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How to Password Protect Files or Folders On Your Mac

Posted on 15/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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We all have secrets. Some of us keep those secrets on our Macs – but how do you keep prying eyes away from those secrets? We’ll show you how to password protect your files to keep them safe!


12 Interesting Facts About Apple

Posted on 14/07/2012 by Guest Author


Apple has produced a lot of iconic products over the years, including some of the most popular products available today – but there are a few things you might not know about Apple! Here’s a list of 10 little-known facts about our favorite “fruit company!”


Wallpaper Weekends: Celebrating Olympic Games Host, London!

Posted on 14/07/2012 by Jim Gresham


Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch. The world is quickly preparing for the 2012 London Olympics and we at MacTrast are too!


Apple Responds to Hack Enabling ‘Free’ in-App Purchases

Posted on 13/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following an earlier report that a hacker had managed to circumvent Apple’s in-app purchase system, allowing users to download in-app content without paying, Apple has now begun investigating the matter.


Google Shows Developers How to Use Chrome as the Default Browser in iOS

Posted on 13/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Many users love Google’s Chrome browser for iOS, but unfortunately, those who prefer it still find that clicking a link in another app opens that link only in Safari. Google is hoping to resolve this issue by providing developers with sample code to offer the option to open the link in Chrome if it’s installed on the device.


Analyst: Numbers Are Not Good for Ultrabook Sales

Posted on 13/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Sales of Ultrabooks, the PC world’s “challenger” to Apple’s popular MacBook Air have fallen short. Shipments of the thin and light Windows laptops are falling significantly short of what Intel had hoped for.


New York City Testing Free Wi-Fi at Pay Phone Kiosks

Posted on 13/07/2012 by Chris Hauk


New York City announced a pilot program this week that will turn pay phone kiosks throughout the city’s five boroughs into free access Wi-Fi hotspots. Ten locations are already active.


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