Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Replace Your Surge Protector

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Pokémon Gold and Silver, one of the early and popular (23+ million units sold) Pokémon releases, only had a tiny four programmer development team.

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In the context of computing, Supplicant refers to the software on an end user's computer that is used to gain access to a network via an authentication system.

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How to Collect Multiple Highlighted Text Selections into One Document in Word 2013

Word allows you to highlight text just as you would using a highlighter on paper. You can call out specific parts of a document using the highlighting tool. What if you want to copy all non-contiguous highlighted text into a different document?

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Why (and When) You Need to Replace Your Surge Protector

Surge protectors aren't like diamonds. They have a definite lifespan. At some point, your surge protector will stop protecting your gear from power surges and become a dumb power strip.

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Homebrew for OS X Easily Installs Desktop Apps and Terminal Utilities

Homebrew is the most popular package manager for Mac OS X. Homebrew Cask extends Homebrew with support for quickly installing Mac applications like Google Chrome, VLC, and more. No more dragging and dropping applications!

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How to Set up Apple Pay and Google Wallet on Your Phone

In case you hadn't noticed recently, paying for stuff with your phone is becoming a pretty big deal. If you have an Android phone or Apple iPhone and a bank account, then you already have everything you need to pay with a tap.

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How to Wirelessly Transfer Photos from Your Camera to Your Computer

If you're a prolific shutterbug you know what a hassle it is to constantly pull the SD card from your camera, plug it into your computer, and transfer the files to get to the snapshots you just took. Read on as we show you how to add Wi-Fi based photo transfer to your digital camera.

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How to Free Up Space Used By Time Machine's Local Backups on Your Mac

Time Machine doesn't just back up to external drives. Enable Time Machine on your MacBook and it will create "local snapshots," too — potentially taking up over 100 GB of disk space on its internal storage.

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