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Windows Live Mesh 2011: Getting Started

The most powerful free program included into Windows Live Essentials 2011 is Windows Live Mesh. This lets you easily sync your documents, photos, videos, music and other files with up to 30 computers – including Macs. Note: You’ll need to install Live Mesh on each computer you want to sync your data with. First download […]

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Apple OS X: How To Find Your Router’s IP Address

If you’re having local area network problems or need to configure port forwarding, you’ve got to log into your router to remedy things. To that, you need to be able to find your router’s IP address. Here’s how to do it in Apple’s OS X. First, launch System Preferences from the Dock. The System Preferences […]

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OS X Lion Mail RSS Reader

OS X Lion: How to Merge RSS Feeds with Mail

If you’re a Mac user, there’s no reason to constantly switch back and forth between your RSS reader of choice and your Mail. What a pain. Combine them. Here’s how to do it in Apple OS X Lion. First, launch Mail then select Mail >> Preferences. The Preferences screen comes up. Click on the RSS […]

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Google Chrome OS OS X

Apple OS X: Run Chrome OS on Parallels VM

Google recently started selling Chromebooks, which are efficient netbook style computers developed specifically for small business and education institutions. If you’re interested in getting a new Google Chromebook, test it out before you buy. Here’s how to install and run the Chrome OS on any Mac capable of running Parallels 6. First, make sure you […]

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Chrometa Time Management

Chrometa for Mac Released–Hassle-free Time Tracking

Back in January, we were invited to review the beta release of Chrometa. As a quick recap, Chrometa is a web-based time tracking software that was originally geared towards professionals who bill by the hour (e.g. lawyers, designers, guardian angels). Chrometa has since reinvented itself as a full-featured time management app that keeps tabs on […]

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How to Fix YouTube Lag in Chrome 10

Hi groovyMac users–if you’re like me, then you’ve noticed that starting this month, YouTube has been experiencing some pretty harsh lag. This seems to be confined to Google Chrome users, and, if I’m not mistaken, seems to  be more prevalent for OS X and Macbook users as well. Essentially, the YouTube slowdown is pronounced in […]

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