Author Archives: Uday S Patel

Steve Jobs 1955-2011
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It is a great loss not only to the tech industry but, the whole world that we’ve lost a visionary like Steve Jobs. Someone who could see that no one else could and someone who had and unshakeable belief in his visions and thoughts. It is no wonder that he became a role model for […]

Mac Essentials : VirtualBox
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VirtualBox, as the name suggests is a powerful virtualisation tool which in lay man’s term means installing the second OS within your existing OS. VirtualBox is a feature rich tool that can not only be used by  home users but can be easily and deployed in an enterprise setup. VirtualBox is very light in weight […]

Set Scroll behaviour similar to Mac OS X Lion on Snow Leapord
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If you are someone still on Snow Leapord who is pondering a move to Lion or someone who has more than one Mac and still have Snow Leapord running on some of your Macs then you may want to install this tool “Scroll Reverser” that will help you set scroll behaviour similar to that of […]

How to reverse default scroll behaviour on Mac OS X Lion
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A lot of users seem to be annoyed by the scroll behaviour on Mac OS X Lion. There are complaints about it not being intuitive and difficult to adapt. The scroll behaviour in Mac OS X Lion which is termed by Apple as “natural scroll” can be easily reversed and set to what it was […]

How to create an install disk / USB drive of OS X Lion
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  Please remember: This method is not an upgrade method but a fresh install method. Installing Mac OS X Lion on your Mac through this process shall result in a fresh install of the operating system. It’ll wipe everything from the hard drive. You need to have taken a backup of your entire machine and […]

+Thunderbolt –Optical Drive = New Mac mini
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  Apple today launched new version of Mac mini desktop with Thunderbolt support. This is in line with other new hardware launched today that support Thunderbolt Other than Thunderbolt, new Mac mini also come installed with faster new processors, graphic cards and Mac OS X Lion. The Thunderbolt on Mac mini replaces the mini display […]

Apple Xcode available for free on Mac App Store
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  With an update to version 4.1 of Xcode Apple has made it free on the Mac App store. This application was initially made available on the App Store at $4.99 and was widely downloaded both by developers and users who wanted the feature of additional multi-touch gesture on their iPads It is apparent that […]

Mac OS X Lion launched on Mac App Store
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Today, 20 July 2011 is a historic day in the world of desktop operating systems(OS). Apple today announced the launch of their new OS called Mac OS X Lion (Mac OS X 10.7) on their Mac Appstore. It is the first time that an OS is made available to upgrade straight from the net without […]

White MacBooks disappear from Apple website
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Apple today made announcements about the launch new version of Macs with Thunderbolt support and new operating system Mac OS X Lion. But, they also quietly discontinued the plastic body MacBook popular as the white MacBook. White MacBook when first launched in 2006 were a very popular range and brought in truck loads of new […]