Tag Archive: Lion


Apple Releases OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 Beta To Developers

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Apple has released the first beta of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 to third-party developers. “Please be aware that you will not be able to revert back to your previous system after updating,” warns Apple. “Please install this update on a system you are prepared to erase if necessary.”

The seed’s release notes don’t contain anything significant, but devs will surely find new stuff once they get to digging through the  [Read More…]

Beamer Is Better Than Mountain Lion At AirPlay Video… On Any Mac!

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Without a doubt, my favorite Mountain Lion feature is AirPlay Mirroring, which allows me to easily mirror whatever is happening on my Mac to my Apple TV. My girlfriend and I use it pretty much all the time to watch movies at night — I digitized our vast DVD collection long ago to save space. It’s truly indispensible to me.

Although I love AirPlay Mirroring, the  [Read More…]

Last Chance! The Ultimate OS X Mountain Lion Server Course [Deals]

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Want to harness the power and flexibility of Apple’s Mountain Lion Server? Whether you are setting it up for a school, home network or business, with this Cult of Mac Deals offer you will learn the most effective way to use everything Apple’s Mountain Lion server has to offer.

For only $ 39 you can take home more than 9 hours of actionable content and over 110 lectures  [Read More…]

Late 2012 Macs May Have An Issue Re-Installing Or Restoring OS X Mountain Lion

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Owners of late 2012 Macs like the Mac mini, the new iMac or the MacBook Pro with Retina Display are reporting a major problem with their machines: they can’t re-install Mountain Lion or even re-install from a Time Machine backup if their systems get corrupted.

According to a busy thread on the official Apple Support forums first reported by Mac Trast, the issue means that if users try to re-install  [Read More…]

Ending Soon: The Ultimate OS X Mountain Lion Server Course [Deals]

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Want to harness the power and flexibility of Apple’s Mountain Lion Server? Whether you are setting it up for a school, home network or business, with this Cult of Mac Deals offer you will learn the most effective way to use everything Apple’s Mountain Lion server has to offer.

For only $ 39 you can take home more than 9 hours of actionable content and over 110 lectures  [Read More…]

Adjust the Size of the Mouse Pointer in OS X Mountain Lion

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Adjusting the mouse pointer sizes is a simple way to greatly improve accessibility for individuals with visual impairments. But the most frequent uses though, having a less dramatic difference with just a slightly larger cursor can be a nice way to ease locating the pointer on extra large screens or during presentations.

Where to change the size of the pointer in OS X  [Read More…]

Make The Invert Display Keyboard Shortcut Work Again In Mountain Lion [OS X Tips]

Invert Colors Keyboard Shortcut

If you were used to inverting the colors on your Mac with a Control-Command-Option-8, you might have noticed that this has changed in OS X Mountain Lion. The older keyboard shortcut doesn’t work any more, and has been replaced with the less simple Command-Option-F5 shortcut to bring up an Accessibility Options dialog box. You have to then manually click the checkbox next to Invert Display Colors.

Here’s how  [Read More…]

Empower Yourself With The Ultimate OS X Mountain Lion Server Course [Deals]

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Want to harness the power and flexibility of Apple’s Mountain Lion Server? Whether you are setting it up for a school, home network or business, with this Cult of Mac Deals offer you will learn the most effective way to use everything Apple’s Mountain Lion server has to offer.

For only $ 39 you can take home more than 9 hours of actionable content and over 110 lectures  [Read More…]

Re-Enable the Invert Display Keyboard Shortcut in OS X Mountain Lion

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Many Mac users noticed that the old Invert Display keyboard shortcut disappeared from OS X Mountain Lion (and beyond), only to be replaced with a different Command+Option+F5 keyboard shortcut that summons Accessibility Options, from which you now have to manually invert the screen by checking a box on or off. If you want to get the good old fashioned Control+Command+Option+8 inversion keystroke back  [Read More…]

Backup And Restore Reminders In Mountain Lion [OS X Tips]

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We all should back our stuff up frequently and often. With the advent of iCloud and Time Machine, keeping your Mac and the important things on it backed up has gotten easier, but there’s always a good reason to back stuff up when you can.

Reminders often have a lot of important data about us, our schedules, and things we really need to do. Keeping these backed up separately, in  [Read More…]