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Apple Thunderbolt Display Review

With the increase in travel as of late I am finding myself tied more and more to the laptop. Despite an extensive home lab with KVM switches and dual monitors, there I would sit with my 11″ MacBook Air. Simplicity was the main reason I found. Transfer files, syncing something to a new machine, etc.

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An iron fist in an iron glove – Mac/Linux Keymapping

This post will serve to upset both sides of the coin. Apple users wondering why I would load an inferior OS Linux users wondering why I spent all that extra money on Apple Hardware I am going to skip the religious battles over OS and platform and say that if you happen to have loaded

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Civ V for Mac = Borked with Black Screen

I purchased Civ V for Mac the day it was released. LOVE…LOVE…LOVE Civilization. I had this issue after the 4GiB Download on 3 different machines and configurations that the music would play, but no graphics. Black nothingness taunted me for days. Aspyr was silent and worthless as usual and the forums sang with similar rage. Here is

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PGP for Mac Whole Disk Encryption Review

Wanted to share a quick “how does it work” about PGP WDE for Mac. http://www.pgp.com/mac/ This is the only solution that does pre-boot and true WDE for the Mac. The software is 189 for a yearly license or 239 for perpetual. The software itself is very “apple-ish” with great wizards and walk through for those

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bin2iso for Leopard 10.5

I compiled bin2iso from source for all the mac users out there. For some reason bin2iso is not in macports. Link below: bin2iso Unzip into a directory and chmod +x bin2iso Recommend moving to /usr/local/bin *** Update 11/22/10 *** I get a ton of Google hits for this post. If you have macports or fink

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