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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 more storage to a Macbook Air or Macbook Pro


About a month ago a new start-up came to Kickstarter. This product is aimed to increase to storage capacity of a Macbook Air but will also work on all Macbook Pros models as well Mid 2010 and later that have an SD card slot. Inserting a Micro SD card into the Nifty Minidrive and then […]

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HAWKEN – E3 2012


ElecrtricSproket had the chance to play Hawken on day 1 one at E3. As I approached the TwitchTV booth there were Alienware PC stations set up and running the game. Set in a futuristic Mech genre you pilot a mech and battle it out multiplayer style. Being a PC based game, It took a little […]

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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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Put a topping on your Raspberry Pi


ModMyPi LTD is a company founded in Feb 2012 following the release of the incredibly small and inexpensive Raspberry Pi computer. ModMyPi is dedicated to the design and manufacture of “Unique, professional and high-quality cases” for the Raspberry Pi computer.  Much like the package the Raspberry Pi foundation is offering (a USB keyboard & mouse among […]

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HD video chat with ooVoo


If you have ever wanted more out of a video chat client ooVoo LLC created a great platform for just that. Similar to Skype and FaceTime ooVoo is a feature packed instant messaging client for mobile (iPhone, Android)  or desktop platforms. Founded by entrepreneur Clayton L. Mathile in 2006 and based from a technology developed […]

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Please help us welcome our new partner – OMG OS X


  If you would like to gain more knowledge about Apple, Mac or iOS products or devices then OMG OS X will the right stop for you. Help us welcome our new partner and stop their site to check out all of the great info they have to offer. Thank you, ElectricSproket

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How to share an App on iOS


If you have multiple iDevices you can share apps that you purchased from separate apple ID’s. This is good use of the 5 allotted computers that Apple gives you to share your content with. So here’s how to share an app you’ve purchased with a friend. Email the app to your friend (if the file size is small enough) […]

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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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