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Mountain Lion gold master released

July 9, 2012 |

It appears as everything is on track, because the gold master of Mountain Lion has been released to developers. We should expect Mountain Lion to be released to the public during this month, as announced at WWDC.

Backing up with Time Capsule

May 20, 2012 | Your first Time Machine backup will be several gigabytes because it is backing up your entire computer. This may take overnight or longer, depending on how much data you have. Once the initial backup is complete, all subsequent backups are incremental. That means Time Machine copies only files that have changed since the previous backup. All of this happens automatically in the background. Tips for your first backup You should let the initial back up process complete without interruption. If Read more [...]

App News This Week

May 8, 2012 | All has been quiet on the western front of the App store this week, but we've managed to dig up a few goodies! Alfred received a major update, bringing a wealth of new features as well as some tweaks and bug fixes. It is available either via an automatic update through the app itself or via a manual download from the developer’s website. The new version of Alfred brings quick and easy access to bookmarks in 1Password (be enabled in Alfred’s settings), which can be brought up by typing Read more [...]

Files From Windows to Mac OS Lion

May 7, 2012 | Windows Migration brings the following information from your Windows PC (Windows XP SP3 or greater) to your Mac: Email: IMAP and POP accounts from Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Mail and Windows Live email accounts are transferred to Mail. Email metadata such as read, replied, and flagged are transferred from Outlook, Outlook Express and Windows Mail to Mail in OS X. Contacts: Outlook and Outlook Express contacts, and Windows Contacts from the Contact home directory are transferred to Address Read more [...]

Adding Photos to iPod Nano

May 4, 2012 | 1 Syncing Photos from a Mac To sync photos from iPhoto or a folder on your Mac: Connect your iPod to your computer and open iTunes. Select your iPod in the DEVICES section of the iTunes Source list. In the main iTunes browser window, select the Photos tab. Select the checkbox labeled "Sync photos from" and then choose either iPhoto, Aperture, Choose Folder, orPictures, from the menu. If you choose iPhoto, select "All photos and albums" to copy all of your photos in iPhoto, or "Selected Read more [...]

Mac App Store Hits 10,000 Apps

April 27, 2012 | 1 Today the Mac App store has broke the 10,000 app count. Currently the App Store is at 10,339 apps so far. Apple launched the Mac App Store in January 2011 and has quickly moved to off its own major software titles through the marketplace, viewing it as the future of software distribution on the Mac platform. Even OSX Lion itself is distributed via the Mac App Store. The Mac App Store is at 10,400 app whiles the iOS App Store is over 600,000 apps. Last December, the store passed the 100 million Read more [...]

OS X Spelling Corrections Via Keyboard

February 20, 2012 | After much searching, I have finally found a way to correct misspelled words without using the full Spelling interface and without using the contextual menu, as that requires using the mouse. For some time, I've been looking for a way to correct spelling for cases when auto-correct doesn't work. I thought it should have been easy to do. The only way I knew how to do it was right-clicking the misspelled word, which brings up a contextual menu the top of which shows suggestions followed by Read more [...]