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Rescuing Your Data: A Comprehensive Guide to Data Recovery Solutions

Our digital lives hinge on data, from personal memories to essential work documents. Losing this crucial information can be devastating. Fortunately, data recovery software offers a vital safety net. This guide examines the intricacies of data recovery, its practical applications, and how to choose the right software for protecting your…

Apple Announcing Yosemite Release On October 16th?
Re/Code has announced that Apple will be holding another big press conference on October 16th of this year where it looks like they’ll officially unveil their new OS X Yosemite, as well as release new information regarding their new lineup of iMacs and iPads. While Apple hasn’t sent out... Read more
Is Your Mac Getting Slow? Then CClean It!
Sometimes your Mac can seem a little slow and sluggish.  If that’s the case with your Mac then instead of having a technician take a look to fix the problem, why not give CCleaner a try first and see how much more responsive your Mac can be? Piriform’s CCleaner... Read more
Worried About Data Loss? Get Lazesoft Mac Data Recovery 2.0
No matter what computer you own, no doubt you are worried about your data.  Whether it is the precious photographs of your entire life or the novel that you have been working on for the last ten years.  You want to make sure that your data is safe. But,... Read more
Check Out The Latest Version Of Viber For Mac!
Apple’s own iMessage app, which comes gratis with Mac OS X, is a great app.  However, it does have a drawback: it doesn’t allow cross platform messaging (Which is Really important!). Well, all is not lost! Just download the latest version of Viber: an application for Windows, Mac and... Read more
How To Scan Specific Folders For Duplicate Files Using Gemini
The one thing that I don’t like about using my Mac is the amount of duplicate files I accumulate.  I suppose the very same thing happens to me when I use my Windows machine, but because I use my Mac more often, I end up with more duplicates. And... Read more
Increase The Performance Of Your SSD With Trim Enabler
Solid State Drives (SSD) are brilliant way to increase the performance and speed of your system.  You can hack up your system and insert an SSD with hardly any effort, so it is definitely worth considering when you look at upgrading your system.  Even though SDD’s can provide massive... Read more
Protect Your Mac: Download The Latest Version Of ClamXav
If you are a Mac owner, then chances are, that you may not be too concerned with Viruses and Malware as your PC using friends are. For a number of years, Mac users have relied upon the fact that Apple Macs were not that widespread and most malicious attacks... Read more
Apple Bringing Siri To Mac OS X‏
Apple’s virtual assistant technology could be coming to Mac OS machines in the near future, according to a recent patent, named ‘Intelligent Digital Assistant in a Desktop Environment’. The new patent could add Siri on the next desktop update, OS X Yosemite. The update has been long awaited, after... Read more
The Latest Version Of VirtualBox is Now Available
VirtualBox is a full virtualizer for x86 hardware. The software will allow you run virtual environments within your current set-up.  You can run Mac, Windows or Linux operating systems within VirtualBox.  The software is now the only professional-quality virtualization solution that is also Open Source. Key Features Of VirtualBox:... Read more
Use Migration Assistant To Switch From Windows To Mac
To make the jump from Windows to Mac is not one to be taken lightly, but once you have made the decision and you stick with it, you’ll be a happy camper.  I moved from Windows to Mac, as my personal computing choice, approximately 10 years back now and I... Read more
How To Use Snapshot in VirtualBox
If you have ever need to have another OS running besides the one you usually use, then there is lots of available software on the market to allow you do this.  There is bundled kit in OS X called Bootcamp which is pretty good if you need to run... Read more
Apple Releases Cheaper iMac
I bought my first Macbook Pro earlier this year, and I have to say I am very pleased with it. I had gone through about 5 PC’s over almost as many years and decided it was time to make a big change. Don’t get me wrong, I’d always wanted... Read more
Mac Versus PC

Mac Versus PC

MacNewsWindows April 15, 2014

It is well known that there is a long-standing rivalry between lovers of Mac and lovers of the good old PC, rarely do the two cross over. Researchers over at Hunch put together a heap of data to try and define the Mac and PC stereotypes, concluding that Mac... Read more
Less Apps, More Apples

Less Apps, More Apples

Mac April 10, 2014

Who doesn’t love a trip to Apple’s Mac Store? Us fanboys and fangirls certainly do… but this does occasionally make us a target for the odd spoof. And that’s exactly what the folks over at Somersby Cider did. My favourite quip has to be ” lift towards the mouth... Read more
OneNote 2013 Now Out For Windows & Mac For Free!
Last week, we were teased with the news of OneNote 2013 coming to Mac soon, and true enough, Microsoft has released the app. The popular note-taking app is not only available on both platforms, but users can download it for FREE! That does not mean that there is no... Read more
We’re Getting A New Microsoft Office For Mac This Year!
Finally! According to Thorsten Hübschen, Business Group Lead at Microsoft Germany, this year, we will see an updated version of Microsoft Office for Mac. Let’s be honest, while Pages and Numbers work decently, Microsoft Word and Excel just work much better. About Keynote and PowerPoint – that’s a whole... Read more
What’s To Be Gained By Apple Buying Tesla?
The SF Chronicle has reported that Apple’s mergers and aquistion chief had a meeting with Elon Musk last Spring, adding fuel to the rumours that Apple is looking to buy Tesla. When interviewed by Bloomberg Musk said Apple making cars would be “a great idea,” and confirms that Tesla... Read more
Apple Is Issued A Patent For Facial Recognition Technology
The US Patents Office has issued Apple with a patent for a system that uses facial recognition and detection on a mobile or desktop. This system could be used in a number of ways. It would enhance security by protecting data on an iPhone that is in a locked... Read more