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Mac To-Do List Managers

Nov 25, 2009 - 7 Comments
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If you’re looking for a free Mac ToDo list manager, look no further than these apps. We highlight our favorite three to-do list apps, and one of them already comes with your Mac! Mac ToDo List Manager Software Our first ToDo list manager app for the Mac is called Anxiety, and on top of having … Read More

Convert WMV to MOV for free

Nov 23, 2009 - 11 Comments
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You can easily convert WMV movie files to MOV format for free by using the FlipForMac Quicktime component plugin and QuickTime itself. Here’s what you will need to do: Convert WMV file to MOV format in Mac OS X First download FlipForMac, it is a WMV component plugin for Quicktime, the free version is all … Read More

Run Google Chrome OS within Mac OS X

Nov 21, 2009 - 11 Comments
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The last few days the tech world has been blazing about Google’s latest creation, Chrome OS, which is a lightweight and free Linux-based operating system intended to run on Netbooks and, eventually, Desktops. It’s basically just the Chrome web browser with some other features unique to the OS itself, which makes it very fast and … Read More

Convert AVI to MOV

Nov 16, 2009 - 36 Comments
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The easiest free way to convert an AVI file to MOV format in Mac OS X is by using the Perian plugin for QuickTime, here’s a step by step guide of what you’ll need to do: Convert AVI files to MOV within Mac OS X First you’ll need to get Perian, it is a free … Read More

Combine PDF’s with Preview by dropping thumbnails onto one another

Nov 15, 2009 - Leave a Comment
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You can combine PDF files within the Preview app by dropping thumbnails onto one another, Lifehacker explains: The trick is to drag thumbnails on top of a thumbnail in the document you’re dragging to. This combines the pages. If you want to rearrange the pages, just drag them where you like—they’ll stay within the combined … Read More

Detect and Add iCal Events Directly from iChat

Nov 13, 2009 - 1 Comment
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Did you know that iChat and iCal work very well together? If you’re having a conversation in iChat and you or anyone else mentions a date or a day, you can hover over that mentioned date/day and add an iCal event directly from iChat without ever launching iCal! Try it out yourself with any iChat … Read More

Quickly execute new Terminal command from the Dock

Nov 10, 2009 - 4 Comments

If you have the Terminal application stored in your Dock, you can quickly execute any new command by right-clicking (or control clicking) on the Dock icon and navigating up to “New Command” in the popup menu. Note that this will only execute the command you specified and will not leave you with a command line … Read More

Delete Cookies on a Mac

Nov 10, 2009 - 20 Comments

Deleting cookies on the Mac depends on the specific web browser in use, thus if you want to delete all cookies, you’ll want to accomplish this for every browser app. Considering the web browsers most commonly used in Mac OS X are Safari, Chrome, and Firefox, we will show how to delete cookies in each … Read More

Watch Movies in ASCII Art with VLC

Nov 7, 2009 - 3 Comments
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Ever wanted to watch a movie in ASCII art? What’s that? You haven’t even thought about it before? In what might be the single most useless feature to ever grace a video player, VLC allows you to output any video playback as… ASCII art. Yes, the kind of ASCII art that was quite fancy on … Read More

Get 6 Totally Awesome Mac OS X Apps for FREE

Nov 6, 2009 - 3 Comments
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Free is the best price. MacHeist knows this and has managed to give away six very fine Mac OS X apps completely for free in their latest bundle. It’s a limited offer, as of today November 6, there are only 6 days left, so get in and download while you can. Apps included are worth … Read More

Setup WordPress in MAMP

Oct 29, 2009 - Leave a Comment
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MAMP is a really useful instant webserver for your Mac that requires practically no setup or installation, you run the app and click “Start” – yes it’s that simple. I use MAMP a lot for local web development and really like it, it’s probably the easiest way to develop locally with something like WordPress. I … Read More

Convert WMA to MP3 on a Mac for Free

Oct 21, 2009 - 26 Comments
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On a Windows PC recently I ripped a CD only to find out that it was converted as WMA rather than MP3. In Windows this isn’t a big deal, you just open the files in iTunes as usual, but I wanted them on my Mac, easy right? Well for some reason Apple doesn’t allow Mac … Read More

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