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Posted by Mayank on December 11, 2016 in Mac

google_ad_client = "ca-pub-6768296095576837"; google_ad_slot = "1166025475"; google_ad_width = 300; google_ad_height = 250; Introduced in OS X El Capitan and also present in current Mac operating system, MacOS Sierra has an inbuilt security technology to prevent potentially malicious software from modifying protected files and folders on your Mac. It is known as System Integrity Protection or SIP. System IntegritRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on October 25, 2015 in How To

Apple products work seamlessly with each other. It is a great thing most of the time but not always. MacBook Pro users might not like Apple TV Remote sync, which automatically plays music through iTunes on your MacBook whenever you click the Apple TV remote. What should have been ideally the default setting to keep MacBook and Apple TV remote disconnected was unfortunately the other way around. Apple engineers do think different! How to DisconnecRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on July 26, 2014 in How To

There are plenty of ways to sync or share files from your iPhone or iPad over to Mac, but each of such approach works with just one type of data. DeskConnect aims to solve that problem and does a great job at the same. All you need to do is download and install DeskConnect for Mac and on iOS devices and create your free account. This will let you share photos, documents, contacts, web pages and clip board contents between the two platforms. Once Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on March 31, 2014 in Mac,Productivity

We’ve been compiling a list of shortcuts and cheatsheets to help you become productive by doing your work efficiently and quickly. Keyboard shortcuts save a ton of time, but it takes time to get used to them. Once you start using keyboard shortcuts, it can be tough to imagine life without them. If you want to get them on board with keyboard shortcuts, print out this handy cheat sheet so they always have it around for quick reference. Most Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on March 28, 2014 in How To

If you trade a USB external drive between Windows and Mac operating systems, you will notice a few additional files when connected to Windows but not when connected to Mac. Files such as the .DS_Store, .Trashes, and other starts-with-a-dot files leave you wondering whether you need them or not.Worst case – you might find these files in almost all the folders you’re trying to copy from Mac to Windows. Of course you can manually deleteRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on March 2, 2014 in Mac

Mac users find it super easy to delete apps – all they have to do is to go to the Applications folder and drag the app to the Trash or double click the app and select the option to delete it. It is much more easy way to delete apps when compared to Windows uninstall process, but it may not be a highly efficient process because often an app creates files and folders outside the app’s main folder and on various locations on the drive, wRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on February 7, 2014 in Mac

OS X Mavericks is free and is the latest version of Mac’s operating system. Most likely you updated the OS of your Mac to this version, however, what is the use if you’re not making use of the features of this powerful OS. Here are some OS X tips and tricks you can apply to daily use to make your Mac even better. OS X Tip # 1 – Install Updates Automatically The ability to install updates automatically is not new – iOS 7 inRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on November 26, 2013 in Apps

While Mac has been gaining ground and growth has been much higher when compared to PCs for several years now, the tablets are the latest craze now-a-days. Many users are ditching PCs for tablets. However, the fact remains that PCs are not dead – not yet. While tablets and Macs have found acceptance in homes (personal work or play) and creative work. Most of routine office work is powered by PCs which run Windows. There isn’t getting aRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on July 24, 2013 in Mac

Taking screenshots on a Mac is easy. One of our earlier post showed you how to print screen on Mac using Mac keyboard shortcuts. While the method is easy and free – it has limited functionality. If you’re looking for an app, which can do much more than taking screenshots – read on. 3 Easy Ways to Take Screenshots on a Mac 1. Grab Grab is an app available for free! You might be surprised, but yes, Apple created Grab and it comes Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on October 7, 2012 in Mac,Youtube

If you want to create a video file out of an audio file and a still image on Mac – this post is for you. Many people have audio files or MP3 files and they want to upload it to YouTube by using the MP3 file in conjunction with the still image to create a video. If you’re a Mac user, you can make use of QuickTime Pro to do so. You need to make sure that you have QuickTime Player Pro installed as Mac comes with preinstalled QuickTime PlRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 4, 2012 in How To,Mac

Size of photos or images is increasing day by day. Cameras now-a-days support huge resolution and every new camera launch packs in more and more pixels (resolution) for the same price. Almost all the mobile devices support a camera. What is you get is lots and lots of images and you need to deal with their ever increasing size. Though storage costs now-a-days are dirt cheap, but still file size does matter when it comes to sharing and moving fileRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on September 3, 2012 in How To,Mac

Watermarks are an easy way to stamp your authority on a particular document and image. Watermarks do not look good and readers or viewers like to see the original document or image rather than the one with watermark. However, watermarks are a good way to deter unauthorized distribution and give you an opportunity to get the due recognition. If you’re a Mac user, it is very easy to create watermarks in PDFs and images. Bronson Watermarker ReRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on August 27, 2012 in How To,Mac

EXIF data refers to the¬†Exchangeable image file format¬†used for supplementing images with rich metadata, such as the camera make, orientation and exposure, color space and dimensions, location where the image was captured, and so forth. While EXIF data adds punch to photo sharing, however, it does bring forward privacy concerns. You don’t want everyone in the world to know where you’re capturing photos, which devices you own etc. A Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on August 18, 2012 in How To

Your laptop is valuable. Value of laptop is not the price at which it was bought, but it is the value of the data it holds – countless photos, financial records, software, music, videos, etc. Imagine if your laptop gets stolen – loss can be immense. FBI estimates that 1 in 10 laptops purchased today will be stolen within the next 12 months. Sadly, only 3% will be returned. Laptop tracking software can help you prevent your laptop fromRead More...

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