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BrightHub.com’s Mac channel offers expert information for those new to Apple Mac OS X as well as power users who are hoping to find yet another technique to increase their productivity. For those novice users, you’ll be delighted to discover itunes troubleshooting, gadgets, peripherals, programs, tips and tricks that will make your Mac experience a delightful one.
You’ll find tutorials on the latest Mac products, and tips on using popular programs such as an iPhoto tutorial as well as the latest iMac and Macintosh software and Apple Macbook reviews. If you haven’t yet made the switch from Windows to Mac, you can find advice to make the transition a little easier including buying guides for Macintosh laptops and computers, and Macbook Air reviews to help you compare features before you head to the Apple store to make your purchase.
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A Run Down of the iCloud Web Apps

When Apple released iOS 5 and Lion 10.7.2 they also released iCloud. While these operating systems are required to use iCloud on an iOS device and/or a Mac you can also get at the web apps of iCloud from anywhere in the world as long as you have Internet access.

iPads in Education: Could It be?

Using the iPad in education may seem a bit taboo to older generations, but many studies have shown that the touch-tablet actually has the chance to become the center of education tools in the near future. Could this really be possible?

Is Siri Apple TV Real?

Siri, the voice recognition and personal assistant software for the iPhone 4S, may be one of the most impressive things to hit smart phones since the original iPhone, but what if they added that technology to Apple TV?

Want to Install Windows 8 in VMWare Fusion?

VMWare Fusion is a powerful program that lets Mac users install operating systems such as Windows 7 onto their computers without the need to buy an entirely new computer. Here’s an easy-to-follow tutorial on using VMWare to get the brand new Windows 8 onto your Mac.

Who Will Run Apple in the Post-Jobs Era?

There have been a lot of questions raised over just who is going to pick up the torch after Jobs’ passing. It seems unlikely that anyone could fill the hole in the company that he left behind, but a look at the rising stars of Apple should greatly lessen your fears.

Improve Your iPhoto Mojo

Available as part of iLife, iPhoto is a fantastic app for anyone who wants to keep their digital photos organized. Offering image editing and other useful tools, the application can be configured in many different ways to suit how you want to use it.

How Much Do You Know About iTunes?

Itunes is the preferred and only music player for those listening to music on their iPhone or iPod. But how much do you really know about the software? This is your chance to test your knowledge and to find out if you are a real expert!

Mac Internet Connectivity Tips, Tricks and Advice

Whether you have come across minor connectivity issues such as temporary outages or a full-blown problem where you’re unable to connect to the web, email or even the iTunes Store, there are plenty of fixes that you can use to get your Mac connected.

Using a Mac and Windows PC Together

There are different ways to share data between a Mac and a PC. You might use Ethernet or wireless networking, restrict yourself to swapping files between devices using a USB stick or even rely on remote desktop, emulation or virtualization to get the job done.

Your Guide to Using MS Office for Mac

Whether you’re looking for help with Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook, our guides to Microsoft Office: Mac will provide you with all you need to get to grips with the Mac OS X version of the popular office software.

Using iCloud on Your Mac

iCloud is Apple’s replacement for MobileMe. It takes some MobileMe features and adds to it. What are these old and new features and how much will it cost you? Read on to find out how to use iCloud with your Mac.