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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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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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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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Using Visual Similarity In Image Searching on Your Mac

February 2, 2011
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Some amazing developments in Mac software continue to come from both research centers and private developers. We are well aware of applications like Spring Cleaning from Smith Micro Software. This software will perform a large variety of functions, such as finding archives, disk images, empty folders, font files, superfluous help files, music, podcast and even […]

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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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Quick Tip: Free Mac data recovery software

November 9, 2010
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Just a quick tip for Mac users on how to recover deleted or lost data, such as pictures or documents. CleverFiles has just released Disk Drill, which is a new free Mac data recovery software. Disk Drill recovers damaged and deleted data from external or internal hard drives, memory cards, etc. and allows protecting data […]

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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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Apple Q4 2010 financial results – the best quarter ever!

October 19, 2010
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Apple yesterday reported revenue of $20.34 billion and $4.31 billion profits in the 4th quarter of their fiscal year, which comes down to $4.64 a share compared to $1.82 in the year-ago quarter. Apple sold 3.89 million Macs, 14.1 million iPhones and 4.19 million iPads. CFO, Peter Oppenheimer, forecasts $23 billion in revenue and $4.80 […]

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Apple to hold “Back to the Mac” event October 20th – new Mac’s? OS X 10.7 ‘Lion’?

October 14, 2010
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Apple will hold a special media event on Wednesday (the 20th) called “Back to the Mac”. The media seems to believe the event will mainly focus on MacBook Air, iLife and iWork and Mac OS X 10.7. MacBook Air According to the rumors, a new MacBook Air will feature a 11.6″ display and being more […]

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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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Free giveaway: Daniusoft “Video Converter for Mac” – 3 Licenses ($35 each)

September 16, 2010
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TechPatio is happy to announce the first free giveaway draw in the history of this blog. Thanks to Daniusoft for providing three licenses that we may give away for free to our readers! Daniusoft Video Converter for Mac is a full-featured piece of software that will convert video and audio in excellent quality. Obviously it […]

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iOS surpasses Linux as browsing platform – also on TechPatio

September 9, 2010
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Apple’s operating system for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad known as iOS, is now the third-most popular platform on the Internet, Computerworld reports. The three above-mentioned devices accounts for 1.1% of all hardware on the Internet during August, more than the 0.85% by Linux and only 0.2% by Android devices. Yes I know we’re mixing […]

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Apple Live Video Streaming of September 1st Event – for Mac’s & iOS only!

September 1, 2010
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Awesome! For the first time since early 2000, I think, Apple is back with online streaming from one of their events and it’s all going to happen today/tonight (depending on where in the world you’re located, it’s tonight for me). An interesting twist though, Apple’s press release on the matter states that: Apple® will broadcast […]

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Wrap-up: Apple’s Record Earnings Q3 Fiscal Results 2010

July 21, 2010
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Last night (for Europeans), Apple posted its Q3 earnings for fiscal year 2010. And, I know this might sound as an old record going in loop, but Apple once again beat its own records with an amazing $15.7 billion in revenue and a profit of $3.35 billion. Apple was already the second most valuable company […]

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A Few Words On My Laptop History [Sponsored Post]

July 19, 2010
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This is a sponsored post, paid for by ReviewMe. All views expressed in this post are mine and are not influenced by the fact that I have been paid to write this. Before I got my current Mac, I had another Mac, and a Mac before then etc. It goes on like that a few […]

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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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