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Give Your Intel Or PPC Mac A New Lease Of Life

Give Your Intel Or PPC Mac A New Lease Of Life

PowerPC Macs have been discontinued by Apple but they’re still capable of basic computing tasks such as word processing, emailing and web browsing, the latter particularly true if not surfing with the resource-heavy Adobe Flash. Most of the tips covered here will be applicable to Intel Macs too – after all, the first couple of […]

The Ultimate Mac Buyer’s Guide

The Ultimate Mac Buyer’s Guide

After years of using Windows, you have decided to make the switch over to Mac. Chances are, you either want to confirm the hype for yourself or prove the Apple deniers wrong. You are at the point where you know that this switch is right for you, but you aren’t sure what to switch to. […]

The Search For The Best Mac Browsers

The Search For The Best Mac Browsers

Mac users have never been so spoilt for choice with web browsers and it’s a good thing too, because your browser is the one application which you probably use the most. The OS X internet browser landscape has fluctuated somewhat in recent years with Google Chrome continuing to steal market share, while Firefox’s new release […]

10 Back to School Apps for Mac

10 Back to School Apps for Mac

The beginning of the school year can be quite hectic, however resources available to students online can make the year a lot easier. The Mac App Store can be a great starting point for students. The store allows you to download applications on a system that you use each day, your computer. Here are a […]

Distraction Free Writing With WriteRoom For Mac

Distraction Free Writing With WriteRoom For Mac

Many of us old enough to remember the widespread adoption of home computing began using Macs due to their superior word processing capabilities, but as our machines have become ever more powerful, they have took on other roles too, for entertainment, music and communication. Our newly connected post-Internet world brings with it unparalleled opportunities to […]

Mac Maintenance: From Inside and Out

Mac Maintenance: From Inside and Out

There’s no doubt that there have been a lot of updates for Macs lately. Aside from the routine software updates, the new operating system, OS X Lion, has put a hamper on many Apple computers. With systems being stressed, most Macs are crying for a break and hoping for a little maintenance. Aside from cleaning […]

A Guide To Mac Gaming

A Guide To Mac Gaming

In the not too distant past, Mac’s were widely regarded as useless for playing games. Though this is something of an overstatement, Apple’s computers were indeed lacking capability and choice for playing games, when compared to their PC counterparts. All this began to change with the introduction of Steam for Mac, which brought a huge […]

Use Apptivate To Increase Your Productivity

Use Apptivate To Increase Your Productivity

Keyboard-driven launching applications such as Quicksilver and Alfred are a powerful and super-fast way to launch applications, search for files and even execute complex commands, but depending on your needs, it may be more effective to utilise a series of Hotkeys for performing some of these tasks. There’s a few ways to go about this, […]

How To Fix a Mac That is Stuck Asleep

How To Fix a Mac That is Stuck Asleep

Putting your Mac to sleep is an effective way to manage your power consumption without having to do a lot of turning off and on again, and for most Macs, this process goes off without a hitch. Some users who have installed the Lion OS have been reporting problems with the system waking up after […]

How to Change Your Apple ID and Password

How to Change Your Apple ID and Password

Is your Apple ID tied to an email address that you don’t really use anymore? Is it getting harder to remember it when you want to sign into your iTunes, or your other Mac services? If, like a growing number of users, you signed up for your Apple ID using a student mailbox from your […]