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3 hidden features in Word 2011 for Mac

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Microsoft Word 2011 for the Mac doesn’t really compare to Word 2013 on my Windows 8.1 PC. And I get it.  I mean, if you were Microsoft would you really want to develop software for your nemesis? But Word 2011

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Connecting a VirtualBox machine to GNS3 in Mac OS X Yosemite

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It’s one thing to have a brilliant virtual network of Cisco routers and switches but it’s another thing to integrate real host operating systems into the mix.  Wouldn’t it be nice if you could have a Windows virtual machine interacting

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Installing GNS3 in Mac OS X Yosemite

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Oh GNS3!  What would I do without you baby? Ha, GNS3 is like the poor network engineers friend.  It’s also a boon to anyone studying for their Cisco certifications such as the CCNA or CCNP.  I’ve been a CCNP for several

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How to disable the HD iSight webcam on your Mac

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Have you ever wondered if someone might be illicitly staring back at you through your webcam; watching your every move; all without your knowledge?  Cynics have known this for ages, but people who generally trust humanity might be surprised.  Yes, there

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How to merge all windows on your Mac with one keystroke

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I’ve got a secret to confess: the more I use my Macbook Air the more I freggin’ love it. One of the newest features in Mac OS X Mavericks and Yosemite is something called Merge All Windows.  It does exactly what you

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