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How-to: More Useful Quick Look Plug-ins

In my last post I explained how to install Quick Look plug-ins and showed you three of my favorites. In this post I introduce...

How-to: Expand Quick Look with Plug-ins

One of the biggest improvements to the Finder in Mac OS X Leopard was Quick Look. With Quick Look you can preview the contents...

Three Tips for Getting the Most out of the iPhone Keyboard

One of the things that makes the iPhone unique is its virtual keyboard. Although for the most part, it’s obvious how to use the...

Blackra1n Released to Jailbreak iPhone OS 3.1.2

On Sunday, George Hotz (aka “GeoHot”), the same iPhone hacker who worked on the original iPhone 3G jailbreak, released blackra1n, the first application to jailbreak...

How-To: SIMBL

SIMBL (pronounced like “symbol”) is software for OS X that makes plug-ins possible in places where they wouldn’t normally be. Following are four extremely useful...

How-To: Save Power with Hibernation Mode

Hibernation mode lets you stop your portable Mac from using any battery power while you aren’t using it, while retaining most of the convenience regular...

How-To: Use Google Chrome on OS X

Last week I explained how you can use the beta version of Safari 4 in order to have your tab bar at the top...

How-To: Use Safari 4 Beta

Safari 4 Beta was introduced with some eye-catching new features, one of them being a merged tab bar and title bar similar to Google Chrome. In...

Apple Secretly Films Ads for an Unreleased Product

The Sierra Sun reports that a new Apple advertisement for an unreleased product was filmed this Tuesday afternoon in a Californian diner. Apparently the...