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OS X Mountain Lion Could Make Many Popular Third-Party Apps Completely Obsolete

OS X Mountain Lion Could Make Many Popular Third-Party Apps Completely Obsolete

Goodbye Growl, hello Notifications

Apple’s new version of OS X, 10.8 Mountain Lion, bakes in a lot of new features that may make existing third-party apps obsolete. Notification Center, Reminders, Messages and Twitter all step on the toes of independent developers. And worst of all, these apps come from some of the most popular categories in the App Store.

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Must-Have Apps For Any New Mac [OS X Tips]

Must-Have Apps For Any New Mac [OS X Tips]

Little Snitch is one of the most useful apps your Mac doesn't feature out of the box

Got a new Mac? You’ve probably realised that OS X provides an excellent out-of-the-box experience. Unlike with Windows, few add-ons are required. There’s a great browser, for example, and full PDF support. But there’s still some tools that most experienced Mac users download the minute they boot-up a new Mac. Here they are, listed for possibly the first time…

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Simple Ways To Make OS X More Like iOS [Video How-To]

Simple Ways To Make OS X More Like iOS [Video How-To]

Mac OS X Lion includes many features that are very similar to those found in iOS. In this video, I’ll show you how to expand it even further, and make Mac OS X Lion even more like iOS.

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Get iOS 5 Style Notifications On Your OS X Desktop Right Now With This Gorgeous Growl Theme

Get iOS 5 Style Notifications On Your OS X Desktop Right Now With This Gorgeous Growl Theme

Oooh, this is pretty. MacThemes forum user SkyJohn has created a theme for Growl that emulates iOS 5 style notifications. It’s not a perfect fit, but it does exhibit the same cube animation you see when you get a notification under iOS 5 on your iPhone or iPad.

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