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Disable OS X Lion’s app resume, reverse scrolling and more

Apple has made some significant user interface changes to OS X 10.7 Lion. If it’s too much change for you to handle all at once, there are ways you can disable many of Lion’s newest features. The marketing behind Mac OS X Lion touts it as being…

Disable OS X Lion's app resume, reverse scrolling and more
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Create your own OS X 10.7 Lion boot DVD, USB drive or SD card

After downloading OS X 10.7 Lion from the Mac App Store, it might be a good idea to create your own boot disc or recovery drive. This would make it much easier to re-install Lion in the event that your hard drive fails. Yesterday Apple unleashed Lion…

Create your own OS X 10.7 Lion boot DVD, USB drive or SD card
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Free Giveaway! Monster CleanTouch Pen for iPhone & iPod touch

Monster has just released a new product that makes cleaning your iOS devices – specifically the iPhone and iPod touch – much more convenient. It’s both travel and touchscreen friendly. We’re constantly touching our iOS gadgets and gunking them up…

Free Giveaway! Monster CleanTouch Pen for iPhone & iPod touch
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Create a keyboard shortcut to enable Private Browsing in Safari

Apple was among the first to include a private browsing option in a web browser, but they have yet to make it easily accessible with a keyboard shortcut. Let’s pick up the slack and do it ourselves! For those who are unfamiliar with Safari’s Private Browsing…

Create a keyboard shortcut to enable Private Browsing in Safari
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iPhone calendar syncing wrong event times from your Mac’s iCal?

It’s a somewhat common problem for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users to find events synced to their calendar application have the wrong start and end times when compared to the iCal versions on their Mac. A few weeks ago I noticed some new…

iPhone calendar syncing wrong event times from your Mac's iCal?
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MacDefender: No, Macs are not suddenly susceptible to viruses

The tech community is in a frenzy over malicious software called MacDefender that targets Mac users. While this is a new phenomenon, it has nothing to do with the security of Mac OS X. Macs are still not susceptible to viruses. Ever since Mac OS X was introduced…

MacDefender: No, Macs are not suddenly susceptible to viruses
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How to disable Front Row in Mac OS X, along with its shortcut

Front Row, Apple’s media center software for Mac OS X, offers a simple menu-based interface for browsing music, videos, and photos. Many Mac users don’t want or need it, though, so let’s find out how to turn off and disable Front Row. Front Row was…

How to disable Front Row in Mac OS X, along with its shortcut
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MacBundlePro OS X Bundle: 9 applications to improve your Mac

A new bundle of Mac applications is being offered until May 13th at an 89% discount. For $19.90, Mac users can get 9 software titles focused on making the Mac experience even better. Since this is a website all about Mac tips, tricks, and tutorials…

MacBundlePro OS X Bundle: 9 applications to improve your Mac
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Boot your Mac from CD, DVD, external drive, or USB flash drive

At some point, you may find a need to boot your Mac from a disc or a drive other than the primary Mac OS X startup volume. Apple made it easy so all you need to know is just a simple keyboard command. Let’s say you need to use the Mac OS X installation…

Boot your Mac from CD, DVD, external drive, or USB flash drive
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Recover deleted files on your Mac & external drives with Disk Drill

Disk Drill, a new data recovery program for Mac OS X, has been introduced with the goal of keeping your files safe from permanent deletion. It works to prevent data loss in the first place with its unique Recovery Vault feature. Nobody wants to…

Recover deleted files on your Mac & external drives with Disk Drill
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Help Viewer window always floats on top in 10.6 Snow Leopard

Going to the Help menu on a computer running Mac OS X 10.6 Show Leopard will bring up a window that floats above all other open windows. Change Help Viewer’s always-on-top behavior with a simple Terminal command. By default, Mac OS X does not…

Help Viewer window always floats on top in 10.6 Snow Leopard
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Resize & move hard drive partitions on your Mac with iPartition

iPartition is an invaluable tool for Mac users who need to create, delete, resize, move, or clone partitions on hard drives. It works with internal and external drives without destroying any of your irreplaceable data. As many Mac users know, OS X’s Disk…

Resize & move hard drive partitions on your Mac with iPartition
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