When it comes to power management, the Mac far excels any of the PCs. I have my Mac configured such that it goes to sleep within 30 minutes of it being idle. unfortunately this tends to disrupt my downloads and also prevents me from remote logging in whenever I want to.
Software and services today are increasingly being powered by the cloud. Services like Dropbox (aff.) or Google Drive allow you to save your files in the cloud and synchronise across devices.
There have been some great mobile apps on the iOS platform. Thousands of apps hit the app store every month and you can find apps for almost anything. Most women prefer using an iPhone, I cannot understand the logic behind it, but probably women find an iPhone more attractive than any other kind of phone.
A few months back, we blogged about 7 applications for your Mac to prevent it from sleeping. While these programs make the process extremely simple, OSX Mountain Lion comes inbuilt with a ready command line tool that makes this process extremely easy. Fire up Terminal and run the following command: caffeinate -i -t 36000 & The command above will tell OS X to not sleep on idle (-i) and to keep running for 36,000 seconds or 10 hours (-t 36000).
On my Windows machine, I use FeedDemon to browse my RSS feeds saved in Google Reader. In Mountain Lion, Apple got rid of their RSS reader support in Safari. If you’re already using Google Reader, then switching is extremely easy.
Finally, the much awaited operating system release of the summer is here… at least for Mac users! Apple released OS X Mountain Lion yesterday, it’s most advanced operating system to date with over 200 changes from Lion.
A few months back I purchased a MacBook Pro. Over the past few months, I have been gradually familiarising myself with the operating system and the features it has to offer. Like any other computer operating system, the Mac OS X needs regular cleaning, both on the inside and the outside.
Learning how to uninstall programs on Mac is a very simple task, but this is something that confuses many users’ especially first timers. Removing programs from a Windows computer operating system based machine requires the user to go to the Add/Remove Programs in the Control Panel and the select the programs that the user which to uninstall. But in a Mac this process is very different.
Following are some of the best free applications for Mac that might come in handy for everyday routine work. You might also be interested in checking out my earlier post on Top 5 Free System Applications for Mac Os X, Best HD Video Players for Mac and Free File Compressors for Mac OS X. The Unarchiver The Unarchiver is a much more capable replacement for “BOMArchiveHelper.
I earlier wrote about some of the most useful application you can download on your Mac free of charge. It includes Best HD Video Players for Mac, Free File Compressors for Mac OS X and Top 5 To-Do List Managers for Mac OS X. Today Im going to cover some of the most used system applications for Mac.