Category: Apple

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A Nifty MiniDrive Indeed

Ever wondered what else you can do with the SD Card slot on your MacBook and maybe you are also running out of precious storage space? Check out the Nifty MiniDrive then! It’s a quick and easy way to have additional storage on your MacBook and it looks pretty too!

Briefly: 1Password on 50% sale & how to move your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch backups to an external drive 0

Briefly: 1Password on 50% sale & how to move your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch backups to an external drive

Briefly: 1Password on 50% sale and how to move your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch backups to an external drive

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NTFS on Mac and HFS+ on Windows

If you use both Mac and Windows, deciding on which file system to format your portable hard disk can sometimes be tricky. By default, the Mac can only read NTFS disks and Windows obviously could not even load an HFS+ formatted disk. Well, what if you didn’t need to choose and can use both HFS+ and NTFS on either your Mac and Windows machines! Wouldn’t that be awesome? Here’s how you can do exactly that.

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Recommended kids apps for the iPad, approved by my kids

Have an iPad and am wondering what apps you can download for your kids? With literally thousands of apps in the App Store, that task can be pretty daunting! So here’s is a list of apps that I’ve come to discover and has my kids’ stamp of approval (that they thoroughly enjoy that is)! Hopefully it would help you find the apps that your kids would enjoy too.

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Parallels or VMWare Virtual Machines on an SSD: Is it worth it?

SSD is very expensive in terms of it’s real estate and you simply do not want to put just about any junk you have that’s not worth it’s space there. Therefore, you would want to make sure if it’s really worth plunking the tens of GBs worth of VM image onto your precious SSD storage. So, should you or should you not? Is there significant performance improvements that warrant the large chunk of the SSD dedicated to the VM image? Read on to find out!

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Messages for OS X is pretty cool indeed!

In the recent Mountain Lion preview announcement, we are starting to see quite a bit of convergence of iOS apps being introduced into Mac OS X. There’s a whole lot of iCloud enhanced apps like Calendar, Reminder, Notes, etc. If you are familiar with the iPad, there’s nothing really new here, except that it’s going to be available soon! But there’s also a gem that was released on the same announcement, and that’s the Messages app which is available now as a beta app.

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Missing OS X Lion feature #105: RestoreMeNot

Here’s a quick blurb on a missing feature from OS X Lion. The auto restore of all the previously opened windows of applications is pretty nice. I like it when it’s for certain productivity...