by George Heymann

EaseUS Software CleanGenius Pro limited time giveaway promotion

by George Heymann|@techeadlines

EaseUS Software is offering a limited time giveaway of its Mac utility CleanGenius Pro to Celebrate Steve Jobs birthday. The utility is normally available for $2.99 in the Mac AppStore but is available for free till February 29. To take advantage of the offer follow this EaseUS link.

CleanGenius Pro is a Mac system maintenance utility that claims to improve Mac System performance by removing junk files from the System and User caches and logs, unwanted user downloads, and emptying the trash files.

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Quick Look: RingDimmer listens to ambient sound to automatically calculate and set ring volume for you.

by George Heymann|@techeadlines

RingDimmer is an Android ringer utility developed by Michael Pardo that listens to the ambient sound around you to calculate and automatically set the ring volume for you. This 99 cent utility immediately caught my attention as it would theoretically solve an issue with an inadvertently loud ringer in a quiet room that many of us have experienced.

I say theoretically because for me the program currently works better in theory than in practice. Although the program at times lowered the volume from the max volume setting to a more quiet volume. It’s still rings too loudly in most cases for my use. I would prefer to be able to set ring volume triggers for a given level of ambient noise rather than letting the program choosing the appropriate level.

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Mac disk recovery made easy with Lion Recovery Disk Assistant, save $69

by George Heymann

Apple has made disk recovery simple by including a Lion Recovery utility that lets you repair or reinstall OSX Lion without the need for a physical disc. The utility is installed on a separate partition on the SSD drive that is accessed by pressing and holding the ‘option’ key during the boot-up process.

But what happens in the event that your internal drive and recovery partition become damaged or unreadable? Well Apple has you covered, it offers OSX Lion on a $69 USB drive. So why would anyone pay $69.00 for $29.00 Mac App Store download? Unless you don’t have access to a broadband Internet connection there is a better option, the Lion Recovery Disk Assistant.

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