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How to Encrypt Your Mac With FileVault

What is FileVault? FileVault is a data encryption software that is included in all Apple computers (OS X 10.7 or higher). When FileVault is enabled, all the data on the computer is locked until a password is entered, meaning all data is safe from unauthorized users. Why Use FileVault? Enabling FileVault is a good protective measure to have in place,…

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50+ of the Best Tech Websites

A Collection of Some of the Best Tech Websites Writing a blog about tech? Trying to get the dish on the latest SF startups? Don't waste time hunting around the web, when we've already done the research for you. Here are 50+ of the best tech websites with all the info you need. Bookmark this page, so you don't have…

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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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Computer How-To Articles: Improving Your Computer’s Performance

How to Improve Your Computer's Performance Every so often, we like to take on a mini research project just for you. Today we'll be giving you a list of how-to articles and videos that will explain how to improve your computer's performance. Whether you're a Mac or a PC, there should be something here for you. If you don't find…

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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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3 Funny Tech Videos

In honor of the Wednesday blahs, we wanted to share three of our favorite funny tech videos. No new releases, but great classics to turn that frown upside-down. From the annals of academia, a Windows prank or the tongue of angels?   Tech support, medieval-style.   A fun take on an old Michael Jackson classic. Not so sure about the…

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