In light of the bulk surveillance issues that have found their way across the web, the Free Software Foundation has launched a guide to help secure your email communication. The guide recommends free software tools like GnuPG and Enigmail to secure your email. All you need is a computer with an Internet connection, an email account and about half an hour. Read the guides: GNU/Linux Mac OS Windows Advertisements
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.
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.
Sparrow, the popular mail client for Mac and iPhone has been acquired by Google for $25m. It should be a matter of time before Google integrates its features into Gmail. We're excited to announce that Sparrow has been acquired by Google!
I purchased the 15" Macbook Pro a few months back and fell totally in love with it. As a long time PC user, the switch was major. But, the journey has been fun!
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.
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.
iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac helps you download videos (HD videos supported) from YouTube, FaceBook, TNT, BREAK, Google Video, and many other video-sharing sites opened in Safari. Convert the downloaded videos or FLV videos on your hard drive to use with iPhone, iPod, iPad, PSP and mobile phones; or to any video and audio format of your choice. Built-in Mac FLV player enables you to view the downloaded videos conveniently.