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Dashboard’s Widgets Are More Like Launchpad In OS X Mountain Lion

Dashboard’s Widgets Are More Like Launchpad In OS X Mountain Lion

Not a huge change, but we just noticed that in OS X Mountain Lion, Apple has changed the way adding widgets in Dashboard works to be more akin to Launchpad, with a full screen of equally spaced widgets being selectable instead of Lion’s approach, which puts available widgets at the bottom edge of the display.

Switch Between Background Effects In Launchpad [OS X Tips]

Switch Between Background Effects In Launchpad [OS X Tips]

OS X Lion’s new Launchpad feature isn’t exactly known for its customizability. The whole point is to give Mac noobs more familiar with iOS than OS X a way to effortlessly interact with their Mac, with little drama or tweaking. One of the few things in Launchpad you can tweak, however, is the way your desktop background is displayed on it. By default, Launchpad defaults to blurring it, but if you want to deblur it (or even turn it into a nearly black-and-wite), it’s just a short keystroke combo away.

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VMware Fusion 4 Gets Over 100 New Features & Support for Lion

VMware Fusion 4 Gets Over 100 New Features & Support for Lion

VMware has launched a brand new version of its popular virtualization software for the Mac. VMware Fusion 4 boasts more than 100 new features — such as 2.5 times faster graphics — and is now fully compatible with OS X Lion.

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Take Complete Control Of OS X Lion’s LaunchPad With This Free Utility

Take Complete Control Of OS X Lion’s LaunchPad With This Free Utility

We’ve already shown you here at Cult of Mac how to nuke Lion’s LaunchPad and Start over, but what if you don’t want to go to such extreme measures? Instead, what if you just want to remove or add a few different apps to LaunchPad, without starting from scratch?

It’s easy, thanks to Andreas Ganske’s Launchpad-Control. Here’s how it works.

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Apple Updates Its Standalone Keyboard for Lion

Apple Updates Its Standalone Keyboard for Lion

Following the release of Lion on Wednesday, Apple has updated some of the keys on its standalone keyboard to reflect their new functions in the latest Mac OS X operating system.

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Transform Mac OS X Snow Leopard Into Lion [Video How-To]

Transform Mac OS X Snow Leopard Into Lion [Video How-To]

As the impending launch of Mac OS X Lion creeps closer and closer, it’s getting harder and harder to wait for all of the new features Apple has promised, like Launchpad and AirDrop, just to name a couple. Well, if you want to get a taste of Mac OS X Lion before it’s here, there are a few quick things you can do to transform your aging install of Snow Leopard into a Lion like experience. In this video, I’ll show you what to do.

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Will Mac OS X Lion Launch at WWDC in June?

Will Mac OS X Lion Launch at WWDC in June?

While there’s no question that Mac OS X Lion will be one of the main talking points at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference in June, we weren’t quite expecting it to launch during the event. However, one report believes Apple is currently prepping Lion for a WWDC release.

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