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Automate with Snow Leopard

If you own a mac and have installed Snow Leopard, you need to take a look at Services. Snow Leopard has seriously upgraded automator and services with this latest release. Services will allow you to simplify tasks that typically take several, redundant steps and consolidate them down to a one click button or even an […]

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See some of what’s new with Snow Leopard OSX 10.6

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Microsoft Updates Office 2008 for Mac

And WOW, it’s FAST! I applied the service pack 2 update last night and the speed improvement is dramatic. Don’t delay getting this update. More on the update can be found on Mac Rumors. Update: After applying the recent follow-up patch to fix the compatibility issue with PC word documents, I noticed that the launch […]

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Tune up your mac with these tips from LifeHacker

I’m a sucker for these kinds of helpful mac maintenance tips since I own a macbook pro and an apple fan boy.

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Save a Ton on that Next Apple Mac Purchase

Sure there are plenty of deals on PCs all over the place, but what if you want champaign on a beer budget? Well, it still might be a little more than the cost of beer or a cheap PC, but you’ll get a heck of a nice Mac by going to the Apple refurbished site […]

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Use Gimp instead of Photoshop to edit those Digital Photos

Photoshop from Adobe is a professional application and priced accordingly. There are plenty of other applications out there can help you get the job done. Some are free and others are very inexpensive. Low Cost: GraphicConverter (Mac Only) Adobe Photoshop Elements (Windows, Mac)¬† Free: The GIMP Picasa Photo Gallery (Windows, Linux) iPhoto (Mac – free […]

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Microsoft Office Substitutes

There are plenty of ways to save on computer programs. Here are a few options specifically for MS Office substitutions: Desktop Applications: iWork (Mac only) Open Office (Windows, Mac, Linux) StarOffice (Window, Linux, Sun Solaris) Zimbra (Windows, Mac, Linux) Online Applications: Google Apps Zoho¬† Microsoft Office can cost up to $399.99 US depending on the […]

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Free Desktop Wallpaper

I made this after seeing one of those “My other car is a…” license plate frames while driving to work. I thought it would be fun to make something for my laptop at work. Enjoy!

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Interesting information about the Apple Time Capsule

While conducting my research on the Apple Time Capsule, I stumbled upon this great site full of information. I should say that I currently own the 1 TB version and have been very satisfied with the results so far. Time Machine works great and I love the regular backups.

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GTD on the Mac

http://www.tuaw.com/2008/03/07/gtd-with-the-mac-and-a-cool-custom-setup/

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