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Linux and Retina Macbook Pro Don’t Mix

Posted on 17/08/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill


If you’ve bought a Retina Macbook Pro in the hope that you can install Ubuntu (or another Linux OS) on it, then put it straight back in the box and try and get a refund. It ain’t gonna work as Phoronix discovered, even if you know what you’re doing.


How to Show A List of Every File Ever Downloaded on Your Mac

Posted on 16/08/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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The internet has a lot of great content, and I find myself downloading stuff all the time! If you’re like most users, you likely do the same. But sometimes you might forget just where a certain file came from. Fortunately, there’s a tip for that!


Apple Seeds First Beta of OS X 10.8.1 to Developers

Posted on 10/08/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler


Apple has just provided the very first beta build of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.1 to developers – the first incremental update to Mountain Lion. Updates like this typically contain mostly bug fixes and stability improvements.


How to Access iCloud Files From the Finder

Posted on 07/08/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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There’s an easy way to access all of your files stored in iCloud directly from the Finder! Here’s how to access them, and how to create a shortcut to quickly navigate to the folder in the future.


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.


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!


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