Friday, May 29, 2015

Understand Privacy and Security Settings in OS X to Keep Your Data Safe

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Did You Know?

The adage, "Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity," is known as Hanlon's razor.

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The First Comic Book Superhero To Get Rebooted Into A New Character Was?
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Our friends over at Storybundle have a special deal that's about to expire — you can get 11 books on writing for the price of one, plus a 40% off discount code for Jutoh, the ebook publishing tool.

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2015-05-29-(severe-internet-addiction)
Today's Tech Term

Bad Frame Interpolation

Bad Frame Interpolation occurs when packets are lost and/or corrupted during VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) calls. The process seeks to replace the lost and/or corrupted packets by estimating potential packet values using previously received voice frames, thus smoothing out "rough" places in voice transmissions.

What We're Reading from Around the Web

How to Set the Advanced Properties of a Word Document

We recently showed you how to set the user information in Word. Word also stores several additional advanced properties related to your documents. Some of these are displayed on the "Info" screen and you can change these properties.

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Understand Privacy and Security Settings in OS X to Keep Your Data Safe

If you use OS X, you probably have perused its security preferences on several occasions. These preferences are fairly straightforward, but there are some notable features about them that merit further exploration.

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Can a USB Flash Drive be Used Reliably as a Manual Backup Drive?

When it comes to backing up your files, you might find yourself debating which type of "drive" would best suit your needs. Which is better, a regular external hard-drive, an SSD, or a USB flash drive? Today's SuperUser Q&A post helps a curious reader make the right choice for a backup solution.

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How to Use Your iCloud Photos as Your Apple TV's Screen Saver

With Apple TV, you have ability to log into iCloud so you can view your photos stored there. It's easy then to use these photos as your screen saver or a slideshow, which you can then proudly display on your TV.

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Choosing Your Next Gaming PC: Should You Build, Buy, or Get a Laptop?

So you've saved up for months but still can't decide which kind of gaming rig is best for you? Do you need something that can stay with you wherever you go, or just want to get the most punch possible regardless of cost or portability?

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Bernie Sanders to Billionaires: ‘You Can’t Have It All!’

Renewing a politics of fierce opposition to "financial monopoly, speculation, reckless banking, class antagonism, sectionalism, war profiteering."
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