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Review: W3capture – Easily Convert Webpages to PDF Files

Posted on 17/11/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Ever want to save a webpage for viewing later, but in a file format that can be viewed by anyone, all graphics intact? Just saving the page as HTML isn’t convenient, you either lose the graphics, or you have to make sure to keep the graphics files the same place as the page, and it makes it a pain to send for viewing by others. Enter W3capture from Ondesoft.

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Macs Running OS X 10.9 Sighted on the Web

Posted on 06/11/2012 by Chris Hauk

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AppleInsider is reporting they have received more than 30 visits from machines listed as running OS X 10.9. A handful of other computers running Intel based OS X 10.9 have been sighted elsewhere on the web.

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Snow Leopard Still Runs On 25% Of Macs

Posted on 05/11/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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For me, Snow Leopard is the best version of Mac OS X to date. Simple, clean, and above all incredibly streamlined and efficient. So that probably explains why recently released data from Net Applications shows that Snow Leopard still runs on 25% of Macs.

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OS X Server Updates: 2.1 And 2.1.1 Now Available

Posted on 27/09/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple has released two updates for OS X Server this week in quick succession, with 2.1 bringing in some new features while 2.1.1 presumably brings in bug fixes that weren’t in the previous version.

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iOS 6 Release Causes Huge Web Traffic Spike

Posted on 21/09/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Networking company Sandvine took a look at the web traffic on Wednesday for Apple’s iTunes Store and Mac App Store, and compared it to the two previous Wednesdays, and found that traffic spiked to nine times it’s usual levels with the release of iOS 6, OS X 10.8.2, and a load of other updates from Apple.

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Mountain Lion OS X 10.8.2: Best Battery Life Since Snow Leopard

Posted on 10/09/2012 by Chris Hauk

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A little over a month ago, there were reports from many users that had noticed a significant decrease in battery life on their laptops after upgrading from Lion to Mountain Lion. Now OS X 10.8.2 may bring your computer’s battery back to a long and happy life.

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Why iOS Should Get Out Of OS X, And Fast! (Opinion)

Posted on 10/09/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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I’ve just bought a new (used) Macbook Pro so I can run Mountain Lion, which my 2007 Macbook can’t manage. This prompted me to rewatch the Mountain Lion keynote from WWDC yesterday, and realize that Apple has pretty much started down the road of no return. Lion actually marked the start of it: the importation of features from iOS.

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GIMP Update Drops Need For X11

Posted on 29/08/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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The latest GIMP update (2.8.2) for Mac is pretty significant in that it no longer runs under x11. This means that it is completely standalone and that above all it will work in Mountain Lion.

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