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Keep Your Mac Safe – Part 3 (Preparing for Disaster)

In Part 1 of this series, I discussed ways to keep your Mac safe:  Tightening up Java and Flash Player access; some suggestions on anti-virus programs; setup programs for built-in firewalls; and some types of password protection.  Part 2, discussed a data encryption program, and some ways to more safely “surf the net”.   If you […]

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Home Theater OS X Product Reviews

The Journey To My AppleTV Media Player

Confucius said, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step.”   In late 2007, I decided to make that first step towards buying a media player.  Doing my usual indefatigable research, I decided on one made by Prismiq.  This Linux powered appliance could stream movies (a number of codecs were available), photos, […]

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Run Two Computers with a Single Keyboard and Mouse

Years ago, before I became enlightened, I toiled over Windows based machines where I did lots of graphic work and design/data entry on spreadsheets and data bases.  One day, I attached an extra monitor to my computer and discovered that two monitors doubled my desktop space and made my work life a lot easier.  Duh, […]