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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

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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As you may know by now, 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 … 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

Share your Mouse & Keyboard across Multiple Mac’s with Teleport

Oct 20, 2009 - 4 Comments
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Teleport is undoubtedly one of the single most useful utilities available to anyone that owns more than one Mac. Using Teleport, you can share a single mouse and keyboard across multiple Mac’s, seamlessly! Setup is an absolute breeze, you need to install Teleport on all Mac’s that you want to use, and once it’s all … Read More

Make Polaroid Pictures Easily

Oct 12, 2009 - Leave a Comment
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The Polaroid film effect is a fun and retro look for digital images, and now you can make Polaroid style pictures without Photoshop! The nifty app called Poladroid is cross-platform compatible and works exactly as advertised: simply drag any image onto the Poladroid app and out comes a Polaroid style image. The app itself is … Read More

Budgeting Software for Mac

Oct 10, 2009 - 12 Comments
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Here’s a comprehensive list of budgeting software for Mac, I originally created this list for a family member who is a recent switcher and was looking for some personal budgeting software for their new Mac, and I figured it was useful enough to share with everyone else. Quicken – $69.99 – almost everyone has heard … Read More

iPhone Simulator – iPhoney Simulates iPhone Web Browsing

Oct 8, 2009 - 5 Comments
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iPhoney is a nice iPhone Simulator that works to replicate the web browsing experience of iPhone users. This is very helpful to web developers that need to test if a web site or application works on the iPhone, and also how the user experiences the site. It’s not a traditional iPhone Simulator in the sense … Read More

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