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New Macbook Pro

Hi remoters,

Apple unveils smallest and lightest Macbook everis with 12- inch Retina Display.

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Today Apple has unveiled its reinvented MacBook, a 12-inch model that’s thinner and lighter than any machine the company has made before. The all-new unibody structure has no internal fan for the first time ever, and it contains the smallest and densest logic board the company has manufactured en masse–one that’s 67 percent smaller than the one in the 11-inch MacBook Air. However, the new MacBook also comes with an unusual compromise: a single, new USB-C connector that supports everything from charging to Ethernet and connecting peripherals.

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More on that in a moment — first, let’s go through the specifics. The new MacBook is just 13.1mm thick, and weighs just two pounds — almost a pound lighter than the 13-inch MacBook Air, and about six ounces lighter than the 11-inch model. The new 12-inch Retina display features 2,304 by 1,440 pixels, and is just 0.88mm thick. Each pixel now consumes 30 percent less energy than before.

The MacBook has a new, flatter-style keyboard with a revised mechanism that enables more even key presses, and letting it “be thinner, and more precise in its illumination,”

Here you have a short video with the new Macbook

This one will be impressive,

 

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10 best RSS Readers in the Mac App Store

Hi Remoters,

¿Do you like to read the newspaper? I am sure you do that´s why today I will give you some details about the best RSS Readers in the App Store.

 

1. Caffeinated

Caffeinated is a well designed and elegant reader which has attracted very good reviews in the App Store. The layout shows each news feed organised into categories with the news displayed in the main window. Bookmarks can be created for your favourite articles, and it’s possible to share items with various social network sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Like many such applications, a Readability mode lets you view the full article in a stripped-down layout without ads.

More details: App Store Link

Caffeinated Screenshot

 


2. Fresh Feed

Fresh Feed focuses on simplicity. The application sits in the Mac’s menu bar and is updated in real time. Just click the icon to view a list of news, and on individual news stories to view in Safari. The Pro version can synchronise with Google Reader and also read out the news titles. Watch out Siri!

More details: App Store link

Fresh Feed Screenshot

 


3. Mixtab

Mixtab is an eye-catching RSS news reader that organises topics in a rather stylish way. The app uses “tabs” which in this context are simply top-level menus menus that show feed collections. You can create new tabs and organise them however you desire, as well as customise the content within and choose an overall theme from a selection of built-in templates.

Mixtab also works in Lion’s full screen mode, and is probably one of the most pleasant ways to read the news. It requires you to create an account with Mixtab, but it takes just seconds to set one up.

More details: App Store Link


4. MobileRSS

MobileRSS has been available for the iPhone and iPad since July 2011, and the Mac version has almost identical functionality. The app is simply a Google Reader client so you need to have a Google account to use it, but it synchronises perfectly and has lots of sharing options such as posting to Twitter and Instapaper. There are multiple view layouts and you can even download full articles for specified feeds to read later.

More details: App Store Link

MobileRSS Screenshot

 


5. NewsBar

NewsBar is a little unusual amongst the Mac RSS readers, because it shows the news in a semi-transparent sidebar on your desktop screen which is updated in real-time. There are dozens of useful features such as single-click to pop-up and read, or double-click to open the full story in the browser, as well as optional synchronisation with a Google Reader account, plus favourites, a customisable interface and much more.

More details: App Store Link

NewsBar Screenshot

 


6. NewsFire

NewsFire is quite old now and hasn’t been updated for some time, but it has a very functionality and uncluttered interface that contains just the most essential features. You can’t synchronise with Google Reader unfortunately, but as a very basic RSS  reader which does exactly what it says, it’s a pretty decent application.

More details: App Store link

NewsFire Screenshot

 


7. NewsRack

NewsRack uses a tabbed interface and thumbnail previews of each story (something that many readers don’t have) and just like most RSS apps, NewsRack can synchronise with your Google Reader account (but this is purely optional). It’s not the cheapest RSS reader but it has most of the key features covered. Interestingly, it can also be extended with AppleScript, so anyone that likes to tinker in such things might espeically enjoy NewsRack.

More details: App Store Link

NewsRack Screenshot

 


8. Reeder

Reeder has the honour of being many people’s favourite RSS reader and is consistently popular on the iPad, iPhone and Mac. It requires a Google Reader account to work but that’s easy enough to set up. Feeds are displayed in a list and organised in topics of your choosing such as Technology, Sport and so on, and it has all the usual options to mark feeds (or individual stories) as read, or to “star” them as favourites.

There’s plenty of sharing options in Reeder and Readability is also supported. Select an article headline and you’re taken to the original story inside the app itself, or you can view the original in Safari. A great little news reader indeed, and one that’s become deservedly popular.

More details: App Store Link

Reeder Screenshot

 


9. RSS Menu

RSS Menu it’s quite unique because it doesn’t have its own application window, but as the name suggests it uses a systemwide drop-down menu instead. This means it’s easily accessible from any screen on your Mac – even in full-screen mode. Whilst some people might prefer a more traditional windowed approach, RSS menu does its job well as a handy news reading application.

More details: App Store Link

RSS Menu Screenshot

 


10. RSS Ticker For Google Reader

RSS Ticker For Google Reader not only presents RSS news feeds and syncs with a Google Reader account, but it has a rather nice ticker that constantly scrolls feeds across the title bar in the chosen space, much like a rolling news channel. There’s also a more traditional list view layout to view each story in more detail. The usual options are present, such as being able to star favourites and showing the number of unread items in the application’s Dock icon.

I use Pulp the app but I strongly recommend each one of this apps.

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Rotation Lock iPhone & iPad

Hi remoters,

The other day I just blocked my IPAD Screen and it wasn´t rotating….so after investigating a little bit on internet I found a way to do it.

Rotation Lock

Rotation Lock prevents the iPad display from switching between portrait and landscape mode. While Screen Rotation Lock is enabled, the following occurs:

  • The display remains in landscape or portrait mode, regardless of how iPad is held.
  • The Rotation Lock icon appears in the status bar.

Mute

When you mute your iPad, only certain sounds are muted.

  • Sounds such as alerts, notifications, sound effects, and game audio are muted.
  • Media playback (such as music, podcasts, movies, videos, and TV shows) are not muted.

Changing the function of iPad’s side switch

  1. Tap Settings > General.
  2. Under Use Side Switch To, select Lock Rotation or Mute.

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