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Watch or record live TV on your computer or iOS device with HD HomeRun


Ok, so your away from home and you want to record that episode of Golden Girls. It’s the one that you alway miss and you really need to add it to your collection. Well HDHomRun has you covered. Ok so maybe that was a bad example because you’ve already seen all the Golden Girls episodes […]

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Serving Rasberry Pi in schools could be the next step in our children’s future


Getting technology into schools has been a big topic and getting up to date tech is another challenge. In today’s world tech and computers are everywhere, even more so in our homes but one of the largest challenges is being able to get affordable computers in all the class rooms for students to learn and […]

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VSO Downloader – download any video from the web


We all have watched a video online that we wished we could save or download. Then were disappointed because there was no way to actually download it. Well, I found this neat little program called VSO Downloader that once opened can live in your system tray and automatically download any video you watch. You can […]

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Download Messages Beta for Mac


Messages is one of the new features of the upcoming Mountain Lion OS X from Apple. This is currently only available for  OS X 10.7.3 Lion users and replaces iChat. Whats great about this app is it integrates with all of your iOS devices just like iMessage. Start a message on one device and pick […]

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How to insert a blank space in your Mac’s Dock


If you have a dock that has a variety of apps and want to separate or even organize those apps, I have a trick for you. Here is a simple Terminal command that will insert a blank space or divider that you can move to any point in the dock. If you want to remove […]

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Speed up your computer, keep it clean and un-install apps for Windows and Mac with CCleaner


CCleaner is great utility that will help keep you Mac nice and healthy. Fresh out of Beta and previously Windows only, CCleaner cleans up data from your favorite web browsers and will also help you manage your cookies. In the settings you can select which cookies you want to keep intact and it can also […]

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Launch apps on Windows Mac style with “Launchy”


I’m an Apple guy.  I love my iPhone.  More than that I love my iPad.  Even more than that I love my MacBook.  I have gotten so accustomed to the little nuances and bells/whistles that makes using a Mac so simple.  One of my loudest of whistles is Quicksilver. This brilliant, two-fingered application (and more) […]

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Screen shot “how to” for iOS and Mac


Screen shots are a wonderful thing. You can take a screen shot of something that you don’t want to forget. Like Password info for a new account that you started, or a picture that you found on the web when the site won’t let you save it. You get the idea. The question is do […]

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Run Windows Applications on Mac


This is an application that my step father told me about over a year ago when I first switched to using a Mac. At that time I was thinking “I just switch to a Mac why would I want to still run Windows apps?” well something I didn’t realize is that even with the ever-growing […]

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Use your own handwriting as your Font


Ever type out a document and thought it would be great if it was in your own handwriting? well MyScriptFont.com has an interesting idea of using just that same concept. All that you need to do is fill out a template that can be downloaded from their site. Fill it out and scan it and […]

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a new standard in computer gaming – Alienware X51


  Alienware has pioneered the market in gaming computer systems and their new X51 is no different. In San Francisco, Alienware debuted their new X51 a cost affordable, lightweight cross between a traditional desktop and a game console. The X51, which became available for purchase within the past couple of weeks is meant to be […]

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Convert video files directly in OS X


3rd party software for converting video is no longer needed if you have upgraded to Lion. There are some limitations to this but if you only have the need to convert a video then this should work just fine. Under the settings drop down you can select from 480p, 720p, 1080, Audio only or Apple […]

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How to hide and Un-hide Hidden files in Finder for Mac


There may come a time when you need to show the hidden files in Finder. This is something that you may not have to do very often but when you do don’t forget to hide the files again. This is also nothing new if you have used a Mac for a while but it’s one […]

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Wearable computer for a new era Golden-i Headset


The Kopin Corporation’s Golden-i has received many awards such as: 2011 Product Innovation of the Year award from Technical Service Industry Association, 2011 “Best in Show” award from World Future Society, and has been selected by Popular Science as one of the Top 100 Innovations to Watch and by Scientific American as one of the […]

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