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Archive for October 2008

October 30th, 2008

Netflix Instant Watching Review

Jason Snell of Mac World reviews the Netflix Instant Watching service for Intel Macs.
As pointed out by the article the service isn’t available to all Netflix users yet. They’re slowly rolling it out. Since I’m both not a Netflix customer and a U.S. resident I can’t try them out for myself. The review gives [...]

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October 28th, 2008

Free Mac Software! Thanks Codeweavers!

Last July, Jeremy White, President and CEO of CodeWeavers issued a challenge to President Bush to make his remaining days in office more meaningful by accomplishing some major political and economic goals by the end of his term.
The challenge was called “The Great American Lame Duck Presidential Challenge”. The goals of the challenge are
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October 27th, 2008

Now Showing: Netflix On A Mac

They say good things come to those who wait. Well Netflix probably seems that way to Mac users. Sure Mac users have iTunes but isn’t variety good?
PC users have been enjoying streaming content from Netflix in what seems like ages. It’s about time Mac users got a a taste of it as well.
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October 25th, 2008

What’s Your Switch Story?

Inspired by this recent post at TUAW. I’d like to share my own “switcher” story.
I purchased my first Mac on June 2004. It was a 1.5 Ghz 15″ Powerbook. I’ve been wanting to switch to a Mac since I saw the Powerbook G3 of a former office mate. At first I fell in love with [...]

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October 23rd, 2008

Will You Miss The Mini?

According to this post on Gizmodo the Mac Mini might be heading to its final resting place. Reports that two major retailers in Europe couldn’t place orders for the Mac Mini anymore.
With this news, are you going to miss the Mac Mini?
Currently the Mac Mini is the most affordable Mac. The entry price for [...]

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October 20th, 2008

Tip: Improving The Volume On Your MacBook Speakers

Popular Mechanic has a tip on improving the volume on your MacBook’s speakers.
If you’re watching videos, it’s best to watch it via VLC. VLC allows you to boost the audio of the video file way above the limit that Apple has set. The software claims it can be boosted to up to 400 percent. [...]

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October 16th, 2008

MacBook/MacBook Pro Roundup

It’s only been a few days since the launch of the all new MacBook and MacBook Pro but a lot has been written about it. I’ve taken the liberty of collecting some good reads about them. If you’re deciding whether or not to get one of these babies then I suggest going over these articles [...]

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October 14th, 2008

The New MacBook/MacBook Pros: Greener But Meaner Machines

I think I just wet myself… Seriously… I can’t remember when I was really excited for some new products. The iPhone was great but I didn’t want to go and sell my kidneys right away to buy one. The MacBooks and MacBook Pros are a different story altogether. They literally made me want to go [...]

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October 13th, 2008

What Are You Looking For In The Next MacBooks/MacBook Pros

With a little over a day till Apple updates its notebook line, the question I’m asking myself is what do I really want in the next generation of Apple’s portables. Features that would really make me think about upgrading from my current 17″ MacBook Pro.
I’ve been thinking of selling my current MacBook Pro and going [...]

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October 11th, 2008

iCreate Comes To The Philippines

iCreate, one of the world’s leading Mac/Apple themed magazine just made it to the shores of the Philippines. Last Oct 10, 2008 iCreate was formally launched at the Powerplant Mall in Makati.
Mac users in the Philippines will surely get a treat from this mag. It offers tips, tricks and how-tos. This is what sets [...]

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