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Amazon Cloud Drive: A GREAT back-up storage solution

I am very impressed with Amazon Cloud Drive’s latest roll-out.  In a prior article, I discussed my family’s personal photo/video storage system.  And, Amazon was nowhere in that mix.  All of that recently changed. Here are some of the latest changes to its Cloud Drive app: Upload photos and videos from your camera roll. Upload […]

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Plex: The Perfect Home Media Server Solution

This is an extension to some recent posts I did.  Last week, I discussed the perfect media solution for your car.  And, I discussed a great DVD ripper to help you get all of those useless DVD’s onto a hard drive.  To complement those efforts, it’s great when you are able to leverage some of your […]

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Best DVD Ripper for Your Kids’ Movies

If you are like me, you have a ton of DVD’s sitting around.  Some of them are scratched up.  Some can’t be found.  You find a case, but who knows where the DVD is?  And, you may have 3 TV’s and only one DVD player.  As we move toward a more digital world, what can […]

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Building a Family Media Server for Your Car

Prior to our recent trip to Colorado, I tackled one of our family’s most pressing issues – giving kids video options when going down the road!  With one DVD player for 3 kids, I made a decision last year that I would find some solution so that one kid could use to watch Barbie movies while […]

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OS X: How to erase and install – Apple Support

You can use OS X Recovery to erase your computer using Disk Utility and then reinstall OS X. Source: OS X: How to erase and install – Apple Support

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OS X Yosemite: Recover your entire system

If you’ve used Time Machine to back up your Mac, you can recover your system’s contents if your system or startup disk is damaged. Source: OS X Yosemite: Recover your entire system

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The paranoid person’s guide to a complete Mac backup | Macworld

You think you have a complete data backup plan? Then you haven’t seen the lengths Rob Griffiths goes to to secure his data. Source: The paranoid person’s guide to a complete Mac backup | Macworld

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Google skewing search results.

I don’t think this article came as a shock to anyone. How Google Skewed Search Results – WSJ It will be interesting to see how this all plays out. WSJ Google FTC    

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Tips to Save on Gogo Wifi on Flights

On your next flight, you might need Wifi.  Over time, Gogo keeps raising prices.  But, do not despair.  There are ways to save money on Gogo.  Here are a few of my tips for saving on Gogo. Buy your code before you get on the plane.  It will be cheaper.  I am flying right now. […]

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The Beginning of the End for Cable

Well it’s here.  SlingTV allows you to get a cheap subscription to ESPN without paying for cable.  I have had so many friends tell me over the years that they would cut the tie with cable – if it were not for the issue with sports.  Here’s the solution to that long-standing problem. No doubt […]

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