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Stratepedia picks for February 17, 2012

We’re trying something new this week, inspired by a podcast I’ve been listening to. Below are a handful of interesting things to share we’ve each found this past week–maybe about technology, maybe not. Have fun and see you next week. … Read

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Can I still use my Flip camera with my new Mac?

Amber recently discovered that, apparently, some folks still haven’t heard that Cisco killed the Flip video camera line. The news has been taken especially hard by educators, many of whom embraced the cheap, easy-to-use devices in their classrooms (and are … 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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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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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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TenFourFox gives your old Mac a new web browser

When Apple made the transition to Intel processors in 2006, it meant that, ultimately, support for older Macs would be phased out–namely, those using the G3, G4, and G5 lines of PowerPC processors. Now, in 2011, almost all software being … Read

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Apple previews OS X Lion, iOS 5, iCloud

Monday was a big day for Apple fans as Steve Jobs kicked off the annual Apple developers conference (known as WWDC) with a keynote to show off three new products. Here’s a quick rundown of what got announced. Lion First … Read

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Apple releases update to protect Macs from recent malware

Once more, and then I hope I’m done writing about this: Apple released a security update on Tuesday to block the recently-released credit card number-stealing malware affecting some Mac users. Download the update as you normally would (typically, that’s by … Read

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Look out: “Mac Guard” malware doesn’t require a password to infect your computer

News of a nasty Mac program named Mac Defender hit the streets a few days ago. The app purports to be virus protection but in reality is a front for a credit card stealing operation. Mac Defender prompted security warnings … Read

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Apple’s official support on removing Mac Defender malware

I don’t personally know anyone who fell for the Mac Defender malware, but if you or someone you know did, please read the official Apple support document on how to remove it (and how to avoid installing it in the … Read

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