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Mac Gems of the Year: 2010 Review. Mac Gems of the Year 2010 With the end of the year just around the corner, and our our 2010 Eddy Awards and 2010 App Gems Awards in the history books, it’s time to take a look at the Mac Gems of the Year—the best of the jewels of the Mac software market.

Mac Gems of the Year: 2010 Review

4593-Imperial-Code. How to Turn Your PlayStation 3 Into a Linux PC. (Photograph by Jeffrey Westbrook/Studio D) The Cell processor inside Sony's PlayStation 3 is a powerhouse that lets the gaming console render highly detailed graphics at blistering speed.

How to Turn Your PlayStation 3 Into a Linux PC

That same chip gives the PS3 all the processing muscle it needs to become a fully functional computer. Cracking WPA FAST with video cards. Synergy - Welcome - Synergy. An installation by Aaron Zinman. 100 Websites To See Before You Die (Part 1) Here at Maximum PC, we've always done our fair share of website recommendation articles--including a couple of doozies from the past few years.

100 Websites To See Before You Die (Part 1)

Free HTML to PDF Converter, Web to PDF Converter. Mac Software for Advanced OS X Users: 70 Apps. Early in August, we helped to get you started with your Mac by introducing 50 Essential Apps for OS X Beginners.

Mac Software for Advanced OS X Users: 70 Apps

The Usability of Passwords (by @baekdal) #tips. Security companies and IT people constantly tells us that we should use complex and difficult passwords.

The Usability of Passwords (by @baekdal) #tips

This is bad advice, because you can actually make usable, easy to remember and highly secure passwords. In fact, usable passwords are often far better than complex ones. So let's dive into the world of passwords, and look at what makes a password secure in practical terms. Update: Read the FAQ (updated January 2011) Update - April 21, 2011: This article was "featured" on Security Now, here is my reply! MLIN - My Life Is Nerdy. The Ultimate Dropbox Toolkit & Guide. Dropbox, the app we all (at least many of us) know and love, has a plethora of advanced uses to make life so much easier in managing data between multiple computers and online.

The Ultimate Dropbox Toolkit & Guide

We’ve posted several roundups of tips and tricks for Dropbox and now we present our ultimate toolkit and guide. We’ve pulled all our tips and tricks together and added quite a few more. Additionally, share your Dropbox tips and tricks and we’ll update the list to share the fun with everyone. How To Recover Data From Scratched Or Damaged Dvds/Cds. One of my favorite TV shows is The office.

How To Recover Data From Scratched Or Damaged Dvds/Cds

I love that show but it also takes up a lot of the hard drive space, with each episode of 350MB. I clutter my hard drive space due to this show, and that’s just this one show, not including other shows like Grey’s Anatomy or Supernatural. So, naturally I burn the shows onto DVDs, as it’s a cheap and easily accessible way to store data. But the only problem is the fact that CDs or DVDs aren’t invulnerable to all types of damage, and in fact, even a small finger print or scratch can make a DVD/CD player not able to read the disk. If you try to copy/paste the file on the damaged disk onto a computer, you usually get an error saying the file is corrupted, or damaged. Method 1: CD Recovery Toolbox CD Recovery Toolbox Free was developed for recovering damaged files CD, DVD, HD DVD, Blu-Ray etc. 50 Mac Apps With Well Designed & Sexy Interfaces.

November 19th, 2009 50 Mac Apps With Well Designed & Sexy Interfaces Ever since the roundup of 21+ essential iPhone apps with sexy interfaces crashed my hosting server (!) Your World of Text. The Hacker Manifesto. By +++The Mentor+++ Written January 8, 1986 Another one got caught today, it's all over the papers.

The Hacker Manifesto

"Teenager Arrested in Computer Crime Scandal", "Hacker Arrested after Bank Tampering"... BrowserMarketShare. Best. Bar. Ever. - Mona's Posterous. QDB: Quote Database Home. Social Music Reinvented. Handcrafted internet radio. 15 Web Alternatives to Popular Desktop Software. Web applications for business have come a long way.

15 Web Alternatives to Popular Desktop Software

They used to be poor imitations of their desktop counterparts, with only one or two functions and not at all practical. But my, have these apps grown. Today’s SaaS business and CRM apps have become so powerful and useful that in many cases, they’ve begun to replace traditional desktop software such as Microsoft Dynamics, Sage, SAP, etc. Desktop apps are great and all, but they don’t provide the same benefits as business apps that make use of cloud computing. With most SaaS apps, you only need a browser and an internet connection to access all your data online. To give you a better sense of how useful web apps have become, I’ve compiled a list of 15 of the best business apps and CRM tools that can replace some of the desktop business software you use. Without further ado, here are some great web alternatives to the popular desktop business applications. Insightly Freshdesk Salesforce Sales Cloud.

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