Monthly Archives: November 2010

How to get and read eBooks from the library


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Just like with paper books, your local public library is a great source for free ebooks and other digital content. Unfortunately, thanks to strong digital rights management by the publishers of these books, the process for obtaining and reading ebooks can be difficult and confusing. In this video, I’ll go over the specifics of how [...]
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Hulu on Boxee


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The news has been active in recent weeks in the streaming set-top box market, with the release of both the Google TV enabled Logitech Revue and the Boxee Box. Unfortunately, the fanfare that should be accompanying these products has been overshadowed by news that the major networks have managed to block nearly all of their [...]
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A guide to free antivirus applications on the Mac


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A lot has been written arguing for or against the need for an antivirus application on the Mac. Due to their small numbers, Mac users have been lucky to go about their business with almost no fear of being targeted by malware and viruses. It’s called security through obscurity, and it’s a sort of security [...]
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