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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to add Album Artwork through iTunes
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Follow these steps in iTunes to filter to all songs without Album Artwork 1) Go to File Menu 2) Select “Create Smart Playlist” 3) Select “Kind” in first cell, “is” in second cell and type “Music” in third cell 4) Click on + besides the third cell. This should add another row below the first […]

How to burn ISO image on Mac
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Creating an ISO is a very common task that you carry out with help of your DVD drive on your machine. But, if you have newly moved from PC or Linux to Mac, you’ll find the the option is not available in iDVD and will struggle to find how to do it on Mac. This […]

How to move from Tab to Tab in Safari using keyboard
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I’ve always preferred keyboard control over my application more than mouse. May be, just becuase I am too lazy to move my hand away from keyboard to hold the mouse or may be becuase just using keyboard is fairly quicker. I had posted an article on Quicksilver under Mac Essentials that help you open any […]

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 […]

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 […]