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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 […]