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How to quickly resize pictures on Mac OS X

How to quickly resize pictures on Mac OS X
Oftentimes you want to email some pictures or upload them to a website but your image files are actually too large. I have put together a small Automator App that makes it as easy as 1-2-3 ;) more »

Upgrading all Macs to SSD

Upgrading all Macs to SSD
I recently ordered an SSD drive from OWC and proceeded to replace the stock drive on my good old MacBook Pro (one of the first unibody series). The process was actually easier than I originally thought: just connect the new drive using an universal dri… more »

Mac Mini 2011 Hard Drive Speed

Mac Mini 2011 Hard Drive Speed
As a followup to my Mac Mini 2010 Hard Drive Speed rant, I went to the Apple Store today to check what's up with the Mac Mini 2011... Apparently, the Nvidia chipset has been replaced with an Intel chipset that is now capable of 6 Gigabit/second transfe… more »

3 displays on a mac mini

3 displays on a mac mini
While many are happy with 2 displays attached on their computer, I actually don't quite like having to look either to the left or to the right when I'm working on something... I want a display right in front of me and I want additional displays on the s… more »

Mac OS X Lion Full Screen Apps on multiple displays?

As showcased in Steve Jobs "Back to the Mac" presentation today, I welcome the trend towards full screen apps on the Mac. Having windows of different apps overlapping was just a daily receipe for A.D.D. waiting to happen... However the one thing I'm co… more »