Mac OS X 10.9 already being tested online?

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. … Read more →

Top 8 Reasons why Students Should Get Hands-on HD Experience With Canon Lenses

There has been an extensive hype about the challenge of shooting a flawless video. In response to this demanding contest, Canon offers various lenses to deliver smooth and constant video shooting. It has spent decades in optical industry. Its proven optical proficiency permits Canon to integrate the right type of motor for each lens. HD Experience: … Read more →

How to erase Mac data

One of my friends was facing sluggish Mac from couple of months. After checking the issues we found the reason, large amount of data in Mac drive and less hard drive space. He decided to replace old Mac drive with new one (larger space) and sell older hard drive. But before selling it was necessary … Read more →

Fix: Mountain Lion “Apple Mail 6.0” problems with sender (reply-from) and mail folders/boxes

UPDATE – MARCH 17th 2013: This bug has now been fixed (only took Apple 7-8 months to do it!), with the latest release, OS X 10.8.3. So fire up Software Update and update your Mountain Lion! No more need for the Apple Script below. Sorry for the long subject but it’s a bit hard to … Read more →

Finding Simple Solutions to Make Mountain Lion Faster and Snappier

Macs are superior to PCs when compared in terms of performance, processing power, and stability. Modern Macs, including Intel Core2Duo and greater, are known for their high performance and processing speed. However, these things may vary depending on the usage of Mac. If you usually open more than a dozen applications simultaneously and fill your … Read more →

Apple shuts down “Ping”, their social media network

With the next release of iTunes, Ping will no longer exist. Apple has decided to pull the plug to its own social media network, which was launched in September 2010. It never really took off and it couldn’t get the Facebook integration it wanted. Back when it launched, Steve Jobs said Facebook had such high … Read more →

Mac OS X Lion: How to enable Filevault 2 on boot drive without Recovery HD or on external drive

In Mac OS X Lion, Apple completely re-designed how Filevault 2 works. Not it encrypts your entire drive, and not just the home folder. Supposedly, Filevault 2 is also a lot more stable. I never bothered trying the last version of Filevault because of all the horror stories, but everybody seems to have good things … Read more →

Fix: Safari 5.7.1 jerky YouTube playback?

Since Apple’s latest Safari update recently, which took Safari to version 5.7.1, I have personally had huge problems with many YouTube videos. When playing them, they would take a while to load, then playback would be jerky, skipping frames etc. Overall, making entire Safari run slow and unstable. What fixed the problem for me, was … Read more →

Direct linking to messages in Apple Mail on Mac

In an effort to optimize my to-do lists, by moving away from to-do lists and into a more GTD (Getting Things Done)-based system, I decided to give NirvanaHQ a try, their web based GTD app seems pretty nice and so far I’m happy with it. There’s just one thing though, I still very often find … Read more →

Apple: Mac OS X Mountain Lion – coming this Summer!

Apple has updated their website with a sneak peak of some of the stuff in the next release of OS X, which will be OS X 10.8, or also known as “Mountain Lion”, pretty cool name. Here are some of the highlights: Inspired by iPad (iOS) Messages Notification Center Reminders Notes Game Center Twitter AirPlay … Read more →

(Fixed) Mac OS X Lion: /etc/hosts stopped working in 10.7.2, being ignored

Besides running this blog, I’m also a freelance web-developer, so I sometimes have a need to modify my local “hosts” file on my Mac, in order to get development/local domains to point to my local web server and also to apply DNS changes before they have propagated through the entire Internet. Usually, you’d do something … Read more →

How to: LaCie Safe Manager on 64bit Mac Lion (with LaCie Rugged Safe drive)

I’m totally in love with my new LaCie Rugged Safe 1TB drive. It’s a rugged external drive, Firewire 800 / USB 2, which is encrypted using your fingerprint. Sounds fancy, right? It kinda is – and it works wonders. The AES 128-bit encryption is plenty for me. I’m not storing secrets on it, but I’m … Read more →

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

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 … Read more →