Mac Podcasting 101: GarageBand, Skype and the Behringer Xenyx 1202FX Mixer

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Although we’re constantly improving and updating the method of recording Wealth Nation, I spent the day going through and setting up a new configuration of our recording studio for the podcast, and I figured I would document explicit instructions on exactly how you can duplicate the setup we use. Keep in mind that I am […]

27 Mac OSX Freeware Applications I Use and Recommend

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A while back I chronicled my 51 Favorite Freeware Apps for Windows because it helps me keep a list of what I need to install when I’m trying to set up a new PC. And of course I also listed the 50 Free iPhone Apps I Love and Use, and even my Free Themes and […]

Introducing the World’s First 640GB Notebook (It’s a MacBook Pro)!

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I’ve been doing a lot of photography with my Canon 5D Mark II 21MP camera, and each image taken in RAW format is about 25MB! So, needless to say, I’ve been using up a whole lot of hard drive space. Even though I upgraded my MacBook Pro to a 500GB drive a month ago, it’s […]

NetStumbler for Mac – Free MacOS WiFi Network Finders

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Before I switched to Mac, I used to love to use NetStumbler for Windows. It is a tool that allows you to find any WiFi network and learn a lot about them. This tool even lets you make note of GPS coordinates and do a little thing that people like to call WarDriving. Not that […]

How to Change Time Machine’s Backup Schedule

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Have any of you Mac users noticed that if you have Time Machine enabled, it will absolutely drag your system down when it decides to perform a back up while you are working? It was driving me absolutely nuts until Cali pointed me to a little freeware application called Time Machine Editor 2.1.

Add AVI Movie / Video Drivers to Your Mac with Perian

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If you ever try to play certain movies on your Mac without having the correct driver installed, you are going to get nothing more than a black screen. No fear! Perian is here to save you! Just download and install this little applet which adds itself to your System Preferences menu, and you can watch […]

REVIEW: EVGA USB VGA Adapter Adds Two or MORE Monitors to MacBook Pro

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I just received a few EVGA USB VGA Adapters from Amazon.com and installed them so that I could hook up two more external monitors to my MacBook Pro. Now that I’ve done that, I may just add a couple more for no reason other than the fact that… I can! The EVGA USB VGA Adapter […]

Tutorial: How to Burn a VIDEO_TS Folder to DVD on a Mac

Let’s say that for some reason you decide to make a copy of a DVD. Like you want it for backup purposes or whatever. If you’ve got a Mac, it’s your lucky day. Here is how to do it: Use the Finder to copy the VIDEO_TS folder to your local hard drive. Download the DVDImager […]

A Direct Comparison of Picasa for Mac vs. iPhoto

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Yesterday was the day I’ve been waiting on for months. Google finally released the popular, and FREE, Picasa image management software for the Mac! Let me explain. You see, a while back I was forcibly converted to the Mac at work. At first I complained. A lot. But later it grew on me. Now, even […]