Tag Archive | Application

Kill A Mac App With Eight Simple Key Strokes

TNW have reported of a software bug where if you type the following eight key stokes in almost any application:

File:///

it will crash.

For more information, check out TNW’s post here:

http://thenextweb.com/shareables/2013/02/02/typing-these-eight-characters-will-crash-almost-any-application-on-your-mac/


Want to Snap and Shake on a Mac like Windows 7?

We use the Snap function in Windows 7 a lot when using our PC’s, but this is a feature that sadly has never been available in Mac OS X.  Well iSnap now lets Mac users have that functionality.

It doesn’t work with Microsoft Office right now and Firefox and Chrome seem to only function with the keyboard shortcuts, but we are sure they are working on this functionality as we speak.

Download iSnap here:

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/isnap/id420332190?mt=12

iSnap screen shot - Ongoing Issues



Smart Folders lets you create folders in Windows iOS style

Love the way that you can create folders in iOS by simply dragging an app onto another and naming it?  Well Smart Folders lets you do much the same thing in Windows.  Check out their video below:

Download Smart Folders for Windows only, free here:

http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/smart-folders-for-windows-addictivetips-apps/



Google Launch Google Currents

Google Currents Logo - Ongoing Issues grabGoogle have launched a new service and App called Google Currents.  It is their magazine like content reader that brings to your iPhone, iPad, Android tablet or phone online and high speed offline reading.  Google offer a number of free optimised online magazines and other content.  Check out the video below:

For even more information check out Currents page:

http://www.google.com/producer/currents

Here are some of the main points they make:

Add your favorite content

  • Add your favorite content – From leading publications, to blogs you follow, you can browse, read, and share favorite content, presented in a swipable magazine format.
  • Follow trending stories – Let the breaking stories find you. Personalized “trends” pulls articles, photos and videos into living editions, surfacing new stories as they unfold.
  • Designed for all your device – Whether sitting on your couch, riding a train or plane, your Currents content is ready for highspeed reading on your Android or Apple phone or tablet.

All the information will of course be syncronised across your devices.  Google Currents is only available in the US at the moment.  We’re really looking forward to getting our hands on this over in UK, and can’t wait to start reading the reviews.

Apple Software Update: Migration Assistant application in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Apple Update Icon - Ongoing Issue GraphicThis update addresses an issue with the Migration Assistant application in Mac OS X Snow Leopard that prevents transfer of your personal data, settings, and compatible applications from a Mac running Mac OS X Snow Leopard to a new Mac running Mac OS X Lion.

OS X Lion: Mail application improved

Mac OS X LionCult of Mac posted a video of the new Mail client in Apple’s OS X Lion.  Check it out, it looks great, with a three pane view and threaded messages

Overclock your NVIDIA video card with ease

EVGA Logo - Ongoing Issues PicWant to get some more performance out of your NVIDIA video, here’s how:

Windows only: If you’re looking for a way to eke a bit more performance out of your video card, free app Precision from manufacturer EVGA will help you easily overclock your NVIDIA card—even if it isn’t made by EVGA.

http://lifehacker.com/5630666/evga-precision-overclocks-your-nvidia-graphics-card-with-little-effort