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Apple unveils 3rd generation of the iPad

Yesterday, Apple demonstrated the new iPad which will be available to purchase on March 16th (but you can pre-order now) with a price tag starting at $499. The new iPad boasts better cameras on the front and back, faster processor, … Read

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Use the P2V USB camera to record directly to your computer

The Point 2 View USB Document Camera┬ácaptures pictures and videos while instantly uploading the recordings to your computer. This camera is easily compatible with both PC and Mac and seamlessly integrates with most instant messaging applications. Use this camera to … Read

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Open winmail.dat files on a Mac with TNEF’s Enough

Here’s something I get asked about often: What do I do when I’m expecting an attachment in an email, but all I see is a file called winmail.dat? Luckily it just involves a simple, small download of an app called … Read

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5 ways to capture and record your computer screen

The ability to take a picture or record video of your computer screen is useful in many situations. Working with tech support, capturing images of webpages to include in presentations (this is good back up in case of sketchy Internet … Read

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Use your computer more efficiently by learning basic keyboard shortcuts

It’s Labor Day in the United States, and today I want to help you work a little less by doing more with your keyboard and less with your mouse. A recent report from The Atlantic stating that 90% of computer … Read

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Do more than sync and share with these Dropbox tips

By now you know we’re big fans of Dropbox and how easy it makes it to sync your files across computers or share files with workgroups. If you’ve mastered those functions, how about spending a little time seeing what else … Read

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Why is my computer running so slowly? Use these tools to find out (and fix the problem)

In a perfect world, we’d all get new computers whenever our old ones started running slowly. In our world, we might have to stick with our computers a little longer. Luckily there are a lot of tools available for Windows … Read

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How do I find out if my old software will run on Lion?

Much has been written on Lion, the latest version of Mac OS X, since its release last week. As Apple pushes forward with new technology, it’s leaving some legacies behind–notably, the ability to use software built for the PowerPC processors … Read

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5 things I like (or don’t like) about Lion

I’ve spent some time experimenting with Lion on a spare computer, and thought I’d share some of my initial thoughts now that I’ve had a chance to try out the latest Mac operating system. A couple of caveats: Since this … Read

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Apple releases Lion and new Macs

Big news on Wednesday for Apple fans, as a number of new products were formally released after several weeks of speculation: Mac OS X 10.7, also known as Lion, is now available through the Mac App Store for $29.99. We’ve … Read

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