Prevent iPhoto's autostart 'feature'

One of Snow Leopards less useful and more annoying features is it’s over helpfulness when plugging in devices such as the iPhone. Automatically starting iPhoto like a Jack Russell tugging at your trouser leg wanting to import your camera roll’s contents. Each time I find my self closing the application down mutter “If I wanted you I would have clicked on you GRRR!” So I decided enough was enough, and disabled the feature. Now, you would expect there to be a checkbox inside the iPhoto application. You may be surprised to know that it’s actually inside a separate application if you launch the Image Capture application (from you applications folder) with your iPhone or camera connected you should see an option in the bottom left hand corner of the app, which is similar to Windows “What to do when” app. Here you are able to select an application to launch when Mac OS X detects the connection of the device. Or do what I do, and select do nothing! Don’t worry – it wont stop iTunes from launching! Just iPhoto.

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FREE 6 month AV Subscription for Mac

The nice people over at MacHeist are offering a copy of Intego’s antivirus solution (VirusBarrier X5) and a six month’s subscription to the update service completely FREE!

All you have to do to get hold of your free copy is post a status update on the social network site Facebook
As you can see – this is not your normal FREE AV Application! To get your free copy now click here and click the link to share on Facebook

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Use CleanMyMac to clean YOUR Mac!

Microsoft Operating systems use Disk Cleaner, Mac’s use …… CleanMyMac!

CleanMyMac is a disk clean wizard from MacPaw. The application runs pretty much like it’s windows equivalent, providing an easy wizard like interface to make clearing your Caches, Unneeded logs, Unneeded languages and much much more!
Any heavy user knows machines get bogged down with temporary files and folders etc. But most won’t know just how much space they take up! With CleanMyMac you can run a scan and select which you want to clear down. After the first run of CleanMyMac on my brand new Mac Book Pro i was given the following results:
Top rated application to keep your Mac in tip top condition! 
Download your trial copy now!

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