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groovyPost Weekly for January 7, 2012

  Is your Windows 7 or Vista computer acting up? Brian Burgess reports on one of Microsoft’s tools which will help you understand the problem and maybe even repair it. Be sure to check this out and run a health report on your system this month. Are you using MS’s popular Windows Live Writer as […]

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Create Windows Home Server Shared Folders

Windows Home Server (WHS) has a lot of features. It lets you back up computers on your network, stream media and share files and folders. Here I’ll show you how to add shared folders to WHS. To create a new shared folder, open Windows Home Server Console. Click on Shared Folders then Add on the […]

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How To Play Blu-ray Discs in Windows 7

Blu-ray drives are increasingly becoming available on new Windows systems. Windows doesn’t support playing Sony’s proprietary discs natively, you need third party software. Here’s a look at a few of options. For a free solution, check out Daum PotPlayer. It’s developed by the same team that created KMPlayer – the open source multimedia player for […]

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Avatars? Stepford models? Paper dolls?

Has a Computer Created the Model Female?

In a case that draws on equal parts Avatar, Stepford Wives, and a Barbi paper doll collection, Swedish fashion chair H&M is drawing fire after it admitted to using computer-generated models to show off a line of swimsuits. The company received complaints that it was creating an unrealistic body image for women and a false reality […]

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Second Version of Gorilla Glass at CES 2012

CES 2012 is just around the corner, and a very interesting innovation has already been announced. I’m talking about the second version of Gorilla Glass, the thing that keeps your smartphone’s touchscreen unscratched when kept in the same pocket as your keys. Gorilla Glass has become a must-have for top devices, and it’s present in […]

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iPhone 4S Available Janurary 13th in China

While I’m sure customers in China can get a good replica for a convenient price (just kidding), they finally get the chance to buy the real thing. The iPhone 4S is set to be available in China on January 13th, as well as 21 other countries, an official Apple press release says. Chinese tech geeks […]

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Mac OS X Lion: How to Encrypt External Drives

Backing up your data is one of the most important steps in making sure you data is safe. Adding encryption to your backups is even better. Here’s how to encrypt external drives in Mac OS X Lion. This process lets you encrypt USB External hard drives, flash drives and SD cards. OS X Lion uses […]

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