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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.

Apple Introduces Fusion Drive For The New iMac And Mac Mini [Updates]

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Apple Introduces Fusion Drive For The New iMac And Mac Mini [Updates]

Apple unveiled Fusion Drive during the presentation of the new Mac products and upgrades. Fusion Drive is an optional feature that merges a 128GB flash drive (SSD) with a 1TB or 3TB hard drive — both into a single volume. It can be purchased as part of the new Macs, and in lieu of the traditional HDD or the latest Flash drives. The hybrid Fusion Drive will mean faster read and write performance for disk-intensive tasks and applications.

Bakari Chavanu October 24, 2012 24-10-2012
Apple Introduces Fusion Drive For The New iMac And Mac Mini [Updates]
Flutter Lets You Control Your Media Using Your Webcam

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Flutter Lets You Control Your Media Using Your Webcam

We’re always looking for new ways to control our electronics. Another trend—gestures and movement—can be found by looking at game consoles. Most notably, the Kinect of Microsoft’s XBox. Lacking one of those fancy Kinect cameras, Flutter lets you use your run-of-the-mill webcam to control your computer as if you were featuring in Minority Report.

Simon Slangen October 22, 2012 22-10-2012
Flutter Lets You Control Your Media Using Your Webcam
Are Your Ready For The Shortcat Keyboard Challenge? [Mac]

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Are Your Ready For The Shortcat Keyboard Challenge? [Mac]

Shortcat, which is in alpha stage of development, enables you to keep your hands on your keyboard and navigate to any part of an application, webpage, or even System Preferences controls. Using a few keyboard shortcuts to activate Shortcat will cause what are called “accessibility attributes” to be highlighted. From there you use the keyboard to activate any highlighted element.

Bakari Chavanu October 22, 2012 22-10-2012
Are Your Ready For The Shortcat Keyboard Challenge? [Mac]
How To Post To Facebook & Twitter From The Notification Center In Mountain Lion

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How To Post To Facebook & Twitter From The Notification Center In Mountain Lion

Similar to its iOS counterpart, the Notification Center (which can be accessed using the right-most icon in your menu bar, or by using a hotkey) is designed to keep track of the multitude of information broadcasted by the assorted applications installed on your computer. Apart from the expected—news about incoming emails, calendar events, and the like—you can also use the Notification Center to interact with Facebook and Twitter.

Simon Slangen October 22, 2012 22-10-2012
How To Post To Facebook & Twitter From The Notification Center In Mountain Lion
7 Quirky Mountain Lion Features That Apple Should Fix

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7 Quirky Mountain Lion Features That Apple Should Fix

I’m not an Apple fanboy, and typically I don’t complain about Apple hardware or software, because usually Apple’s products meet and exceed my expectations. However, I do sometimes shake my head in wonder about some of the obvious quirks that Apple knows exist or overlooks. I wonder what Apple developers were thinking when they built or revised some features. Below I list my top quirks, found in Mountain Lion.

Bakari Chavanu October 19, 2012 19-10-2012
7 Quirky Mountain Lion Features That Apple Should Fix
Reditr: A Desktop Client for Reddit With Embedded Content

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Reditr: A Desktop Client for Reddit With Embedded Content

Do you love Reddit, but find the user interface infuriating? Try a new way to get at the best content on the web. Reditr shows you the latest posts from your favorite subreddits in easy-to-skim columns. Even better, it embeds content so you don’t need to be a tab ninja just to see what’s going on. Reddit is the most efficient way to waste your time online, but what if you could make your time wasting even more efficient?

Justin Pot October 17, 2012 17-10-2012
Reditr: A Desktop Client for Reddit With Embedded Content
Calibre: Hands-Down, The Best eBook Manager Available

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Calibre: Hands-Down, The Best eBook Manager Available

Electronic media is no doubt more prevalent today than it ever has been. The Internet is at the core of it all, and because of it we have eBooks, web articles, and news from electronic magazines and newspapers. With all of this content that we are taking in, how can we manage it all? Sadly, most of us don’t. We forget that one article that we wanted to read or lose the eBook we downloaded to our computer.

Aaron Couch October 16, 2012 16-10-2012
Calibre: Hands-Down, The Best eBook Manager Available
5 Tips For Making The Most Out Of The Notes App [iOS]

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5 Tips For Making The Most Out Of The Notes App [iOS]

In any application round-up – mobile or otherwise – about work, education or GTD, you’ll see the most advanced conglomeration of note-taking applications. Often, the applications already present on the operating system are ignored. Likely, this is because these applications generally don’t amount to much. However, on Apple products, they do. The iOS Notes app is a remarkable, capable, and easy to use application

Simon Slangen October 15, 2012 15-10-2012
5 Tips For Making The Most Out Of The Notes App [iOS]
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