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Retina MacBook Pro Ship Times Improve to ‘5-7 Days’

Posted on 02/08/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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It seems that Apple has nearly caught up on demand for their new MacBook Pro with Retina display, and shipping times at the Apple Online Store have now improved to just 5-7 business days (down from the previous 1-2 week estimate).


10 Essential Widgets for the OS X Dashboard

Posted on 02/08/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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For those of you that still use Dashboard (or would at least consider it), I’ve rounded up a few of the most useful Widgets to help you make the most of the experience! I still use most of these widgets on a daily basis.


Hiss Brings Growl Support to the Mountain Lion Notification Center

Posted on 01/08/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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While Apple’s Notification Center feature in OS X Mountain Lion is incredibly useful, it doesn’t quite work the same way as the tool that most people used before Mountain Lion arrived: Growl. Fortunately, a new app called Hiss can make up the difference.


Google Chrome Gets MacBook Pro Retina Display Update

Posted on 01/08/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Google Chrome users, if you happen to also be one of the proud owners of a Retina Display MacBook Pro, you’ll want to make sure to update Chrome, as it has been updated to take advantage of the gorgeous Retina graphics display on your prized possession.


How to Re-Download OS X Mountain Lion From the Mac App Store

Posted on 31/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler


When Apple released OS X Lion last year on the Mac App Store, they added an interesting feature that deleted the Lion installer once it had been run. The same is true of Mountain Lion. We’ll tell you how to get that installer back – and keep it this time!


How to Get Back the ‘Save As…’ Command in OS X Mountain Lion

Posted on 30/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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One of the few things that frustrated me with OS X 10.7 Lion was been the removal of the “Save As…” command. We previously noted a couple of different ways to being back the command, but it seems worthwhile to combine them both in one place.


Apple Brings Power Nap to the Retina MacBook Pro

Posted on 27/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Over two days after the release of OS X Mountain Lion, Apple has now released an SMC update enabling PowerNap support for the MacBook Pro with Retina display – one of the milestone Mountain Lion features for the device!


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