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Hitachi bundled local and online storage

This is an interesting strategy. Offering free online storage as part of the purchase price of local storage. Seems like a great idea. I wonder if this will put companies like Crashplan and Mozy out of business? You can read more at this Macworld article.

Is Microsoft Live Mesh worth using?

According to this MacWorld review there are more cons than pros. There are better options for Mac Users like Mozy or CrashPlan.

 

Use QuickTime Player to create a video wall Software Mac OS X Hints Macworld

Use QuickTime Player to create a video wall Software Mac OS X Hints Macworld. This could save you some serious money compared to commercial solutions. Still it would probably be a pain to maintain and the money invested in a commercial program might be a better long-term choice.

Creative Advertising, curiosidade: Vintage Apple Mac Advertising photo

Creative Advertising, curiosidade: Vintage Apple Mac Advertising. Clever work. I would love to meet the people who think of these kinds of new ideas. Other creative advertising here.

Microsoft has a change of heart on how to keep Internet safe Security Macworld

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Microsoft has a change of heart on how to keep Internet safe Security Macworld. Isn’t this typical? They don’t consider things before they start telling everyone how things should work. It is great that you admit you are wrong, but it is better to consider things more carefully before you make suggestions. What kind of credibility does MS have now for security?

 

iPads storm the enterprise Tablets iOS Central Macworld

iPads storm the enterprise Tablets iOS Central Macworld. This is surprising isn’t it?  All the years that Apple tried to get into the enterprise and it seems to enter with a consumer device.  Frankly I didn’t believe in the iPad.  I didn’t buy one because it was way too limited for my uses. However people are finding useful things to do with it and that is great.  I wonder why this was successful when all those years of tablet PC‘s didn’t work? Did having Windows really doom those devices?

How to restore a hard drive using Time Machine Storage Macworld

How to restore a hard drive using Time Machine Storage Macworld. Nice instructions for the beginner.  If you have never done it before, this will make sure a successful restoration occurs.

Report: Privacy worries many Facebook, Google users Web Macworld

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Report: Privacy worries many Facebook, Google users Web Macworld. It is interesting isn’t it?  People complain and they also don’t want to do anything about it.  I, for one, am no longer using Facebook and considering dropping Google as well.  At the very least I have installed an extension called Keep My Opt-Outs – Version: 1.0.10 – Permanently opts your browser out of online ad personalization via cookies.

It is creepy to see advertising that is targeted and knows my location.