Beatles on iTunes
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A day before the Beatles music announcement on their website Apple posted a message on their home page that read “Tomorrow is just another day. That you’ll never forget”. It was a very smart line used by Apple which caused a lot of anxiety among the media and Apple fans. Tech journalists went on a […]

Mac Essentials: Skype
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Skype offers free VoIP calls between Skype users. All you need to do is to download Skype to your Mac or iDevice, and a registration for a Skype account on their website. The best thing about Skype is that it is available on all desktop platforms and almost all mobile platforms. Therefore there is a […]

Mac Essentials: iStumbler
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iStumbler is a tiny little free open source tool that helps in finding wireless networks and devices with your Airport or Bluetooth equipped Mac. It is a tool that you install immediately after you get a new machine. iStumbler provides additional features over and above the Mac network tool and is very easy to use. […]

Mac Essentials: FireFox
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Generally known as the geek’s web browser, FireFox is a powerful web browser that supports tons of pug-ins and add-ons. It is similar to the Apple app store, if you are looking for an extention to do something specific, it is more than likely to have multiple add-on options for it. There are 9 main […]

How To Type Hash(#) on Mac Keyboard(UK)
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For some reason Apple seems to have considered “#” to be an unimportant sign for UK Mac users and thus may be have not displayed it on Mac keyboards available for UK. After struggling for a while I was able to figure out that there are few hidden signs that you can type by pressing […]

How would Apple use $1 billion Data Centre in North Carolina
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Apple has been building a 500,000 square-foot data centre is North Carolina, US for some time now. This is the largest data centre that Apple will own once it is ready and will act as a back bone to Apple services. Here are few options that I think the data centre will likely be used […]

PC to Mac: Basics
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In the initial days when I moved to Mac, I had to go through a few videos on You Tube and a few How Tos on the internet to make sure that my understanding of the platform was right and whether I was doing everything in the right way. Since the platforms are completely different […]

Mac Essentials: Quicksilver
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Quicksilver is one of the first tools I install as soon as I get my hands on a new Mac. It is one application that feels completely native to the OS and one that you’ll not be able to live without on your Mac. Quicksilver is the quickest way to get to application, contact, music […]

Mac Essentials: Caffeine
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Imagine yourself watching an interesting video on one of your favourite sites (You Tube, Vimeo .. alright, you get the idea!) and the screen of your Mac goes dark right when there is something interesting. It would take even more time to get it back to normal if your screen saver activates with a password […]