Lion 101: System Preferences

System Preferences are the motivational speakers of your operating system. Don’t like something? The OS gives you the power to change! I’m not going to list every preference, but I am going to tell which choices you can make will have the greatest impact.…

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Lion 101: How to know more about your Mac

New Mac owners don't often know things about their computers that might prove otherwise helpful, like exactly which model they have. Luckily, OS X Lion organizes system info in a better way than its predecessor. Plus, there are two other great free tools that help, too.…

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7 Lion annoyances and how to fix them

With every OS upgrade, there's always some new annoyances that pop up, and since Lion is such a big update to OS X, it stands to reason that it has more annoyances than usual. Here's how to remedy seven of them quickly and easily.…

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5 things I love about Lion

Mac OS X Lion is not without its problems, but there's also a lot to love about the big cat. My top five favorite things about Lion include some revolutionary shifts, along with a few relatively small changes that make a big difference.…

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How to use OS X Lion Versions with iWork

Mac OS X Lion comes with Versions support, which means that so long as an app is programmed to use it, your documents will save a history of changes that you can navigate through and restore from. Here's how Versions works with iWork (and more).…

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Dock Gone: Say Goodbye to Your Dock

When Apple introduced the Dock with OS X, people immediately either love it or hated it. Over time, we all got used to it. Among some of the usability complaints about the Dock is the fact that without hacking, you can’t simply get rid of it. Hiding the Dock will only get you so far - it still pops-up at inopportune times. If you’re frustrated by the inability to completely hide the Dock, there is a simple solution.…

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