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March 27, 2011

App from App Store on multiple Macs

Filed under: Life with Mac — David Chu @ 9:54 pm
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I Love My AppleToday I tried to purchase iLife 11 on my iMac 27. Actually I purchased this item about one month ago when I was on my iMac 24. On the web, some people say that you can install an app from App Store on more than one machines. I was not sure it is true. I tried to get it on my iMac 27 about 1 week time later after my initial purchase. I got a warning message saying to Buy app. I stopped there to avoid double charge.

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December 17, 2010

Mac Apps: Glims Plug in for Safari and TimeMachineEditor

Filed under: Life with Mac — David Chu @ 4:27 am
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I found two great and long waiting Mac applications. One is a plugin for Safari to load previous tabs on start: Glims. Safari, unlike Chrome or FireFox, does not restore the previous tabs on start. I have tried to figure out a way to do that for long time. Now Glims does what I want.

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December 14, 2010

Mac App for MacBook Battery: coconutBattery

Filed under: Life with Mac — David Chu @ 5:33 am
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Battery usage hours and battery life are critical specs for laptop computers. Based on the information from Apple, my new MacBook Air 13″ is supposed to have 7 hour usage. I am going to test out how good the battery is. One way to test it is to use it and keep eye on its battery hours. Another way is to use application to monitor and record battery hours.

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December 4, 2010

Free App: Easy Find

Filed under: Life with Mac — David Chu @ 7:23 pm
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I found a great tool for finding files, EasyFinder by DEVONTechnologies. This is a supplementary tool for Mac Finder. I could not find figure out a way to find a file by matching file patterns. EasyFinder provides a nice UI with a lots of features in addition to what I need.

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