Category Archives: New Mac User

MacBundle: MacLegion “Holiday Bundle”
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The latest version of the Maclegion bundle provides Fantastical, Djay and iRipit as part of the bundle. Below is the description from the Maclegion site. “Holiday Bundle 2012 The 2012 Holiday Bundle has arrived! We’re offering you 11 best selling Mac apps valued at over $540.00 for a one-time-only exclusive price of $49.99! That’s over 90% […]

MacBundle: Bundlehunt – Holiday Bundle
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  There is another incredible bundle on offer at the moment from Bundlehunt. I’ve mentioned below the press release from Bundlehunt ” Meet our Mega Holiday collection of Mac Apps and Design resources – the latest bundle from BundleHunt. Featuring 12 of the best-selling Mac apps and design goodies available today. Retail value: $1,150. You […]

MacBundle: Bundle hunt
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Macbundle seem to be the topic of the day. There is another incredible bundle on offer at the moment. This Macbundle is specially targetted for developers and designers who care about the look of what they publish LaunchBar, Divvy and Hype are the three that are a must have and those combined would add up […]

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 […]

Mac Essentials: NameChanger
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NameChanger, as the name suggests is a simple to use tool to change names of multiple files at the same time. You must have come across many situations when you have a list of files on your Mac machine and wish that they were all named in a particualar format or that they all had […]

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 […]

Mac Essentials: Chipmunk
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Every one of us has come across this situation where you are frantically trying to find something on your machine but you literally cannot. This may occur not due to a file not found but multiple versions of the file being found. You would take the pain of arranging the files on your machine every […]

Mac Essentials: Onyx
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  OnyX is a highly recommended maintenance tool for your Mac. This maintenance program will help you keep you Mac clean and in good running condition. OnyX starts with a verification of the S.M.A.R.T status of your disk to analyse the structure of your disk and to prevent failure. OnyX has a comprehensive help guide […]

Mac Essentials: Cyberduck
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If you own a website, you must have come across FTPs and a need of a good FTP to transfer your files. Cyberduck is an opensource FTP client for the Mac that does a very good job in handling FTP, S FTP, Webdav and Amazon S3 transfers. Cyberduck makes it very easy to handle both […]

How To disable applications (Skype) to auto-start on login
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One common problem that user face after installing applications like Skype is that they start automatically as soon as you login to your Mac. In most cases user wants to be in control of what application should start when one logs in or when the Mac starts. I consider it as a bad software promotion […]