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Boom – Global Delight updates for Mountain Lion


Global Delight recently updated their Audio enhancing software to be compatible with Mountain Lion for Mac. If you haven’t checked out Boom yet, you should. It enhances the stock Macbook speakers along with any other speakers you may have connected to your Mac. Boom allows for multiple pre-sets or profiles to be saved for different […]

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Decrease Macbook Pro boot time


I recently upgraded my SSD (Solid State Drive) from a 60GB to a 120GB. For reference I am using a OCZ Vertex 3 and I have a mid 2010 Macbook Pro Core 2 Duo running Lion with 8GB of RAM so having too little RAM is not an issue. I only use the SSD for […]

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Add color to Mac’s Finder sidebar with SideEffects


If you care about little nuances and tweaks with your Mac but more specifically your Finder. You should look into SideEffects from the HackStore, this little app is still in Beta but it works great and is easy to install. It simply adds color to your sidebar icons. I didn’t think it was a big […]

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Control your computer Minority Report style with LEAP


Until November 2010 when the Kinect for Xbox box was released, there was no true motion driven device or software for the commercial market that used this type of concept. Of course there was Nintendo’s Wii but you still had to hold something in your hand to register some sort of motion or command to play […]

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Introducing the “Unofficial” Mac App store – The Hackstore


What would we all do without the Mac App store? Where would we get our apps from? did we have any apps before the Mac app store? Well, as vast as the App Store has become in such a short amount of time.  There actually were apps before Apple put together the massive collection of […]

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Customize Lion with ease, try Lion Designer 2


There are many apps, tweaks and command line code to customize your Mac. Some are not for the faint of heart when it comes to using the Terminal in OS X. Terminal tweaks need to be typed in exactly or they either will not work or could damage your OS (if using a SUDO command). […]

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Control music with a gesture of your hand


Since the introduction of Microsoft’s Kinect for Xbox gestures and the reading of body motion to control devices and actions are becoming the next evolution. That Evolution is bleeding its way to the Mac OS X by way of an app called Flutter by Bot Square. What Flutter does (as of right now) is play […]

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Respond to a message on your device without ever lifting your hands from the keyboard


Ever been at your computer while working or surfing the net and get a text message? at this time you stop typing and pick up your phone and respond to the message. Wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t have to pick up your device to type a reply? Well Canada based Matias corporations has […]

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How to insert a blank space in your Mac’s Dock


If you have a dock that has a variety of apps and want to separate or even organize those apps, I have a trick for you. Here is a simple Terminal command that will insert a blank space or divider that you can move to any point in the dock. If you want to remove […]

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How to hide and Un-hide Hidden files in Finder for Mac


There may come a time when you need to show the hidden files in Finder. This is something that you may not have to do very often but when you do don’t forget to hide the files again. This is also nothing new if you have used a Mac for a while but it’s one […]

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Get 10GB of free online storage with Minus


By now we have heard of Dropbox right?! well if not that’s ok because there’s a new kid in town and his name is Minus. This new file sharing site gives you free 10GB just to start an account and it’s totally free. Minus also rewards you with 1 free Gb for each person you […]

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How to Uninstall Apps on Lion 10.7


If you have an installed app and you no longer need or want it on your Mac there are two ways to un-install these on Lion. The first is the easier way and only pertains to apps that were purchased or installed from the Mac app store and is the same method if you were […]

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Protection from computer malware with your idevice


With the ever-growing popularity of Apple and their mobile devices. Malware will eventually become more prevalent. There has already been a few occasions that viruses have attempted to infect OS X on Mac. In comes VirusBarrier for iOS (iPhone,iPod, iPod touch). This will scan your email attachments on your device, as well as other files […]

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Add color to your device


ColorWare can change the color of all most any device. They use a scratch resistant liquid plastic coating to make a high gloss finish and the result is pretty impressive, but so is the price. While this product is not inexpensive it does produce a great looking result and makes your device very unique. With a variety […]

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