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BTSync (BitTorrent Sync) Trash

I’ve been using BTSync since it was released as an Alpha. Overall I am very happy with its’ performance and abilities, I can sync what I want, where I want. I’m not locked in to a particular folder to sync

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Posted in Linux, Macintosh, Windows

Mac Keyboard Shortcut To Mirror Displays

You have a second display attached to your Mac and since 2007 the Mirror Displays function key has been removed. Sou you would need to go to System Preferences then Displays to change the Arrangement. However there is a little

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Posted in Macintosh

Run TextEdit As Root

Need to edit a file as root, make sure TextEdit isn’t running, then open the Terminal and: sudo /Applications/ & open -a “TextEdit” /etc/hosts The first command (line) runs TextEdit as root; the second one tells it to open the

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Posted in Macintosh

Reset DNS Cache On Mac

OS X stores a local cache of resolved DNS queries for a time defined by the DNS server, but there are times when it may be necessary to reset the cache immediately and re-query a DNS server. For example, you

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Posted in Macintosh

WWDC 2013 Announcements

Yesterday’s keynote was full of great releases and reveals. I am very excited to see the Mac Pro, it looks awesome and the power it wields is phenomenal. I for one believe there will be a build to order option

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Posted in Macintosh

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