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How to Add a Delete Option to the Context Menu in Mac

How to Add a Delete Option to the Context Menu in Mac

If you are a Mac user, you will know that it doesn’t allows you to permanently delete files from the context menu. Wouldn’t it be great if you can add a “Delete” option in the context menu so you can quickly and easily delete the file/folder?

Reposition the Selected Region When Taking Screenshot in Mac

Reposition the Selected Region When Taking Screenshot in Mac

While taking the screenshot, what if you have selected a region at a corner of the screen, only to discover that the region you want is at the other corner of the screen? Here is a neat trick that allows you to move the selected region to another part of the screen.

Batch Resize Images With This Command in Mac

Batch Resize Images With This Command in Mac

While there are tons of applications that you can use to batch resize images, nothing beats the command line to get things done quickly and efficiently. In Mac, you can easily batch resize images with this command.

Watch Hulu, Netflix and More Outside US With Tunlr

Watch Hulu, Netflix and More Outside US With Tunlr

If you are not residing in the USA, you will not be able to access sites like Hulu, Netflix, Pandora and etc. Tunlr is a useful service that you can use to access Hulu, Netflix and many more sites from outside of USA, for free.

The Easiest Way to Sync Multiple Devices with BitTorrent Sync

The Easiest Way to Sync Multiple Devices with BitTorrent Sync

BitTorrent makes use of a distributed technology to download bits of a file from different sources and combine them together at the end point. This results in faster downloading without adding burden to any server. Wouldn’t it be great if you can use the same technology to sync files across multiple devices?

How to Setup a Web Server in Mac OS X Mountain Lion

How to Setup a Web Server in Mac OS X Mountain Lion

In this tutorial, we will show you how to activate the web server in Mountain Lion, as well as setting up PHP, MySQL and PhpMyAdmin. At the end of this tutorial, you will have a MAMP (Mac, Apache, MySQL, Php) server running on your Mac.

Disable Mac Trackpad When a Mouse is Detected

Disable Mac Trackpad When a Mouse is Detected

Do you have an issue with the trackpad in Mac misbehaving while you were typing? If you are using an external mouse, here is a quick way to disable Mac trackpad when it detects a connected mouse.

Find Out if Your Hard Disk is About to Fail with SMARTReporter [Mac]

Find Out if Your Hard Disk is About to Fail with SMARTReporter [Mac]

If you’ve ever suffered a hard disk failure on your computer, you know how devastating it can be – especially if you haven’t been backing up your data regularly. Wouldn’t it be great if there is an early warning system that can keep you up-to-date on the status of your hard disk and lets you know right away if errors are found?

How to Setup a Self-Hosted Dropbox Alternative With AeroFS

How to Setup a Self-Hosted Dropbox Alternative With AeroFS

If you are concerned about the security of your data on Dropbox’s server, and are fed up with the storage limitation, you may want to try out AeroFS. It sync your files across computer without storing them in the cloud and you can store as many files as your hard disk can hold.

How to Add the New “Mavericks” Features to Mountain Lion [Mac]

How to Add the New “Mavericks” Features to Mountain Lion [Mac]

Love it or hate it, OS X Mavericks is coming this fall. If you just can’t wait to try out some of its features, have no fear because you really don’t need the new OS to get these new features. Instead, I’m going to show you how to get all of Mavericks features and more by using third-party tools and applications that are already available to you (most for free).

Prevent Mac From Going to Sleep With This Simple Command

Prevent Mac From Going to Sleep With This Simple Command

Most computers (and OSes) will automatically go into sleep mode when it has been idle for some time. This can be useful in reducing power consumption and extending the life span of your hardware. However, it can be frustrating when the computer goes to sleep while you are watching a movie, or just listen to […]