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Apple takes customer satisfaction crown on Samsungs home turf – and iPhone 5 outsells Galaxy S4 at launch

July 6, 2013
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Yet another top spot in a customer satisfaction survey has been given to Apple. This time, Apple came out on top in Samsung’s own backyard. More than 44,000 smartphone owners participated in the survey, giving Apple a 52% satisfaction rating, compared to Samsung’s 50% and LG’s 46%. Meanwhile, Apple’s iPhone 5 estimated to have sold […]

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Folx app – a download manager & torrent client for Mac

May 28, 2013
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Every person using Internet has downloaded files to their computer at least a couple of times. If it is really a couple of times, then most probably web browser possibilities are just fine for that. But when you need to download the files often and lots of them, then you’ll need an app that would […]

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Manage Mac Optimization Tasks with Single utility

May 26, 2013
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Just because we manually make some alterations in our Mac system as a set of optimization activities, it does not mean the Mac machine is immune to slowdown and won’t be needing any deeper cleanup. We do only the alterations for which we have been assigned privileges; therefore, Mac OS X requires such cleanups frequently. […]

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iPad case review: Marware MicroShell Folio

April 12, 2013
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First let me show you my current cover-setup for my iPad 3: Apple Smart Cover on front. Targus clear case for the back. I like the Targus clear case on the back because it’s see-through so you can still see the iPad’s nice design, but even more because it protects the iPad from scratches and […]

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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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Symptoms of a Fragmented Mac Hard Drive

February 27, 2013
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No one can deny the fact that Mac hard drives are less prone to fragmentation than Windows, but we cannot say that Mac’s never get fragmented. Like any other hard drive Mac too gets fragmented over time, but its inbuilt safeguards defragment it time to time and never let you fell that it too needs […]

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AppleTV2 + Seas0nPass and problems entering DFU mode

February 14, 2013
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Quick-tip for you AppleTV2 users out there, who likes to jailbreak using Seas0nPass. The instructions for Seas0nPass to enter DFU mode is Step 4: When prompted, connect your Apple TV to your Mac/PC using a micro-USB cable (leave power cable disconnected). Once the light on the front of the Apple TV begins to flash rapidly, […]

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Why Jailbreak your iPhone?

February 8, 2013
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After a long wait for many Apple device users, a group calling themselves the “evad3rs” have released an untethered jailbreak for all devices currently running iOS 6-6.1. This includes the iPhone 5 and iPad mini models for the first time. Since the early days of the iPhone, Apple has been very strict in the way […]

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Precautions before defragmenting Mac

January 31, 2013
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If you are noticing slow performance of your Mac, you need to take action for the health of your Mac and perform a defragmentation process.  A defragmentation is the process of organizing fragmented files on your hard drive in continuous memory locations. With the passage of time, files get fragmented and scatter in your Mac […]

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Top Mac Antivirus Applications and Why You Need Any of Them

January 16, 2013
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Mac Defender: The First Major Mac Threat? In May 2011, the Apple company encouraged its users to use added internet security protection. Why? Because of a new threat named Mac Defender. Mac Defender is a program that functions like a real spyware removal client. It will present itself as a pop up telling you that […]

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Apple will not make a cheap iPhone

January 11, 2013
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Apple’s guy in charge of marketing, Phil Schiller, said in an interview recently that Apple has no plans of making a cheap iPhone: “At first, non-smartphones were popular in the Chinese market, now cheap smartphones are more popular and non-smartphones are out,” Schiller added later. “Despite the popularity of cheap smartphones, this will never be […]

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App Store reaches 40 billion downloads

January 10, 2013
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Some impressive App Store numbers: 40 billion downloads since launch. Almost 20 billion downloads in 2012 alone. More than 2 billion downloads in December 20102. More than 500 million active iTunes accounts associated with App Store. Developers have combined built more than 775,000 apps and been paid over 7 billion dollars. Apple emphasizes that the […]

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How and Why to clone your Mac Hard Drive

December 28, 2012
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A clone is a bootable backup of your Mac’s hard drive that provides redundancy for both your data and the Macintosh Operating System. You can keep backup in various form like Image, Clone etc..If you face system crash or data loss situation, clones provide a way to rollback your Mac OS X installation. Cloning Requirements: […]

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Learn How OS X Handles Slack Space and Internal File System Fragmentation

December 23, 2012
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Fragmentation is a problem that develops subtly. The aftermath of severe file system fragmentation is inefficient use of disk space and consequently poor performance. There could be different types of fragmentation depending on the storage allocation scheme used by the OS. In general, fragmentation is classified into three types: internal, external, and data. Internal fragmentation […]

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iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy SIII

December 14, 2012
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Are you in the market for a new phone? Or, with the holidays nearly upon us, are you considering getting one for someone you care about? Many people have struggled with deciding between two of the most popular phones this year, the iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy SIII. Let’s see how they each measure […]

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How to Easily Uninstall Java 7 on a Mac

December 4, 2012
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Java 7 has caused countless headaches for Mac users around the world. The security vulnerabilities in Java 7 mean that some machines have been compromised by hackers who were able to break through the walls of security. In addition to the security problems, some Mac users running Java 7 have been plagued by bugs. These […]

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Role of OS X in Fine-Tuning Your Mac and Why You Need to Switch to an External Defragmentation Source

November 25, 2012
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PC users tend to delve into a number of things while performing routine maintenance, including software updation, cache cleaning, and more. One of the important maintenance tasks that needs to be repeated periodically is drive defragmentation. A Mac user doesn’t need to wary of such things, as Mac has the ability to optimize itself without […]

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Remove duplicate files to free up Mac drive space

November 25, 2012
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What are Duplicate files? Duplicate file means creating or making exact copy of same file. Your Mac system may be storing large amount of redundant data on the hard drive in the form of duplicate files. These files can affect your system performance and make it slower and sluggish. To keep your Mac running smoothly, […]

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Apple launches 2 iPhone 5 TV ads for Thanksgiving

November 22, 2012
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Two new iPhone 5 TV ads were just released by Apple, for this year’s Thanksgiving. The first one is called “Turkey” and shows iPhone 5 snapping photos of a family eating Thanksgiving dinner and then sharing the photos on PhotoStream. Mmmm….pie! The second one is called Orchestra and shows how the microphone on the back […]

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Mac OS X 10.9 already being tested online?

November 7, 2012
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AppleInsider claims that during the past few weeks they had visits from at least 30 users with OS X 10.9 as operating system. The current Mac operating system is OS X 10.8 “Mountain Lion”, released just a few months ago, but now it seems Apple has already started testing their next version of OS X. […]

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Windows Phone is the safest mobile OS – Android, not so much

November 7, 2012
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According to Mikko Hypponen from software security company F-Secure, Windows Phone 8 is currently the most safe mobile operating system there is. Although Apple’s iOS is also commonly known as being safe, just as safe as BlackBerry for business use, it seems that F-Secure is giving the “safest” award to Windows Phone 8 at the […]

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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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Five for the 5: Gaming on the Go with the new iPhone

October 24, 2012
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So it’s finally here amongst us, Apple’s 5th (or sixth, if you’re counting) outing into the world of ubiquitously, voraciously enjoyed mobile technology. Boasting such genre-defining new attributes as its beautifully extended yet entirely accessible 4-inch 1136 x 640 retina display, its hardcore-diet-induced waistline, and of course a controversial new connector. That little list forgets, […]

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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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