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Apple launches OS X 10.10 Yosemite

As expected, Apple is launching the latest version of its operating system for notebooks and desktops. OS X 10.10 Yosemite features a refined design, updated core apps, and better support for working together with both iOS 8 and iCloud Drive. Yosemite is available as a free download from the Mac App Store starting today. The […]

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Microsoft OneNote is now free for everyone (including Mac users)

Microsoft OneNote is a cross-platform app for taking notes, saving “clips,” and synchronizing your content across devices. The app was already available for Windows, Windows Phone, iOS, Android, and the web. Now it’s also available for Mac users. Oh yeah… and OneNote is also now available for free on every supported platform. OneNote has been […]

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Nexus 7 Toolkit for Mac helps you root, unlock, install custom recovery

There are some great tools for Windows computers that make it easy to root the Google Nexus 7 tablet, unlock, the bootloader, or install a custom recovery. But what if you’re a Mac user? There’s an app for that. Xda-developers forum techfanatic9 has put together a  Mac Toolkit for Google Nexus 7 users. The toolkit […]

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BreakDroid is a Mac utility for rooting Kindle Fire 6.3

If you want to root an Amazon Kindle Fire running software version 6.3 or earlier and you have a Windows PC all you need is the latest Kindle Fire Utility. But if you’re using a Mac, there’s another solution. It’s called BreakDroid, and the latest version works with Kindle Fire software versions 6.2.2 and 6.3. […]

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NARS script makes it easy to root a NOOK Tablet on Linux or OS X

It’s easy to root a Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet if you have a Windows PC. Xda-developers forum member Indirect released an easy-to-use script a few weeks ago that lets you gain access to hidden files and settings on the tablet. Once you’ve done that you can install the Android Market or make all sorts […]

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Who needs Chrome OS? Mac OS X Lion will have browser-only mode

Google Chrome OS is getting a lot of attention these days for offering a simple new user interface for computers. Basically the entire operating system is a full screen web browser. As soon as you login you’re greeted with a browser window and while there’s support for pop-up notifications, file downloads, and some other desktop-style […]

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac to add PlayBook tablet support… this summer

If you run the BlackBerry Desktop Manager app on a Windows computer and plug in a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, you can use the software to sync your music, pictures, videos automatically. If you run the Mac version of the software… nothing happens when you plug in a PlayBook. That’s because Mac support won’t be available […]

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Cydia Mac app store to launch alongside official Mac app store

App Stores are all the rage these days, making it easy to find all the best apps for a particular platform in one place. On the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, there’s the iTunes App Store. Google Android has the Android Market. MeeGo (and Windows) netbooks have the Intel AppUp Center. And so on. Now […]