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Become An Acclaimed Author With iBooks Author For Mac

Become An Acclaimed Author With iBooks Author For Mac

Apple had an education event in late January in New York that allowed any company to dip their foot in the textbook industry. This was through the release of iBooks 2, a more textbook focused iBooks app than the previous version, for the iPad. In addition, Apple released iTunes U for iPhone, allowing individuals to […]

How to Turn Your iPad into a Mac

How to Turn Your iPad into a Mac

For many consumers these days, a Mac of any type can be a really difficult purchase to make. Some individuals find the price too difficult to look past. This makes some people feel that there are no alternatives toward getting a Mac, with some refurbished models still considered quite high. However, there is a great […]

The Ultimate New Mac User Guide

The Ultimate New Mac User Guide

So, if you are reading this article, then chances are, you just got yourself a Mac. Despite the Mac being an easy machine to master, it is a different ballpark for individuals used to using Windows. You must learn about Finder, docks, Macintosh HD, and everything in between. Today, we’ll give you a preview of […]

Final Cut Pro X: Powerful Movie Editor or Just “iMovie Pro”?

Final Cut Pro X: Powerful Movie Editor or Just “iMovie Pro”?

When Final Cut Pro was released a couple of months ago, the software received mixed reviews. Some individuals felt that the software was good for what it did, a viewpoint occupied mostly by former iMovie users. However, other individuals felt that the new software did away with many essential tools found in the previous Final […]

Best of Mac Apps 2011

Best of Mac Apps 2011

The Mac App Store was a big hit during 2011. This is no surprise due to the fact that 2011 was the store’s inaugural year. Ever since that January release, the Mac App Store has grown into a very popular and efficient tool for Mac owners. Now, Mac users can download Apple software like iLife, […]

Anxiety: A lightweight To-Do App For Mac

Anxiety: A lightweight To-Do App For Mac

The application that most individuals always try to look for are productivity and organization applications. These applications keep people on track with errands, and as a result, being useful for anyone at any age. However, very few applications are standalone to-do apps. Many productivity applications out there are highly complicated, albeit feature packed. Anxiety for […]

Maximise Your Safari Web Browsing Experience

Maximise Your Safari Web Browsing Experience

Apple’s own web browser may have fluctuated in popularity over the years but recent iterations have seen it become much more stable, swift and flexible in a bid to keep up with the innovation seen in competing browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. The result is a default web browser which is powerful and […]

Snapheal: Photography Magic for Mac + Free Giveaway

Snapheal: Photography Magic for Mac + Free Giveaway

When it comes to finding photo editing software for a Mac, most entry or prosumer level photographers scurry away in fear. For many individuals on a budget, their choices are quite limited. Either they must shell out a boatload or settle on sub-par software. This changes with the photography application known as Snapheal. With Snapheal, […]

How Apple Helps Shape the New Era For Education

How Apple Helps Shape the New Era For Education

Apple has made a lot of products that helps individuals in their everyday lives. The products range from easy computing, to calling, and listening to your favorite tunes. However, one large impact that is well known from Apple is their impact on education. More and more schools are beginning to implement Apple products into their […]

Use Firewire Target Disk Mode To Troubleshoot A Mac

Use Firewire Target Disk Mode To Troubleshoot A Mac

Since Apple were the main driving force behind the development of Firewire, it’s no surprise that the majority of Mac’s have shipped with support for the standard. While sometimes considered the sole preserve of power-users and Mac owners concerned with the transfer of data very quickly, Firewire is actually very flexible and can also be […]

Utilizing Your Mac During the Holiday Season

Utilizing Your Mac During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is in full force after the Thanksgiving holiday. Many families will be sitting around the table for holiday dinners, going to holiday gatherings, and other holiday activities. As a result, individuals want to capture these moments to remember later on. Some have to wait for photos to develop, venture out in the […]

An Updated Look At Quicksilver [Mac]

An Updated Look At Quicksilver [Mac]

For a long time, Quicksilver was the primary keyboard driven launcher for Mac OS X power users, gaining popularity for its powerful and flexible interface which allowed the software to hook into many other applications and system-wide tools. Unfortunately, development was suddenly dropped for Quicksilver and as the project stagnated, its popularity faded. However, a […]

Emulating SNES, NES and N64 Games In Mac OS X

Emulating SNES, NES and N64 Games In Mac OS X

After years of being maligned, Mac users now often have access to the latest and greatest games sooner rather than later and as Apple’s market share continues to increase, this trend is surely bound to only increase – it’s a great time to be a Mac gamer! Still, sometimes it’s fun to look back and […]

iDraw – A Cheaper Alternative to Adobe Illustrator [Mac]

iDraw – A Cheaper Alternative to Adobe Illustrator [Mac]

Casual digital artists now have a cheaper app than Adobe Illustrator. I worked in the graphic design/printing business for twenty years, and the software that could do it all was Adobe Illustrator. The only downside to it is that it comes with a huge price tag. At just under $600, it’s definitely out of the […]

4 Great Lightweight Media Applications For Mac

4 Great Lightweight Media Applications For Mac

Mac’s are great for creating, altering and editing media, be it film, music or graphics and so it’s no surprise that some of the best content creation software is available for OS X – Photoshop, Logic Pro, Final Cut Pro, iWork and more. However, sometimes all this heavy lifting just isn’t needed and if your […]

The Importance of an Apple ID

The Importance of an Apple ID

With all the exciting changes in iOS 5 and Mac OS Lion, an Apple ID is more important than ever. It has become very essential to your whole system, whether mobile, desktop, or a combination of the two. With all the syncing on behalf of iCloud, it’s all done with an Apple ID. It’s how […]

Get Many Of Lion’s Best Features On Snow Leopard

Get Many Of Lion’s Best Features On Snow Leopard

There are several reasons why you may not wish to make the upgrade to OS X Lion: If you still rely on Rosetta to launch applications with PowerPC code, if you have an earlier Intel Core Duo Mac which cannot run Lion or if you simply do not wish to spend the money and time […]

Matias Tactile Pro 3 – A $150, Mac-configured, Clicky Keyboard

Matias Tactile Pro 3 – A $150, Mac-configured, Clicky Keyboard

Since the 1980’s, laptop and desktop computers have become steadily more modular and streamlined. As a result, the old mechanical (or ‘clicky’) keyboards many of us grew up with have largely been replaced with silent keyboards, as seen on every current Apple made keyboard. These new low-profile keyboards look great and have the benefit of […]

What You Need To Know About iCloud

What You Need To Know About iCloud

One of the largest products of iOS 5 is iCloud. The service was first revealed when several Apple users reported seeing a “Purchased” tab on their iOS devices. From there, you can click on an app or song and re-download it from the “cloud”. Now, we are presented with a fully released service that has […]