Tag Archives: Lion

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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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. ┬áThere actually were apps before Apple put together the massive collection of […]

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Convert video files directly in OS X


3rd party software for converting video is no longer needed if you have upgraded to Lion. There are some limitations to this but if you only have the need to convert a video then this should work just fine. Under the settings drop down you can select from 480p, 720p, 1080, Audio only or Apple […]

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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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Lion Wi-Fi Diagnostics tool


Free stuff is always nice! But this isn’t just free it’s included in Lion. You not only can monitor your Mac’s wifi but also your wifi network. Check out what Macworld had to say and how to get it. Or here is an excerpt from their post. “Wi-Fi Diagnostics is tucked away in the /System/Library/CoreServices […]

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