Posts Tagged ‘3rd Party Software’

Running Windows Applications On Your Mac

You switched to a Mac because you like having a stable, fast, reliable system. However, it may sometimes be necessary to run Windows XP. If you need to run old applications or the occasional game, having a Windows box might come in handy. Fortunately, Apple and some 3rd parties have devised solutions which allow you…

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Organize Your Photos with iPhoto and Faces

If you take a lot of digital photos, you know how challenging it can be to keep them organized. iPhoto, a free photo library application is included with Mac OSX. It does a great job helping you keep your library organized. In iPhoto 9, Apple introduced a new featured called Faces which tries to identify…

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Share your songs around the house with iTunes 9

People have had a love hate relationship with iTunes since it’s inception. If you own an iPod you are pretty much tethered to using iTunes. If it didn’t have features you wanted too bad. One feature that was missing for years is the ability to share files among multiple computers on your machine. Let me…

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Get your files faster with a Mac Bittorrent Client

Bittorrent is a very efficient way to send large files around the Internet. There are a number of great torrent clients for the Mac. My personal favorite is Transmission. In this video tutorial, we walk through how to get Transmission installed on your machine and use it to download some music. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LssouPS25zA

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Keeping your iPhone, iCal, Addressbook and Google Accounts in Sync

I use Google to manage host my email, calendar and contacts. This obviously allows me to connect to my data from any location. However, I really like the productivity software that comes with the Mac and there is a benefit to keeping your contacts inside the Mac Address Book. Google has some ability to do…

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