Tag Archive | Mac

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/


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Apple Software Update: Security Update 2012-002

Apple Update Icon - Ongoing Issue GraphicSecurity Update 2012-002 is recommended for all users and improves the security of Mac OS X.

 

 

For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222.

 

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



Lifehacker bring us their top 5 video editors

video cut - ongoing issue imageLifehacker have just posted their top 5 video editors which include:

  • iMovie (Mac OS)
  • Sony Vegas Pro (Windows)
  • Final Cut Pro (Mac OS)
  • AVID (Windows/Mac OS)
  • Adobe Premiere Pro (Windows/Mac OS )

Check out their full post here:

http://lifehacker.com/5864841/five-best-video-editors

Winamp for Android Now Wirelessly Syncs with Macs

winamp android logo - ongoing issues linkThat’s right, the ever popular Winamp now syncs with your Mac wirelessly!

Google Software Update: Picasa 3.8.9 (Mac)

Google Logo - Ongoing IssuesNew in 3.8.9.390:

  • Improved support for network drives.
  • Performance improvement for Face Recognition.
  • Bug fixes.
  • See our full release notes

Get the Verizon UML290 4G USB modem working on a Mac

Pantech UML290 4G USB Modem - Ongoing Issue PictureOur friends over at The Unofficial Mac Blog show you how to get the Verizon UML290 4G USB modem working on your Mac:

Verizon Wireless launched its 4G LTE network across the United States on December 5, 2010 and left many Mac users unhappy when they found that the two 4G USB modems that are currently available, the Pantech UML290 and LG VL600, were both listed as compatible only with Windows XP, Vista and 7.

Fortunately, there are people who are willing to try to overcome hurdles that are unintentionally put in the way of Mac users, so there are now instructions on how to set up your Mac to work properly with the Pantech modem.

Check out their post to find out how here:

http://www.tuaw.com/2010/12/20/how-to-get-verizons-uml290-4g-usb-modem-to-work-on-the-mac/