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Easy Ways to Stop Using Apple

September 12, 2017
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What to buy instead of the iPhone and Mac, how to transfer important information to new devices without loses, and how to replace iMessages and iTunes? iPhone, Mac and Apple Watch is a great set of gadgets. They are compatible with each other, and you can effectively and simply solve a variety of tasks with […]

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Free partition manager software to resize partitions

September 8, 2014
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We have to admit that free things are hard to come by these days and there is no such thing as free lunch in this world anymore. The same goes for a free partition manager that is reliable and easy to use. With the latest and newest Partition Master Professional 10.1, there is such thing […]

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Is There a RAT in Your Mac? How to Identify and Fix the Problem!

July 3, 2014
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“I always feel like somebody’s watching me.” Those might be the lyrics to a hit 1980’s pop song, but if you own a Mac, they might hit just a little closer to home than you would like. If your specific type of virus infects your computer, there’s a chance that someone could be watching you […]

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Mac Partition is running out of Space? Resize it or create a New Partition

February 14, 2014
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The more you explore your Mac computer, the more you fall in love with it. Mac systems are manufactured to last, are designed to perform, and aim to provide the best experience to its users. As compared to other computer systems, Mac offers a high level of quality, advanced functionality, and beautifully designed interface that […]

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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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Modifying Size of a Mac Partition without Data Loss

April 17, 2013
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Disk Utility in Mac OS X is a complete disk management software that facilitates creating a new partition on the hard drive utilizing available free space, modifying existing partitions, and deleting Mac volumes efficiently. Every Mac volume has a set of associated permissions maintaining integrity of the file system on the drive. User needs to […]

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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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Shedding Light on Top Three Mac Photo Recovery Tools

March 25, 2013
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Digital photos undoubtedly are better option than traditional film based images and if you have Mac, then you can avail alluring image viewing and editing experiences for sure. But like any other digital data the image files stored on your Mac too are not away from loss. Many times users come across devastating situations of […]

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SimCity: Crashed & Burned! Also, Mac compatiblity, server issues, bugs and more…

March 15, 2013
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SimCity, also known as SimCity 5 and SimCity 2013, has crashed & burned. What do I mean by that? Well, let’s take a look. I’ll begin with the lesser important ones first and build up to the big issues further down. 1. PC license compatible with Mac? Yes? No? Maybe? Don’t know? You can buy […]

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Giveaway: 3 licenses for “Elmedia Player PRO” for Mac

March 15, 2013
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March 31st: The giveaway has now ended! The 3 winners contact information has been sent to Eltima Software who will e-mail the licenses directly to the winners! Thanks everybody for participating! Elmedia Player is a versatile media player for Mac OS X. It supports a great variety of formats, including FLV, SWF, XAP (Silverlight), RM […]

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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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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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NetSpot: powerful wireless survey tool for home and office

November 4, 2012

15% discount for NetSpot Pro – find the coupon code after the article! Wi-Fi is now a mainstay in our daily working lives and also for surfing the net at home, whether you’re using a phone, tablet, laptop, desktop, handheld games console, or some other enabled gadget. That’s why it’s essential to have a steady, […]

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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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Image Backups: A Superior Way of Backing up Data

September 24, 2012
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In this digital realm, data storage has become a major challenge for anyone. Data forms the backbone of a business and securing this data is important to implement your long term business continuity plan. You can easily lose this data to disk crashes, media corruption, malware attack, or any other form of disaster. To secure […]

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Understanding Disk Utility’s ‘First Aid’ option [Mac]

August 16, 2012
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Disk Utility: Just like a medical first aid box, anytime a Mac hard drive is suspected of any faults it has to be diagnosed with the Macs very own doctor i.e. Disk utility. Disk Utility can be found from: Application folder > Utilities folder > Disk Utility. First Aid: Any kind of troubles noticed on […]

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How Disk Cloning Software Differ from Backup Programs in Mac

July 30, 2012
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Mac Disk Cloning utilities (also called Disk imaging utilities) are used to create a sector-by-sector, low-level copy of a Mac hard drive or volume. These disk cloning utilities are often confused with backup software. Backup programs copy the contents of your hard drive at the file level, whereas disk cloning tools do the same job […]

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How to wipe files, individual files, multiple drives permanently in Mac?

July 27, 2012
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The article refers to permanent deletion of those most super important files that a user don’t want to be recovered later even by the means of a powerful data recovery software by anyone. To make it more precise it is quite obvious that a Mac user looking for such features may not be general users […]

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The perfect AirPrint-enabled printer for your Mac

June 18, 2012
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AirPrint is such a great technology, making wireless printing via Wi-Fi networks so easy that everybody can do it. Unfortunately not every printer is AirPrint-enabled yet. Below is a list of some of the high-performance printers that Apple officially recommends to complement your Mac, iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch – to fit your printing needs. […]

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Review on a cool Mac DVD Copy software

May 31, 2012
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What is a Mac DVD Copy software? Literally, a Mac DVD Copy software is a piece of software application designed for Mac OS X, doing the job of making backup DVDs. Professionally, Mac DVD Copy refers to the DVD Copy software written for Mac platform and has the full capability of backing up DVDs. Why […]

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Giveaway for Mac users: CleanGenius 3.0 from EaseUS

April 16, 2012
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CLOSED! THERE ARE NO MORE LICENSES LEFT! Pay attention, Mac users! TechPatio has been given 14 licenses for the new CleanGenius 3.0 from EaseUS, that we want to give away to our readers – for free – each license is worth $29.95. CleanGenius 3.0 As the name implies, the app is a genius at cleaning. […]

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5 People Who Don’t Need a MacBook

April 6, 2012
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Having a titanium MacBook Air tucked under your arm or those characteristic white earbuds leading to a colorful iPod in your pocket has become a status symbol for the digital age. These are symbols that come with price tags to match, however. When it comes time to get a laptop computer for work or school, […]

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New Firefox with improved security: Mozilla

November 15, 2011
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The new version of Firefox, the Firefox 8.0 released on November 8, 2011, has been with released with much fanfare and some changes such as improved security and some minor updates. Firefox is a free and open source web browser from Mozilla that is fast easy and rewarding. The latest version, Firefox 8,0 comes with […]

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Steve Jobs – the king of keynotes? Some highlights from his keynotes…

October 4, 2011
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Steve Jobs recently left his position as CEO at Apple and instead became a member of the board. And so, it is doubtful that we will see him back on the stage anytime soon, doing one of this keynotes where he presents the figures, products and his “one more thing”. Here’s a look at some […]

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