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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.

8 Tips For Making Great Use Of The OS X Notification Center

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8 Tips For Making Great Use Of The OS X Notification Center

With Mountain Lion came the introduction to the desktop of the familiar Notification Center, ported from its iOS origins. It’s brought even more unity between the desktop and mobile OS, and essentially replicates functionality that’s been available with third party applications for a few years now. It may not be to everyone’s taste, but it’s surprisingly customizable (for an Apple product).

James Bruce August 22, 2012
8 Tips For Making Great Use Of The OS X Notification Center
Sharing Your iPhoto Photos Through Email, Flickr & Facebook [Mac OSX]

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Sharing Your iPhoto Photos Through Email, Flickr & Facebook [Mac OSX]

When I want to share private family photos, I find in the long run that iPhoto is still one of the most useful ways to manage and share many of my most cherished pictures. iPhoto 9 has a few elegant free options for both sharing photos and making sure they are still around for years to come. If you’re not a heavy user of iPhoto, you may not know about its email collage feature, and its built-in integration with Flickr and Facebook.

Bakari Chavanu August 22, 2012
Sharing Your iPhoto Photos Through Email, Flickr & Facebook [Mac OSX]
4 Ways to Copy iTunes Purchases From One Mac to Another [OSX]

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4 Ways to Copy iTunes Purchases From One Mac to Another [OSX]

With music purchased from the iTunes Store, it’s not always clear what you can or cannot do. This is largely due to the maze of DRM restrictions, and iTunes’ design, which is obviously focused on managing your files in the application rather than in Finder. One of the things you can do – and as it turns out, quite easily – is copying your iTunes Store purchases from one Mac’s iTunes to another.

Simon Slangen August 20, 2012
4 Ways to Copy iTunes Purchases From One Mac to Another [OSX]
XnConvert – Dead Simple Cross-Platform Batch Image Processing [Windows, Mac & Linux]

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XnConvert – Dead Simple Cross-Platform Batch Image Processing [Windows, Mac & Linux]

Writing for MakeUseOf means that, as an author, I get through a lot of coffee, a lot of software and a lot of screenshots. Regardless of the operating system I’m using, if I’m reviewing software, rounding up websites or showing off tips and tricks then I’m going to be including screenshots to better illustrate the product or process. I learned pretty quickly that through the wonders of batch conversion that you can save yourself precious time when it comes to image processing.

Tim Brookes August 16, 2012
XnConvert – Dead Simple Cross-Platform Batch Image Processing [Windows, Mac & Linux]
Humble Bundle For Android 3 Now Available, Includes Windows, OS X And Linux Versions [Updates]

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Humble Bundle For Android 3 Now Available, Includes Windows, OS X And Linux Versions [Updates]

The Humble Bundle has just released its third bundle for Android. However, all the games are also available for Windows, OS X and Linux, so it’s a bundle everyone should be interested in. Five games are included. They are Bit.Trip Beat, Fieldrunners, SpaceChem, Spirits and Uplink. Spirits is only available to those who pay more than the average.

Matt Smith August 15, 2012
Humble Bundle For Android 3 Now Available, Includes Windows, OS X And Linux Versions [Updates]
3 Tips To Make Skype More Enjoyable [Mac]

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3 Tips To Make Skype More Enjoyable [Mac]

Skype, in terms of software design, continues to baffle me. It’s beautifully designed, and most of the time it’s also charmingly easy to use, but once in a blue moon you discover these little quirks that rain on your Skype parade. It may be how the application masterfully ignores basic interface guidelines. Here are some three very basic tips to make your Skype experience on Mac OS X a more enjoyable one.

Simon Slangen August 13, 2012
3 Tips To Make Skype More Enjoyable [Mac]
4 Cool Things You Can Do With The Mac Terminal

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4 Cool Things You Can Do With The Mac Terminal

The Terminal is the Mac OS X analogue of the Windows command prompt, or CMD. It’s a tool, as you probably already know, that allows you to control your computer using text commands, as opposed to a graphical user-interface. Although using the Terminal can seem a little daunting at first, it will pay off to get familiar with it.

Simon Slangen August 13, 2012
4 Cool Things You Can Do With The Mac Terminal
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