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Mac

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.

Vox Is The Sleek, Light-Weight Music Player You’ve Been Waiting For [Mac]

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Vox Is The Sleek, Light-Weight Music Player You’ve Been Waiting For [Mac]

Are you frustrated at how huge and bloated most music-playing software is? The iTunes players of the world are really quite hefty, which is quite unnecessary if all you want to do is play a few tunes. Well, if you’re looking for something small, yet sophisticated for your Mac, you should definitely check out Vox. It’s lightweight, good-looking and has just the right amount of features for a regular music-lover to enjoy. Plus, it’s free.

06-12-2012
Vox Is The Sleek, Light-Weight Music Player You’ve Been Waiting For [Mac]
Backup Your Files To Box, Google Drive, SkyDrive And More With Duplicati [Cross Platform]

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Backup Your Files To Box, Google Drive, SkyDrive And More With Duplicati [Cross Platform]

So you have your Box, Google Drive or SkyDrive account, but how do you automatically add files to them? They are quite useful for manually adding files to, but what if you wanted to use the storage space to back up your computer files? Well, there aren’t too many options, especially free ones, that allow you to do this.

06-12-2012
Backup Your Files To Box, Google Drive, SkyDrive And More With Duplicati [Cross Platform]
4 Surprising Ways To Encrypt Your Data

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4 Surprising Ways To Encrypt Your Data

Encryption is often considered the playground of geeks alone, but it doesn’t have to be. Encryption just means that information is scrambled and you can only access the real information with a special password or key. On an Internet where we don’t want our credit card numbers and other sensitive data exposed to prying eyes, encryption is an important tool.

05-12-2012
4 Surprising Ways To Encrypt Your Data
How To Use iOS & OS X Sharing & Highlighting Features For Special People In Your Life

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How To Use iOS & OS X Sharing & Highlighting Features For Special People In Your Life

The Apple ecosystem is not only about synchronizing data and using multiple Mac accounts, it also includes features and apps useful for those special people and VIPs in your life – people for whom you don’t ignore their emails or phone calls, and for those you probably share photos with. There are several iOS and OS X features and apps that you can use to highlight those special people in our life

05-12-2012
How To Use iOS & OS X Sharing & Highlighting Features For Special People In Your Life
QuickLock – A Free App That Locks Your Mac, Quickly

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QuickLock – A Free App That Locks Your Mac, Quickly

Lock your Mac so you can get up and grab a coffee without fear of some prank derailing your day. QuickLock can be launched from a keyboard shortcut or the notification icon, and is a great way to keep annoyance or worse at bay. In Windows you can press the Windows button and L to lock the screen. You can do this on a Mac, but only if you’ve set your computer to lock every time your screen or computer goes to sleep.

05-12-2012
QuickLock – A Free App That Locks Your Mac, Quickly
8 Mac OS X Annoyances (Yes, They Exist!) Resolved

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8 Mac OS X Annoyances (Yes, They Exist!) Resolved

Mac OS X computers are the very model of simplicity and usability.When you plug one in and try to do something, it just works. There’s no need to mess around with anything. Everything is in it’s right place and works just as you would expect it to. Except when it doesn’t just work. Yes, you heard that right. Mac computers come with those little quirks, those small annoyances, just like every other operating systems.

03-12-2012
8 Mac OS X Annoyances (Yes, They Exist!) Resolved
Three Ways To Tweak Hidden Settings In OS X

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Three Ways To Tweak Hidden Settings In OS X

When you don’t want your computer to work as it would out of the box, you can start playing with the system preferences. This allows you to tweak the settings to adapt your computer to your specific way of use—you make it fit in your office habitat. Using the command line, or one of several third-party tools, you can tweak hidden settings in Mac OS X. We’ll go over these below, in growing order of complexity.

03-12-2012
Three Ways To Tweak Hidden Settings In OS X
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