Posted by Prashant on June 3, 2012 in How To,Mac

Post image for How To Connect External Hard Drive to a Mac? google_ad_client = "ca-pub-6768296095576837"; google_ad_slot = "1166025475"; google_ad_width = 300; google_ad_height = 250; If you connect an external hard drive to a Mac, you won’t be able to view the contents of it. Very first time when I connected an external Hard Drive to my new Mac, nothing came up and for a while and I got worried, that will it ever show up. Though I was able to connect a external USB Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on May 19, 2012 in How To,Mac

As unusual it may sound – you need to find your Mac serial number. Mac serial number might be needed when making service requests or appointments with your local Apple Store. Mac’s beautiful and minimalist design ensures that finding Mac serial number is not easy as it sounds. Apple ensures that the serial number is mentioned at several places like under the battery for the laptops or in the RAM bay for desktops. Access to these areas arRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on May 12, 2012 in Mac

If you want to backup only your emails stored on your Mac or if you want to find out how much space are your emails consuming on your Mac — How would you go about locating the master files? Unlike the Outlook or other Email clients on Windows, this location not highly evident, however, it is not too difficult to find as well. Just read on .. Go to the Finder, click to the ‘GO’ menu in the Menu Bar at the top of your display. Then when tRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on May 11, 2012 in How To,Mac

A Calculator that talks? Well, yes! Mac users rejoice! Did you know that your Mac Calculator can talk to you? Speech by default in Calculator is deactivated. You’ll have to activate it if you want your calculator to talk. Launch Calculator (located in your Applications Folder). Once open you will be presented with the following view of your calculator: To enable Speech, look at the top bar of your Mac, click Speech and check the options yoRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on February 27, 2012 in GMail,Mac

You can sync your GMail contacts with your Address Book and. If syncing with Google Contacts is turned on when you add an iCloud account, the syncing option is turned off. It’s recommended to keep it turned off while you’re using the iCloud Contacts service.   Choose Address Book > Preferences, click Accounts, choose On My Mac in your list of accounts, and then click Account Information. Select the “Synchronize with Google” cheRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 28, 2012 in Mac

When you use multiple devices and sync them, you might end up getting a lot of duplicate entries in your Address Book. For example, I ended up getting duplicate entries in my iPhone Contact List due to multiple iPhones connected to a Mac. Deleting duplicates can be a cumbersome task and if you want to get rid of duplicate entries from the Address Book in a straigh shot, here’s how you can do it: How to Remove Duplicates from your Address BoRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on January 8, 2012 in Mac

Post image for Pixelmator Review Pixelmator is a Mac app image editing app, which created a lot of user buzz. I never got to buy the full blown image editing software, Photoshop because of it’s steep price. Instead I use a lot of free image editing software and a few paid ones like Photoshop Elements, Skitch, Picnik, GIMP, Jing, and of course Pixelmator. Here is my Pixelmator review. Pixelmator is available at: Mac Store Pixelmator Review At the onset, you’ll feel thRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on December 18, 2011 in Mac

A Stack is a Dock item that gives you fast access to a folder. When you click a Stack, the files within spring from the Dock in a fan or a grid, depending on the number of items (or the preference you set). OS X starts you off with two default Stacks: one for downloads and the other for documents. The Downloads Stack contains files you download from browser, Mail, and iChat. The Documents Stack is a great place to keep your presentations, spreadRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on November 20, 2011 in Mac

You can access multiple mail accounts with OS X Mail v 5.1 with ease. Also, deleting mail accounts already added in OS X Mail is equally easy. In fact, I feel that nothing could be easier than deleting the OS X Mail account(s). To delete an unwanted Mail account in your Mac, locate the Mail application in your dock or in the Application folder and launch it. Once launched, click Mail located next to the Apple logo and then go to Preferences (MailRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on November 18, 2011 in Mac

Post image for Easy Fix for Mac Slow Start Up One of the reason why I love my Mac so much is because it boots up in no time. However, as it usually happens with any computer you’ve been using for long – it start to slow down. The same happened with my Mac and it became more evident after Mac OS X Lion install. Though it starts up much faster than a PC, still I started to miss my old Mac, which used to boot up in no time. I have been reading the biography of Steve Jobs and I read Read More...

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Posted by Prashant on October 4, 2011 in Facebook,How To,Mac

friend birthday Remember how bad you feel when you forget to give birthday wishes to a friend or family member because you didn’t log into Facebook for sometime. If you’re too busy with your work, you can import birthdays of your Facebook Friends easily in Microsoft Outlook, iCal or Google Calendar. So now whether you’re online on Facebook or working in Office, you will always know who is the next birthday boy or birthday girl. Export Facebook Read More...

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Posted by Prashant on September 26, 2011 in Apple,How To,iPhone,Mac

control mac Consider you are giving a presentation in office or watching movie on your laptop, having a remote controller for laptop do makes life easy at times and when you get a remote controller to control your PC from your Iphone, it makes things very simple. Lets see how can you control your laptop using Iphone. Download Logitech Touch Mouse for Iphone “Touch Mouse” app for Iphone is free and is available in Iphone App store.  Download and Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 18, 2011 in Apple,Mac

Mellel is the absolute best Word processor you may have never heard of. Conceived and developed for Mac OS X. Mellel is now in its 10th year of being regarded as the finest tool for those working with long documents like thesis and dissertation. Mellel is equally capable of tackling more modest jobs of unmatched flexibility and customization. Mellel comes equipped with a lot of tools for the job, allowing you to control every little aspect of youRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 18, 2011 in Apple,Mac

FX Photo Studio Pro for Mac is one of top photo apps for Mac on Apple Mac App Store. FX Photo Studio Pro has everything you will need to make photographs exceptional. If you’re a professional photographer or just a hobbyist, FX Photo Studio Pro will take you to the brand new level of photo creativity on the Mac. I have used several photo editing software and FX Photo Studio Pro stands tall. FX Photo Studio Pro user interface is probably theRead More...

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