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An Insight into Stellar Drive Defrag for Mac OS X

September 18, 2015
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Drive fragmentation – most PC users are familiar with the term but seldom understand what it means. Over a period of time, as data is written and deleted form a hard drive, the file system finds it increasingly difficult to keep related data together. To a user it may seem that all related files are […]

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Should I overclock or optimize my Mac?

March 28, 2013
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Sluggish behaviour of Mac is one of the hot topic discussed by Mac users through different discussion channels. Mac users always want to speed up their Mac by any means so that, they could do their work fast. There are two ways to speed up their Mac either by overclocking and optimize Mac OS X. […]

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MacBook Pro 13″ Retina – “For the Pro in all of us”

October 25, 2012
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Apple has just released a TV ad for their latest addition to the MacBook Pro Retina line of great laptops! It’s the long-awaited 13″ laptop – and it’s gorgeous. Check it out:

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Mac maintenance and optimization Tips

October 22, 2012
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Do you have any idea about “optimization” and “maintenance”and why Mac users follow these terms ? Actually these are the magical terms which a Mac owner uses to carve maximum out of his machine. Here we are discussing these techniques in details. How to optimize Mac drive? 1. Truly Remove Applications and Components:– When you […]

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MacBook Pro Retina – video ad

June 13, 2012
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The new MacBook Pro Retina laptop is hot! I don’t mean hot-warm, but hot-hot. I surely wouldn’t mind having one of them on my desk… Anyway, Apple has now aired a video ad showing off the new MacBook Pro Retina – you can see it below. And if you want to watch the entire keynote […]

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Best Wireless Routers for Mac Users

March 22, 2011
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There are dozens of wireless routers in the retailers’ electronics departments that infamously claim to be “Mac compatible.” If you or one of your friends has ever purchased one of these routers, they either own a PC or know that compatible is used quite loosely. So what router should you buy if you have a […]

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Why I will not upgrade to new Sandy Bridge MacBook Pro’s. Or, what I’m hoping for in next upgrade

March 8, 2011
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Apple updated their MacBook Pro’s last month with super fast Sandy Bridge stuff. They also got the new Thunderbolt I/O technology which is brand new so there’s basically nothing out there you can connect to it yet, but I’m sure it will come soon – I’m just not sure what we need that much speed […]

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Apple reveals new MacBook Pro’s with Sandy Bridge, AMD graphics and Thunderbolt I/O

February 24, 2011
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Surprise, surprise. As if the world didn’t already knew that Apple was going to release Sandy Bridge MacBook Pro’s in the near future – well, the near future has arrived, because today the Apple Store was updated with new MacBook Pro models. All of them with the new Intel Sandy Bridge Core i5 and i7 […]

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Is Your Precious Mac Running Too Slow? Here are Simple Ways to Speed It Up

February 13, 2011
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Even if you have done all of the possible things to make it faster, your beloved Mac might still be running a tad slow. As time goes by, your hard disk space is filling up rapidly and applications seem to be moving at a snail’s pace.  Do not worry too much about this, because you […]

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10 Best Printers for Macs

January 6, 2011
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As a Mac user, you already realize that some peripherals are simply not suited for use with an Apple computer. Most printers are capable of interfacing with both Mac and Windows machines, but there are some printers that are just better when used with Mac hardware. Here are the ten best printers to consider if […]

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Mac App Store now open!

January 6, 2011
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The Mac App Store was launched today which now gives you access to tons of apps and games directly on your Mac and not just on your iPhone and iPad. The apps are not the same as the apps in the iOS App Store are developed and designed for use on a Mac, so if […]

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Flash no longer included on Macs per default

October 27, 2010
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The new MacBook Air from Apple comes without Flash pre-installed, something which Mac’s have had for a long time. But as you might know, Steve Jobs is not a big fan of Flash and Flash is not even possible on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Apple is now doing the same as Microsoft by […]

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Wrapup: Apple’s “Back to the Mac”-event. OS X 10.7 Lion, iLife ’11, FaceTime, Mac App Store, MacBook Air.

October 20, 2010
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Apple and Steve Jobs just wrapped up their October 20th “Back to the Mac” Apple event in San Francisco with a bunch of new stuff. Here are the highlights: Mac OS X 10.7 “Lion” & Mac App Store The next big cat in the OS X line will be the “Lion” for OS X 10.7. […]

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Mac Uninstaller – How To & FAQ

September 27, 2010
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If you collect many Mac applications, images, large files and the like, you might be overdoing it for your Mac.  Have you checked available disk space lately? Maybe it is time that you unleash the power of Mac uninstaller. That’s easy, I just bring it to my  trash icon and its gone, right? Not always. […]

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Product Updates & News From Apple: Magic Trackpad, iMac, Mac Pro, Battery Charger

July 27, 2010
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Apple has updated their Apple Stores today by presenting two brand new products and a few updates to existing products: 1) Magic Trackpad The most exciting new product, without doubt. This takes your laptop trackpad, blows it up bigger and separates it from the computer. It’s like a mouse pad – but without the mouse. […]

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iFlicks: Easy Video Conversion on Mac with Metadata Support [Review]

July 11, 2010
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iFlicks is a neat little application that I found while searching for an alternative to VideoMonkey which is still a bit too buggy for my taste. Basically, I’ve had it with the monkey and I wouldn’t mind paying a small fee for an app that just works. iFlicks is such an app. It was designed […]

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Oh No!! My Mac Mini Media Center Stopped Working!

July 4, 2010
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Hopefully you haven’t tried this yourself! Yesterday when I turned on my Mac Mini, which I use as media center for my TV, I for some reason  could not connect to it from my MacBook Pro. After a quick inspection, I saw that the Mac Mini had turned off and no longer responded to my […]

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Mozy – Online Backup. Great, Except For Restoring iPhoto & Aperture 3

May 25, 2010
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Dear Mozy, First let me say how thrilled I was when I first learned about you and your online backup services, I especially liked the part where I could get 2GB free and expand it with 0.5GB for each friend I referred – a great way to start out with your service. I also liked […]

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Steam for Mac is Here & Comes With Free “Portal” Game

May 18, 2010
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Steam for Mac has arrived – but you probably already know that, it’s been all over the Internet for the past few days. If you don’t know what Steam is, it’s kinda like an “App Store” for games, but on your computer. Previously it has only been available for Windows computers, but now also Mac […]

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IT Pros: Total Cost of Ownership on Macs Lower Than PCs

March 16, 2010
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The Enterprise Desktop Alliance recently surveyed 260 IT administrators in the United States to learn which computer environment they believe is the cheapest to manage, when it comes to Macintosh vs PC. Their results showed that Mac’s cost less to manage than PC’s, according to 65% of the IT admins, with 19% of them saying […]

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How To: iCal Birthday Reminders With Alarm (iCalBirthdays 2.0)

March 12, 2010
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Here’s a quick and really neat trick for Mac users who would like to have birthdays listed in iCal. As default, your Mac will easily display birthdays in iCal, based on dates from your Addressbook, but it can’t give you an alarm and there’s no way to modify the events to do so. So, somebody […]

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Winmail.dat Fix: Letter Opener 3 For Apple Mail & Snow Leopard Released

September 8, 2009
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One thing that Mac users most likely will encounter sooner or later in their Mac career, is receiving an e-mail from somebody with a file called “winmail.dat”. If you’re not at all tech savvy you might not even pay attention to the file or you may just wonder what it is – a virus perhaps? […]

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PTHPasteboard Alternatives For Snow Leopard: Clipboard Evolved & Jumpcut

September 7, 2009
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I’ve been using PTHPasteboard as my clipboard manager in Leopard for quite some time. I never really liked it, it didn’t feel “Mac like”. It was a combination of it’s visual appearance when you needed to retrieve something from your clipboard and also the settings – it just didn’t feel Mac’ish, you know? But I […]

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Glossy MacBook Pro Screen Is Not All Bad – On The Contrary…

August 31, 2009
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Who ever said that glossy screens sucked because of their reflection, clearly never had to watch Manchester United vs Arsenal on a TV located behind them… Once you try a glossy screen you’ll instantly notice that something is different, if it’s not the reflection from a light or something, it’s the increased contrast due to […]

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