RadTech Bluetooth Mouse BT600 Review – The Best Bluetooth Mouse For Mac?

My new RadTech BT600 Bluetooth Mouse came today! It’s a full-sized, 5-button Bluetooth laser mouse, with a standard form factor. It looks pretty good, with a professional-looking box, and has a nice design and finishing. The reason why I was looking for another mouse was that I was using a Apple Bluetooth Mighty Mouse, but it was frustrating me more than anything. For one, the Mighty Mouse is a gunk and dirt magnet. Everywhere you lay your fingers on it

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How To Quickly Zoom In/Out In Mac Office (Word, etc)

In Windows, you’d use Ctrl+Scroll Up or Scroll Down to zoom in or out of your Microsoft Office documents. I tried doing this in Mac Word, but Ctrl+Scroll does nothing. I tried all the other modifier keys, such as Option, Shift, Command, Fn, but to no avail. Then I tried mixing it up, and I finally found the shortcut! So to zoom in/out of a Mac Office document, such as a Mac Word document, you just need to hold Ctrl

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How To Solve Codec Type Mismatch Error When Converting Videos With ffmpegX

For a video conversion tool that’s so powerful and easy-to-use, ffmpegX is something that throws up occasional errors that just frustrate you to no end until you discover what it means. One such error that I get is when I convert video files to Flash video (FLV). Here’s the error: Codec type mismatch for mapping #0.0 -> #0.0 Turns out that this has got to do with the audio of your original video file, and how it was mapped together

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How To Open All New Windows As New Tabs, By-Passing The _blank Attribute

One quirk that I discovered in Safari was that new links (the links that are assigned a target=”_blank” attribute) are always opened in a new Safari window, even though you may have set the option to open all links in a new tab in Safari’s preferences. The fix for this turns out to be simple, as I found out from this blog post. Simply open up Terminal by going to Applications > Uitlities > Terminal. In the Terminal window that

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How To Solve Skype Problem “Unable To Mount Database”

There was an update for Skype that I performed on my Macbook this morning, and when I was done with the update, Skype was restarted. However, there was a problem when Skype started, and it showed this error message: “Unable to mount database”. Searching around, I found a solution by Skype user Michael on the Skype forums. Apparently several people were having this problem too, and the fix proposed by Michael was a simple solution to this problem. You just

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Firefox for the Mac (Snow Leopard) is horribly SLOW

I’ve been a huge Firefox fan, and used it almost exclusively, but recently, it’s been more of a resource hog than anything. It’s gotten so bad that my entire Mac’s slowed down because of Firefox. Sometimes, CPU usage will shoot up to over 90%, and my whole system slows to a crawl. I’d realise the lag while I was typing in Firefox (it would lag and freeze for a second while I was typing) and while I was switching between

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