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CallingAllGeeks

February 2011

MobileNotifier Shows How iPhone Alerts Should Be [Cydia]

We know Apple is working on this, but so far we have always desired that the iPhone notifications be improved. Mobile Notifier is a Cydia app from Peter Hajas and Kyle Adams is one of the best attempts at this it seems. It allows unobstrusive alerts. Requires a jailbroken iPhone to install.   At present iOS notifications come in the form of popups which be ignored by tapping once or [...]

Angry Farms: Fling Farm Animals on Your BlackBerry

Angry Birds was and still is a huge success, but to be honest I'm kind of tired and bored with flinging birds at pigs, even though it's really addicting and hilarious. Although, Angry Birds is available for almost all software platforms now, BlackBerry users still haven't got a taste of this game on their business phones. Of course it is quite understand that a Business person wouldn't really enjoy flinging [...]

Apple Says Future of Optical Drives No More

It may look a bit to say ‘anachronistic’  for this moment as there are news that apple seems the future of Optical Drives dingy. Apple plans to launch its Mac OS X Lion in summer of this year. In this new version of Apple Mac OS Apple says to be introducing a new striking feature (though i do not think this a new thing) called Recovery Partition as part of [...]

CloudApp: An Easy, Simple and Reliable File Sharing Web Client for Mac

Three words best describe this very very useful web client for sharing files, "Share. Files. Fast." CloudApp is a web based client for Mac OS X that can be used to share files such as images, music, videos etc just by dragging the required file and dropping it on the Menubar. Once you select the file to upload and drag it to the menubar CloudApp will provide you with a [...]

Choosing a Secure Backup Plan for your Virtual World

This is a guest post by Jen. If you would like to write for CallingAllGeeks, check our guest posting guidelines. As the average file size increases, the way that we handle data backup and storage must also evolve. There are a wide variety of options available when it comes to choosing a secure backup plan, and different backup storage devices are designed to meet specific needs for specific users. Consider [...]

Mac Tip: View Advanced Wireless Network Info from Menu Bar

Here's a quick tip that shows you how to view more information about your wifi network right from the menu bar of your Mac computer. If you had always wondered how to see wifi network details such as signal strength, channel, MAC address etc. full instructions for you after the break. How to View Wireless Network Info on Mac: If you normally click on the Airport/Wi-fi icon in the menu [...]

Apple Includes “Air Drop” Features in Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Enabling File transfer on a WiFi Network

The blogosphere these days are brimming with Apple mania, with the speculations of iPad 2 and the latest release of new line of Macbooks Apple is surely gearing up for a big year as far as its products are concerned. Amongst all these news and speculations, Apple has recently announced that their latest Operating system, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion will boast a brand new feature called as ‘Air Drop’. [...]

Yahoo Messenger Chat Client added for iChat on Mac OS X Lion

iChat is the IM tool from Apple that supports voice and video chat on your Mac Device through Google Talk, AOL and Apple's iChat server. Recently Apple pushed out the developer preview for the upcoming Mac OS X Lion operating system on February 24 and since then all those Apple developers out there have been curiously finding out new updates and developments with the Lion. Of course you'll have to [...]

Avast 6 Released and Available for Free Download

After a long waiting time the strong security suite of Avast has been released and you can download it free from Avast official website. I am a big fan of Avast Antivirus as I have compared it with the most popular paid Antivirus programs such as Kaspersky,Quick Heal,AVG,Norton etc but finally I stick to Avast due to its ultimate real-time protection and comprehensive virus protection database. Avast users will be [...]

Macbook Pro & Air comparison!

This is a guest post by Yousuf Khan who blogs at HaveFunForever. If you wish to write for CallingAllGeeks, check our guest posting guidelines. If you are an Apple Fan-boy then you will defiantly like to go with Macbook Air but if you are a normal PC user than the question is which one should you buy? Macbook Pro OR Air and Why? Well the answer is based on your usage, if you are [...]