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Tag archive: mac

Get your free copy of Mountain Lion

Bought a Mac recently? Get Mountain Lion for Free.   If you bought a new Mac anytime between June 11 and now, you’re entitled to a free copy of OS X 10.8—as long as you request it from Apple within 30 days. June 11 was the first day of this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, where Apple…

Macs Infected By Botnet

Half a million Macs may be infected with Flashback botnet. Dr. Web Anti Virus says 300,000 infected Macs are located in the United States. The Flashback trojan is designed to steal personal information according to Russian anti-virus company Dr. Web. The company reported approximately 600,000 Macs are infected.   The malware originally looked like an…

Mac trojan pretends to be Flash Player

  Hot on the heels of last week’s Mac malware posing as a PDF is a new piece of malware posing as something even more insidious: a Flash player installer. Security firm Intego was the first to post about the new malware on its blog, noting that although the company has only received one report…

iPhone 5 now rumored to launch October 7

The iPhone 5 could go on sale on Friday, October 7, with preorders to start on September 30, according to the latest rumors in the ongoing saga of the hotly anticipated next edition of Apple’s smartphone. Citing intel from its own sources, 9To5Mac said yesterday that Apple had been eyeing either October 7 or October…

Useful Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

Here are several keyboard shortcuts that may come in handy when using your Mac. command-option-esc force quit command-option-eject sleep now command-shift-Q log out command-shift-option-Q log out without confirmation command-control-eject restart control-shift-eject sleep displays command-option-control-eject shut down command-tab cycle between open applications command-` *after* having pressed command-tab, it will cycle between open applications in reverse command-shift-tab…

Mac Tune Up Basics

Apple has done a great job with OS X and its ability to keep your Mac running smooth and fast but there are many culprits that can hog your Mac’s system resources. Before doing anything on your Mac backup your data!

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