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Reinstalling your own operating system is kind of like a standard task nowadays if you are using your computer(s) extensively. No matter whether you are using a Mac or a PC, your operating system is kind of like “aging” everyday…getting slower and slower until the point you can’t stand it anymore and decide to do a reinstall.

Also…sometimes it takes less time to solve a problem by reinstalling the system rather than taking your time to find the solution itself…although you won’t learn much…but at least you will get the job out of the way.

Reinstalling Windows should be easy because most people are PC users; when you have a problem regarding your installation, it shouldn’t be too difficult to find someone to help you…but what if you are using a Mac? (more…)

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I have been keeping an eye on my Blog Stats and interestingly enough, I’ve discovered that there is a fair amount of people coming to my blog because they searched the term “k lite codec pack mac“. The actual search term may vary (E.g. some people might search for k codec mac instead), but as you can see, they are trying to find the “Mac version of K-Lite Codec Pack“. (more…)

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Most of the eBooks nowadays are in either PDF or CHM format. While Windows have native support for CHMs (of course…), Macs have native support for PDFs. If you want to read PDF files under Windows, all you have to do is to install Acrobat Reader, but what if you want to read CHM files under Mac OS X? Since a number of eBooks that I’ve got are in CHM format, I was conformed with the task of finding a CHM reader for my Mac. So I did a little research online and found an application called xchm. (more…)

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Is this a joke? All you have to do is to connect the USB cable to your Mac and that’s it…right?

Well, not quite unless your external hard drive is pre-formatted as Mac OS Extended / FAT32. Since most external hard drives are pre-formatted as NTFS; Mac OS X can only read data from the hard drive; but it can’t write anything to it (unless you install other 3rd party software. I didn’t know this until I got an external hard drive a few months ago, and my friends have been asking me the same questions lately, so I thought it might be a good idea to put it on my blog so that others who got the same situation can solve the problem without calling their friends / technicians 😀

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The Apple Remote is really useful at times when you want to watch / listen to something but don’t want to go near your computer. For me…I use it every time I have lunch in front of my iMac….I will sit far back with my lunch and use my remote controller (with the help of Front Row) to watch an episode of family guy 😀 But what if you have more than one Mac in your room / area? By default, Macs will work with any available remote, so how can we change that and pair our remote to one particular Mac only? Well, actually its very easy, and here is how:

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Changing the system languages in Macs are really easy. So if your friends / parents aren’t comfortable with your English system, you can always switch the language to suite their needs. Below is a step by step guide that will show you how to change the system language in Mac OS X.

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At times I’ll found myself lost my way in the Finder (which is like Explorer in Windows) because I got use to referring to the address bar in Windows.

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