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Use A Different Hard Drive To Startup Your Mac With These Keyboard Tips [OS X Tips]

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Starting up your Mac each day may seem a simple thing, right? Just press the power key on your keyboard or main Mac unit, hear the Mac chime, and then get to work, right?

Sometimes, though, you might want to boot a Windows partition with Boot Camp, or start up from a network volume. Heck, you might even want to start from a completely different OS X disk.

In that case, use the following keyboard shortcuts to do so.

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Manage Your Startup And Login Items Easily With Exhaust [OS X Tips]

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Remember the days pre-OS X, when you could hit the Spacebar on your keyboard as your Mac started up, giving you access to the Extensions Manager? Man, I surely do not miss those days. Startup items are now called Login Items, and they just happen, right?

OS X really doesn’t give us much choice in how these apps and features that we blissfully add to our Macs launch on startup, though, does it. If you want to have some control over the Login Items, check out this free little app, Exhaust.

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Put Your Best Business Foot Forward With The Startup Handbook [Freebies]

Put Your Best Business Foot Forward With The Startup Handbook [Freebies]

I’m in the midst of launching my own business, and while I’ve spent a ton of time online and have built up a body of work I still have questions. I have an idea of where to begin, but I haven’t been able to fill in all of the blanks. What I need is not more resources – I can find those scattered all over the Internet – but what I need is one resource where I can look to as a touchstone.

I’ve found it in The Startup Handbook, which is the latest Cult of Mac Deals offer. And it’s free.

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Step Up Your Startup Efforts With The Ultimate Entrepreneur Bundle [Deals]

Step Up Your Startup Efforts With The Ultimate Entrepreneur Bundle [Deals]

It’s incredibly rare to get everything you need to start off a new business right, let alone get it at a price that won’t use up a lot of your startup costs. Considering you need to wrap your head around customer support, sales conversions, marketing efforts, and effective communication with your team, trying to get a grip on all of that and run a successful business while doing that is going to be tough…if not impossible.

The Ultimate Entrepreneur Bundle consists of 13 essential products to help launch and accelerate your business or startup. And you’ll save a whopping 97% off the regular retail price for a limited time thanks to Cult of Mac Deals as you can get everything for just $50!

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New Emergency Program Uses iPhones And QR Codes To Save Lives

New Emergency Program Uses iPhones And QR Codes To Save Lives

Lifesquare uses QR code stickers, iPhone app to provide emergency workers with health data.

Healthcare has been a natural fit for the iPad and, to a slightly smaller extent, the iPhone. iOS devices can provide interaction with electronic records and other patient information as well as offer access to reference guides, medical images like X-rays, and even remote diagnoses via FaceTime.

A new program being tested in California’s Marin County aims to bring some of those abilities to paramedics in the field. The program, which equips paramedic teams with iPhones via a specialized QR reader app, is a joint venture with Silicon Valley startup Lifesquare. Its aim is to allow paramedics instant access to patient information using QR codes stickers.

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Supercharge Your Website With The Ultimate Startup Bundle [Last Chance!]

Supercharge Your Website With The Ultimate Startup Bundle [Last Chance!]
The Ultimate Startup Bundle is the latest Cult of Mac Deals offer – and it has all the tools you need to create and launch your website. Now we only have 200 of these, so if you’ve ever thought about building and launching a professional website then there’s no time like the present to get going.

This killer bundle contains 9 top quality tools that will give you everything you need to create and launch a professional website – and you get all of them for only $59!

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Last Chance To Join The Lean Startup Movement [Deals]

Last Chance To Join The Lean Startup Movement [Deals]

Let’s face facts: most startups fail, even if they launch to much fanfare. With that in mind, you’re looking to make your very own startup a success. You know the odds are stacked against you. So how do you put yourself in a postion to have a greater chance of success?

By taking advantage of this Cult of Mac Deal, which lets you join The Lean Startup Movement at a fraction of the regular price, that’s how. But you’d better act fast — because today is the last day that deal is on the table!

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Trigger Happy Transforms Your iPhone Into A Brilliant DSLR Camera Remote [Photography]

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Stick with photography long enough, and eventually you’ll need a a camera remote so you can trigger your DSLR without touching it.

Trigger Happy, an applaud-worthy idea currently on Kickstarter, let’s you do just that, but with your iPhone and one simple cable instead of one of those expensive, camera-specific triggers.

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Join The Lean Startup Movement [Deals]

Join The Lean Startup Movement [Deals]

As we head into South by Southwest this week, there is an aura of “startup fever” that is present not just in Austin – but everywhere you look. But let’s face facts: most startups fail, even if they launch to much fanfare. With that in mind, you’re looking to make your very own startup a success. You know the odds are stacked against you. So how do you put yourself in a postion to have a greater chance of success?

By taking advantage of the latest Cult of Mac Deal, which lets you join The Lean Startup Movement at a fraction of the regular price, that’s how.

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This Ex-Apple Engineer Is “Building A TV Station” With His New iPad App

This Ex-Apple Engineer Is “Building A TV Station” With His New iPad App

Thomas Pun demos Nowbox at SF New Tech. @cultofmac

Nowbox is a slick iPad app that allows you to waste spend many hours watching YouTube.

Nowbox was co-founded by Thomas Pun, who worked at Apple for six years, including stints as technical manager for the team responsible for the H.264 encoder technologies that shipped with QuickTime 7 and on the first video iPod.

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