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How to deal with DVD’s from other Regions

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Dear Aunt TUAW: What is this. You can use the trick in that TUAW article or apparently the commentaries say that VLC also works. Personally I’d use VLC.

Top 10 dying industries (via Start Up Blog)

This has some surprising industries in the list. If you were downsized you will see the extent the economy has changed.

Top 10 dying industries The good people at Ibis World just released a report on which industries are facing the biggest declines. You can probably guess a few of them, and the major culprit behind the decline is another mainstay of change: Technological Development. The numbers are from the US economy over the past decade, but I think it’s a fair representation of what is occurring in most first world developed economies. So while you peruse the list, have a think about … Read More

via Start Up Blog

How to make a solid Mac backup plan Storage

How to make a solid Mac backup plan Storage.  If you are responsible for backing up your or your company’s information this is helpful to read.  Gives you some popular options that work well.  It depends on your budget and willingness to manage which option is best.

Thinking of burning an iDVD on Snow Leopard?

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Apple – Support – Discussions – Hours and hours to burn DVD. Really? ….  Some great information about times and ways to be more efficient.  Nice details!

Installing software on a Mac with a dead DVD drive Storage

Installing software on a Mac with a dead DVD drive Storage.  I prefer the Disk image method.  Using a backup is a much safer way to protect original disk from accidental damage.

Digitizing VHS Tapes for Mobile Device Playback – The Digital Story

Digitizing VHS Tapes for Mobile Device Playback – The Digital Story.  Easy instructions in how to accomplish this for a low-cost.  His cost was only $21.

Reinstall DVD player in Snow Leopard

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Apple – Support – Discussions – Reinstall DVD player ….  There is a separate package and this thread explains how to do it.  If that doesn’t work, then you will need to visit the genius bar.

 

Hacking NetFlix : Warning: New Phishing Scam Targets Netflix Subscribers

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Hacking NetFlix : Warning: New Phishing Scam Targets Netflix Subscribers.  The deception is getting harder to detect isn’t it with this kind of forgery.  I wonder if we shouldn’t click on any links in emails to be completely safe from this kind of social engineering.