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If you think different, watch this page closely. You’ll find the best software for doing pretty much anything with your Mac, guides to some of Apple’s lesser-known features and tips that will turbocharge your OS X workflow.

Get The Most Out Of iTunes 11 With These 10 Tips

Mac

Get The Most Out Of iTunes 11 With These 10 Tips

A few of these tips are work-arounds for features Apple left out in iTunes 11, like iTunes DJ, while others point out a few new handy features you might overlook. iTunes is not a perfect media player, and it still may be a little confusing for some users, but the key to getting the most out of iTunes is to focus on the features you need and ignore the ones you don’t, as I heard iTunes expert Kirk McElhearn once say.

15-12-2012
Get The Most Out Of iTunes 11 With These 10 Tips
Recover Accidentally Deleted Files From Any OS With PhotoRec [Windows, Mac, & Linux]

Linux Mac

Recover Accidentally Deleted Files From Any OS With PhotoRec [Windows, Mac, & Linux]

In June I switched over from a combination of Windows and Linux to pretty much using OS X solely, and being largely familiar with Windows software (and painfully aware of the lack of many Linux alternatives) I had to replace a few oft-used programs with Mac-friendly alternatives. At some point I realised I was bereft of a file recovery tool and it was at that point I discovered PhotoRec.

14-12-2012
Recover Accidentally Deleted Files From Any OS With PhotoRec [Windows, Mac, & Linux]
Unzip Any Archive Using The Unarchiver [Mac]

Mac

Unzip Any Archive Using The Unarchiver [Mac]

Quickly extract practically any compressed file on the planet. If you’re a Mac user, and Apple’s default unzip tool is struggling to open an archived file, it’s time to install the ultimate tool for the job: The Unarchiver. With support for seemingly every compression format known to man – and a couple not yet discovered – there aren’t many files it can’t open.

13-12-2012
Unzip Any Archive Using The Unarchiver [Mac]
Your Guide To The Awesome New Features Of iTunes 11

Mac

Your Guide To The Awesome New Features Of iTunes 11

Apple recently released the 11th version of its popular media player iTunes, and its re-design and new features have gained lots of praises from critics of the older versions of iTunes who found the player bloated with features, and difficult to browse. The new version is still a cross-platform Mac and PC player, and it contains nearly all the features of the previous version of iTunes.

12-12-2012
Your Guide To The Awesome New Features Of iTunes 11
How Does The Apple Retina Display Work? [MakeUseOf Explains]

Mac Technology Explained

How Does The Apple Retina Display Work? [MakeUseOf Explains]

These days, people are crazy about the Apple Retina Display. Supposedly, it does wonders! A completely non-pixelated screen? Who would have ever thought?! However, many questions loom the supposedly revolutionary technological advancement. Is it really non-pixelated? Howe exactly does it work? Fortunately, I’m here to answer nearly all of the questions you have about how the LCD Retina Display itself works.

12-12-2012
How Does The Apple Retina Display Work? [MakeUseOf Explains]
From ProCamera to Paprika: My Top 10 Favorite Apps for 2012

iPhone and iPad Mac

From ProCamera to Paprika: My Top 10 Favorite Apps for 2012

Following an annual tradition I started last year, I would like to take the opportunity to highlight the best and most useful apps from this past year. By now we all take for granted how relatively inexpensive mobile apps are, though many of them are very much a part of our daily workflow for getting things done. From a mobile pro camera app to a food recipe manager, these apps are what make my iPhone and other Apple hardware devices worth the investment.

10-12-2012
From ProCamera to Paprika: My Top 10 Favorite Apps for 2012
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