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Do You Really Pay Retail Online?

September 28, 2012

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We worry about people who pay retail. Actually we worry if we pay retail. So, to overcome that, we don’t. Here are three things we do…

Really? You Buy Food Online?

September 26, 2012

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At this point, it might be safe to say that shopping online is crossed the line from acceptable norm to downright necessity. We buy movies, music, games, toys, clothes and countless other things online. Yet one area that is still fighting for a foothold is food. People are still clung to the idea of trekking […]

iPhone / iPad: Free GPS

September 25, 2012

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If you are paying for GPS services on your iPhone or iPad: Stop. There are two great, and free, GPS applications available that you can start using use right now. They are…

Mac: OS X Dock Space

September 24, 2012

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If your OCD about your OSX Dock, you may be interested in having space between groups of apps. In Terminal type (as always, without quotes): Left side: “defaults write com.apple.dock persistent-apps -array-add ‘{“tile-type”=”spacer-tile”;}’ ;killall Dock” Right side: “defaults write com.apple.dock persistent-others -array-add ‘{tile-data={}; tile-type=”spacer-tile”;}’ ;killall Dock” If you want multiple spaces just enter it again. […]

iCapture: How To Save Memories With Your Smart Phone.

September 24, 2012

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With all that is going on during the holidays you may find getting out the camera doesn’t rank so high on your priorities. Here are a collection of tips on how to use capture some precious moments with your smartphone.

Mac: Full Screen Gesture

September 23, 2012

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The folks at OS X Daily provide this handy tip: If you are an OS X Lion user who prefers to use apps full screen AND you have a trackpad than you can enable a secret gesture to switch between your last two app. (In fact, it acts a lot like the LAST button on your […]

iTunes 10.7 (0.1 More Than It Had)

September 12, 2012

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Well, this is almost as weird as starting a sentence with the first letter lowercase and the second capitalized. iTunes isn’t available in the Mac App Store. It does update for iTunes through it, but you can’t directly download it. So…