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Snow Leopard to Feature Four Finger Gestures for Old MacBooks

Monday, January 19th, 2009

A 9to5mac reader has noted that users of the older generation MacBooks and MacBook Pros will be able to make use of four finger gestures on the device’s trackpad.
This is said to be featured in the much anticipated release of Snow Leopard, where another 9to5 reader has made mention of a special version [...]

Windows XP Downgrade Costs $21 More Than New Copy of Leopard

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Since the introduction of Windows Vista, Dell has been offering a downgrade option to Windows XP for its customers. The deadline for the downgrade option has been extended twice, and at this point costs more than a brand new copy of OS X Leopard.
Tgdaily points out that the Windows XP downgrade option is listed on [...]

Apple Moves to Dismiss Psystar Counterclaim

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

In accordance with yesterday’s deadline, Apple has filed a 23 page motion to dismiss Mac clone maker Psystar’s counterclaim instead of filing a response.

Along with yesterday’s motion to dismiss Psystar’s counterclaim, Apple had also filed a request for Judicial Notice with Exhibits. It is speculated that these Exhibits will be riddled with copies of [...]

Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.5.5; Bug Fixes Galore

Monday, September 15th, 2008

Apple on Monday has officially released Mac OS X 10.5.5 to Leopard users, a recommended update that addresses over 100 bug fixes and numerous security improvements.

The 321MB update is available through your Mac OS X Software Update and addresses issues concerning Address Book, Disk Utility, iCal, Mail, MobileMe, and Time Machine. Some general details [...]

Snow Leopard Breakdown

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

While the 3G iPhone seems to be making the majority of the headlines, a rather tasty little nugget of informations seems to be looming along the sidelines. Apple has officially announced that Snow Leopard Server, the next-gen Mac OS X server, will be delivering software technologies to better connect business and well [...]

“Snow Leopard” chosen as big-cat for Mac OS X 10.6. Lion lovers have to wait.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

According to recent reports, Apple’s next major operating system (Mac OS X 10.6) will be called “Snow Leopard” and will drop Power PC support as Apple furthers their stake in Intel. TUAW has already grinded out some pretty major details such as a MacWorld (January 2009) release date.
Ars Technica also confirms the expected release date [...]

Mac OS X 10.6 to be seeded next week ? Released January 2009 ?

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Following rumors that Apple will be releasing Mac OS X 10.6 later this year, recent reports have trickled in stating that an early build of OS X 10.6 will be seeded to developers next week at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference.
Although Leopard was a smash success, hype has already begun for Apple’s next major operating system [...]

Mac malware a good thing?

Monday, June 2nd, 2008

Malware target at Macs as opposed to the more conventionally threatened Windows-based PCs, can now be seen in a positive light, that is at least in Apple’s eyes.
The mere fact that cybercriminals are beginning to focus more attention on the Mac OS can be a sure fire sign of its industry success. The ever [...]

Mac Users Urged to Apply Fix

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Security experts have issued some strong encouragement to install the Mac OS 10.5.3 update, as it may be critical for protective measures. Graham Cluely, Senior Technology consultant for Sophos has stated, “Even if you have been keeping up to date with the latest patches on your Apple Mac, this update to Mac OS X [...]

Fall in love with your menubar.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

Apple’s Leopard operating system is one of the best operating systems in the world, if not the single best. However, it’s not perfect, there are still some things left to be desired. For me personally, it’s the lack of customization in the menubar. I hate a cluttered dock, but I don’t want to add a [...]

Quick and Easy Screen Capture

Sunday, May 4th, 2008

There are a few quick shortcuts that allow you to easily capture screenshots of your desktop, without the use of Grab.  You can hit Command > Shift > 3 to capture your entire screen.  But If you are looking to capture just a selection of your screen view, simply hit Command > Shift > 4.  [...]

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Sunday, May 4th, 2008

Have you ever woken up in the morning and asked yourself, “hey, how can I further customize my Finder windows?” Well…how about adding a photo to the windows background. When in need, just add a picture
This is a very simple task to accomplish. To start, open a Finder window, but [...]

Desktop Neat Freaks

Sunday, May 4th, 2008

Are completely anal about the cleanliness of your desktop?  Cant stand having anything on it, including your mounted drives and discs?  No problem.  There is an easy way to rid yourself of all desktop woes, and make it as naked as the day it was born.
To try it out, open up your Finder and select [...]

Forgot a Password? No Problem.

Sunday, May 4th, 2008

If you have forgotten a stored password and are need of recovery, no problem. All of your passwords are stored in the Keychain Access Utility. Your Utilities folder is located within your applications folder by default.
Simply locate your utilities folders and double click to open the Keychain Access. From here there is [...]

Creating Custom Icons

Sunday, May 4th, 2008

Getting tired of your default icons? It is easily possible to personalize all of your folders, files, and drives with customized icons using just about any graphic file that you could imagine. Whether it is a jpeg, gif, png, psd, ai, or even PDF, your icons can be just as unique as you.
Lets [...]