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Apple OS X: El Capitan brings better search, gestures, and window management

Apple is updating its OS X operating system for Mac notebook and desktop computers. The next version of the company’s desktop operating system is called OS X: El Capitan, and the company says it’s faster, offers better graphics, and offers improvements to search and managing your running apps, among other things. OS X: El Capitan […]

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Bring Super Mario Bros to any screen on a Mac with Screentendo

Ever find yourself staring at your computer screen and wishing you were looking at a game rather than a spreadsheet? Now there’s a way to turn pretty much anything on your screen into a game… if you’re using a Mac. Software developer Aaron Randall recently created an OS X application that can transform a portion of […]

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Google expands ban on Chrome extensions from outside the Web Store

Like many other web browsers, Google Chrome can work with third-party extensions that change the way the browser behaves under certain circumstances. Want to change every instance of the word “cloud” in a web page with the word “butt?” There’s an extension for that. There are plenty of other extensions available from the Chrome Web […]

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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 […]