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3 Terminal Tricks to Tweak the Dock in Mac OS X

We have been playing with the terminal in Mac OS X, an awful lot lately. This time we have got some wonderful tricks for the Dock on your Mac. Seriously, who knew simple commands could do so much, right? Some more Interesting Terminal Tweaks for Mac: How to Show Hidden Files and Folders on Mac Mac Tip: Terminal Tweaks to Change Default Screenshot Format, Location & Name Before we proceed [...]

Tip: How to Quickly View Your Mac’s Serial Number

If you ever need to lookup your mac’s serial number for checking warranty status or while talking to Apple Support people, then this small tip will save you a lot of time. The normal longer approach is to launch System Profiler. View Serial Number using System Profiler: First, let me tell you the longer conventional approach to view your Mac’s system information. Launch System Profiler from Application > Utilities or [...]

How to Force Quit a Frozen Application on Mac OS X

Earlier we have shared how to Force quit a frozen iPhone application and In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to quit a frozen application in Mac OS X. A lot of times I have found Safari to be unresponsive due to the Flash plugin crashing. Not just Safari, but any other app can unresponsive and when they do you will know just how to force quit them. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

How to Spoof MAC Address in Mac OS X

This little guide will show you how to temporarily change the MAC Address on your Macintosh computer. You can change the MAC address of Airport or ethernet as desired. Follow these instructions to spoof MAC address of your computer. Sometimes you may need to do this if your current MAC address is blocked on a network. Create a new MAC address to gain access to the network once again. Don’t [...]

Review: Desktop Curtain for Mac

Whether you are a blogger or a developer or a teacher, if you do take a lot of screenshots on your Mac you will really like this small tool called Desktop Curtain which will provide a clean clutter free background for your screenshots. Why take the trouble of moving all your desktop icons away when you have Desktop Curtain. App review after the break. I have been using this app [...]

5 Free and Addictive Games in Mac App Store

Mac App Store is having lots of applications which includes both paid and free apps. Few days back we have shared with you free productive apps for Mac and today I am sharing with you few free games from Mac App Store which you will love to play. Here are 5 free games from Mac App Store: Vroom Vroom: If you like racing games then you will like Vroom Vroom [...]

Saving App: Manage your Finance easily on Mac

When it comes to finance and managing my money records, I am not that efficient. I do prefer to use some or other tool to manage my money and let me know where I am spending my money and how much money I am saving. I tried few money managing apps but they were packed with many complex features which were confusing. I always prefer to use a simple application [...]