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How to Record a Screencast on Your Mac

How to Record a Screencast on Your Mac If you've had ambitions to create a tutorial, now is the time. Perhaps you've been waiting to teach the world your special technique in growing Chia Pets. More likely, you've got something a little less exotic going on. Whatever the case, here's a helpful video that walks you through how to record…

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Gestural Control for Better Productivity

There's been a lot of buzz about motion-control software that lets you run your computer with physical gestures, swipes, hand motions and more. Clear for Mac has recently announced that they will be integrating Leap Motion technology and enabling gestural control of their popular productivity application. In theory, the Clear desktop experience will better reflect the phone app experience, thereby…

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Protect Yourself From the Mac Flashback Trojan

For all those who prefer Mac computers solely because they don't get viruses, the jig may be up. A piece of malware called the Flashback trojan has reportedly now infected up to 600,000 Macs across the globe. As reported on Gizmodo and CNET, there are a variety of ways to determine whether your Mac has the Flashback trojan, and to…

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Find Out What’s Slowing Down Your Mac

You're Wondering Why Your Mac is Slow? If your Mac has been acting lethargic lately and you're tired of watching little spinning beach balls, you might have maxed out your computer's storage space. Don't slap your monitor! There are other solutions, and hope is in sight... While you're always welcome to call us for tech support, you might also try…

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Great Resources for Free Stuff Online

The best things in life aren't always free, but it sure is nice to get stuff without paying. If you're shopping on a dime and got no time to wade through internet slush-piles, you might try some of these resources we've collected. Here are some favorite go-to places for free games, downloads and handy how-to videos. Best Source for Free…

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Apple Recalling Some 2011 iMacs

If you purchased an iMac between May 2011 and July 2011, you may be affected by a recent recall. Apple is recalling and replacing a small number of Seagate 1TB hard drives found in 21.5 and 27 inch iMac systems. If you're unsure if your computer would fall within this recall, you can use your serial number to do a…

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MS Exchange or Google Apps for Your Business?

Small businesses are popping up everywhere. Even in this economy, the office space in the SoMa (South of Market) area in San Francisco is dwindling. Which makes me think that there is a need for reviews on email platforms. If you’re going to start a business of any size, it’s going to need an email service. Since email is a…

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What To Do When You Lose Your iPhone?

First, you'll deny, rage, bargain, and quickly pass through all 7 stages of grief. You'll probably try to retrace your footsteps and send a few pleading texts to your phone. You might even have a little mourning period. Understandable. Not only is this a deep personal loss, but you’re about to spend $300+ on a new iPhone, and that hurts!…

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What’s New with OS X 10.7 Lion? Efficiency!

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion brings a lot of great new utilities to the table. First off…let’s talk just a little about multi-touch and launch pad. I think most folks know what multi-touch is, but for those of you who don’t, here’s a quick overview: Multi-touch allows you to use finger gestures to perform specific functions. The most basic example…

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iPad 2 Glass Stress Test

With all the talk about busting out of your cubicle and working in the great outdoors, maybe you've been hesitating to take your iPad 2 to the park. After all, it must be risky to expose such an expensive device to nature's wild and dangerous elements, right? Hopefully this little stress test on the new iPad 2 glass will help…

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