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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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Run TextEdit As Root

Need to edit a file as root, make sure TextEdit isn’t running, then open the Terminal and: sudo /Applications/TextEdit.app/Contents/MacOS/TextEdit & 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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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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Civilization V: Brave New World

New expansion due out to for Civilization V, Brave New World, due “Summer” of 2013. Can’t wait. Here is the press release that vaguely details the additions: Sid Meier’s Civilization® V: Brave New World, the second expansion pack for the

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Fake Installer Malware SMS Trojan Mac

A new Trojan for Mac is in the wild that mimics the actions of an installer. The malware tries to monetize the attack by having users enter their mobile phone numbers for the purpose of “activation” via a SMS message.

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