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1. February 2009

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Solution: iTunes 8 error -3256

21. January 2009

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We were getting this iTunes 8 error: An error occured while connecting to the remote speaker “XYZ”. An unknown error occured (-3256). We use a 3G iPhone running the app “Remote” to connect to iTunes and control the music. But we couldn’t connect to our Airport Express speakers over the wireless network. The solution? Open […]

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Mac epiphany

13. December 2008

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Perhaps I should categorize this post under “Things that make you go hmmmm”. My wife has always been a PC person. She is an Assistant Principal, and is close to a power user with Outlook, Internet Explorer, Excel, Word, all the usual suspects. She has always preferred the PC and has used my Macs with […]

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Portable Applications for your USB Stick

1. December 2008

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What is a portable program ? : A portable program is a piece of software that you can carry around with you on a portable device and use on any other computer. It can be your email program, your browser, system recovery tools or even an operating system. The coolest part about it is that […]

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How to password-protect your Mac

29. November 2008

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Here are a few ways to password-protect your Mac, and keep it safe from prying eyes. 1.  Open System Preferences: Accounts: Login options Change Automatic login to Disabled. This will require a correct login after starting up the machine. 2.  Open System Preferences: Security: General Check “Require password to wake this computer from sleep or […]

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Two monitors, one computer

29. September 2008

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If you ever had two monitors on your desktop computer, and that could include your laptop when it is on the desk, you would never go back. First of all, on a Mac, all you need is a second video card, which comes with most towers and laptops. So, let’s say you had two 19 […]

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Disaster Recovery Planning

26. September 2008

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Disaster Recovery Planning is like an insurance policy. I’m in good health, nothing bad ever happens to me, if bad happens I will recover just as fast as everyone else. Well, if you say that you fail to understand insurance. We all get sick sometime, our facility can catch on fire, a flood can prevent […]

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