

I find myself occasionally needing a quick reminder on this from time to time as friends of mine wish to add this feature to their person web sites. A handy guide can be found on Gigaom.com. How to create iOS device home screen icons for websites — Apple News, Tips and Reviews.

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Mac OS Lion Issues?

Have you upgraded to Mac OS 10.7 Lion? My father recently upgraded and immediately experienced hardware issues with his 2008 Macbook Pro (with NVIDIA graphics card). His particular model was known to have a graphic card defect and was a part of a recall that NVIDIA conducted. Fortunately, Apple replaced the motherboard and all is […]

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Clean up your Mac’s “open with” contextual menu

I stumbled upon this short Lifehacker article about how to clean up duplicate apps listed in the “open with…” contextual menu. It caught my eye because I was just wondering how to clean this up on my Macbook Pro. I have installed Photoshop and then later upgraded so there are now two “photoshop” options listed. […]

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Mac Memory Test

I recently purchased 8GB of RAM from Amazon.com for my Macbook Pro. So far the upgrade has been terrific. No hardware conflicts to speak of and the performance boost to VM-Ware Fusion running Windows 7 has been terrific. There is no longer any noticeable lag in either OS. I had read a few reviews about […]

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Safari Extensions

A while back Apple introduced extensions for the Safari 5 web browser. Fortunately, they also provide a one-stop shop for acquiring new extensions here [https://extensions.apple.com/]. I tend to want to run a lean system with as few extensions and software as possible, but I may make an exception or two for extensions like Firebug and […]

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Apple Event on October 20, 2010

Just a reminder that Apple has something planned for October 20, 2010. Based on the invite, it looks like it is going to be an operating system related event. Possibly Mac OS 10.7 “Lion”? My predictions: A preview of the “Lion” os to come in early 2011. iLife ’11 available by end of October 2010. […]

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Game Changers: Steve Jobs

Just in case you missed it, Bloomberg has posted their special on Steve Jobs. It’s a must see if you want to learn more about Mr. Jobs and the success story of Apple.

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Mac Maintenance Tips

The Mac OS is a different animal than windows so maintaining it is also a bit different. For example, most places you look will tell you that there is no need to defragment your hard drive when running on a Mac. I remember reading something years ago about how there are some routines you can […]

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